Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

postheadericon No-Bake Nutella Pie

No-Bake Nutella Pie My kids and I were playing the game Pie Face the other day and it inspired me to post this easy peasy recipe for No-Bake Nutella Pie.  It has a fluffy, mousse-like texture and it is OMG delicious.  In fact, all of the guests I served it to recently mouthed “OMG” simultaneously after [...]

postheadericon Raspberry Nutella Wontons

Raspberry Nutella Wontons Oh yum!  How can this not be delicious?  My kids love Nutella as a special treat and one day I was watching them devour some of it spread on a bagel while I was eating a bowl of raspberries and then boom!  I got the idea to combine these two luscious things in [...]

postheadericon Holiday Fortune Cookies

Want to bring some Good Fortune to the holiday season?   Try whipping up a batch of these fun and festive chocolate dipped holiday fortune cookies for your friends and family (btw – Santa loves these too)! For convenience, I use store-bought fortune cookies for this holiday fortune cookie recipe and buy holiday cookie toppings at the [...]

postheadericon Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookie Recipe September 13th is National Fortune Cookie Day!  In honor of this fun holiday, here is a Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookie recipe.  All you do is take store bought fortune cookies, dip them in chocolate and then decorate them with colorful and yummy toppings.  The exact origin of fortune cookies is a [...]

postheadericon Chocolate Dipped Holiday Fortune Cookies

Add a fun Asian twist to your holiday cookie exchange or shindig this year with these colorful and creative chocolate dipped fortune cookies topped with festive sprinkles and toppings!   I like to pick up my fortune cookies in the gourmet section of World Market because it’s so convenient and they’re super fresh!   I love to [...]

postheadericon Spooky Halloween Fortune Cookies

Boo!  Bring some good fortune and an unexpected twist to your Halloween bash with these Spooky Fortune Cookies!  They couldn’t be easier to make (I used store-bought fortune cookies dipped in Candy Melts (you can get at Michael’s and JoAnn Fabrics).  Then decorated them with  Halloween cupcake toppers  and sprinkles I also got from Michael’s).  [...]

postheadericon Chocolate Dipped Holiday Fortune Cookies

Looking for some good fortune this holiday season?  These chocolate dipped holiday fortune cookies are a huge hit every year.  I couldn’t resist reposting this fun recipe because the cookies are so unique.  Make these and you’ll be the talk of the Holiday Cookie exchange    I like to package them up in holiday themed Chinese [...]

postheadericon Easy Anytime Nutella Cookies

I believe that life is mostly sweet and sometimes sour but always delicious.   I wanted to treat you all to some sweet deliciousness with these Nutella cookies.  I mean,  who doesn’t love Nutella?  The crazy thing about Nutella is that if you mix it with some flour and eggs, you can whip up the [...]

postheadericon Banana Walnut Wontons

My sister Jeanie is hosting an intimate dinner party for New Year’s Eve and was looking for an sophisticated yet easy dessert to make for her guests.  I suggested this  Banana Walnut Wonton recipe which is amazingly simple to make yet so elegant and festive when served in a martini glass over French vanilla ice [...]

postheadericon Chocolate Dipped Holiday Fortune Cookies

Looking for some good fortune this holiday season?  These chocolate dipped holiday fortune cookies are a huge hit every year.  They really stand out amidst platters of Christmas cookies.  I like to fill holiday themed Chinese take-out containers (I like the selection at Cost Plus World Market) and bring them to parties because they make [...]

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Hi! I’m Katie Chin, an Asian food expert, cookbook author, tv host and food blogger. I'm also a mom, so I know what it takes to get dinner on the table in a busy household. I specialize in everyday Asian recipes for real people on real schedules and real budgets. more

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