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carrot cake cookies

2 C flour  •  1 1/2 tsp baking powder  •  1/2 tsp salt 1  egg  •  3/4 C butter, cubed  •  1/2 C sugar 1/4 C brown sugar  •  1/3 C raisins or dried cranberries 1 1/2 C carrots, finely grated  •  1/3 C pecans, chopped 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract  •  1 tsp… Continue reading carrot cake cookies

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gluten free chewy ginger cookies

2 1/2 C gluten free flour  •  1/2 C light brown sugar, packed 1/2 C sugar  •  2 tsp baking soda  •  1/3 C molasses  1 tsp cinnamon, ground  •  1/2 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated 1 tsp ginger, ground   •  3/4 C butter, room temp  •  1 egg raw sugar for dusting (I used Demerara… Continue reading gluten free chewy ginger cookies

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whipping cream

1 C heavy cream  •  2 T confectioner’s sugar   1 tsp pure vanilla extract Before you use the store bought can of whipping cream this holiday season, consider whipping up this delightful treat yourself. Making whipping can be something of an art, you really need to focus only on the whipping until you get the… Continue reading whipping cream

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salted caramel sauce

1 C brown sugar, packed  •  1/2 C heavy cream  • 4 T butter, salted 1 tsp sea salt  •  1 tsp pure vanilla extract  •  1 tsp vanilla bean paste The hint of salt in this delightfully sweet caramel sauce gives a perfect flavor combination to top your favorite desserts. In case you missed… Continue reading salted caramel sauce

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pumpkin cookies with maple vanilla bean glaze

2 1/2 C flour  •  1/2 C butter, softened  •  1 C pumpkin puree 1 1/2 C sugar  •  1 egg •  1 tsp baking powder  •  1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice  •  1/2 tsp cinnamon  •  1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Many of you know that I… Continue reading pumpkin cookies with maple vanilla bean glaze

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wheat free pumpkin cheesecake with salted caramel sauce

2 pkgs cream cheese, room temp  •  3 eggs  •  1 C pumpkin puree 1 3/4 C sugar  •  1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract  •  1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice  •  1/2 tsp nutmeg  If the words ‘wheat free’ scare you and/or remind you of eating rice cakes and cardboard,… Continue reading wheat free pumpkin cheesecake with salted caramel sauce

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gluten-free oatmeal cookies

3 C oats, use gluten-free  •  1/2 C wheat-free flour, use my recipe 3/4 C sugar  •  1/2 C light brown sugar  •  1 T flax seed meal 2 T cornstarch  •  1 1/2 tsp cinnamon  •  1 T baking powder 1/2 tsp salt  •  1 C butter, unsalted and room temp  •  2 eggs,… Continue reading gluten-free oatmeal cookies