My Favorite Recipes from 2012

JanuaryWhite Chocolate Frito Popcorn This stuff is seriously addictive. The combination of sweetness from the M&Ms and white chocolate and the salty crunchiness from the popcorn and fritos is indescribable. I took this to a Super Bowl Party and it was a huge success.

FebruaryRoasted Garlic and Chicken Soup Hubby absolutely adores garlic. This soup has a rich garlicy flavor. I served this with freshly baked bread multiple times last winter.

MarchBrowned Butter Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies This has become my go-to chocolate chip cookies recipe. I’ve made it more times than I can count with a variety of mix-in options.

AprilPurple Ombre Cake This is quite an impressive cake. But don’t let it intimidate you. You can break up the process and do a lot of it ahead of time. It’s perfect for any special occasion. And even if you don’t make this overly impressive cake, be sure to make the passion fruit curd that I used for filling. It’s divine.

MayGiant M&M Cookies I love M&M Cookies. These cookies are the size of your hand and perfectly gooey on the inside with a crisp outer edge.

JunePatriotic Quake Cake I really got in to cakes in 2012 apparently. This one was so fun to make and I can’t make it again for another holiday.

JulyRoasted Cherry Brownie Cheesecake This recipe warmed me up to the idea of cherries. I’m really not a fan at all. But when you roast them, then pour them between and over a layer of brownie and a layer of cheesecake, how can you go wrong?

AugustPeach, Bacon, Avocado Sandwich Peaches are my all-time favorite fruit. This sandwich was very unique and delicious.

SeptemberBanana Coconut Bread A coworker of mine called this exquisite. Enough said.

OctoberApple 7 Layer Magic Bars This twist on a classic recipe had a combination of amazing fall flavors – homemade applesauce, apples, coconut, white chocolate, and cinnamon.

NovemberBoston Cream Pie Cheesecake Cake This was the only cheesecake cake I made last year. That’s sad because I love them. It had all the flavors of the a Boston Cream Pie without the pastry cream.

DecemberPecan Pie Brownies These brownies are the stuff of dreams. A fudgey brownie topped with a layer of pecan pie baked right on top. Amazing.

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10 Responses to “Happy New Years Eve and My Favs from 2010”

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — December 31, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    I bet the lemon raspberry cake is amazing! Have a great new year 🙂

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — December 31, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    I still haven’t made that massaged kale salad but it looked great on Aarti’s show and on your blog!

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    scrambledhenfruit — December 31, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    What a year of deliciousness! (Or is that even a word?) Wishing you a wonderful healthy new year!

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    Ashley — December 31, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    I need to make your cinnamon roll monkey bread in 2011 and homemade marshmallows are on my list for January! Happy New Year!

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    Melissa — December 31, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    I must make that Cinnamon Monkey Bread! Indian Butter Chicken tops my list of my favorite recipes from my blog. 🙂

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    I Like To Cook 222 — December 31, 2010 at 8:09 pm

    I love the cinnamon roll money bread! Soo cute! Congrats to a great year!

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    Megan — December 31, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    That lemon raspberry cake looks stunning. I think I’m going to make the Flour one in the spring.

    Happy New Year! Hope you guys have a fun night.

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    Melissa @ Made in Melissa's Kitchen — January 2, 2011 at 1:20 am

    Great round-up Jen! I definitely have those marshmallows on my list of things to make. Happy New Year!

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    ashley — January 3, 2011 at 12:57 am

    great round up! happy new year!!

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    Kerstin — January 3, 2011 at 2:15 am

    Happy New Year! What an awesome round up – I’ll take one of each please 🙂 I really need to make marshmallows this year!

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