Category: Appetizers and Snacks

Chocolate Puff Pastry

I was looking for something sweet, but not too sweet – chocolate was preferable. I had some chocolate chips in the pantry and some puff pastry in the freezer – it was a perfect marriage! After letting the puff pastry thaw (it takes about…

Caramel Apple Pinwheels

I’ve mentioned the delicious seasonal spreadable cheeses from Alouette that I’ve found at Aldi. One of them, and perhaps my favorite, is the caramel apple flavor. I decided to make a quick breakfast for my daughter this morning, using the spreadable cheese, apple and…

Fried Apple Hand Pies

I made an apple and pumpkin spice strudel the other day and I had some apple mixture left over. So I decided to make some fried apple hand pies. I started with some canned biscuits and the leftover apple mixture. I also used a…

Pumpkin Spice Crescent Rolls

I would feel silly acting as though this is a recipe – it’s not difficult enough to be a recipe – so, let’s just call it ‘the sharing of an idea’, shall we? As I mentioned before, in this post for my Apple and…

Apple and Pumpkin Spice Strudel

A week or so ago, I found the Pumpkin Spice Alouette Spreadable Cheese in my local Aldi. Since then, I’ve been trying to think of how I might use this cheese in recipe – did I want to try for something savory (the cheese…

Caramel Apple Quesadilla

I bought some delicious Caramel Apple cheese spread by Alouette from Aldi the other day. On it’s own, it is delicious. My oldest likes to eat it with slices of apple. I was trying to think of another way to use it and decided…

Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms (and Jalapeños)

I love mushrooms – seriously love mushrooms! They are, without a doubt, one of my favorite foods. They add depth to so many dishes and, as is the case with this recipe, they can even stand alone. The ingredients for this recipe are pretty…