Oat Pecan Sandwich Cookies

Creamy date caramel sandwiched between brown butter oat pecan cookies. Richly sweet toasted oat and pecan cookies with creamy bourbon date caramel. The idea for these cookies started out as being a “healthy” cookie with low sugar and low gluten. But like so much of my cooking, they ended up being the opposite. What can […]

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 […]