desserts

Tiger Butter

December 14, 2011

One of the children in my Mother’s Day Out class brought some of this to me as a gift on Tuesday.  It’s super creamy and tastes almost like a Reese’s peanut butter cup! Tiger Butter   Directions 1 lb.white almond bark 1/2 c. peanut butter 6 oz. chocolate chips   Microwave almond bark and peanut […]

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Oreo Pudding Poke Cake

December 12, 2011

Yum, yum and yum!  This is a delicious little cake that is great for parties and pot lucks….or to save for yourself!  I love finding ‘different’ types of desserts that people don’t see all the time and this fits the bill.  SO good! You can actually make many varieties of this cake.  You don’t have […]

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Decorated Marshmallows

December 9, 2011

This is such an easy and fun way to make your hot cocoa come to life!  All you need are some marshmallows and a package of edible food markers!  The possibilities are endless as to the fun you can have drawing on marshmallows! Here are a few fun ideas:             […]

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Christmas Tree Sugar (Waffle) Cone

December 8, 2011

This is such a fun little treat to make with kiddos.  Very easy and something everyone is sure to enjoy doing! Christmas Tree Sugar (Waffle) Cones Ingredients Sugar Cones Cookies (homemade or store bought) White Frosting Green Food Coloring Desired candies to decorate tree with (holiday m&m’s, licorice, gum drops, etc) Directions Color icing with […]

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No Bake Cookies

November 29, 2011

We made these cookies with our daughter Saturday afternoon and she had so much fun pouring and mixing with Daddy! These are great little cookies and perfect for the holidays.  Something fun to do with the whole family! No Bake Cookies Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup milk 1/2 […]

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No Bake Cookies and Cream Bars

November 27, 2011

Say hello to my new best friend, No Bake Cookies and Cream Bars….you had me at Oreos! No Bake Cookies and Cream Bars (photo courtesy of the Picky Palate) Ingredients One 16 oz package of Oreo 5 cups Large Marshmallows 4 tablespoons butter Place Oreos in food processor and pulse until ground.  Melt marshmallows and […]

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Santa Pretzel Hats

November 25, 2011

These are such a fun little Christmas treat!  Something even kids can make! Santa Pretzel Hats Ingredients Mini Twist Pretzels White Chocolate Almond Bark Red Sugar Crystals (found on baking isle) Mini Marshmallows Melt the white chocolate almond bark according to the directions on the package.  Dip each mini twist pretzel halfway into the melted […]

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Ooey Gooey Rice Krispies Treats

November 22, 2011

This is the best rice krispies recipe I have found.  They are the ooey-ist gooey-est I’ve ever made, and were absolutely wonderful!  It’s quite dangerous to leave me alone with the pan! Rice Krispies Treats 1/4 cup butter 4 cups miniature marshmallows 5 cups crisp rice cereal Melt margarine in large sauce pan over low […]

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Pumpkin Pecan Delight

November 21, 2011

A different take on the Chocolate Pecan Delight recipe I’ve made several times (and love).  This would be a great addition to any Thanksgiving table! Pumpkin Pecan Delight 1 stick butter, melted 1 cup flour 1 cup chopped pecans 2 tbs sugar 1 (8oz) package of cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 2 (8 […]

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Pecan Squares

November 16, 2011

This is a good alternative to pecan pie.  Great for parties and pot lucks! Pecan Squares Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup powdered sugar 3/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 2/3 cup butter 3 tablespoons whipping cream 3 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans Preparation Sift together 2 […]

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