Category Archives: Desserts

It’s a Great Pumpkin Pie, Charlie Brown!

INGREDIENTS: 1 Trade Joe’s pie crust 1 15oz can (about 2 cups; 450g) pumpkin puree 3 large eggs 1 and 1/4 cups (250g) packed light or dark brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (8g) cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground or freshly grated nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted & slightly cooled 1/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 6 Tablespoons pumpkin puree 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 and 1/2 … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Donut Cake

The Epitome of Fall! INGREDIENTS: 1 large honeycrisp apple, peeled and chopped 1 1/2 cups apple cider 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup loosely packed light … Continue reading

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Lemon Bars

INGREDIENTS SHORTBREAD CRUST INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup cold butter, diced 1/4 cup powdered sugar zest of 1 lemon LEMON FILLING INGREDIENTS: 4 large eggs 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup freshly-squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 350°F.  … Continue reading

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