Desserts Archive

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Apple Cheesecake with Caramel

Ingredients: Serves: 12 Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs ⅛ cup brown sugar ⅓ cup butter, melted Filling: 16 ounces cream cheese, softened ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 green apples, peeled and thinly sliced Topping: ¼ cup rolled […]

Cottage Pancakes

Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups cottage cheese 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1/2 cup flour (see comments above regarding gluten-free options) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda Directions: Beat eggs until light. Mash cottage cheese (Kathleen uses a food processor, I used my mini chopper to really get it smooth). Add to eggs along with […]

Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

  Ingredients: 2 cans of Pillsbury Crescent rolls 2 (8oz each) package cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup butter, melted cinnamon sugar Directions: Unroll and spread 1 of the cans of crescent rolls on the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish (or 8 x 8 if you want to cut […]

Cream Cheese-Filled Pumpkin Bread

  INGREDIENTS: Bread 1 large egg 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup liquid-state coconut oil (canola or vegetable may be substituted) 1/4 cup cup sour cream (lite is okay; or Greek yogurt may be substituted) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon pumpkin […]

Red Velvet Waffles

  Waffles: 1 1/2 cups cake flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup Whey Low Granular (Splenda or sugar) 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 cup skim or 2% milk (if making into pancakes reduce to 1 1/4 cup) 3 eggs, separated 6 tablespoons melted butter 1 tablespoon red food coloring […]

Peanut Butter Pie

  Ingredients: Crust: 1 1/2 cup sugar-free cookie crumbs OR graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 tablespoons butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In microwave-safe bowl melt peanut butter and butter. Add to crumbs and mix until well combined. Pat into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 10 minutes, or until golden. Cool […]

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

  Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt pinch freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 eggs, separated 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoon Splenda granular 2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon poppy seeds – optional Preparation: Combine flour, almond flour, baking powder, […]