Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

IngredientsMUFFIN 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree 1/4 cup butter, melted/cooled 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg CREAM CHEESE FILLING 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp flour 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp milk Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tray with liners or cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, […]


INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 4 oz cream cheese, softened 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups flour, divided 4 small ripe bananas (2-3 large) INSTRUCTIONS Cream together butter, sugar, and cream cheese. Add eggs, milk, vanilla, baking powder, and salt, and […]

Puff Pastry Cream Horns

INGREDIENTS 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 egg 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup divided Imperial Sugar Confectioners Powdered Sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract DIRECTIONS Grease 8 cream horn metal cones or metal cannoli forms. Use a knife or rolling cutter to cut  puff pastry into 1/2 inch wide strips. Wind pastry around cone, […]

Our Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

INGREDIENTS  1 cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)  1 cup Granulated Sugar  1/2 cup Brown Sugar  2 Eggs  1 teaspoon Vanilla  3 cups All-Purpose Flour  2 1/4 teaspoons Cinnamon  1 teaspoon Baking Powder  1 teaspoon Baking Soda  1/2 teaspoon Salt  2 cups grated or chopped raw Carrots  The Best Cream Cheese Frosting  1  cup chopped Pecans […]

Sweet Cream Cheese Wontons

IngredientsWontons 8 oz. softened cream cheese ½ cup powdered sugar 12 oz. wonton wraps (packages usually in refrigerated produce section, near tofu) 1 egg whisked with a splash of water To Fry: 48 oz. canola oil enough to fill a dutch oven or fryer with about 3 inches of oil. To Bake: Nonstick Cooking Spray Instructions Mix the powdered sugar and cream cheese together until well combined. […]


INGREDIENTSVANILLA CUPCAKES 6 tbsp (84g), unsalted butter, room temperature (I use Challenge Butter) 3/4 cups (155g) sugar 6 tbsp (86g) sour cream, room temperature 2 tsp (10ml) vanilla extract 3 large egg whites, room temperature 1 1/4 cups (163g) all purpose flour 2 tsp (8g) baking powder ¼ tsp salt 6 tbsp (90ml) milk, room […]

Everything Bagel Chicken with Scallion Cream Cheese Sauce

IngredientsEverything Bagel Chicken 2 tablespoons butter melted, see Note 4 medium chicken breasts salt 1/4 cup Everything But the Bagel seasoning Scallion Cream Cheese Sauce 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon Everything But the Bagel seasoning 4 oz. cream cheese softened, see Note 6 tablespoons chopped green onions 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons 1/4 cup half-and-half or milk see Note Garnishes green onions thinly sliced Everything But the Bagel seasoning Instructions Preheat oven to 400º F. […]

Halloween Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

IngredientsFor the Brownie Layer: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the Cream Cheese Layer: 8 oz cream cheese at room temp 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract orange food coloring Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 x 8 baking dish with parchment paper or foil and spray […]

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