Mega soft and chewy Customizable Nutella Cookies are my absolute favorite chocolate cookie with a whole cup of Nutella mixed right into the batter! Mix in anything you want from chocolate chips to Reese’s pieces to Andes mints for the perfect Christmas cookie!
Crunchy, crispy flavorful BAKED COCONUT CASHEW CHICKEN BITES with sweet and tangy Pineapple Dip make an appetizer (or meal) everyone will rave about! The harmony of sweet and spice, crunchy outside, tender inside and tons of texture are so crazy delicious you won’t be able to stop eating them!
This Brie Spinach Dip will be one of the best spinach dips you’ve ever made and/or tasted! Its rich, creamy cheesy, packed with flavor and the brie fancies it up for every party! Your friends/family will sing your praises for this indulgent appetizer!
Mega soft and chewy Gingerbread Whoopie Pies stuffed with luscious cream cheese frosting will be your new favorite way to devour gingerbread! And bonus, you get two cookies in one!
Ultra rich and creamy Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff (without any “cream of” anything!) made extra easy in the crockpot for crazy tender meat, and the most amazingly flavorful cream sauce with hardly any effort! This make ahead beef stroganoff is great for busy weeknights or I love serving it for special occasions or holidays (like Christmas) because it is so easy, make ahead and stress free but tastes completely gourmet!
EASY Nutella Stuffed Snickerdoodle Muffins AKA muffins dunked in butter and generously coated in cinnamon-sugar for a baked muffin that tastes like a fried donut AND each with a Nutella surprise filling! These muffins are super quick to whip up and make the best special occasion breakfasts or dessert (like Christmas!)
One pan, 30 minute (or more like 20 Minute!) Asian Pomegranate Coconut Chicken Skillet is one of my favorite sweet, savory tangy, sauces ever! You will fall in love with the flavors and ease of this dish! AND because I love you, I’ve teamed up with some awesome bloggers to offer a chance to win $500 Paypal Cash or Amazon Gift Card! Enter in post !
This Easy Cheesy Sausage Pesto Ring is SO ADDICTING! Patrick and I couldn’t stop eating it and then I was craving it for daaaaaaays. If you make one holiday or game day appetizer this season, this should be it! This Sausage Pesto Ring looks super impressive but you won’t believe how easy it is!
White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Buttercream Frosting will be the hit of every holiday party with its moist, bakery style white cake (BEST white cake ever -the only white cake recipe you will ever need!) its festive sweet and tangy cranberry filling and luscious velvety Orange Buttercream Frosting. And the best part is you can make the cake and filling a day ahead for a stress free, stunningly beautiful, melt in your mouth delicious dessert!
This Sheet Pan Chili Dijon Pork Tenderloin is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield® Prime Fresh Pork. The opinions and text are all mine. Company pleasing, holiday worthy Sheet Pan Chili Dijon Pork Tenderloin with Green Beans and Potatoes is melt in your mouth tender and bursting with tangy sweet and…
20 Minute Chipotle BBQ Cranberry Turkey Sliders (or chicken!) with Apple Poppy Seed Slaw are SO INCREDIBLE I was eating the smothered turkey out of the pan! They are a wonderfully delicious way to devour your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers or SO good you will want to make them forever and ever with chicken! The crunchy, sweet and tangy Apple Poppy Seed Slaw is delectable all on its own and the ideally delicious compliment to these saucy sliders!
Apple Cranberry Bacon Candied Walnut Salad with Apple Poppy Seed Vinaigrette belongs on your table this Thanksgiving and all Autumn long! Do you say Autumn or Fall? I’ve always said Fall because that’s how I grew up. I think it must be a location thing. By saying “Autumn,” however, I somehow feel more sophisticated –…
Wonderfully flavorful, crisp tender Roasted Green Beans with Cremini Bacon Mushroom Sauce are easy enough for every day but delicious enough for special occasions (like Thanksgiving!)! If you are looking for an incredible alternative to green bean casserole, this is it!
Prepare yourself to be obsessed with this mega flavorful, moist Pumpkin Bread Pudding smothered with heavenly Brown Sugar Caramel Sauce and bursting with the flavors of Fall! This Pumpkin Bread Pudding (with chocolate chips!) makes a delectable crowd-pleasing alternative dessert for Thanksgiving or simply a comforting, “just because” dessert that melts in your mouth and fills your being with happiness – any night of the week!
This sweet and tangy homemade Pineapple Cranberry Sauce is so much better than canned, incredibly easy, stress free and make ahead! This company rave worthy Pineapple Cranberry Sauce will be your new favorite cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving! As a child at Thanksgiving, there were always extra mashed potatoes in the place of Cranberry Sauce. …
Cheesy Baked BBQ Pork Taquitos will be some of the best and easiest taquitos you ever make because the start with Slow Cooker Carnitas! So, so juicy, flavorful, smothered in barbecue sauce and cheese with a wonderfully complementary Chipotle Ranch! Awesome game day food or fun dinner any night of the week that you can make completely ahead and then pop in the oven!
These extra Crispy Crab Cakes are restaurant quality right in your own home! Crispy on the outside, moist, juicy, flavor packed on the inside. And if you have never made crab cakes before you are going to be delighted and shocked at just how easy they are and they make fabulous no stress, make ahead appetizers that you can reheat!
My FAVORITE apple cake! Toffee Apple Pound Cake bursting with sweet toffee bits and cinnamon apples all smothered in the most lick-the-plate-delicious Spiced Caramel Sauce. Everyone will go crazy over this cake!
Can you believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner? Every year the BIGGEST FOODIE HOLIDAY comes faster and faster so I’ve compiled Over 25 Thanksgiving Recipes all from CARLSBAD CRAVINGS all in ONE place to make your Thanksgiving prep that much easier and delicious! I’ve also added a Thanksgiving Recipes Section to my recipe index so you can see them all easily at a glance. I’ll be adding new recipes as I post them like my best ever Cornbread Sausage Stuffing and Toffee Caramel Apple Pound Cake so make sure to check back! I can’t wait to hear what you are making this year! xo