Baking · Cookies · Desserts

Fruity Lemon Cheesecake Cookie Cups

More red, white and blue happiness for your Fourth of July celebrations! Start with a bag of sugar cookie mix and the ingredients needed (according to your package) for rolled sugar cookies. You can also just use whatever rolled sugar cookie recipe you love. If the butter is supposed to be softened, you should be… Continue reading Fruity Lemon Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Baking · Cookies · Desserts

Fruity Lemon Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Do any of you use Safeway's "Just-for-U" program/app? I always forget about it until I'm mostly done with my shopping. Then I'm standing in the aisle, trying to get service on my phone so I can check if anything I'm already purchasing has a coupon. Occasionally, instead of a coupon, I find a freebie. "Mini-birthday… Continue reading Fruity Lemon Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Baking · Desserts

Rustic Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake Tart

Summer is officially here! That means soon there will be all kinds of fresh berries available! Yippee! I'm really more of an autumn girl - actually, around the end of May I start looking forward to sweaters, colorful leaves, hearty soups and the smell of new school supplies. It's a sickness. Add it to the… Continue reading Rustic Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake Tart

Baking · Desserts

Foggy Morning Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Balls

Fall is here! This morning I was treated to my favorite weather on earth. Fog. Wonderful, misty, curl up with a book in front of a fire fog. Chilly damp mystery novel fog. I love it. I think it's deep in my English blood to adore a nice foggy morning. Or so my Nanny tells… Continue reading Foggy Morning Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Balls

Baking · Desserts · Snacks

Sopapilla Cheesecake

Who would have thought that cinnamon sugar, puffy warm bread and cream cheese filling would blend together in a totally divine delicious way? I always think of cheesecake with fruit or chocolates, never did I think of combining it with flaky golden pastry and sweet cinnamon sugar. Mind. Blown. Mouth. Happy. I love sopapilla and… Continue reading Sopapilla Cheesecake

Baking · Desserts

New York Cheesecake

My guiltiest of guilty pleasures is cheesecake. I find it completely irresistible. It is the one dessert I absolutely cannot say no to. There are lots of cheesecake recipes floating around on Bakerlady, but I've never posted the classic New York Cheesecake recipe I absolutely adore. It's from America's Test Kitchen, who I always turn… Continue reading New York Cheesecake

Baking · Cooking · Desserts

Strawberry Topping

This simple strawberry topping is perfect for topping a New York Cheesecake, on ice cream or pancakes. A mix of fresh strawberries as well as jam gives just the right spoonable texture and sweetness. It really is divine atop a cheesecake. Mmmmmmm, good. Strawberry Topping from America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Cookbook 4 cups fresh… Continue reading Strawberry Topping

Baking · Desserts

Happy National Cheesecake Day

Did you hear? It's today! Whoever thought up such a holiday should be sainted. What a brilliant idea. I absolutely adore cheesecake. I usually reserve it for very special occasions because I cannot resist it. Can NOT. I'll eat enough to make myself totally sick. It's just too delicious. Maybe you don't have the cheesecake… Continue reading Happy National Cheesecake Day

Baking · Desserts

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

This recipe started with a Baileys and Chocolate Cheesecake recipe I found. I have never made a no bake cheesecake because I very much enjoy the baked kind - and I've heard all kinds of stories about no-bakes not setting up right. Anyway, I thought I'd give it a try. I intended to make it… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Baking · Desserts

Raspberry Coulis

Made this quick and delicious raspberry coulis to serve with "Patrick" - Flourless Double Chocolate Truffle. Depending on how tart your berries are, you may need to add more sugar, to taste. I like mine with a hint of pucker since I'm usually serving it with something really rich. Make sure once it's boiling, you… Continue reading Raspberry Coulis