Archive for the 'Holidays' Category

Cranberry-Almond Coffeecake

Cranberry-Almond Cof...

Cranberry-Almond Coffeecake We have a group of friends with which we get together on Saturday mornings for a potluck brunch occasionally. Eight of us got together this morning and my contribution was this coffeecake. Since Thanksgiving is this week and Christmas shortly follows, I...
Christmas Dinner Recipe Round-Up

Christmas Dinner Rec...

This is the last of my Christmas posts so I thought I’d do another recipe round-up like I did for Thanksgiving only focusing on Christmas dinner. In the next day or so I’ll begin posting some recipes for New Year’s Eve so keep an eye out for those! Our family is...
Cream Cheese Cherry Danish Coffeecake

Cream Cheese Cherry ...

Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Coffeecake This is a festive looking coffeecake that is perfect for Christmas morning! The base of this coffeecake is a white cake mix so it is quick and easy to make with that classic combination of almond flavored cream cheese combined with cherry pie...
Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up & Sugar N’ Spiced Pecans

Super Bowl Recipe Ro...

Sugar N' Spiced Pecans With the Super Bowl coming up in a few days, I thought I should post a recipe for munching on during the game (or in my case the commercials). You can really use any nut that you like or 4 cups of mixed nuts if you’re not a fan of pecans. If you’re...
Christmas Mice Candy

Christmas Mice Candy...

Christmas Mice Candy These are absolutely adorable and fun to make with children or grandchildren. They also add a large dose of cuteness to a holiday cookie platter. When I saw these in the December 2010 Midwest Living magazine, I knew I had to make these even if only for the cuteness...
Spinach Dip Crescent Wreath

Spinach Dip Crescent...

Spinach Dip Crescent Wreath This recipe proves that holiday baking doesn’t always have to be sweet. I was looking through some of my old Pillsbury Holiday cook booklets . . . you know, the kind they sell in the checkout lane at the grocery store. I found directions for making...
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...
Caramel Heavenlies & Caramel Mocha Delights

Caramel Heavenlies &...

Caramel Heavenlies Mocha Caramel Delights Holiday Cookies #2 (and #3) This is a super easy and extremely rich cookie that begins with graham crackers as the base. It only requires 15 minutes of baking time and makes 4 dozen cookies in one pan!!! What more can you ask for? Well, I’ve...
Merry Mocha Cookies

Merry Mocha Cookies...

Merry Mocha Cookies Christmas Cookie 2010 – #1 What’s not to love about this rich, mocha flavored cookie! I knew I had to make this cookie when I saw the picture of them in the December 2009 Ladies Home Journal. They did not disappoint!! It’s an added plus that...
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...