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

Baked Apple Cider Donuts with Cinnamon Maple Glaze

There are a handful of recipe developers that reduce me to fangirling. Cooks whose cookbooks I will faithfully purchase sight unseen. Chefs who release such consistently delicious food, you think they might be made of magic. One of those is Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest. Don't let her humble, unassuming demeanor fool you; she … Continue reading Baked Apple Cider Donuts with Cinnamon Maple Glaze