All posts in "Dessert"

Key Lime Ice Pops

By admin / August 25, 2017

Ingredients 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup fresh lime juice 5 teaspoons finely grated lime zest (from about 3-4 large limes) Pinch of salt 3 cups coarsely crushed graham crackers Directions In a large bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, cream, lime juice, lime zest and salt […]


No Bake Eclair Cake

By admin / August 18, 2017

In the heat of the summer, I like to serve light, refreshing desserts and I definitely do not want to put the oven on. I found this recipe that is perfect for this scenario. To see this easy recipe, click next below.



By admin / April 15, 2017

Getting back to basics. This recipe is the recipe my grandmother and her grandmother used. Simple and delicious. Be careful, the last time I made this recipe I had to make two more batches. They will disappear before you are done frying them! Check out this simple recipe by clicking next below.


Coconut Milk Flan

By admin / March 22, 2017

This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves both flan and coconut. This rich, creamy flan is the perfect finish to any meal. I love that this dessert is made to be an individual, portion controlled dessert. Check out his recipe by clicking next below.


Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

By admin / March 12, 2017

I came across this recipe for Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread which is made with buttermilk. This simple recipe is perfect to have on hand for St. Patrick’s day. Soda bread, in my opinion, fits into most any part of the day. I love it with a cup of coffee in the morning and I […]


Pecan Pie Fudge Brownies

By admin / January 24, 2017

This recipe brings two favorites together in one delicious hand-held treat. Pecan pie is rich and super indulgent. Brownies are a standard favorite. Put them together and you have something altogether extraordinary! Betty Crocker nailed this recipe! It is like a from-scratch recipe that uses fudge brownie mix which makes things so much easier. Pre-sliced […]


Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

By admin / January 18, 2017

I know that chocolate molten lava cake is a favorite for many so I went in search of an easy-to-make version that I could set up easily and serve to a group of guests effortlessly. This version fits that bill. The crock pot makes this super easy – just set it up and let it go. […]


Easy Thumbprint Cookies

By admin / December 16, 2016

Some cookies are classics at the holidays. This is one of those in our household. Just a few ingredients make these simple indulgent cookies.  The rich, buttery cookie adorned with your favorite preserve and dusted with a light layer of powdered sugar is bound to be a hit. Give these cookies a try. Click next […]


Easy Jelly Donuts

By admin / December 7, 2016

Celebrate with these delicious and fluffy jelly doughnuts, or sufganiyot, as they’re called in Israel. You are going to love this recipe because it is made in a bag so it’s super easy to make and easier to clean up! As with all real bread, cakes and donuts you must eat them right away because homemade […]


No-Bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars

By admin / December 5, 2016

The perfect thing for the on-the-go family. No-bake Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Granola Bars are packed with protein and flavor. These are great for a fast breakfast, an afternoon snack, or a bit of a sweet with a cup of tea. Real ingredients – Real good! Check out the recipe by clicking next below.


4 Ingredient Toffee

By admin / November 29, 2016

I’m gearing up for the next holiday. I know, I know – we just got through the last one. The Christmas holiday is a bit different in that it extends to many different entertainment occasions. Some people do a cookie exchange while others are in need of a hostess gift. This recipe for 4 ingredient […]


Chocolate Peanut Brittle

By admin / November 7, 2016

Knowing how much everyone loves chocolate makes this chocolate peanut brittle a great addition to any holiday gathering. Peanut brittle is fun to make and is always well liked. I am always amazed at the power of chocolate. I recently made this Chocolate peanut brittle and was stunned to see it disappear. Pretty, delicious, and […]


Easy Beignets

By admin / October 12, 2016

These beignets are light, delicious, and easy to make. This recipe makes the perfect light dessert, an addition to a breakfast or brunch or an afternoon snack. Click next below to get this wonderful recipe. 


Cranberry Vanilla Bean Scones

By admin / September 21, 2016

Scones have to be one of my all time favorite things to make…and eat. These Cranberry Vanilla Bean Scones are quick and easy to make. There are many different types of scones but these have a wonderful combination of ingredients. They are a bit little tart due to the cranberries, lemon zest, and buttermilk, but […]


Pumpkin Spice Buttermilk Cake

By admin / September 18, 2016

If you’re a pumpkin fan and can’t wait for the fall and all that comes with it, then this recipe is for you. Cream Cheese icing is delicious on this pumpkin spice cake. I’ve even served it with a chocolate icing. Check out this video. Click next to get the recipe!


Raspberry Brie Dessert Pizza

By admin / September 6, 2016

I started with my basic pizza crust recipe and added a bit of honey to help tie it to all the sweet, delicious things I was going to pile on top. Like slices of brie, raspberry preserves, fresh raspberries and chopped rosemary. And as if that wasn’t enough, I added candied pecans and honey after […]


Reeses Ice Cream Cake

By admin / September 1, 2016

I love this recipe. I am always looking for great dessert recipes especially ones that I know everyone will love. This recipe fits the bill. First, it is an ice cream cake! Do you know anyone who doesn’t love ice cream? Check out this recipe. It is sooo easy. The ice cream used is ice […]


No-Bake Peanut Butter Caramel Ice Box Cake

By admin / August 7, 2016

The Secret to Making EVERYONE Happy! No bake desserts are my favorite type of dessert recipe. I love that you can create a delicious dessert without turning on the stove or oven. This No Bake Peanut Butter Caramel Ice Box Cake includes the beloved chocolate and peanut butter combination and then takes it up a few […]


Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

By admin / July 25, 2016

I am always in search of great chocolate dessert recipes. Today I came upon one that I know you will love. How can you beat the chocolate peanut butter combination? There is almost no baking involved in this recipe which makes it easy to make. Served straight from the freezer, these Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter […]


Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

By admin / July 15, 2016

Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast in brings together all the deliciousness of French Toast and cheese Danish. This recipe for Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast is perfect for a weekend breakfast with the family. It is a great recipe because it can be set up the night before and then popped into the oven and […]


Cream Cheese Lemonade Pie

By admin / June 14, 2016

This Cream Cheese Lemonade Pie is a very nice, light dessert to serve at your next get-together, bbq, or picnic. As you can see by the list of ingredients, it is quick and easy to make. Click next to get the recipe!


S’mores Dip

By admin / April 29, 2016

S’mores are a summer-time favorite. This is a great way to serve S’mores to a group of people. This is one of those quick and easy indulgent desserts that is a crowd-pleaser. Ingredients 4 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bars Graham Crackers Marshmallows Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray the round cast iron pan […]


Irish Soda Bread with Buttermilk

By admin / April 8, 2016

  We had a large gathering on Easter and my mom brought the most delicious soda bread I’ve ever eaten as a gift from one of her neighbors (Mrs. B.). I have always loved Irish Soda Bread and I buy it when I see it in the stores and bakeries. Some are better than others. […]


Greek Yogurt Lemon Pound Cake

By admin / February 22, 2016

Greek Yogurt Lemon Pound Cake. Moist and delicious and definitely a keeper recipe. Great served with a cup of tea at the end of a light meal. Ingredients 1/3 cup canola oil 1 cup sugar 6 egg yolks (or whole eggs) 1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 lemon (zest and juice) […]


Cinnamon Chip Scones

By admin / February 17, 2016

Ingredients 3 1/4 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cups cold butter 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup cinnamon chips Directions Preheat oven to 425. In large bowl combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter until […]


Easy Coconut Cream Pie

By admin / November 11, 2015

Coconut Custard Pie made easy. I love how quick and easy this Coconut Custard Pie recipe is. Using a graham cracker crust eliminates all baking and instant pudding makes preparation truly easy. This is another pie that is easy to make ahead and have ready for your holiday meal. I will be making this pie […]


Libby’s Pumpkin Pie

By admin / November 11, 2015

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I am starting to think about my meal plan. As with any holiday meal, setting a plan and trying to do things ahead of time help keep me sane. Almost never am I responsible for dessert. I usually ask someone else to bring in the desserts. This year, however, […]


Homemade Lemon Pudding

By admin / October 6, 2015

Lemon pudding is always a refreshing dessert. I find it a great way to end a heavy meal. Fresh lemons are the secret to making this creamy pudding perfect. Ingredients 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 2-1/2 cups milk 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest Pinch of salt […]


Chocolate Eclair Cake

By admin / September 23, 2015

I love chocolate eclairs! I came across this recipe for Chocolate Eclair Cake on Cookies Crumbs and Chickens and had to share. I love that the ingredients are all easy to source or are already in the house. This chocolate eclair cake could be served as a family dessert but is indulgent enough to be served to […]


Pumpkin Scones

By admin / September 13, 2015

Pumpkin season is here. This is a great recipe for pumpkin scones. Tender and delicious and absolutely perfect with that cup of coffee or tea in the morning!! Ingredients 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]


Ciambelle Italian Cookies

By admin / September 12, 2015

I found this recipe on Marisa’s Italian Kitchen  and I had to share it. I love lemon and desserts that are not super sweet. I can’t wait to try these cookies! Ingredients 3 cups all purpose flour 1 tbs baking powder 1 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tbs + 1 tsp grated lemon […]


Ricotta Doughnuts – Zeppole

By admin / September 2, 2015

Deep fried doughnuts and zeppole are unlike anything else. They are amazing just out of the oil with a sprinkle of sugar. The key to making these Ricotta Doughnuts is having enough oil to deep fry them. I own a deep fryer which makes it really easy. If you don’t own a deep fryer, you […]


Cream Cheese Pound Cake

By admin / August 31, 2015

Pound cake is very versatile.  This Cream Cheese Pound Cake is a very moist and is great served alone, topped with ice cream or fresh fruit or even toasted with butter. Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 (8 ounce) package of softened cream cheese ¾ cup softened butter 1 ½ cups sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla […]


Zucchini Cranberry Muffins

By admin / July 28, 2015

I’ve got a garden full of zucchini and will be posting creative recipes to use up this delicious crop.  Today it’s Zucchini Cranberry Muffins.  These muffins are great hot out of the oven, for breakfast/brunch, as a snack or served for dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 […]


Peach Cobbler

By admin / June 25, 2015

There is nothing like a dish of warm peach cobbler on a summer evening.  Fresh peaches a bit a Bisquick and some spices and you are in heaven. This recipe can be altered to include other fresh fruits – like apples or blueberries.  Serve warm or cool, with ice cream or whipped cream. Ingredients 6 […]


Ice Box Chocolate Eclair

By admin / June 18, 2015

Chocolate Eclairs are delicious.  These Ice Box Chocolate Eclairs are super easy to make and require no baking.  The vanilla pudding mixed with the Cool Whip is so inviting you’ll want to eat it straight from the bowl…or at very least lick the bowl clean. Ingredients Filling: 2 (3.5 oz.) boxes vanilla instant pudding 3 […]


Easy Fried Bananas

By admin / June 10, 2015

Hot, Sweet, Delicious – Fried Bananas! Often ordered for dessert in a Thai restaurant, this sweet delicious treat can easily be made at home. Ingredients 6-8 pieces ripe bananas, cut in half lengthwise 10-12 pieces spring roll wrappers 1 cup brown sugar Cooking oil for frying Directions Lay a spring roll wrapper down, dip the […]


Bavarian Wild Berry Fruit-Tea Pops

By admin / June 8, 2015

With summer weather upon us, it is time to be thinking about Bavarian Wild Berry Fruit-Tea Pops.  I found this recipe on and had to share.  These Bavarian Wild Berry Fruit-Tea Pops are just right for a healthy snack on that hot summer day.  These pops are sure to please everyone. Strawberries are in the markets […]


Portuguese Milk Cajadas

By admin / June 5, 2015

Portuguese Milk Cajadas, Portuguese custard muffins or however you might refer to these delicious little treats, here is a recipe you will want to put in your recipe file.  Just a few basic ingredients make these delightfully indulgent muffins.  Try one of these with your morning coffee! Ingredients 3 large eggs 2 cups of sugar 2 […]


No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert

By admin / May 21, 2015

I would be the first to say that I am not the best dessert maker.  I love recipes like this one for No-Bake Chocolate Eclairs.  It is super simple, kind of fool-proof, and delicious! Ingredients Filling 2 (3.5 oz.) boxes vanilla instant pudding 3 c. milk 1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip Graham crackers Topping 1/3 […]


Pina Colada Pops

By admin / May 18, 2015

Memorial Day is the official start of the summer.  These Pina Colada pops are a perfect light and refreshing snack or dessert for the holiday weekend festivities.  Add some raspberries of cut up strawberries if you are looking to offer different varieties. Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple packed in juice, drained 2/3 cup lite coconut milk 1/2 […]


Mini Apple Pies

By admin / May 15, 2015

Making these mini apple pies is a great way to serve guests without the mess of pie cutting.  These individual mini pies just pop out of the cupcake tin they are baked in and can easily be plated for each guest. Every one of them comes out perfect! Ingredients one recipe of Perfect Pie Crust […]


Baked Apple Cider Doughnut Holes

By admin / May 14, 2015

Apple Cider Doughnut Holes are usually a treat come autumn, but this recipe for Baked Apple Cider Doughnut Holes made in a mini muffin tin will have you making these doughnuts year round. adapted from The Kitchn Makes 24-48 mini muffins or “donut holes” ** Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 […]


Apricot Jam Bars

By admin / May 13, 2015

Ingredients 1 cup butter 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar pinch of salt 1 jar apricot preserves (1 lb, 4 oz) TOPPING: 3/4 cup flour 1/3 cup butter 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup brown sugar Directions Mix first 4 ingredients by hand (butter, flour, sugar, salt) Press into 10×15 baking sheet. Bake […]


Easy Coconut Pie

By admin / May 12, 2015

  I love dessert recipes that are “dump” recipes – meaning, put all ingredients in a bowl and mix.  Quick and easy…and fool-proof! This Easy Coconut Pie requires very little work but delivers a big payoff. Ingredients 1 cup flaked or shredded coconut 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup Original Bisquick™ mix 1/4 cup butter, softened 2 […]


Easy Caramel Sticky Buns

By admin / May 12, 2015

This recipe comes straight from the Pillsbury website.  Sometimes it is best to stay with the tried and true.  Pillsbury makes great biscuits and this recipe is sinful.  I often recommend adding different ingredients, but with this recipe for Caramel Sticky Buns is perfect as is.  Enjoy! Ingredients Topping 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1/4 […]


Fruit Filled Coffee Cake

By admin / April 14, 2015

I grew up with Bisquick as a staple in the house.  We used it for making pancakes, dumplings, and crumb cake.  Bisquick is a great product to keep on your shelf as it has many uses.  This fruit filled coffee cake is delicious and uses Bisquick.  As you can see it is a simple recipe […]


Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

By admin / April 10, 2015

Sometimes a simple shortbread cookie is the most indulgent. I love shortbread cookies because of their simple rich flavor.  I hadn’t ever thought to add chocolate to shortbread, but this recipe for chocolate shortbread cookies is a new favorite. Ingredients 2 cups flour 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 sticks unsalted butter 1⁄4 tsp salt […]


Raspberry-Ricotta Cake Recipe |

By admin / April 2, 2015

Here is a great recipe I found on Epicurious.  With summer just around the corner, this cake is a no brainer.  Fresh berries can be used instead of frozen berries and you can even use strawberries instead of raspberries if you are so inclined.  Here in NJ, local strawberries will be in our markets very […]


Cream Cheese Flan

By admin / March 21, 2015

Original recipe Ingredients 2 cups  sugar, divided 1 can  (12 oz.) evaporated milk 1 pkg.  (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed, softened 5  eggs 1 tsp.  vanilla Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Cook 1 cup sugar in small saucepan on medium heat until melted and deep golden brown, stirring constantly. Pour into 9-inch round pan; […]


Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

By admin / February 13, 2015

Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups | Miss Anthropist’s Kitchen. This recipe was adapted from Here is one of those combinations that is loved by most everyone.  I stumbled upon this recipe for Reeses PNB cups and knew I had to share it. Try making this recipe for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups as a treat […]


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

By admin / December 17, 2014

Oatmeal raisin cookies may not be a holiday cookie, but they are a delicious classic.  We will be making these this year to serve along side of the prettier, fancier cookies that seem to be made for the holidays. I like to make a double batch and make half a batch Oatmeal Raisin and half a […]


Almond Chocolate Toffee Bars

By admin / December 6, 2014

Who doesn’t like a crunchy, salty, sweet, chocolate, almond treat? These Almond Chocolate Toffee Bars are made with saltine cracker which offer a delightful salty crunch to these bars. I love almonds but you can add your favorite nut – cashews, peanuts, pecans, walnuts – you name it. Add these Almond Chocolate Toffee Bars to your […]


Girl Scout Samoas Bars

By admin / December 4, 2014

  Girl Scout Samoas are one of the best selling Girl Scout cookies.  If you would like to make these delicious Samoas at home, here is a copycat recipe that will allow you to have these delicious Girl Scout Samoas whenever you have a craving. This is a bar recipe so that the Samoas can […]


Lemon Dimple Cookies

By admin / December 1, 2014

I love the tartness of lemon. These delicate, buttery, Lemon Dimple thumbprint cookies filled with lemon curd are delightful with a cup of tea. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 sticks (3⁄4 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1⁄2 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus extra for dusting 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp grated lemon zest 1 Tbsp lemon […]


Shortbread Cookies

By admin / December 1, 2014

  What could be simpler than shortbread cookies? Easy to make and a favorite at our holiday.  This recipe makes a good basic shortbread! Ingredients 2 cups butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 cups all-purpose flour Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Stir […]


Linzer Tarts

By admin / December 1, 2014

Linzer Tarts were one of the cookies I always wanted when we went to the bakery.  They seemed to be available year round and were always a treat. Here is a recipe for Linzer Tarts.  Add these Linzer Tarts to your Christmas cookie baking routine.  They are delicious, pretty, and are not too delicate to […]


Peanut Butter Delights

By admin / November 13, 2014

Cookie baking season is upon us and what better than a new cookie recipe to add to your offerings this year.  Peanut Butter Delights are for those who love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter (almost everyone). These cookies are both eye appealing and delicious.  Make these cookies for the holidays and have a […]


Zucchini Cookies

By admin / October 15, 2014

The first time I had zucchini cookies I was shocked when I was told they were made with zucchini.  I  loved them and thought they were the most delicious oat meal cookies ever.  The zucchini adds a really nice flavor and moistness and is one way to get something wholesome into the kids. Ingredients 3/4 c. […]


Creamy Rice Pudding

By admin / September 30, 2014

Creamy Rice Pudding has been around for a very long time, but I’ve never really had it.  It always seemed like a dessert from another era.  Recently, my husband mentioned that his mom made the best rice pudding ever.  Considering I’ve never eaten rice pudding I have nothing to compare this recipe to….but I will […]


Strawberry Muffins

By admin / March 18, 2014

Strawberries are already in our local markets and pretty soon we will have local strawberries at our farm stands and in our markets.  Bake these fresh strawberry muffins and you will be thinking spring by tonight. Add these Strawberry muffins to your Sunday morning breakfast or consider serving them as a light dessert after dinner. I […]


Raspberry Coconut Bars

By admin / February 5, 2014

  I love coconut and raspberries…and shortbread.  These Raspberry Coconut Bars have it all. They are simple to make and worth the effort.     Ingredients FOR THE SHORTBREAD CRUST: 1 cup Butter, At Room Temperature 1 cup Sugar 1 Egg 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla 2 cups Flour FOR THE TOPPING: 1 cup Raspberry Jam 1/4 […]


Dom Deluise’s Orange Juice Cookies

By admin / December 13, 2013

Someone I once worked with brought these Dom Deluise Orange Juice cookies in to work at the holidays.  I loved them.  Dom Deluise’s Orange Juice cookies have a very nice texture and are perfect with a cup of tea or a glass of milk.  They are not a super sweet cookie which makes me love […]


Lemon Shortbread Cookies

By admin / September 23, 2013

  I love the tart, tang of fresh lemon…and I love the simplicity of shortbread cookies.  Together these two things make for a very indulgent treat.  Rich and delicious, these Lemon Shortbread Cookies are bound to please ! Serve with a cup of tea…or anything else! If you don’t want to glaze these cookies, feel […]


Spice Cake with chocolate icing

By admin / September 7, 2013

  I have been looking for a recipe for spice cake that resembles the spice cake I used to buy from a local bakery when I was a child.  I finally found it.  The zucchini makes this spice cake is moist, rich, and delicious. The dark chocolate icing is the perfect topping! Ingredients: 2 cups […]


Oreo Truffles

By admin / May 21, 2013

I found this recipe for Oreo Truffles this weekend and made them.  I was really surprised by how simple they were to make and how delicious they were. This is a keeper recipe.  I will make these Oreo Truffles for my next get-together and I know they will be a hit. Ingredients 36 OREO Cookies, […]


Pineapple Angel Food Cake

By admin / March 20, 2013

My cousin brought this Pineapple Angel Food cake to my home for a reunion.  I usually am not much for dessert, but this Pineapple Angel Food Cake really was exceptional. When I asked her for the recipe, I was shocked to hear how simple it was to make.  Even I can make this cake.  Next […]


Irish Soda Bread Scones

By admin / March 5, 2013

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I’m thinking about making Irish Soda Bread.  I found this recipe for Irish Soda Bread Scones which merge Irish Soda Bread and scones –  two of my favorite things.  Try serving these warm with a cup of tea or coffee! Ingredients 3 cups plain flour 1 cup […]


Vanilla Rice Pudding

By admin / March 5, 2013

This indulgent, creamy vanilla rice pudding is perfect for a holiday dessert , but easy enough to be served on a weeknight. I like vanilla rice pudding served while it is still warm, but you may prefer to serve it after it has been refrigerated.  Either way, you will enjoy this recipe. Ingredients 2 cups […]


Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies

By admin / March 3, 2013

Ingredients 1 1/2 sticks butter, softenend 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 Tb. white sugar 1 yolk 1 tsp salt 1 Tb. vanilla extract 3/4 cup ground oatmeal – use a blender or food processor 1 cup flour Directions Cream the butter and the sugars until light. Add the yolk and salt. Scrape down the sides […]


Cinnamon Rolls

By admin / February 27, 2013

Cinnamon Rolls are delicious!  … especially when they are hot from the oven.  This recipe for cinnamon rolls is made with frozen pizza dough which will save you lots of time.  Frozen pizza dough is easy to find and easy to work with.  You can alter this recipe by adding nuts or raisins. Ingredients 1 […]


Raspberry Crumb Bars

By admin / December 11, 2012

Here is a simple yet indulgent recipe to add to your Christmas cookie platter.  Raspberry Crumb Bars are especially delicious while they are still warm!! Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup raspberry […]


Coconut Tapioca

By admin / December 10, 2012

Ingredients 2/3 cup quick cooking pearl tapioca 2 (14 oz.) cans coconut milk 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract Directions Bring the tapioca, coconut milk, and salt to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir […]


Chocolate Coconut Bark

By admin / December 6, 2012

This is a great chocolate treat to have on hand during the holidays. It is easy to make, delicious to eat, and a great gift to give! Ingredients 14 oz dark chocolate bar(s) 1/4 tsp pure almond extract 28 whole almonds 1/2 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut 1/4 cup sliced almonds Directions Line a large, rimmed […]


Grand’s Monkey Bread

By admin / November 9, 2012

Grand’s Monkey Bread will have your kitchen smelling so good that no one will be able to resist.  Warm, light and fluffy, and deliciously sweet, this monkey bread can rival a yeast dough monkey bread….and it requires a fraction of the time and effort. This recipe is for Mikaylee! Ingredients 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 […]


Pumpkin Cookies

By admin / October 16, 2012

We are officially into pumpkin season.  Pumpkin is a wonderful ingredient that is often forgotten until the weather changes and autumn is upon us.  Canned pumpkin is wonderful and so easy to use. This recipe for pumpkin oatmeal cookies will make you house smell wonderful and your family thank you.  Served warm or cool, these […]


Cinnamon Tortilla Crisps

By admin / August 18, 2012

Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon flour tortillas butter, melted Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Lay tortillas on cookie sheet. Brush lightly with butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Turn over. Brush with butter, and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Cut into wedges. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool […]


Apple Enchiladas

By admin / August 17, 2012

Apple Enchiladas make a very nice addition to breakfast, brunch, or dinner.  Add a scoop of your favorite ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream. Served warm, they are to die for! Ingredients 1 can (21 oz.) apple fruit filling 6 (8″) flour tortillas or 8 (fajita size) tortillas 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/3 […]


Mexican S’mores

By admin / August 17, 2012

These Mexican S’mores are an indulgent dessert that is fun to make.  This is a great recipe to make at your next picnic or BBQ.  Everyone can participate and make their own which creates a great activity and less work for the host/hostess. Use your imagination and experiment with ingredients.  I think these would be […]


Blueberry Crumb Bars

By admin / June 11, 2012

This recipe for Blueberry Crumb Bars was adapted from  Local blueberries will be in our stores in just a few weeks and the prices will be too good to pass by.  These blueberry crumb bars are really delightful served with coffee or tea or as an afternoon snack for the kids. They are easiest […]


Peach Pie

By admin / June 11, 2012

Fresh peaches are now in season so it is time to take advantage of all the great recipes using peaches.  Peach pie is one of those recipes that says it is definitely summer.  I love to serve peach pie warm out of the oven.  Some like to add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to […]


Coconut Bars

By admin / June 1, 2012

Not much needs to be said about these Coconut Bars.  If you are a coconut fan, these coconut bars will call your name.  They are rich and indulgent and a recipe that will stay in your “great dessert” recipe file. Ingredients 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 9 graham crackers, […]


Strawberry Banana Mini Muffins

By admin / January 31, 2012

This recipe for Strawberry Banana Muffins is a nice twist on the traditional banana muffins.  I love to make these and serve them warm.  The warm strawberry jam can’t be beat. Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick butter (room temp) 2 eggs […]


Boston Brown Bread

By admin / January 26, 2012

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup molasses 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 2/3 cup raisins Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan or coffee can. In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda […]


Cheese Blintzes

By admin / January 6, 2012

These Cheese Blintzes are an occasional treat in my house.  They are quite a lot of work, but when there is time to make them, they are worth every minute.  Cheese Blintzes are light, creamy, and delicious!  When you are feeling creative, give these a try – you won’t be disappointed. Ingredients For the crepe […]


Sweet and Spicy Nuts

By admin / November 7, 2011

Sweet and spicy nuts are very addicting at the holiday time.  You can order this type of treat from Harry and David or another gourmet food outlet or you could save some money and make them yourself. Sweet and spicy nuts are an indulgent treat and will never be inexpensive but you will save a […]


Pumpkin Date & Nut Bread

By admin / October 28, 2011

This recipe for Pumpkin Date & Nut Bread combines two of my fondest childhood memories – my Grandmother’s pumpkin bread and a fabulous date and nut bread my mother used to buy for us as a treat near the holidays. As Thanksgiving approaches recipes using pumpkin come to mind.  This pumpkin date and nut bread […]


Hazelnut and Coconut Shortbread with Raspberry Jam

By admin / October 14, 2011

I used to love these jam filled shortbread cookies as a kid.  I almost forgot about them.  The coconut adds a nice twist to these cookies.  I especially like them when they are still warm from the oven.  Baking these will make your house smell wonderful! Ingredients 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 […]


Creamy Fudge

By admin / October 5, 2011

Quick, Easy, INDULGENT!! This recipe for creamy fudge is an old classic.  Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk is the secret ingredient to this delightfully creamy fudge.  If you’ve never made this fudge, you’ve got to try it. Ingredients 3 cups (18 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Fat Free Sweetened Condensed Milk […]


Cider Donuts

By admin / September 22, 2011

As Autumn approaches and Halloween comes upon us, the farm stands and cider mills in the area all have these wonderful cider donuts for sale.  They are impossible to resist! I love them and found this recipe for them.  I like mine sprinkled with sugar, but you might prefer the glaze.  Either way, they are […]

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