Holiday baking is just around the corner. I look forward to spending time with my family as we bake around 10 different kinds of cookies to share with our friends and families. Our three children enjoy helping us make and decorate all the varieties that we bake. They are really good at taking wrappers off candy, stirring in ingredients, and sampling all the dough and cookies.
These White Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Cheesecakes have been brought to you by PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese.
I realized that the holidays are still a little ways off, but I have been busy thinking of new holiday treats to try out for this year.
With my entire being completely enamored with peppermint right now, I have been including it into everything I bake. Cookies, truffles, and now cheesecake. Nothing is safe in my kitchen from this peppermint craze. I sure hope you are all stocked up on peppermint chips and baking ingredients. My list might end up being pretty long. Maybe I should just get those fat pants out now… [Read more...]
Homemade brownies topped with a peppermint chip frosting is the way to go. Give these Peppermint Chip Brownies a try the next time you get a peppermint craving.
Yes, that is a homemade brownie. And yes, it is peppermint sitting on top of it.
I realize that it is only the beginning of November, but I have been craving peppermint like crazy lately. Don’t worry! I haven’t forgotten about Thanksgiving…there are still a few pumpkin treats that I need to share with you.
But today, indulge me for a minute! I made these brownies this week, and they were so good that I had to share them with you right away. Forget waiting until December…you need these today!!! [Read more...]
Well, winter is officially here. Snow was on the ground yesterday morning. It was only a very light dusting…you could really only see in on the piles of leaves and on the rooftops. But it was enough to get my kids super excited. My son is hoping for lots of the powdery white stuff this winter. Is it bad that I am wishing against snow? Last year we only had one big snowfall. That’s my kind of winter;-)
When snow comes, I think about hot chocolate. We almost always have a big container of the powdered stuff in the cupboards. We used to buy the little boxes with the packets because they were convenient and the kids could easily make their own. But then we realized how much hot chocolate they go through that way. It is actually cheaper to buy one of those bigger containers…that way you aren’t paying for all the packaging. [Read more...]