Carrot Cake Cookies w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosted Carrot Cake Cookies #desserts

Carrot cake stuffed inside a cookie! With shredded carrots, oats, raisins, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and ginger topped with a cream cheese frosting because you can’t have one without the other. They absolutely, positively belong together. The cookies are soft, cakey and a little chewy from the oats. You can taste the sweetened carrots in… 

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Lemon Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Lemon Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Sunny cheesecake bars with lemon yellow swirls and a tender, buttery crust. The filling is sweet, creamy and a little softer than a regular cheesecake thanks to the addition of sour cream. It melts in your mouth with an explosion of tangy lemon. The recipe starts with making the crust in the food processor with… 

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No-Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

No-Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

A no-bake cheesecake infused with sunny lemon flavor and topped with fresh, sugar-coated blueberries. The light and fluffy filling is made of cream cheese, sugar and whipping cream. It’s soft and airy like a cloud, nothing like a thick, dense baked cheesecake. Now, I have to confess. . .I told a little white lie because… 

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Jalapeño Popper & Corn Puff Pastry Swirls

Jalapeno Popper & Corn Swirls

There’s something about the combination of spicy-hot jalapeño peppers, cheddar cheese and cream cheese that I can’t get enough of. I don’t even care if jalapeño poppers are old news because according to me, they’re still the rage. Of course I had to make a puff pastry version! “You love that stuff don’t you?” Mom… 

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Cinnamon Roll Puff Pastry Knots with Cream Cheese Glaze

Cinnamon Roll Puff Pastry Knots

Puff pastry knots stuffed with a buttery cinnamon filling, baked to a golden brown and dusted with a blizzard of cinnamon sugar. It doesn’t end there. Cream cheese glaze. {There’s that too.} Tangy and lightly sweetened, for dipping and dunking the warm knots that melt in your mouth into or drizzling over. Whatever your cinnamon-loving… 

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Chicken, Cream Cheese & Broccoli Puffs

Chicken, Broccoli & Cream Cheese Pillow Puffs

Chicken pillows are usually made with crescent rolls but I gave them a makeover by using puff pastry instead. I love breaking rules.  Layers of buttery, flaky, melt-in-your-mouth pastry wraps around a decadent chicken, broccoli and cream cheese filling that is crusted with Parmesan cheese then topped with a cheddar cheese gravy. They’re ridiculously easy… 

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