desserts

Sunshine’s “Secret” Fudge

December 23, 2009
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Baking for others is one of my favorite things to do during the holidays. I enjoy making treats for others because they know it comes from the heart. I have always enjoyed baking (desserts mostly) and have always found it so much fun to make all kinds of goodies and wrap them in cute gift […]

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Crock Pot Candy

December 20, 2009
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Need to take a treat to a Christmas party but don’t have enough time to be in the kitchen forever making something?  This little recipe is perfect if you don’t have lots of time.  Throw the ingredients in the crock pot and that’s it! Crock Pot Candy Printable Version: Crock Pot Candy Ingredients 1 (16oz) […]

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Easy Pecan Pralines – Texas Style

November 29, 2009
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These little pieces of heaven are about the best melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness there is out there!  Pecan Pralines are a household goodie around the holiday season in the great state of Texas.  You can find them just about anywhere this time of year.  Gas stations, grocery stores, holiday houses, and about every Christmas party you go […]

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Pecan Pie Trifle

November 28, 2009
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I’m always looking for inventive ways to use leftovers or just a new way of serving up a traditional dish.  This fits the bill perfectly!  If you find yourself with a leftover pie from Thanksgiving (I know, not very likely) you can make this delightful little trifle to spice up this plain ‘ol pecan pie.  […]

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Easy Cobbler

November 5, 2009
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I love, love, love cobbler!  For the longest time I didn’t care for it (not having ever even tasting it because I thought the crust would be soggy…I know, I’m weird).  I finally tried it one day and have loved it ever since. I tried this recipe from Lucky Leaf last night and was quite […]

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Oreo Cookie Cupcakes

August 19, 2009
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I have been on a big kick lately with recipes that have this cream cheese/powdered sugar mixture lately. It’s just so good I could eat it with anything! It’s even good by itself with some fresh fruit (strawberries is my favorite). I ran across this recipe over a few weeks ago and instantly knew it […]

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Ritz Cracker Mock Apple Pie

August 12, 2009
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This pie is awesome.  When you take a bite you will swear it’s apple pie (hence the name)…it’s just a whole lot easier to make!! Ritz Cracker Mock Apple Pie Printable Version: Ritz Pie Ingredients pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie 36   RITZ Crackers 2 cups sugar 2 tsp.  cream of tartar 2 Tbsp.  lemon […]

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Easy Pound Cake

August 8, 2009
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One of my readers, Kelli, sent me a message the other day asking if I take recipe suggestions because she had one she wanted to share…..of course I take suggestions, I said!!!  I get bakers block sometimes and need my friends (you guys!) to give me ideas!  She sent me this recipe last night….and I […]

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 4, 2009
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These are AWESOME!!  I cooked a light meal this evening and decided to make a little something for dessert.  I’m glad I did.   These are delicious! To help cut back on cooking time, I put all of the cookie dough in a 9X13 baking pan and make cookie bars….all the greatness of cookies with a […]

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Kit Kat Cookie Bars

July 24, 2009
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One word…..YUM! Kit Kat Cookie Bars Printable Version: Kit Kat Cookie Bars Ingredients 81 Keebler club crackers 1 cup margarine (2 sticks) 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup milk 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels 3/4 cup peanut butter Directions Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking […]

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