Cranberry and Sage Apple Brown Bettie

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Christmas, Fall Recipes, Fruit Pies, Holidays, Pie, Skillets, Thanksgiving 4 Comments

Cranberry Apple Brown Betty is layers of bread crumbs, tart apples and cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon, and orange zest. It is rustic and cozy baked in a cast iron skillet. Top with cinnamon whipped cream and an apple crisp and you have a lovely dessert or indulgent breakfast!  Exactly three years ago today I went over to wordpress.com, signed up for a free domain, and created my first post. It was a whim. I had done it before. Numerous times before, actually. But something about this time stuck. Something about Baker Bettie, this sassy/confident/fun/baker/blogger version of myself, became my passion. …

Cranberry Brie Tart

Baker Bettie Appetizers, Christmas, Fall, Fruit Pies, Holidays, Pie, Thanksgiving 1 Comment

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just want something a little more fancy to go along with the traditional Thanksgiving Day feast. Something to munch on while the rest of the meal is being finished and guests are still arriving. I plan for something festive and beautiful to set the tone of the day. I have made a brie en croute with a cranberry filling the last few years, but this year I wanted to try something just a little different- a take on brie en croute with a more fun and cheerful feel to it. What I love so …

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. …