Almond Joy Cheesecake

It's the new year. Something so sad about post-holidays. When I was a kid, I always thought January was so depressing- Christmas was over, the weather was awful, nothing to look forward to until Valentine's Day. But over the past few years, I've come to see the promise of a new year- goals that I … Continue reading Almond Joy Cheesecake


Salted Caramel Cheesecake

So, the salted caramel thing has been around for a few years. When I first heard about it, I thought this is amazing. I LOVE caramel. And salty sweet stuff? Yum. Caramel and/or chocolate dipped pretzels? I have probably gained 5 pounds in my lifetime just because of that. But the first few times I … Continue reading Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake bars

I went to a baby shower a couple weeks ago. I remember two main things about it- a Marc Jacobs bag given to the mama-to-be, and these cheesecake bars. Cheesecake with a layer of dulce de leche and chocolate on top. The maker of these goodies pointed me to Pintrest, where it looked like a … Continue reading Dulce de Leche Cheesecake bars


TWD- Espresso Cheesecake Brownies

This week was chosen by Life in a Peanut Shell for Espresso Cheesecake Brownies. I thought these sounded really good- a moist brownie topped with an espresso cheesecake layer, topped with sweetened sour cream. Actually, now that I type that out, it sounds like a lot. And it was. Don't get me wrong, I love … Continue reading TWD- Espresso Cheesecake Brownies


Daring Bakers- Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake

The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey's Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I was excited to try this as I'm always up for a good cheesecake recipe. The receipe is very simple and straightforward. There are suggestions on how to modify the cake- various additions of liquers … Continue reading Daring Bakers- Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake