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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Easy Enchilada Casserole

November 28, 2011

I made this for dinner last night and loved it.  It’s SO easy and makes for a great quick dinner.  I also cut up some avocado to go with it and loved it….of course I love avocado and just about anything (well, almost!) Easy Enchilada Casserole Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 teaspoon garlic salt […]

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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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Candy Cane Cocoa

November 26, 2011

This is a great mix to give as a gift.  You can store it in any type of jar and decorate with ribbon, scrapbook paper, etc to spruce it up a little.  Just be sure to add instructions : ) Candy Cane Cocoa Ingredients 6 candy canes 2 cups powdered sugar 2 cups non-dairy powdered […]

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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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Fruit Salad

November 24, 2011

I had a fruit salad I’ve never had before today at Thanksgiving dinner and it was delicious.  Growing up we always made fruit salad with various canned fruits and cool whip.  This had a great glaze to it so I asked for the recipe (of course!).  The secret ingredient….peach pie filling!  Wow, I would have […]

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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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Waffle / Sugar Cone Cornucopia

November 20, 2011

These make such a fun treat whether for it for adults or children!  You could make them for co-workers or a class party! Waffle Cone Cornucopia Photo Courtesy of Paper Turtle Materials Needed: Small waffle cones Chex mix with Reese’s pieces (or other desired candies) Cellophane Paper Ribbon Directions Bring 1-2 inches of water to […]

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Holiday Stove Top (or Crock Pot) Potpourri

November 19, 2011

I love this potpourri mixture.  I like that it has some citrus in it.  The original recipe I found did not include nutmeg, I just tried it one time and really liked it.  This is a great way to get your house smelling like the holidays!  It also makes a great gift.  Just place all […]

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