When my parents settled the estate of my grandparents, the late Royce & Ophelia Stutts, my mom asked me if there was anything I wanted. All I could think of at the time was one of my grandmother’s cast iron frying pans, and a double boiler. I never knew what a double boiler was used for up to a certain point in my life except for cooking one thing…Chocolate Pies. And not just any chocolate pies. These are the “you better make one for yourself because if you take it to a public function you’ll never bring home leftovers” kinda pies.
I don’t usually make cheesecake, but when I do…Its pumpkin, and during the fall. This cheese cake is amazing. It is smooth, rich, and creamy. Oh yea, pumpkiny too.
These Cinnamon Sugar covered pecans are ridiculously good with a perfect blend of sweet and salty tastes mixed with cinnamon and vanilla accents. We love pecans in our house and use them for snacks, salad toppings, and the occasional pecan pie.