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Caramel Apple Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

October 19, 2012 Desserts and Sweets

Here’s a great little dip for fall gatherings. It’s sweet and rich, but not totally unhealthy.  You can use apple slices instead of pita chips, but the pita are pretty amazing.  The caramel topping makes this dip unforgettable. This recipe is made in three steps. First you make the dip, then the caramel topping and, [...]

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Frozen Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Pie

August 6, 2012 Cakes and Pies

I spent a good bit of time the other day looking for a rich, creamy peanut butter pie recipe that appealed. I chose this one because the ingredients are simple and it was one of the few that didn’t call for whipped topping. Plus, I love the idea of adding cream for a pie that [...]

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Honey and Applesauce Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

October 14, 2011 Breakfast

These cupcakes are special. They are big boy cupcakes I made for Calvin who recently turned one year old. Calvin is one of the cutest babies I’ve seen and destined, I fear, to be a serious heartbreaker. Unlike the last time I made cupcakes for a child’s birthday party , I opted not to roll [...]

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