April 2014

Coconut Cream Pie Bars

Could Easter really have been a week ago? Time is flying like the wind!   We had a wonderful long visit from my daughter, son-in-law, 3 yr o...

Coconut Cream Pie Bars

Could Easter really have been a week ago? Time is flying like the wind! We had a wonderful long visit from my mother, and my brother. It was...

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze Yield: 10 servings Ingredients: Cake:     1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus...

Old School Butter Pound Cake

I am not really a dessert type of girl, BUT there are two cakes that I can eat all day. Yes, butter pound cake is one of them. This recipe w...

Best Cheesecake

Not only is this our best cheesecake—a rich, creamy, cherry-topped showstopper—it's also one of the easiest to make! Best Cheesecake Ing...

No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

I made these bars a couple of weeks ago and they were the absolute best. They will replace the bars I buy from the store. I shared with frie...

Mango Mousse Cake

Mango Mousse Cake Ingredients: For the Rolls 4 eggs, 4 tablespoons flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, ½ teaspoon lemon zest. In...

White Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake

Boy, have I been waiting to make this cheesecake. It has featured on the top of my bookmarks bar for many months now- though I love it so, I...

Pizza Ring

If you are having a few guests over and want a quick and easy appetizer, here is the perfect recipe! Pizza Ring Ingredients: 2 8 oz tubes of...

Turtle Cake

I love baking and eating cake, but I wanted to make something I had never made before.  I came across this Turtle Cake in  an old cookbook. ...

Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze

Try making cinnamon rolls with your waffle iron! Weekend breakfast will never be the same. Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze Ser...

Aunt Pat’s Famous Cream Puff

Tried the recipe and they are the fluffiest cream puffs I have made and i have made quite a few. I tried one batch in the cupcake tins and w...

Old Fashioned Hot Milk Cake

Just made this and it’s absolutely fantastic! definitely a crowd pleaser, everyone is already going for seconds. I halved the sugar (I don’t...

The Ugliest Cheesecake Ever

For the longest time I have avoided making cheesecake. Don't get me wrong, I love it. So much. That's why I didn't wanna mess it...

Orange Sherbet Cake

I’ve seen lots of variations of this recipe, but this is the one I chose.  There were many similar recipes. I omitted the eggs in this recip...

Crockpot Honey Apple Pork Loin

I did a little crockpot experimentation this week! I was looking through an order form for Tastefully Simple, which I used to sell, and saw ...

Loaded Bacon Cheddar Bread

The best bacon cheddar bread you will ever bake.. Loaded Bacon Cheddar Bread Ingredients: 6 cups all purpose flour 3¼ cups warm water 2 tsp ...

Peanut Butter Secrets

Peanut Butter Secrets Yield: 3 1/2 dozen Ingredients: Cookie: 2 cups All Purpose Flour 1/2 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter 1 cup Crisco® Butte...

Peanut Butter Secrets

Peanut Butter Secrets Yield: 3 1/2 dozen Ingredients: Cookie: 2 cups All Purpose Flour 1/2 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter 1 cup Crisco® Butte...

Buffalo Chicken Garbage Bread

I have been thinking about this combination for a few weeks.  Perhaps I should explain garbage bread? I didn’t realize everyone didn’t know ...

Mexican Lasagne

A yummy sauce packed with onion, red bell pepper and tomatoes is used, along with a filling of black beans, sweet corn, and cheddar cheese t...

Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

Those are also very, very yummy, but we started thinking about other things we could wrap in bacon. Potatoes? Potatoes could be perfect. And...

Easy and Fabulous Apple Dumplings

This was easy to make and absolutely fabulous. The pastry (crescent roll) was crunchy and the apple inside was very tart (granny smith). It ...

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

This was awesome! The chicken was a nice balance with the jalapeno. It tasted just like Jalapeno Poppers! This dish makes a satisfying meal ...

Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Oreo Ice Cream Cake Ingredients: Cake: 1 1/3 cups flour 1 2/3 cups sugar ½ cup dutch-process cocoa powder 1 1/3 tsp baking soda 2/3 tsp salt...

White Chocolate Lemon Truffles

I stumbled upon these white chocolate lemon beauties on Pinterest (I don't know what I would without this website sometimes) and knew I ...

White Chocolate Lemon Truffles

I stumbled upon these white chocolate lemon beauties on Pinterest (I don't know what I would without this website sometimes) and knew I ...