CATEGORY: Dessert
Pumpkin Spice Baked Doughnuts

Pumpkin Spice Baked Doughnuts

What makes a doughnut a doughnut? Another heavy question...
Frozen Peanut Butter-Pretzel Pie

Frozen Peanut Butter-Pretzel Pie

Can a reassembly of three ingredients call itself a pie?
Summer Plum Crostata

Summer Plum Crostata

I overcame my pastry anxieties and marveled at the results of science. Temperature + time + technique = age-old pastry perfection.
Blackberry-Oat Bran Muffins

Blackberry-Oat Bran Muffins

Blackberries -- big and voluptuous -- made these muffins moist and popular.
No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies

Indeed, these confections are not cookies, I say. They're balls, and there's no disputing that.
Strawberry-Lemonade Muffins

Strawberry-Lemonade Muffins

Strawberries. Abundant, available, organic, right now. And I will not ignore them.
Reese's Stuffed Oreos

Reese’s Stuffed Oreos

How ridiculous, I thought, when I first saw and dismissed the recipe for “Reese’s Stuffed Oreos,” on Cookies and Cups. Look at that blogger’s site and you’ll see recipe after recipe of outrageous combinations of sugar and frosting and candy. And this particular recipe wouldn’t leave my head. I kept turning around and looking back....
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap and Hazelnut Crust

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap and Hazelnut Crust

The typical sticky sweetness of holiday cakes and pies freaks me out. Mountains of brown sugar, molasses, corn syrup -- yecch! But ...