Desserts

Chewy and Tender Gingersnap Cookies

Chewy and Tender Gingersnap Cookies recipe

I've been trying different cookie recipes this holiday season, apart from some of the more classics and my go-to favorites. While some gingersnaps have a sharp bite, these are tender in that sharpness and have a chewy texture.

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Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts

Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts recipe

Not everything baked during the holiday season needs to be ooey-gooey and laden with sugary fatness! These wholesome bran muffins are adorned with fresh bright cranberries with a touch of orange sweetness and boast a tender texture from the Greek yogurt...

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Fig and Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

Fig and Chocolate Oat Bars

It only seemed befitting that for National Fig Week, which is from November 1st through November 7th, I bake up something fig related and use a generous stash I recently came into. Just in time for the holiday season, these fig and chocolate bars with cinnamon and walnuts are quick to whip up and easy transport. The best thing...is that you don't need fresh figs or have to wait until fig season to enjoy these bars...

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Oatmeal Sugar Cookie Cups w/Pumpkin Spice Kisses

Oatmeal Sugar Cookie Cups w/Pumpkin-Spice Kisses

The last couple of autumn seasons I started noticing mentions of a Pumpkin Spice Kiss. Pumpkin Spice? You have my full attention. However, these seasonal kisses are only available during Halloween and autumn holidays. This year I remembered to look for these little kisses and try them for myself. The verdict? SOLD!

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Fig Ice Cream with Black Mission Fig Compote

Fig Ice Cream recipe

I almost let this summer's garden fig harvest end without trying this ice cream. If you like ice cream...if you like fresh figs...you have to try this ice cream! Even if you've never tasted a fresh fig, but you like ice cream...you have to try this ice cream! This ice cream is what I've been up to with the last of my edible garden's figs.

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