Macadamia Toffee

So, in the spirit of making more candy I have delicious macadamia toffee.

Macadamia Toffee - Mrs. Penguin

Target has these addictive butter toffee macadamia nuts that are rolled in milk chocolate and dusted in powdered sugar and I ate an entire package in less than a week.  They are seasonal so go buy them and portion them out so you don’t eat them all at once. Trust me. In the meantime, you can make this macadamia toffee, which has similar flavors, but you don’t have to leave the house. It’s a win win win.

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Buttery Ricotta Cookies

Do you know what you need for the upcoming holidays? These cookies.

Buttery Ricotta Cookies - Mrs. Penguin

These buttery ricotta cookies are super easy and simple to make. It’s seriously make a dough, bake it on a cookie sheet. Ta-da! I know they may not look like much, but I assure you they are rich, buttery little cookies that everyone will love. Also, I put ricotta cheese in them. Delicious and slightly tangy ricotta cheese. These would be an amazing addition to any type of food gift basket you might be giving this season!

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Salted Caramel Apple Mini Pies

I ate one of these mini pies. I don’t even like apple pie.

Salted Caramel Apple Mini Pies - Mrs. Penguin

So that should tell you something about how good these little salted caramel apple mini pies are. I know I said in my last post I don’t even really like pie. I guess I’m just particular about pie. Fruit pies aren’t necessarily my thing. I feel like if you make them incorrectly they can turn into a slimy mess. Which is gross. These little apple pies avoid being gross by using little cubes of apple and not baking for too long, so they remain just a little firm.

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

This pumpkin cheesecake is an all-time favorite cheesecake.

Pumpkin Cheesecake - Mrs. Penguin

I’ve been making this cheesecake once or twice a year for the past few years. I have a serious love affair with all things cheesecake. And pumpkin cheesecake, well, it’s the best time of year for all things pumpkin married with the best dessert ever. This would be the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving dinner. And way better than pie. I’m not the biggest fan of pie. Although I’m going to be sharing some mini pies soon that will have me biting my tongue.

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