Category: Desserts

11 Essential Cookie Baking Tools & Equipment

After baking for decades and running this website since 2007, I have used countless pieces of kitchen equipment. Today, I am sharing with you what I consider my essential tools for cookie baking. Whether you need to update your kitchen tools, are looking for a gift, or starting a registry, this is a…

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Best-Ever Cut-Out Sugar Cookies – Brown Eyed Baker

This is the absolute BEST cut-out sugar cookie recipe, hands-down! No softening butter, no chilling dough, they bake up super soft with no spreading and keep their shape each and every time. Use your favorite cookie cutters and eat them plain or decorate them with an easy buttercream or royal icing. I guarantee you will never need another…

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Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes – OMG Chocolate Desserts

Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes are perfect for the holidays, to add to your menu for Thanksgiving or Christmas! This simple and delicious recipe with graham cracker crust, sweet vanilla cheesecake, tangy cranberry sauce and crunchy streusel topping is sure to be a crowd favorite! The holidays wouldn’t be the same without some cheesecake! Holiday…

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Chocolate Cream Pie – Brown Eyed Baker

This classic (homemade!) chocolate cream pie recipe features an Oreo cookie crust, a chocolate pastry cream filling, and is topped with fresh whipped cream. This from-scratch version is bursting with rich chocolate flavor and is heads and tails better than the box pudding varieties. Years ago, I decided that I needed to make…

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Perfect Pecan Pie – Brown Eyed Baker

Gooey, nutty, and perfectly balanced between salty and sweet, this is, hands-down, the best pecan pie recipe. It is my absolute favorite version of this Southern classic and a must-make holiday dessert! With toasted pecans and an unbelievably flaky pie crust, this decadent pie pairs perfectly with fresh whipped cream or scoop of ice cream.  When it…

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Pecan Pie Cheesecake Coffee Cake

Pecan Pie Cheesecake Coffee Cake is a combo of moist vanilla coffee cake, layered with flavorful cinnamon streusel crumbs, smooth and creamy cheesecake filling, and gooey pecan pie topping. It would be perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert. All these wonderful layers can hardly be called a light breakfast cake, but this is…

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