Tag Archive: caramel

Sep 28

Caramel apple oatmeal cookies

Whenever I'm at the grocery store, I like to peruse the baking aisle. Even if I'm not really planning on making anything, I like to dream about cookies and cakes and all things delicious.

Aug 31

Salted caramel brownies

OK, Cooking Light. I like your magazine. I do. Every month I cook several recipes found in your pages. But sometimes I have to question the "light" part.

Apr 04

Mock apple pie with streusel and caramel

This was the best apple pie I've ever made.* And it wasn't even apple pie! Let me explain. You see, several months ago, my co-worker Joetopia was complaining about a recipe in Heloise's column, as he is wont to do. It was a recipe for a mock apple pie, which was made not with apples, …

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Jan 12

Caramelized banana pancakes

Caramelized banana pancakes!

About a month ago, I went down to L.A. with a couple of friends for my birthday. We did a little sightseeing, a little shopping, a little hiking and a lot of eating. One of the awesomely delicious places at which we dined was The Griddle Cafe. Ever heard of it? I hadn’t either, but …

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Oct 22

Fancy caramel apples


Caramel apples are my favorite.

Mar 24

Iced oatmeal applesauce cookies

Iced oatmeal applesauce cookies!

These cookies didn’t turn out how I had thought they would. They turned out even better! I’ve had a hankering for oatmeal cookies for weeks now, since eating some super delicious ones at a seminar I went to in Berkeley. I also happen to have a box of Quaker Oats that’s been lying dormant since …

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Mar 17

Peanut butter cup icebox pie

Folding the whipped cream into the cream cheese and mascarpone.

During a Target shopping spree the other evening, I made the mistake of wandering into the seasonal section, where I came upon aisles and aisles of Easter candy. I am totally weak-willed when it comes to candy — particularly limited-edition, holiday-themed candy in novel flavors — so of course I ended up piling bags of …

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Feb 19

Sticky buns


Do you know the difference between a cinnamon roll and a sticky bun? It’s the sticky! The bready part of both are essentially the same – yeasty dough slathered with butter, cinnamon and sugar, then rolled up and cut into slices.

Jan 30

Caramel croissant bread pudding

Caramel croissant bread pudding! (With a little vanilla ice cream on the side.)

It’s National Croissant Day! Remember that day I made croissant French toast with caramel apples? Well, I had a couple leftover croissants, so I went and made another croissant-centric dish: caramel croissant bread pudding. Bread pudding is yet another thing that I’d never eaten before, but Larissa’s pumpkin bread pudding looked tasty, so I figured …

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Jan 27

Caramel candy brownies


Brownies may be my favorite dessert. It’s them or chocolate chip cookies, depending on the day. Usually my brownies come from a boxed mix made by Ghirardelli or Hershey’s. But because this is a recipe blog, I decided to try making from scratch. They’re so easy anyway; the box really just saves you from mixing …

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