Valentine’s Day

Surprise Strawberry Orange Pie Cake with Lattice Pie Crust Topping
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Surprise Strawberry Pie Cake with Cute Lattice Pie Crust Topping

I’m going to be perfectly honest with you here (as I always am). This recipe idea for Strawberry Orange Pie Cake is not my own. I saw it in one of my back issues of Food Network Magazine and thought it looked like something I wanted to try. I did, however, adapt the recipe ingredients and also put my own touch on the lattice pie crust topping with those cute little strawberry accents to up the cuteness factor.

Double Chocolate Graham Cracker Toffee with Almonds
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Best Ever Double Chocolate Graham Cracker Toffee

Sometimes the best recipes (just like inventions) come out of necessity. So it is with this recipe for Double Chocolate Graham Cracker Toffee. Since I’d had extra chocolate graham crackers left over from another recipe I’d completed, I wanted to use them up quickly before they got lost in the back of the pantry, which happens in my Kudos Kitchen more times than I care to admit. 

Cream Cheese Cookies with Creamy Cheesecake Filling
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Cream Cheese Cookies with Creamy Cheesecake Topping

I dressed these Cream Cheese Cookies in red for Valentine’s Day, but you can dress them in any color you like, or even leave them plain. The choice is yours. All I suggest is that you make them right away because they’ll soon become your go-to favorite cookie! Crunchy and creamy! Oh yeah!!!

Special Occasion Eggnog Pastry Cream Filled Croissants
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Special Occasion No-Bake Eggnog Pastry Cream Filled Croissants

In the open, I called this a dessert. But if truth be told I came up with this recipe idea for Eggnog Pastry Cream Filled Croissants last Christmas and served them for our annual Christmas brunch, not a dessert.  However, this year when I made them again, I served them for dessert. Whichever way you decide to serve them is up to you. The important thing is that you do!

Baked Alaska for Two
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Deliciously Charming Baked Alaska for Two with Video Presentation

When was the last time you and your sweetie enjoyed some luscious strawberry ice cream topped with a decadent, sweet meringue that tastes like toasted marshmallows? Can’t remember? Well then, it’s time to make some Baked Alaska for Two, and it will only take about 20 minutes from start to flourish!