Peppermint Cheesecake with an Oreo Crust

It’s never too early to practice your holiday recipes! Yield: one cheesecake You will need: For the cheesecake: 2 8oz packages of cream cheese, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon peppermint extract Optional: peppermint bark for topping For the crust: 35 Oreos 5 tablespoons butter, melted Directions: Let’s start with the crust.Continue reading “Peppermint Cheesecake with an Oreo Crust”

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookies & Cream Frosting

A combo of my two favorite treats, cookies and cupcakes 🙂 Yield: 12 to 14 cupcakes You will need: For the cupcakes: 1 cup gluten free flour (I like King Arthur’s Measure for Measure Gluten Free flour) 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/4Continue reading “Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookies & Cream Frosting”

Cherry Cheesecake Bites

The perfect one-bite treat Yield: about 20 cheesecake bites You will need: For the crust: 8 whole graham crackers 2 & 1/2 tablespoons melted butter Pinch of salt For the cheesecake: 8 ounces (one package) cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla Cherry purée (for topping) Cherries (for topping)Continue reading “Cherry Cheesecake Bites”

Sea Salt & Honey Biscuits

I could eat these for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Yield: about 12 biscuits You will need: 2 cups flour 8 tablespoons butter, cold 2 eggs 1/3 cup milk 1 tablespoon baking powder Butter, melted for topping Sea salt, for topping Honey, for topping Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease a baking sheetContinue reading “Sea Salt & Honey Biscuits”