Double Baked White Chocolate Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake with chocolate sauceA few years ago, the boyfriend and I stopped by a local restaurant for a cocktail and to have me try what he called “the best dessert ever”.

He ordered a piece of a white chocolate cheesecake wrapped in phyllo, double baked and served with a berry sauce.  And yes, it was very good.  He asked me if I could replicate it.  I responded that I could do better than that….  Continue reading

Chocolate Snowball with Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate Raspberry SnowballEvery year for Christmas, I am required to make this dessert.  It’s generally the only time of year that I make it and my nieces have declared that it “just isn’t Christmas” if I don’t make it.  I’ve been making it since…. 1991 I think!

When I was married, each holiday season we’d spend Christmas Eve at my husband’s family and drive to my family’s on Christmas Day.  Since we’d each take care of part of the meal, the easiest thing for me to do was dessert.  I’d do a different dessert for each family celebration. Continue reading