Category Archives: Dessert

Caramel Twists

Basically a fancy, crisp, brown sugar/cinnamon-y breadstick, in a way? These require starting the dough the day before, so start today to have dessert to snack on all day tomorrow! (Time means nothing these days, all foods at all times, … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Cinnamon Crinkle Cookies

Tasty little cookies, different than the traditional crinkle cookies. This dough requires refrigerating to get to a texture you can roll into balls, and after getting them rolled and covered in powdered sugar I threw them in the freezer to … Continue reading

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Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies use tahini as a replacement for peanut butter to provide a more ‘grown up’ flavor that at first may seem just a bit odd, but quickly becomes a new favorite. The recipe calls for freezing the dough before … Continue reading

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Orange Marmalade Cake

A lightly orange cake with a firm outside, and a very orangey, custardy topping. Unlike last week’s cake recipe from a ’70s cookbook, this one’s from a ’30s cookbook, called, amusingly enough at this point, The New Art of Modern … Continue reading

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Sweetheart Party Cake

A summery-feeling cake, this one would be ideal at a backyard lunch, but was also delicious at a gross wintery night gathering as well. It uses gelatin, which may sound weird but works to let you add the juice that … Continue reading

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Churro Bars

The blog where I first saw this recipe called it churro brownies, but can something without chocolate count as a brownie?? I’m not convinced. This is its own tasty cinnamon-y thing, no need to add confusion! Ingredients: 8 tablespoons unsalted … Continue reading

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Sopapilla Cheesecake

A tasty honey/cinnamon mess that comes together easily and wins over even the skeptical! Ingredients: 2 8 ounce packages of cream cheese, room temperature 1 3/4 cups sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (Mexican vanilla if you’ve got it) 2 … Continue reading

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