#CookUpCozy with a Chocolate Caramel Candy Cheesecake

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Those are four words that are ridiculous, no matter how you combine them. Chocolate?  Good. Chocolate Cheesecake?  Better. Chocolate Candy Cheesecake? Yum. Chocolate caramel Candy Cheesecake?  Seriously now.  You must stop. Since beginning my blog almost six years ago, I have created hundreds of recipes.  Many of them I am really, really proud of – […]

Sweet Valentines!

Need some lovely inspiration for Lover’s Day? Look no more.  Here are a few that I think will really float your boat.  Sweet, rich, delicious…how we like our mates, right? There are oodles and oodles here, on the Dixie Crystals Valentine Round Up, and these are my favorites.  Which would YOU make? Chocolate Mousse with […]

Rum Eggnog Cheesecake


More eggnog. More dessert. More rum. Welcome to the holidays. There are a lot of desserts that have already been eaten, and plenty of desserts yet to be consumed. This Rum Eggnog Cheesecake should be one of those things. Yes, you can make this in a standard springform pan, as the recipe is written, but […]

Mint Chocolate Brownies…and a Giveaway!

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Day Five of my 12 Days of Giveaways is here…and are you ever in for a treat! Today I am offering up one of the most gorgeous pieces of culinary craftsmanship…a Boos Board by John Boos! But first…Mint Chocolate Brownies. If you know me at all, you know I have an affinity for fudgy brownies.  […]

Toasted Almond Cheesecake


Well, here it is, less than 2 weeks until Christmas.  Can you believe it? I can’t. Luckily though, there is still plenty of time for making sweet treats and delectable desserts to share with friends and family…such as this Toasted Almond Cheesecake. As I mentioned in my previous two posts, I was contacted by Glade® […]

Raspberry and Mascarpone Ice Cream Stuffed Crepes…and a Giveaway


I can make crepes. Well, anyone can make crepes if they set their minds to it, and they have a nice flat pan. I just so happen to have a nice flat pan…and crepes are the one and only reason I have said pan. But I have multiple reasons to make these crepes, though I’m […]

Cinnamon Apple Shortcakes


I’m here to win something. Don’t ask me what, because the truth is, I really don’t know. But when someone, say, oh, KING’S HAWAIIAN ® tells you to create an amazing recipe, post it, and you can WIN something, it really doesn’t matter what the prize is, does it? No. I just like to win. […]

Beyond Tacos…Apple Pie Taco Bites


It’s not every day that you get an email from Old El Paso (yeah, THAT Old El Paso) asking you to make a special recipe for them.  I mean, here I am, a country bumpkin, and they are – well, Old El Paso. But hello?  I totally did it. My challenge was to create a […]

Chocolate Charlotte Russe Cake


I’ve got a gift for you today.  It rhymes with delicious.  You can thank me, and my friends at Safest Choice™ Eggs for it later.  Yeah, they sponsored this post, and you are in for a real treat. So mark your calendars, folks…this is my first trifle on Doughmesstic. Ever. It won’t be my last. […]

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