No-Bake Peanut Butter Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with Popcorn Crust

This No-Bake Peanut Butter Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with Popcorn Crust is a unique and whimsical dessert that’s super easy to make and incredibly delicious! You’ll love the crunchy popcorn crust with the creamy, sweet cheesecake filling. 

This No-Bake Peanut Butter Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with Popcorn Crust is a unique and whimsical dessert that's super easy to make and incredibly delicious! You'll love the crunchy popcorn crust with the creamy, sweet cheesecake filling. A few posts back, I told you guys about how I made 15 different desserts for an event. Well, when I was preparing for the event, I rediscovered how absolutely amazing no-bake cheesecakes are. They saved my life for being both so quick to put together and tasting so decadent and delicious.

Flavor options are endless. You can do so many crusts, so many flavors and fillings, so many ways to decorate and garnish. Every one I’ve tried so far has been beyond expectations. (Psssst – Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Pie & No-Bake Snickers Pie are favorites!) [Read more…]

Caramel Filled Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins

These Caramel Filled Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins are loaded with caramel filled DelightFulls in moist, chocolatey banana bread muffins! These caramel center makes this easy, one-bowl recipe even more delicious.

These Caramel Filled Chocolate Banana Bread Muffins are loaded with caramel filled DelightFulls in moist, chocolatey banana bread muffins! These caramel center makes this easy, one-bowl recipe even more delicious.These muffins aren’t really the kind of muffin that you enjoy as a healthy breakfast. This is more of a decadent dessert muffin, or the perfect Sunday morning brunch indulgence. And oh my goodness, is it indulgent.

Despite all the sweet, delicious flavors going on here, one special ingredient stands out: the chocolate chips, but mostly because these are not any ordinary chocolate chips. These chocolate chips are filled with caramel. Seriously, each little chip has gooey caramel inside of it. These beauties are the product of Nestle Toll House, and the DelightFulls come in four flavors – caramel (mmm), peanut butter, mint, and cherry. [Read more…]

Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes for 2

This recipe for Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes for 2 comes together in just 25 minutes with only 6 ingredients! These decadent cakes have a luscious, molten chocolate center and if desired, a dulce de leche surprise.

This recipe for Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes for 2 comes together in just 25 minutes with only 6 ingredients! These decadent cakes have a luscious, molten chocolate center and if desired, a dulce de leche surprise.Did you know that chocolate lava cakes are actually super easy to make, and you can have them ready to serve in 25 minutes? Because they’re such a restaurant dessert, I always assumed they were a pain in the butt to make and definitely wouldn’t turn out as well. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Dulce De Leche Baked Doughnuts

These Pumpkin Dulce De Leche Baked Doughnuts are filled and drizzled with dulce de leche for a sweet treat that’s sure to satisfy!

Pumpkin Dulce de Leche Doughnuts | these pumpkin spice doughnuts are filled with dulce de leche! Recipe from Bakerita.comI think I’m onto something. You see that doughnut up there?

It’s filled with dulce de leche. A thick caramel ribbon baked right into the middle of a doughnut. A tunnel of melty, gooey, dulce de leche, if you will. I’m thinking it’s the best kind of tunnel ever.

But…then I think of all the other options that this doughnut-making methods allows for. Nutella in a chocolate doughnut? Cookie butter in a vanilla doughnut? So many options. I’m thinking this doughnut pan is going to be a getting a lot of use. [Read more…]

Bacon Caramel Brownies

These Bacon Caramel Brownies are swirled with caramel & sprinkled with brown sugar bacon! If you’ve never tried bacon in brownies, you need to try these!

These bacon caramel brownies are swirled with caramel & sprinkled with brown sugar bacon! If you've never tried bacon in brownies, you need to try these!Soooo…I put bacon in your brownies. But first, I baked them with brown sugar and watched the bacon strips get all caramelized and sweet. Seriously guys, brown sugar baked bacon is NOT a joke. It’s too good, and I recommend making more than you need for the recipe just to snack on. In addition: the only complaint from this recipe was “not enough bacon,” so I bumped up the amount of bacon in the recipe so you all have an even better brownie than I did. Really, is there ever enough bacon?

Some of you may be scoffing at me and shaking your head, wondering why in the world I would be putting bacon into brownies. The better question is why have I not done it sooner?!?! I’m seriously lagging on the bacon-baked good thing, but now I’m totally on board, and I hope you guys are too. If you haven’t tried it – these bacon caramel brownies are the perfect place to start. [Read more…]

Blackberry Dulce De Leche Crumb Bars

These Blackberry Dulce De Leche Crumb Bars were declared the best baked good my friends have ever tasted – these buttery, sweet bars are true winners! They have an oatmeal brown sugar crust and crumble with fresh blackberries and dulce de leche.

These Blackberry Dulce De Leche Crumb Bars were declared the best baked good my friends have ever tasted - these buttery, sweet bars are true winners! They have an oatmeal brown sugar crust and crumble with fresh blackberries and dulce de leche.These bars were a total baking experiment, and I really had absolutely no idea whether they would be delicious or so weird and not good.

My friend Ally and I were hanging out in our backyard, lounging in the sun on our (super awesome) swing bench, brainstorming baking ideas for me, when this idea was born. I thought of the dulce de leche I had sitting in the cabinet, and wanted to pair it with some thing fruity that was still in season, but berries + dulce de leche seemed like a weird combo. But…blackberries seemed like they might be good with dulce de leche. The tartness + the sweetness could play well together. [Read more…]

Salted Dulce De Leche Cookie Bars

These Salted Dulce De Leche Cookie Bars are a chewy chocolate chip cookie bar made with browned butter, swirled with sweet dulce de leche, and sprinkled with flaky sea salt!

These Salted Dulce De Leche Cookie Bars are a chewy chocolate chip cookie bar made with browned butter, swirled with sweet dulce de leche, and sprinkled with flaky sea salt!I just finished my first homework assignment for my junior year of college. Whaaat?

It feels like it was a couple months ago that I was writing a post about choosing a college. Now I’m halfway done. I know it’s a cliche, but seriously, where has all the time gone?

I have this semester at school, next semester I’ll be studying abroad in London (woohoo!!), and after that, I’ll be a senior. It’s incredibly bizarre and I’m trying to convince myself I’m actually halfway done with my college years. [Read more…]

No-Bake Snickers Pie

This No-Bake Snickers Pie is easy enough to whip up on the busiest days, doesn’t require turning on the oven, and delicious enough that you’ll crave it all the time!

This No-Bake Snickers Pie is easy enough to whip up on the busiest days, doesn't require turning on the oven, and delicious enough that you'll crave it all the time!Last week, Ally and Mariah, two of my best friends from school, came to San Diego for a few days (and we all went to Newport Beach, and Santa Barbara!) and since I had brought Mariah a dessert made of all of her favorite things, Ally requested a dessert that had all of her favorite things. I know Ally has a major thing for Snickers, cheesecake, chocolate, and caramel (um…who doesn’t?) so I decided I would play off on a combo of all of them.

My mind ment straight to no-bake cheesecake, and my recipe for my Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie snuck into my head. Since Ally also loves Oreo crusts, I figured this would be absolutely perfect. [Read more…]