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No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Filling

Baker Bettie Cheesecake, Custards/Puddings/Mousses, Fall Recipes, Halloween, Holidays, Sweets, Thanksgiving 4 Comments

Why bake a cheesecake when you can make a no-bake pumpkin cheesecake?! This pumpkin cheesecake is light and airy and so much quicker to make than a baked cheesecake!  Use the filling for a full cheesecake or fill individual muffin cups for mini cheesecakes. You could also use it to make a pumpkin cheesecake parfait!  I distinctly remember the first time I ever baked a cheesecake. It was early on in my baking days, probably about 9 years ago. I didn’t yet know much about the intricacies of baking, but I could read and therefore I could follow a recipe. …

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Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Baker Bettie Cakes, Cupcakes, Halloween, Holidays, Sweets 3 Comments

Intensely chocolate peanut butter cup stuffed cupcakes topped with dark chocolate frosting. The cake is tender and rich and will become your favorite easy chocolate cake recipe with all cocoa powder and no need for melted chocolate! You guys. I am swimming in cupcakes, tart, cheesecake, and cookies over here at Baker Bettie headquarters! They are everywhere. It feels like the best dream and a nightmare all at the same time. I came to the realization this weekend that I need to hire someone to work for me. Someone whose job it is to eat/take away everything I bake all …

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Apple Cider Muffins with Almond Streusel

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Halloween, Holidays, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs 2 Comments

Apple cider muffins are bursting with apple flavor with fresh shredded apples and an apple cider reduction. These muffins are topped with a generous amount of brown sugar/almond streusel and you have a perfect fall treat! Now we are in it. We are sooooo in it. Living on the east coast fall smacks you over the head and is in your face. The vibrance of the leaves, the crispness of the air, the dreary grey skies… Yeah, sure. We have all of that in Kansas. But it just seems more intense here. Like fall was made for the northeast. I don’t …

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Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies with Butterscotch Chip

Baker Bettie Cookies, Halloween, Holidays, Sweets 10 Comments

Intensely dark chocolate butterscotch cookies with espresso are chewy and soft and the perfect mid afternoon pick-me-up. Hershey’s dark chocolate cocoa powder gives these their intense dark chocolate flavor, however dutch processed cocoa powder could be used in its place. I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe before now. I’m sorry I’ve been holding out on you. When I had my cookie business, you know that one where I baked 6,000 cookies one Christmas, this was one of my flavors. I called them “The Pick-Me-Up”. They are ultra chocolatey and pack a good punch of espresso. And oh those …