My son had to make a dessert for his homeschool co-op history class, and he ended up making this Maple Nut Cake. It is supposed to be colonial although I am not sure how colonial a packaged cake mix is. Anyway it was a way to use some of the maple extract I bought a […]
We have lots and lots of Cheerios in the house right now, so I wanted to make a Cheerio dessert.Â The Cheerios website has a whole section of recipes on it, and I modified the Banana Nut Snack Bars recipe to make these chocolate covered Cheerio Snack Bars.
I made this delicious bread pudding using the organic fruits and nuts that I received from Bella Viva Orchards. I love apricots and almonds, and I thought they would make a great combination for a bread pudding. I tried to make the recipe not too unhealthy, so the recipes has less eggs, sugar and butter […]
Working on the assumption that almost everything tastes better with chocolate, I decided to add chocolate chips to my Meringue Cookies this year. I like to make Meringues, because they are so simple and involve so few ingredients, and they melt in your mouth when you eat them. They are also about as low calorie […]
I love the Peppermint Kisses candies. They look so cute and you can really taste the candy cane flavor. So this year instead of making cookies with chocolate Kisses I wanted to use the Peppermint Kisses in a cookie. I kept it very simple and just put them on top of sugar cookies as they […]
These truffles are extremely easy to make, but they taste great and look good. I made these last week to take to a meeting, but I had to change my plans and make a quick overnight trip to my Mom’s house, so I missed the meeting. By the time I got home on Saturday my […]
I love apple pie, and fall seems like the best time to make it. I found this recipe in the The King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion cookbook, and decided I had to try it. It uses rum and cider in the apple pie filling, which intrigued me. It was delicious, and the small amount of […]
When I was challenged to make a dish using the new M&Mâ€™s Candy Corn White Chocolate Candies I debated what kind of recipe to make.Â I love the idea of Candy Corn M&M’s, because it is like combining two great candies into one.Â I finally decided to use the Candy Corn M&Mâ€™s to flavor pudding […]
After we went blueberry picking last week we had enough blueberries left to make cobbler. I combined them with cherries because I had a bunch of those left in the refrigerator. They tasted really good together, I liked using the combination of two different fruits.
My oldest daughter, Grace turned 18 over the weekend. I decided for her 18th birthday I should make her a special 3-D rubber duckie cake. Now these are usually made for baby showers or 1st birthdays, but Grace collects rubber ducks so I knew it was perfect for her. I bought the 3-D rubber duck […]