Tag: desserts

New Year, New Blog

New Year, New Blog

A very happy new year to you all! I can’t believe the holiday season is over and it’s officially 2017. I always appreciate the fresh start that comes with switching the calendar from December to January, and while resolutions tend to get a bad rap, […]

Caitlin’s Confections: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Caitlin’s Confections: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Chocolate Chip Cookies have always been my thing. For parties, my friends always expected them, and the plate was cleaned within an hour. I feel like they’re one of those comfort foods, the kind you always want to have around. This recipe is my favorite: […]

Caitlin’s Confections: Salted Caramel Pretzel Cheesecake 

Caitlin’s Confections: Salted Caramel Pretzel Cheesecake 

I have always been a huge fan of cheesecake. The crunch of the crust paired with the creamy top layer is such a perfect combination. It’s nice that such a decadent dessert can be so easily made- and it’s perfect for any occasion where you want to make […]

Caitlin’s Confections: Fourth of July Star Pies 

Caitlin’s Confections: Fourth of July Star Pies 

Fourth of July Star Pies  2 tbsp. butter 8 ounces strawberries, blueberries, or a mixture of both 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 box prep-made pie crusts (2 crusts) 1 egg 2 tbsp. milk Sugar to sprinkle on top 1. In a saucepan, warm […]

Caitlin’s Confections: Donut Tower

Caitlin’s Confections: Donut Tower

  Tomorrow is my little sister’s 18th birthday and she has school, so I wanted to make her something that she could bring in to class that everyone would enjoy. Then I figured, New Englanders love Dunkin Donuts. Now, a donut tower is way more fun […]

Caitlin’s Confections: Pastel Meringues

Caitlin’s Confections: Pastel Meringues

This morning I set out on an adventure in the kitchen: making meringues. This seems to always happen when I’m home from school for the weekend and have more at my disposal than a microwave and a coffee pot. My mom only complains if I […]