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Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Light Cheesecake with Sugared Cranberries

No Comments | Written on November 18, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

If you want to have your pie (and eat it too!) this holiday season, why not opt for a lighter version of one of your indulgent favorites.

This “Light Cheesecake with Sugared Cranberries” replaces half of the cream cheese in a typical cheesecake and swaps in non-fat Greek yogurt.

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Thanksgiving Groceries Decoded

No Comments | Written on November 13, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

We’ve all been there.  You’ve made your list, you’ve checked it twice.  Then you come home from the grocery store, start unpacking and realize…

You bought the wrong ingredients.

That label of Pumpkin Puree looks so similar to the label of the Pumpkin Pie Mix!

What?  I bought Sweetened Condensed Milk instead of Evaporated Milk?!

Believe me, you don’t want to battle the holiday grocery store crowds again.  Today I am going to provide you with a Holiday PSA.  This is “Thanksgiving Groceries Decoded.”  

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Easy Pumpkin Pudding

No Comments | Written on November 11, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Many of us are already planning our Thanksgiving menus and I know many of you out there are intimidated by the baking aspect of the holiday season.

No worries!  This Easy Pumpkin Pudding is a festive dessert anyone can make.

Oh, did I mention it is ready in 10 minutes?

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Rum Raisin Sauce

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Mmmm….Rum Raisin Sauce.

This delectable topping is perfect for pancakes, ideal on ice cream and wonderful on waffles!  Have some for dessert or have some for breakfast.  I won’t tell!

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Turkish Candied Pumpkin

1 Comment | Written on October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With winter squash season in full swing, I am always on the lookout for new recipes using pumpkin.  I first tasted this recipe over the summer when I was traveling in Istanbul.  In Turkish it is called “Kabak Tatlisi” but we would recognize it as candied pumpkin!  With only 3 simple ingredients, this dish is definitely one to add to your holiday lineup.

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Double Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Do you ever feel like you can’t choose between two different pies at Thanksgiving?  Part of you wants the traditional Pecan Pie, yet a rich chocolate dessert is also calling your name.  This dilemma is over!  The winner of our “Best Pie Recipe Ever” contest is sure to become a new family favorite.  Congratulations to “lattemadness” for her award-winning “Double Chocolate Pecan Pie!”

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Best Pumpkin Recipe Ever – Pumpkin Caramel Layer Bars

1 Comment | Written on October 31, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Happy Halloween!  Wow, do we have a treat for you today!

Announcing the winner in our Best Pumpkin Recipe Ever Contest…  Congratulations to”DinnerDishes” for her “Pumpkin Caramel Layer Bars!”  Be sure to check out her outstanding blog “Dinner Dishes and Desserts” for many more recipe ideas!

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Best Crisp Recipe Ever – Apple Berry Crisp

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I am excited to announce another weekly recipe contest winner!  Last week we held the “Best Crisp or Cobbler Recipe Ever” contest.   Congratulations to “egadsby2” on her winning “Apple Berry Crisp with Fig Ginger Caramel Drizzle!”

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Cranberry Rum Pie

No Comments | Written on December 19, 2012 at 5:00 am , by

Can you tell I have holiday desserts on my mind this week?  This elegant “Cranberry Rum Pie” is easy to prepare for a family gathering by using a refrigerated pie crust.  I love how festive it looks when garnished with sugared cranberries and mint sprigs.  Plus, who doesn’t enjoy a dash of rum in their dessert!

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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie Pie

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Imagine everything you love about a Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie…in the form of a Pie!  The oats, nuts, and raisins – all wrapped up in a prepared pie crust.  This winning recipe from our recent “Pie” contest is so easy to prepare, you can definitely whip it up just in time for the holidays.

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