Crazy for Crust

Nov 07

Toffee Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Toffee Chocolate Pecan Pie – your new favorite tradition! This pie adds just a little something to a traditional pecan pie, for a fun twist on an old favorite! We don’t have much luck with neighbors. We tend to live next to loud people, loud dogs, people who assemble patio furniture at 10pm with...

Nov 07

Chocolate Mint Macarons

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Macarons may seem hard, but really they just require patience. These Chocolate Mint Macarons are so good – and they’d be a perfect addition to any holiday platter! No, not Macaroon. Macaron. You know, the new en vogue cookie? Florian, the dude from Cupcake Wars? You know what I’m talking about right? Macaroons (two...

All Butter Pie Crust (5 of 6)w

**This is a long post detailing how I make my favorite All Butter Pie Crust. There are lots of pictures! If you just want the recipe, scroll all the way down to above the comments and there will be a printable recipe card.** I kind of can’t believe that my blog is called Crazy...

Nov 05

Crust and Crumbs: A Day in the Life


Instead of a traditional Crust and Cumbs post today, a bunch of us bloggers thought about doing a “Day in the Life” post to show you a behind the scenes look at our lives. I loved the idea because I’m that person who always looks in bathroom cabinets when I visit someone, so seeing...

Cookies and Mint Chip Cheesecake (5 of 17)w

Thanks to PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, I am brining you this amazing Cookies and Mint Chip Cheesecake, your new favorite decadent dessert this holiday season! Ohhh. Emmmm. Geee. This cheesecake. You guys. Best cheesecake I’ve ever made. And I should know, I made this one twice for you before I had complete success. It’s mint....

Nov 03

Peanut Butter Caramel Corn

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This Peanut Butter Caramel Corn is super easy to make and makes a great gift or movie night snack! Did you know that the Olympics are on in my house? No, not the Winter or Summer Olympics. Not even the Kern Olympics (coming soon; Mel and I share a trainer and he keeps talking...

Nov 02

Brownie Candy Turkeys

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Thanks to Kizmos, I turned boring brownies into fun brownie candy turkeys! It’s November so you know what that means? Christmas baking! Christmas decorating! Christmas shopping! Er, wait. Isn’t there a holiday in between Halloween and Christmas? Oh yeah…Thanksgiving: the forgotten holiday. I mean seriously, you know what I’m talking about, right? I dare...