Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake Bites

20130915-190536.jpg How did you discover the peanut butter Oreo combo?! I discovered it from watching the movie The Parent Trap. Ahh, remember the good ol’ days? You know, when Lindsey Lohan was cute and innocent? Let’s just say it’s probably a good thing that she doesn’t really have an identical twin. Anyway, I believe I have taken the beloved peanut butter Oreo combo to the next level with these Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake Bites! My mom used to have her own cheesecake business (about three decades ago) but everyone still raves about and requests her cheesecakes because they are that amazingly good. I used her base recipe but baked them in muffin pans and mini muffin tins. These Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake Bites were the most popular among a few other mini desserts I made for a party last night (Cheesecake Bites, Mini Almond Cupcakes, and Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes). Read more of this post

Homemade Jules Destrooper Almond Thins

20130912-130309.jpg I was babysitting the other day and stumbled upon a yummy looking treat in the pantry: Jules Destrooper Almond Thins. I tried one and then another, and then I ate half the package. Oops! The packages are small, okay! Anyway, I knew found my next baking experiment and for two reasons. First, like anything, it’s more economical to make a homemade Almond Thins recipe than buy prepackaged. Secondly, I had to replenish the package of Jules Destrooper Almond Thins that I wiped out!

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