Need a sweet diversion? Here are just a few of this week's sugary obsessions.
Cajeta in my mouth: goat milk caramels from France, not Mexico. (via The NY Times)
Baking in a slow cooker? Betty Crocker says "it's magical". I'm intrigued. Recipe here.
It's biscuit, it's biscuit time: Strawberry shortcake with the most delectable-looking cream biscuits you ever did see, via Love and Olive Oil.
But do they have bar cookies? Cookie Bar opens in Chicago, and has a funkadelic website.
Cinnamon bun pie pockets. I'd try to say it five times fast, but my mouth is full. (via Gimme Some Oven)
Peas on earth: Sweet pea cupcakes with sour cream frosting. Believe it. (oldie but goodie via Vanilla Garlic)
Food Takes Over Stationery: Finally! (via Bon Appetit)
Pastries and politics: Bernanke tours the Tastykake factory.
Speaking of Columbia City Bakery, let's have another loving look at the doughnut muffin.