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
No Babysitting, easy, creamy BAKED Butternut Squash Risotto with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pepper Jack Cheese baked to perfection in 20 minutes! This simple to prepare risotto is wonderfully smooth and creamy, seasoned to perfection and is absolutely fool proof! It makes the most amazing Thanksgiving or holiday side but is easy enough for every day!
My Mom’s Famous Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread! So incredibly moist, infused with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg with only 2 bowls and one whisk required! Everyone will BEG you for this recipe!
You will not be able to stop eating this Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Apple Pie Dip!!! Warm, cinnamon brown sugar apples smothered in peanut butter caramel sauce = insanely delicious Thanksgiving, Fall or just because appetizer or dessert!
This Slow Cooker Creamed Corn with Ricotta and Bacon has to be the BEST CREAMED CORN I’ve eaten in my entire life! Rich and creamy, seasoned to perfection, SO easy and practically fool proof! This Creamed Corn will be the star of your Thanksgiving feast!
These soft and tender Pumpkin Dinner Rolls will be the talk of your Thanksgiving Table! Adorably delicious and easier than you might think with the option of Brown Sugar Cinnamon Butter!
Easy ONE BOWL Chocolate Chunk Pecan Pie Bars with gooey caramel-esque sweet and crunchy filling and a soft and chewy SUGAR COOKIE CRUST are the ideal holiday dessert because they are SO easy, make ahead and unbelievably delicious! !
Salsa Verde Honey Lime Chicken Taco Cups might just be the perfect bite! Cheesy sweet heat juicy chicken packed into baked crispy, taco wonton cups topped with the option of creamy, sweet and tangy Mango Salsa! These layered bites of yum make a fun, easy, satisfying dinner or a winning crowd pleasing appetizer everyone will gobble right up!
Super moist, rich and chocolaty German Chocolate Cupcakes with silky Chocolate Ganache Filling all topped with caramel-esque sweet and crunchy Toasted Coconut Pecan Frosting! Meet your new obsession.
Quick and easy Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta is oh so silky and absolutely addicting! Infused with fresh Parmesan, seasoned to perfection, topped with crispy bacon and toasted pine nuts and completely customizable with your chicken/shrimp and/or your favorite veggies!
Easier than pie Caramel Apple Pie Blondies with a soft, buttery blondie base, layered with cinnamon apple filling and topped with pecan crumble drizzled with caramel! All the flavors of apple pie but made even better as a blondie bars!
Easy Blender Brown Sugar Carrot Cake Crepes are about to become one of your family’s favorite crepes! Stuffed with silky sweet Cream Cheese and smothered in the most amazing Blueberry Sauce – these are addicting and so fun!!
Incredibly moist, tender Sweet Cornbread with just the right amount of sweetness makes the perfect easy side or warm breakfast. You will fall in love at first slice and won’t be able to stop!
This mega creamy Million Dollar Macaroni and Cheese Casserole is the only macaroni cheese recipe you will ever want to make! Make this mac for guests or family and they will love you forever! The homemade sauce itself is rich and crazy creamy and the casserole is stuffed with a hidden layer of provolone cheese and sour cream that melts when baked for a ridiculous amount of velvety creamy, cheesy goodness. A million dollar worthy goodness.
With cookouts, potlucks, barbecues, and 4th of July upon us, everyone needs the best potato salad recipe and this is it! This Classic Potato salad is super creamy and flavorful with just the right amount of kick (read on for the secret ingredient). Its easy to double/triple for a large crowd, can be made in advance for stress free sharing and best of all everyone loves THIS potato salad!
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I’ve died and gone to muffin heaven! This EASY Blueberry Muffin Cake is like a giant, moist blueberry muffin, complete with Brown Sugar Streusel and Maple Cream Cheese Glaze – perfect for Father’s Day!
Blueberry Cheesecake Pie is rich and creamy cheesecake but made extra easy in pie form and extra delicious with vanilla wafer crust! Smother the luscious cheesecake in sweet and tangy homemade blueberry sauce and you have a new favorite summer dessert you will be making again and again! (perfect for the 4th!)