Category Archives: Desserts

Maple Walnut Blondies

Maple.  To me, that brings to mind the warmth of the kitchen on a Sunday morning, with pancakes and maple syrup.  And the memory of my mother’s oatmeal cookies. She used to make oatmeal, maple flavored cookies with butterscotch chips, … Continue reading

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White & Milk Chocolate Peppermint Bark Candy

One of my favorite things at the holiday is the taste peppermint.  And nothing is better than peppermint and chocolate,  and a cup of hot cocoa.   However, the place we usually get peppermint bark is at Williams-Sonoma and is … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Peppermint Patties

I love these things.. I love all mint-chocolate recipes, and especially this one, as it is really just yum.  It is, as most of my recipes are, simple and easy to do.  It does take some time, and is a … Continue reading

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Monkey Bread, aka Pull Aparts, Pully Bread, Picky Bread and Pinch Me Bread

There are some things that I make that are almost painfully simple.  And after reading some of the blogs this past week with all the complicated recipes — from liver pate to potato confiet, I really am almost embarrased to … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies (Spritzgeback)

I remember so vividly making spritz cookies (spritzgebäck.) at Christmas every year.  I loved making the tree shaped ones, as well as the stars.  We always made trees, stars, wreaths, and camels.  And always used food coloring — red, green, … Continue reading

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Easy Cherry Almond White Chocolate Fudge

December has always been the time to make all those delicious recipes you’ve saved up for the Christmas season.   And this, in my house, is one of those. I first had cherry almond fudge at my Mothers house one year … Continue reading

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No Bake Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Crust

Yet another chilled recipe from me for Thanksgiving Day.  Yes.. I love chilled desserts!!! This recipe is a slight adaptation from a recipe that’s been going around for years.  The traditional recipe calls for a graham cracker crust, but I … Continue reading

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