Gluten-Free Peppermint Bark Brownies Recipe

Gluten-Free Peppermint Bark Brownies

There’s a bit of story and history behind these Gluten-Free Peppermint Bark Brownies… I first made Peppermint Bark Brownies way back in 2006 in the early days of Cafe Johnsonia. Back then CJ was called Just Recipes. That was a very long time ago in blog years! The idea for the brownies came from my […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Bars

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Dulce de Leche Swirl

These Gluten-Free Pumpkin Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Bars are something extra special. I think of all of the recipes I’ve developed during my partnership with Pamela’s Products, this is my very favorite. And maybe it’s because Pamela’s Pumpkin Bread Mix is one of my family’s very, very favorites. Last year – no joke – when […]

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Peanut Butter and Jam Oatmeal Cookie Bars

These Peanut Butter and Jam Oatmeal Cookie Bars remind me of my childhood rolled into one sweet, peanut-buttery treat. Like most American kids, I grew up eating peanut butter and jam (or jelly) sandwiches every day for lunch.  For a little while I would get angry that it wasn’t getting bologna and American cheese on  […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts

Three days until Turkey Day!  I’m hosting my husband’s family this year.  They don’t know it yet, but I’m doing a gluten-free menu.  I think they’ll love it.  I’ve been experimenting with my recipes to get everything just right. The one thing I haven’t decided on yet is dessert.  My mother-in-law is bringing a big […]

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Butterscotch Blondies

When I was a little girl, my mom would occasionally make Butterscotch Brownies (Blondies) out of her old red and white Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook.  (This is the original recipe.) They were magnificent. This recipe differs slightly in that it has more flour so they are more like chewy cookies instead of candy. Mom’s […]

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