Archive for the 'Dessert' Category

Holiday Cranberry-Orange Slices

Holiday Cranberry-Or...

Holiday Cranberry-Orange Slices It’s always nice to have something citrusy (is that a word) on a holiday cookie platter. This cookie combines cranberry with orange to make a flavorful, shortbread-type cookie with flecks of red in it from the chopped dried cranberries. This is...
Holly Leaf Clusters

Holly Leaf Clusters...

Holly Leaf Clusters Holiday Cookie #4 These are fabulously easy (only 5 ingredients) and really brighten up a holiday cookie platter! My son who’s 27 still requests these for Christmas and the other day my niece sent out a family email wanting the recipe for these cookies....
Holiday Baking Extravaganza Preview

Holiday Baking Extra...

All The Ingredients I hope all of you have recovered from the Thanksgiving festivities because it’s time to get going with our holiday baking. I wanted to be ready to post some good recipes when you needed them so I had to work a little ahead of time. Sooooooo . . . I invited...
Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

Thanksgiving Recipe ...

Fire Pot Fall Tablescape I thought it’d be fun to do a bit of a recipe roundup for Thanksgiving and I wanted to share my fall tablescape as well! It is one of those ceramic firepots that burns a gel-type clean fuel so it can be burned indoors or out. I loved the colors of this...
Apple Streusel Bundt Cake

Apple Streusel Bundt...

Apple Streusel Bundt Cake I still had some apples I needed to use up from our apple picking adventure with our three grandsons, so I volunteered to bring an apple dessert to our monthly Dining for Women meeting. I couldn’t find a recipe that I liked online. My biggest problem...
Creamy Pumpkin Dip

Creamy Pumpkin Dip...

Creamy Pumpkin Dip This recipe was another one I made for the pumpkin extravaganza when I had some folks from church over the other night. This one is soooooooo easy because you simply buy a tin of those really thin ginger snaps at World Market, make this dip, and you’re good...
Peanut Butter Apple Crisp

Peanut Butter Apple ...

Peanut Butter Apple Crisp We had the pleasure of going apple picking with our three grandsons on a perfect fall day! What fun!!! We got to ride on a hay wagon pulled by a John Deere, which all three of my them just loved. We picked golden delicious and Rome apples using those interesting...
Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Rum Sauce

Pumpkin Bread Puddin...

Pumpkin Bread Pudding w/Caramel Rum Sauce Now that the weather has become cooler and the trees are changing color, I’ve been craving anything pumpkin! I’ve made pumpkin dip, savory toasted pepitas, and now this pumpkin bread pudding. I had a bunch of people over to my...
Lemony Blueberry Bread

Lemony Blueberry Bre...

Lemony Blueberry Bread Lemon and blueberries are such a great combination that I had to try them together in a quick bread. I love making quick breads because they are so easy and they always turn out nice and moist. Since blueberries are plentiful in my part of the world and this...
Fruit Bars

Fruit Bars...

Cherry Fruit Bars These fruit bars are one of those “go-to” kind of recipes when you need a quick dessert or want to take something into work that people can eat with their morning coffee. This is an old recipe of my mom’s that I can remember her making when it was...