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This Apple Berry Crisp is the perfect fall treat. Baked up in a skillet, the tender apples and sweet berries pair perfectly with the buttery oatmeal pecan crisp topping. | via Bakerita.com

Apple Berry Crisp

This Apple Berry Crisp is the perfect fall treat. The tender apples and sweet berries pair perfectly with the buttery oatmeal pecan crisp topping. This easy comfort dessert is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

This Apple Berry Crisp is the perfect fall treat. Baked up in a skillet, the tender apples and sweet berries pair perfectly with the buttery oatmeal pecan crisp topping. | via Bakerita.com I get asked a lot what my favorite dessert is, and while I always hesitate and think about it for a while, the answer always ends up the same: anything with apples in it. I’m a huge sucker for apple desserts, and of all the apple desserts, ones that are piled high with crisp or crumble topping top the list. Add in pecans or oats, and I’m in heaven. Oooh, and with caramel sauce – like my caramel apple crisp? Always a winner.

So…while I definitely can’t make apple crisp frequently for fear of devouring it ALL to myself, it’s the one thing I MUST make every fall. A while back, my housemate Olivia was talking about a crisp her mom made, Bumbleberry Crisp, which was apples mixed all up with a bunch of berries. It sounded amazing, and served as the inspiration for this recipe. [Read more…]

The Ultimate Snickers Cake | Dark chocolate cake, peanut caramel filling, peanut butter cream cheese frosting, with chocolate ganache and caramel. Recipe from Bakerita.com

The Ultimate Snickers Cake

The Ultimate Snickers Cake | Dark chocolate cake, peanut caramel filling, peanut butter cream cheese frosting, with chocolate ganache and caramel. Recipe from Bakerita.com This cake is not for the light of heart. It’s big, it’s messy, it has a lot of (pretty easy) steps, and it takes a little while. BUT: it tastes just like a Snicker’s bar, and it’s worth every second of effort that you put into it.

I don’t wanna scare you guys, it’s not a hard cake…but the recipe does look a little scary and daunting down there. Yeah, it’s a lot of steps, but the actual steps aren’t too hard, and I promise, this cake is forgiving! And every piece of it tastes so delicious, there’s no way you can go wrong. [Read more…]

Salted Caramel Filled Dark Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie | recipe from Bakerita.com

Salted Caramel Filled Dark Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie

Salted Caramel Filled Dark Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookies | recipe from Bakerita.com When I posted my browned butter sage skillet cornbread a little while back, I mentioned how freakin’ excited I was to make skillet cookies and hinted that some would be coming. A lot of you got excited about that…well, the time has come. And ohmygoodness there is definitely reason to be excited.

This cookie is NO joke. I made it in a 6-inch pan. That’s relatively small, but 6 starving girls took on this cookie and we couldn’t finish it (there was valiant effort though). It’s soo rich, chocolatey, sweet, crunchy, gooey, and FILLED with salted caramel. As in, you dip you spoon in and caramel lava flows out of the cookie. It’s unreal. It’s something you need to experience with like, 8 of your closest friends. [Read more…]

Death by Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes | Dark chocolate cheesecake with mini chocolate chips, an Oreo crust, and a chocolate ganache spiderweb! Recipe from Bakerita.com

Death By Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes

Death by Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes | Dark chocolate cheesecake with mini chocolate chips, an Oreo crust, and a chocolate ganache spiderweb! Recipe from Bakerita.com First of all, how in the world is it already almost time for Halloween?! And second of all, just how much chocolate can one pack into a cupcake-sized cheesecake?

Answer: a lot. This mini cheesecake is purely chocolate, through and through. It has an Oreo cookie crust, a dark chocolate flavored cheesecake stunned with mini chocolate chips, and topped with dark and white chocolate ganache. These babies are smooth, creamy, rich, and super chocolate-y (as you might expect). [Read more…]

Homemade Asiago Everything Bagels | simpler and quicker than you'd think, and the result is so worth it! Recipe from bakerita.com

Homemade Asiago Everything Bagels

Homemade Asiago Everything Bagels | simpler and quicker than you'd think, and the result is so worth it! Recipe from bakerita.com Homemade asiago everything bagels. Please don’t look at “homemade” and “bagels” and get nervous – bagels are EASY and I need to share my thoughts as to why you all need homemade bagels in your life.

They taste fresh, with a crispy outside and a chewy crust and a soft, tender crumb. You control the chewiness based on how long you boil them. You can make them ANY flavor you want (I did asiago, asiago + everything, everything, and chocolate chip!). Be creative. And for real: these take like, 2 hours MAX from start to finish. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Spice Pull Apart Bread | Bakerita.com

Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread

Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Spice Pull Apart Bread | Bakerita.com Subtly spiced layers of sweet, chewy pumpkin bread + pecans + tons of cinnamon sugar = a gorgeous loaf of sticky, sweet, ooey-gooey pumpkin pecan cinnamon sugar pull apart bread!

This post is going to be short and sweet, because of two things: 1) I don’t think I need to sell you guys much on this beauty, and 2) MIDTERMS.

Senior year of college and work is getting absolutely crazy, with papers and tests and case studies come at me from every direction. Baking’s getting me through it, especially when it means indulging in a bit of pull apart bread that’s still warm, still gooey, and absolutely filled with all the flavors I love about fall. [Read more…]