Month: December 2013

Fantastic Fudge

Fantastic Fudge always turns out.  It’s a flexible recipe that takes well to your favorite additional ingredients. Fantastic Fudge variations: Holiday- unwrapped peppermint patties in the middle, crushed candy canes on top Snickers- […]

Salted Pecan Turtles

I love recipes with shortcuts.  Some of my favorites use premade items- boxed cake mix, instant pudding etc.  While some see this as cheating in the kitchen, I’m all for it!  […]

Raspberry Shortbread Bars

  These bar cookies are the perfect treat to take to a holiday potluck or add to your Christmas cookie tray. I have made three batches in the last 24 hours. One as […]

Baby Boston Cream Pies

Baby Boston Cream Pies are fancy party treat.  They look fantastic, taste delicious and are lighter than traditional holiday fare items.  I’ve served these at Christmas, birthdays and baby showers. Baby […]

Gingerbread Bites with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Turns out gingerbread is old.  The origin is France around 992with an Armenian monk.  Making it Christmas traces back to 11th century Sweden.  Variations of gingerbread are found all over […]

Homemade Apple Fritters

  These apple fritters are not only delicious, but are extremely easy to make. If you have a leftover apple or two, make these! Your friends & family will thank you!! Homemade […]

Grandma Dorothy’s Sugar Cookies

This recipe comes from my sister's mother-in-law's mother.  I suppose this would make her my great aunt in law?  In any case, Grandma Dorothy makes the best sugar cookies I've […]

Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze

We are off to find a Christmas tree and I made scones for the trip. If you haven't made scones before, they are worth trying. Easy and flexible, you can […]

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