Caramel Apple Bites

Jan 12

Caramel Apple Bites

As Thanksgiving was approaching, I decided to branch out with some ‘gourmet’ desserts – I felt like apples, caramel, and walnuts were a very fitting Fall choice so I opted to give these a whirl.  Shortly before I headed home to start my baking project a friend talked me out of making the dough in the recipe from scratch and suggested using puff...

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Candy Bar Halloween Costumes

Jan 11

Candy Bar Halloween Costumes

In a blatant effort to be the “good house” this Halloween we went all out with not only full-sized candy bars, but we gave them costumes too!  Halloween candy bar covers are super simple to make, and are certainly a more festive treat for trick-or-treaters than the traditional mini-Snickers bar. For the mummy, stick two googly eyes at the top of the candy...

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Apple Pie Baked in the Apples

Jan 11

Apple Pie Baked in the Apples

As you all know, I am very much a beginner in the kitchen.  So when my friends assigned both appetizers AND dessert to me for this year’s Thanksgiving, I was in full panic mode as I didn’t want to ruin our entire Thanksgiving dinner.  Dessert, afterall, is the most important part of the meal.  Furthermore, I was instructed that store-bought items...

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