Life is Peachy; Dessert Should be Too

Posted: August 22, 2009 in Uncategorized

It’s Saturday and I’m speaking at Westside this weekend and you know what that means? I definitely should NOT be wasting time hanging out here. But I’m just not one to pass up a good distraction when it presents itself.

One of my favorite new distractions is this web site from Pioneer Woman. It’s filled with delicious and doable recipes. Here’s one I tried a couple of weeks ago and it was so good that I’ve made it multiple times since. I love that you can keep the ingredients on hand and whip up a batch when your kids show up because they don’t have A/C in their cute-but-really-hot house and they just need a place to take a Sunday afternoon nap without sweating into oblivion. These are truly wonderful and they feel a little fancy and a also – dare I say it? – a little like fall. Say what you will about the beauty of summer, I’m getting a little antsy for pumpkin cookies.

peach cups

* 1 container Refrigerated Crescent Rolls
* 5 Tablespoons Sugar, Divided
* 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
* ½ sticks Butter
* 16 slices Fresh Peaches, Peeled
* 8 ounces, weight Mascarpone Cheese OR Whipped Cream Cheese
* Cooking Spray

Preparation Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Spray muffin tins with cooking spray.

Melt butter in a small bowl. In another bowl, combine 3 tablespoons sugar with the cinnamon. Separate crescent rolls into the perforated triangles. Dip each triangle into butter, then cinnamon-sugar. Do this on one side only. With the butter-sugar side facing out, place each triangle into a muffin tin, pressing to make a cup.

Combine mascarpone cheese with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar using a fork. Then, place 1 heaping tablespoon into each crescent roll cup.

Peel and slice peaches. Place approximately 2 slices on top of cheese. Lightly sprinkle a bit of sugar on top of each.

Enjoy the recipe and take a look at the site when you’ve got some important things on your list you’d like to avoid doing.

Happy weekend,


  1. Annie K says:

    Mmmm…. sounds good. Will you have these on hand for those of us who show up to the 8am service tomorrow?!!

  2. Jess rusling says:

    Bo, you officially distracted me from my sewing projects… Cooking (then eating) sounds like lots more fun!

  3. Shelly says:

    Bo – I heard you last year at Selah. I knew I could trust what you had to say when you said what I’ve known all along – the Food Network WILL be in heaven. (And Nutella. But not spiders.) Anyway, here’s a fun website with recipes you may not know about. It’s a procrastinators dream: Just enter in the ingredients you have on hand, and it’ll come up with the recipes to use ’em. Have fun cooking.

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