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Rosebud's Sticky Buns

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Here is another one of my grandmother's homemade secret recipes: Sticky Buns. This sweet yeast dough is swirled with a butter-cinnamon and walnut center and cooked in a sweet brown sugar and butter glaze. You can't eat just one.

Caramel Marshmallow Brownies

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Rich and decadent Caramel Marshmallow Brownies with walnuts, toasted marshmallows and a gooey caramel drizzle.

Banana Caramel Walnut Cake

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After much searching, trial, error, weeping, and gnashing of teeth, I gave up completely. I stuck by my trusty banana bread recipes and thought that perhaps this would be as good as it gets. I stuck out my bottom limp, pouted to anyone who would listen about my banana woes, and stuffed banana muffins into my cheeks while the tears streamed down. But as my mother always says, when you least expect it - expect it.

Lebanese Maamouls

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Maamouls are Lebanese sablés especially made for Easter. Maamouls are filled with a mix of nuts, pistachios or dates and spices... and are insanely good!

Double Chocolate Avocado Muffins

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Forget the eggs, avocado adds a serious nutritional wallop to chocolate muffins.

Individual Raspberry Cheesecakes

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These individual raspberry cheesecakes help with portion control. That is if you can eat just one!

Cream Cheese Carrot Cake Muffins

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These moist and flavorful carrot cake muffins are filled with a sweet and rich cream cheese filling. Just like a carrot cake, these little mini cakes are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Chocolate Walnut Pear Crostata

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Vanilla bean, apricot glazed poached pears nestled in a chocolate, walnut, fudgy, frangipane - all encased in a flaky, buttery pasta frolla. Delicious!

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies

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This recipe makes 4 dozen cookies and only has 1/4 cup of butter. Instead of butter, the recipe uses orange juice to keep the cookies moist while also adding flavor and nutrients. I had a friend call these cookies trail mix breakfast cookies because they are so delicious and healthy that you don't feel guilty eating a cookie for breakfast.