Category Archives: cream cheese

Jun 17

Smoky Cheese Ball

We had a fantastic weekend that included Bella’s dance recital and a fun Father’s Day party! It was filled with lots of laughs and smiles and love…and of course, food. LOTS of food. This was one of several great appetizers … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, cheese, cream cheese, low carb, make ahead, QuickAndEasy | 5 Comments
May 6

White Chocolate Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting for a Virtual Baby Shower!

Well, here we are again – it’s like deja vu, seeing as we threw one of these just over a year ago for Krystal! She is now expecting her little boy, aka “Cupcake”, very soon. So, we all had to … Continue reading

Posted in chocolate, cream cheese, cupcakes, dessert | 8 Comments
Apr 5

Baileys Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Another big hit from Easter weekend!  I was torn about making it in the first place, since I was already making a bunch of other desserts…but I’m soooo glad I did.  And so was everyone else! I’m bummed that I … Continue reading

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Jan 11

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

I think there’s an unspoken understanding about any food that’s stuffed with anything.  Most people would agree that the end result is always awesome. These are no exception. I served this with the lobster tails I made recently, which is … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, cream cheese, mushrooms, pork, side dishes | 4 Comments
Jan 9

Garlic Feta Dip

WARNING: this dip is dangerous.  Not only does it take minutes to make, but it is super addictive. It makes your breath stinky too. Bring it on! Garlic Feta Dip slightly adapted from food. com 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, cream cheese, dip, feta, QuickAndEasy | 3 Comments
Dec 24

Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake

Merry Christmas everyone!  As if this time of year isn’t busy enough, things have been totally hectic around here.  Add a bad stomach virus to the mix, and you’ve got complete chaos! Fortunately I’m feeling much better, which is great … Continue reading

Posted in cake, Christmas, cream cheese, dessert | 3 Comments
Nov 12

Healthy Bacon & Pumpkin Pasta

Another week in the fall, another can of pumpkin to use.  I remember the great canned pumpkin shortage from 2 years ago – for some reason the stuff went like hotcakes – so Frank returned home from the grocery store … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, cream cheese, main dishes, pasta, pumpkin, QuickAndEasy | 2 Comments
Oct 8

Creamy Crockpot Salsa Chicken (Secret Recipe Club)

The Secret Recipe Club is back!  And my assignment this month was A Little Nosh, Amy’s blog.  I’m very familiar with it because I often participate in her Tastetastic Thursdays (when I remember, that is!).  Amy has a wide variety … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, cream cheese, crockpot, main dishes | 13 Comments
Jun 28

Snickers Pie

FACT:  Snickers is one of my absolute favorite candy bars. FACT:  This pie was a HUGE hit among family/friends. FACT:  I’m going to have to make 4 or 5 of these next time! Snickers Pieslightly adapted from Confessions of a … Continue reading

Posted in candy, chocolate, cream cheese, dessert, nuts, peanut butter, pie, QuickAndEasy | 8 Comments
Apr 10

Cannoli Cheesecake

This is one of the best cheesecakes I’ve ever had – no lie. The only problem with this cake is that we didn’t bring home any leftovers 🙂  Oh, and I guess the fact that the crust didn’t go as … Continue reading

Posted in cake, chocolate, cream cheese, dessert, freezer friendly, Italian, make ahead, ricotta | 22 Comments