Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Blonde brownie crust layered with vanilla cheesecake, spiced pumpkin pie, and pecan streusel. For the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking about using blonde brownies as a crust. Blondies are pretty neutrally flavored and can go with just about anything. I was really undecided about what to make until I discovered some leftover […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cream Pies

Chewy pumpkin oatmeal cookies sandwiched around an Italian meringue, cream cheese filling. When I was a kid, I loved prepackage oatmeal cream pies. Chewy molasses oatmeal cookies with a mysterious marshmallowy filling. Even as I began to get older, they were one of my go-to snack foods when I needed a sugar fix. But nowadays, […]

Apple-Banana Sticky Buns

Sweet rolls, caramelized apple-banana filling, toasted pecans, and a sticky brown sugar, butter glaze! Perfect for your morning coffee or a midnight snack. This recipe combines two things I really enjoy eating sweet rolls and bananas. In Hawaii, bananas are grown year-round and there is always a good variety at the markets. The most popular […]