I think we can officially dub this the year of the caramel apple! We’ve done sprinkled, outrageous peanut butter turtles and I think today’s may be my favorite yet. The “Holiday” caramel apple is festive, elegant and just so happens to be my favorite holiday flavor combination ever! Crisp apples dipped in homemade caramel and then plunged into silky, smooth white chocolate, and covered in chopped pistachios and dried cranberries. They’re fabulous for holiday parties, gifting, or to treat yourself!
Who’s ready for holiday cookies? I’ve been dying to share these little jewels with you all week! Raspberry almond thumbprint cookies have been one of my go-to cookies for ages and it’s about time you got in on this! Thumbprints are good, but shortbread thumbprints are where it’s at, my friends. Then you add the classic raspberry almond combination and you might end up not sharing a single one! And you know I had to take it up a notch, right? We’re going to talk about that glaze!
The first post after Thanksgiving is always one of my favorites! While everyone is making lists and thinking about shopping, my mind is swirling with Christmas cookies, holiday cakes and confections. And sprinkles, always sprinkles! The holiday baking season is finally here and all I can say is prepare yourself! We’re kicking things off today with peanut butter turtle caramel apples, also known as, the ultimate homemade caramel apple.
Do you have your Thanksgiving menus ready? Still undecided about dessert? I might have just the answer you’ve been looking for in the form of cake, of course! Seriously, is’t cake always the answer? Caramel apple dream cake is everything you’re imagining it is and even more! Three layers of tender, apple spice cake filled with the most luscious caramel cream cheese frosting is one for the books! And one that definitely deserves a spot on your Thanksgiving table!
Thanksgiving is fast approaching and my mind is swirling with dessert ideas! And not to mention dreaming of the mashed potatoes that await me. It’s the simple things in life, right? Well, as I was starting to plan my menu, I thought it would be helpful if I put everything together in one sweet round-up! Now whether you want apple, pumpkin, or neither! Bars, pie, or cheesecake, it’s all right here! All I can tell you is trying to decide what to make is no easy task!
Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? Well today we’re jumping right into holiday mode with one of my favorite cookies and a sweet giveaway from my friends at Vermont Creamery! These chocolate marble cookies have got it all, my friends. They’re elegant, easy to make, and the chocolate swirled through adds that depth that immediately draws you in again and again! What I love most about them is they’re incredibly soft on the inside due to a special ingredient that takes them to a whole new level!
Time for a little balancing the buttercream because it’s been way too long! And because these skinny “nachos” are everything! My go-to taco filling served up in little bell peppers, topped with avocado and cheese – yes, please! Can we also talk about how they look like a party waiting to happen? I can’t even handle it!
So I love Mexican food, like I can probably be lured into almost anything with Mexican food and margaritas. We all have our weaknesses, okay. If you’ve been reading for a while, you already know I’m hopelessly devoted to my Skinny Taco Cups!