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Cheddar Potato Soup is creamy, silky and cheesy with a hint of bacon and quick and easy to make for dinner!

Cheddar Potato Soup

Baby it's cold outside! There's a certain chill in the air that's hinting at the inevitable arrival of a cold and snowy winter. It's nothing that a piping hot bowl of creamy soup can't fix. I personally am a big fan of a hearty rib-sticking potato soup and Cheddar Potato Soup is so creamy, silky and cheesy, with a hint of bacon, that you will quickly become a potato soup fan too! Cooked in about 30 minutes on top of the stove and pureed to perfection with an immersion blender, this soup is a quick and easy way to warm up to the chill of an impending winter. Bring it on winter, we're ...

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Sure to be a favorite holiday dessert, our Brownie Cheesecake has a dark chocolate crust and creamy cheesecake center flavored with bits of brownies.

Fudge Brownie Cheesecake

Welcome back to another Reindeer Recipes Blog Tour! I've partnered again with 7 of my blogger friends for our second Reindeer Recipes blog tour for you! If you arrived at Swirls of Flavor from my friend Marsha at M Jones Style, welcome! We have more fabulous recipes and entertaining tips for you this week! Every holiday get together needs a show-stopping dessert and this year Brownie Cheesecake will take center stage! A creamy cheesecake center flavored with bits of brownies is nestled in a dark chocolate crust and topped with chunks of rich decadent brownies piled high atop a ...

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Brownies and cookies become holiday desserts when combined with peppermint and candy canes!

Peppermint Holiday Desserts

It's time to get ready for your holiday dessert table with Peppermint Holiday Desserts! Peppermint Snowmen Brownies combine that favorite flavor combination of chocolate and peppermint when you top a homemade fudgy brownie with a creamy peppermint buttercream frosting....and don't forget those adorable snowmen perched on top! A sweet treat of white chocolate surrounded by peppermint candy and chocolate cookies, No-Bake Peppermint Bark Cookies are a twist on a holiday favorite and you don't even have to turn your oven on to make them! Peppermint Crunch Red Velvet Cookies have turned the ever ...

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Brandied Bacon Baked Brie is a sweet and savory mixture of bacon, pecans, brown sugar, maple syrup and Brandy combined with a layer of bacon jam on a Brie cheese wheel that's nestled in a crusty bread bowl and baked into divine creaminess!

Brandied Bacon Baked Brie/Reindeer Recipes Blog Tour

Today is a very special day here at Swirls of Flavor! To kick off the holiday season, I've partnered with 7 of my blogger friends and we have a Reindeer Recipes blog tour for you! If you arrived at Swirls of Flavor from my friend Marsha at M Jones Style, welcome! It's time to kick off the holiday season with our fabulous recipes and entertaining tips!I'm happy you're all here today to share in the deliciousness of my Bandied Bacon Baked Brie! A sweet and savory mixture of bacon, pecans, brown sugar, maple syrup and Brandy combines with a layer of bacon jam to top two halves of a Brie cheese ...

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Studded with chunks of apples and flavored with fresh sage, Apple Sage Stuffin' Muffins are not only delicious they're also fun to eat for Thanksgiving! 

Apple Sage Stuffin’ Muffins

Studded with chunks of apples and flavored with fresh sage, Apple Sage Stuffin' Muffins are not only delicious they're also fun to eat! Shaped like a muffin and hand-held, you can guarantee that the kids will definitely eat the stuffing this year! Bake ahead and serve at ...

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90 Holiday Pies

90 Holiday Pies

A big thank you to Lynda at Southern Kissed for featuring Swirls of Flavor's Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie in her 90+ Pie Recipes To Make Your Holidays Sweet Round-Up! Click on the link and show Lynda some love. You're going to find so many fabulously delicious pie recipes you won't know where to ...

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Apple Cider Moscow Mule is a twist on this classic cocktail replacing the lime juice with seasonal apple cider and garnishing with an orange slice and a cinnamon stick stirrer!

Apple Cider Moscow Mule

They say what's old is new again and that's holds true for the Moscow Mule! Originating at the Cock "N Bull located on Sunset Strip in Hollywood, California, the Moscow Mule was created back in the 1940's from an over-stocked inventory of it's house brand of ginger beer, vodka ...

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Every bite of this creamy pumpkin cheesecake is kissed by the warm holiday flavor of pumpkin pie spice and elevated to a level of bliss with a buttery cinnamon graham crust! Bring on the dessert please!

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Bars

Can you believe that the holidays are almost here? I sure can't! But I'm not going to deny the fact that it's time to get my holiday recipes gathered together and Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Bars will be on the top of my stack of recipes! Every bite of creamy pumpkin cheesecake is kissed ...

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Slow Cooker Cherry Cola Garlic Chicken is just chicken, garlic, brown sugar, cherry cola soda and a few other ingredients in your slow cooker giving you a sweet and spicy sauce that glazes over very tender chicken for an easy dinner recipe tonight.

Slow Cooker Cherry Cola Garlic Chicken

Halloween is over and now it's full speed ahead into the holiday season! Time to get out the slow cooker and make life just a bit easier at dinner time. Slow Cooker Cherry Cola Garlic Chicken a few ingredients including chicken, garlic, brown sugar, cherry cola soda in your slow ...

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Kitchen Keepers Series Guest Blogger

This week my friend Marsha at mjonesstyle.com was kind enough to feature yours truly and Swirls of Flavor in her Kitchen Keeping Series! I'm so excited to share my kitchen keeping tips and recipe on her blog post with you. I met Marsha this summer at a blog conference we attended and she is as ...

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