Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Blondies

This week, we're focusing on Christmas cookies and sweet treats, and we're starting off with one of the best! I probably should've labeled this post Copycat Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars, because that's precisely what they are. However, at their heart, these are just orange-flavored blondies, festively dressed with cranberries and white chocolate chips, smothered in … Continue reading Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Blondies

Sour Cream Pumpkin Pie with Egg Nog Whipped Cream

Happy day before Thanksgiving, a day in which many people are baking up a storm! For my final Thanksgiving prep post, I've saved the best for last: our favorite pumpkin pie recipe. It's a little more complicated than our Classic Pumpkin Pie, but the extra effort is well rewarded! We start with Iron Chef Alex … Continue reading Sour Cream Pumpkin Pie with Egg Nog Whipped Cream

Classic Pumpkin Pie with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Pumpkin Pie. Can we have Thanksgiving without it? This is my recipe for a simple Classic Pumpkin Pie, but it's a little different than others. Mine doesn't include cloves and substitutes a bit of brown sugar for the traditional white. I will also confess that I have yet to master pastry. It outsmarts me every … Continue reading Classic Pumpkin Pie with Mascarpone Whipped Cream