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Goat Cheese Citrus Cheesecake

Goat cheese gives this traditional cheesecake a mellow acidic flavor that pairs well with wild honey and fresh fruit. Goat cheese citrus cheesecake is lighter and tangier than New York Cheesecake and it’s prepared in under 1 hour. I love goat cheese. The creamy texture and tangy flavor go so well with just about everything.… Continue reading Goat Cheese Citrus Cheesecake

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Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

This creamy no-bake cheesecake with a hint of orange and chunks of peaches is topped with a blackberry mead jelly. The pistachio and butter cookie crust perfectly complements the flavors in the cheesecake. Better yet, you can prepare a Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake in about 30 minutes. This week was incredibly busy. We had a… Continue reading Blackberry Mead Peach Cheesecake

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Chocolate orange cheesecake

Chocolate orange cheesecake is a slice of heaven. Dark chocolate with a strong hint of orange make this crustless cheesecake unforgettable. few months ago, a neighbor requested volunteers for a hospital sewing room. I’ve been wanting to volunteer and I like sewing so I signed up. It’s a great group of ladies. We meet each… Continue reading Chocolate orange cheesecake

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Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake

Fudge Oreo cookies surround creamy chocolate chocolate chip cheesecake. Top this with rich chocolate ganache and you’ll see why we call this Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake! Today is my last day with an oven for 2 weeks. I’m moving out of my apartment tomorrow and donating my oven to a church. I’m pretty sure I’ll be… Continue reading Chocolate Lover’s Cheesecake

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Caramel Macchiato Cheesecake

Caramel Macchiato Cheesecake is a coffee lover’s dream. Creamy espresso cheesecake topped with whipped cream and Kahlua caramel sauce makes for a knock out dessert! Tomorrow is our priest’s wedding anniversary. He and his family just got back from vacation so we’ve all been missing them. Time to make something special. He’s a big coffee… Continue reading Caramel Macchiato Cheesecake

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Peanut butter whoopie pies

Peanut butter whoopie pies – soft chocolate cakes stuffed with peanut butter marshmallow filling. They’re a wonderful treat with a funny name. I grew up in the Northeast near Amish country. The Amish make a wonderful treat with a funny name – whoopie pies. Traditional whoopie pies are two dark chocolate cakes with large amounts… Continue reading Peanut butter whoopie pies

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Oreo Swirled Cheesecake

Oreo flavored black chocolate cheesecake swirled into creamy vanilla cheesecake on an Oreo crust and you’ve got Oreo Swirled Cheesecake. I’ve been working on this recipe since before Thanksgiving. I’ve been wanting to use my black cocoa for a cheesecake recipe for a while. Many cheesecake recipes incorporate Oreos but I wanted a cheesecake that… Continue reading Oreo Swirled Cheesecake

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Brownie-Bottom Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake

The rich, creamy, chocolate mousse in this Brownie-Bottom Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake only requires two ingredients. If you use a few store-bought ingredients, you can throw this show-stopper together in less than an hour. Father Kevin’s birthday was this week. He’s a sweet guy from Ohio who works with the mentally ill in Cambodia. Anyone… Continue reading Brownie-Bottom Praline Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Chocolate Glazed Chai Spice Cheesecake

Creamy New York Cheesecake with chai spices is dreamy all by itself. Top it with a chocolate glaze and you’ve got a sensational dessert in this Chocolate Glazed Chai Spice Cheesecake. ‘I’m moving into my own apartment next week. I can’t wait to have my own kitchen and space in a refrigerator. My housemate’s refrigerator… Continue reading Chocolate Glazed Chai Spice Cheesecake