Hugging Easter Bunny Cookies

Happy Easter! What better way to celebrate than to make a batch of these cute hugging Easter bunny cookies. These rabbit cookies can hug M&M peanuts – my favorite (Easter colors), raw natural whole almonds (Jordan almonds would be good too), sugar-free mini jelly beans and carrot sugar decorations – cutest. You could also use … Continue reading

Baked Brie With a Praline Sauce

Brie is a beautiful cheese to melt (or serve at room temperature) and add different toppings to. After leafing through a small collection of recipes I decided on this sweet one with maple syrup and pecans – two ingredients which won me over.  Plus I served it with apple slices (pear slices would be good … Continue reading

Valentine Mini Oreo Hearts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so how about sharing these chocolate covered mini Oreos with your loved ones! This is one of the easiest to make as there is no detail to fill in – the writing is imprinted on each mold – a total of 3 molds with 6 different sayings per … Continue reading

Emeril’s King Cake Tres Leches

The Big Easy turns 300 this year – yes, New Orleans is celebrating it’s Tricentennial. The city has a diverse heritage which includes Mardi Gras falling on February 13th this year.  New Orleans represents a strong influence of French, Spanish, African Americans, Cajun and Creole  and people from many parts of the world which have had … Continue reading

Mini Football Oreos Covered In Chocolate

Are you ready for some football – maybe all the great commercials at least!  Superbowl is not too far off; February 4th, and I wanted to share this new mini mold with you. Back in 2012 I posted the larger version of these tasty cookies.   Then spinningleaf.com came out with this new “mini” version. … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Oreo Gingerbread Men

I just received this cute Christmas Gingerbread Men  mold (along with the tree and poinsettia) in time to make some for the holidays. Two day priority mail took 9 days – such is the post office this time of year! I have quite a collection of mini and regular sized molds that I have posted … Continue reading

Exotic Flavors to Wake up Your Baking Demonstration Class

Yes, another (and last for the year) baking class at Zingerman’s Bakehouse (I will eventually post some more recipes from these great classes).What a fun 2-1/2 hours on a Sunday morning – nothing but sweets to nibble on. Our instructor, Malika Ameen, is a trained pastry chef with a South Asian heritage which sparked her … Continue reading