I know what you’re thinking – what am I doing putting cream cheese in cookies!? Well, I recently got the Food52 Baking cookbook and knew I had to try this recipe as soon as I saw it. C’mon, only five ingredients and one of them is cream cheese…yes please! Somehow both chewy and crunchy at the same time, they’re delicious – just trust me on this one. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!
I was house/offspring sitting again and since I had the help, decided to tackle a recipe I’ve always wanted to try – whoopie pies! Traditional recipes have a marshmallow filling, but we used cream cheese icing because my ‘baking assistant’ loves it and we didn’t feel like going out to buy Fluff. We made them and even though we both bake a lot, we were shocked at how good they were. The only downside is that because you put two together, it only makes 12 servings and you’re going to want more! Continue reading
I’m all for desserts and decadent snacks, but I sometimes find that I feel a little guilty eating two brownies in one sitting. Baking is a science, so I don’t recommend doing anything too radical or you can ruin a recipe, but there are ways to make things with few less calories. Continue reading
I love fruit, baking, and baked goods, so you would think that would naturally translate to an affinity for pies and tortes, but you would be wrong. I don’t like cooked fruit (except bananas, such as in my famous chocolate chip banana muffins, and blueberries), but I do recognize that other people like it, so I’m happy to bake it for them – like this creamy dreamy Continue reading