Cranberry Pecan Tarts

Mini tarts made with an all-butter crust, brown sugar pecan pie filling, and tart cranberries. My husband’s family used to own a pecan orchard. In the fall, there was always an overabundance of pecans. So, of course, I made lots of pecan pies. Unfortunately, I no longer have access to a pecan hoard, being thousands […]

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 […]

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 […]