Maple Pumpkin Spice Pie Bars

Maple Pumpkin Spice Pie Bars

Around the Thanksgiving holiday time, it’s always the most chaotic time of the year.  I have Chris’ birthday around that time, as well as my nephew and niece all a day or two apart from each other.  This year for Chris’ birthday, we took a trip to Napa to celebrate.  Then after the trip I had to prep for Thanksgiving.  Last year we were in Mexico.  We also moved into our new house so we didn’t really have our Thanksgiving dinner in our new home until this year.  Having said all that, my blog took a backseat.  Anyway, I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving.  I know we did.  Our bellies were full!

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Sausage Cheddar and Maple Muffins

Sausage Cheddar and Maple Muffins

I made these last night for today’s breakfast.  It was tasty! It kinda reminds me of McDonald’s sausage, egg and cheese McGriddles without the eggs, but better and healthier.  The inspiration came when I was looking to make breakfast muffins.  I had a couple of sweet Italian sausages and cheddar cheese in my fridge.  So I decided to make sausage and cheddar muffins.  The maple syrup was added in at the last minute because I was thinking about how much I adore maple flavored breakfast sausages and voilà! Out came these muffins.

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Pumpkin Maple Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Maple Coffee Cake

Chris is a big fan of pumpkin.  And every year, I bake a pumpkin pie around the fall time.  This year, I thought I change things up and bake him a coffee cake instead.  He loved it so much; he’s not willing to share it.  If you’re a big pumpkin fan, this is a good recipe to try.

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