Best of Bake or Break 2016

I bet we’d all agree that 2016 has been quite the year. Good or bad, it’s time to wrap it up and move on...

Rich, fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownies are a delicious combination of chocolate, cream cheese, and peppermint. - Bake or Break

Peppermint Cheesecake Brownies

Chocolate and peppermint are a classic flavor combination, and one that always makes me think of snowy winter days. There’s just something about that...

Amaretto Cheesecake is such a beautiful, delicious, impressive dessert. If you love almond desserts, you must try this one! - Bake or Break

Amaretto Cheesecake

In all these years of baking and blogging, I’ve learned that it’s best not to throw out too many superlatives about a recipe. Taste...

It has never been so easy to make homemade cinnamon rolls than with these Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls! You can have these mixed and in the oven in record time! - Bake or Break

Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls

Count me among the throngs of people who love cinnamon rolls. I’ll take them from a bakery, homemade, or even from a can. I’ve...

Cranberry Pistachio Cookies are jam-packed with plenty of sweet, tart cranberries and crunchy pistachios. The addition of white chocolate really puts them over the top! - Bake or Break

Cranberry Pistachio Cookies

Cranberries and pistachios are wonderful any time of year, but I seem to get a craving for the combination during the holiday season. Maybe...

Chai Spice Palmiers are made with a simplified puff pastry and a delicious blend of spices. They're part pastry, part cookie, and completely fantastic! - Bake or Break

Chai Spice Palmiers

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of visiting King Arthur Flour in Vermont for a few days of baking and fun with...

Cinnamon Pecan Puffs are soft, chewy, nutty cookies made with a short list of ingredients. A long-time favorite! - Bake or Break

Cinnamon Pecan Puffs

Recently, I got a bit nostalgic for some cookies that my mother and I used to bake during the holidays. I fondly recalled a...

Chocolate Chess Pie is a rich, fudgy twist on a classic dessert. A must for chocolate lovers! - Bake or Break

Chocolate Chess Pie

Chess pie has long been one of my favorite desserts. And I love to keep it interesting with various twists on it. One of...

Follow these easy tips for freezing cookie dough, and you can have freshly baked cookies whenever the craving strikes! - Bake or Break

How to Freeze Drop Cookie Dough

One of my favorite things to bake is cookies. I love making all kinds of cookies to share and to enjoy for ourselves. What’s...

Toasty nuts, lots of brown sugar, and a sweet glaze combine to make this fantastic Toasted Pecan Bundt Cake. A must for pecan lovers! - Bake or Break

Toasted Pecan Bundt Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Glaze

Some of my favorite ways to make baked goods even better are very simple things. Perhaps my favorite little something extra is toasting nuts....