Monthly Archives: March 2014

No bake blueberry cheesecake yum jar


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I got inspired by a recipe I pinned in Pinterest No Bake Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake

For the crust:
3/4 cup graham cookie crumbs
1 tablespoon of sugar
3 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted

For the filling:
1 can of blueberry pie filling
1 package (8ounces) of cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 tub (8 ounces) of light whipped cream topping

Preparation:

1-In a medium bowl mix the graham crackers, 1 tablespoon of sugar and melted butter.  Evenly divide in each mason jar and press down on the bottom to form a crust.

2-In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth.

3-Add the whipped cream and vanilla extract and mix until combined.

4-Add the blueberry pie filling and fold.

5-Evenly distribute the mix into the mason jars. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours so it can set.

6-You may use some graham cookie crust mixture to top it off and add some crunch.

Enjoy, Bon Appétit, Buen Provecho!

Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Cookies


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Ingredients:

1/2 pound unsalted butter (room temperature)
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 extra large eggs (room temperature)
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
11 ounces white chocolate chips

Preparation:

1-Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2-Sift the flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
3-In an electric mixer with the paddle attachment cream the butter. Add each sugar (one at a time) and mix until light and fluffy.
4-Add the vanilla, then the eggs, 1 at a time, and mix well.
5-Add the cocoa and mix well.
6-Add the flour, baking soda and salt mix and mix until combined.
7-Fold the white chocolate chips.
8-Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
9-Use a tablespoon to drop dough on sheets.
10-Bake for 15 minutes.
11-Let cookies cool in wire rack for 15 minutes. Then remove from baking sheets and let them cool completely.

Recipe inspiration from the Food Network’s website : Chocolate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Rice pudding – Arroz con leche


Any day is a good day for Rice Pudding. In Panama we normally make it whenever a baby gets a new tooth. This means we get to eat it a lot during the baby’s first year of life! 🙂

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