Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts

Quick and Easy Banana Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Quick and Easy Banana Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Use up over ripe bananas with this quick and easy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. I usually make banana bread when I have any bananas that are a little too brown, but I wanted to make something different, and this ended up as Banana Cake. […]

Get Ready For National Peanut Butter Day!  Celebrate Tomorrow with Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Get Ready For National Peanut Butter Day! Celebrate Tomorrow with Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut.  Peanut butter and jelly!  They make the perfect pair.  Just like these Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies.  These peanut butter cookies filled with jam are the perfect way to celebrate National Peanut Butter Day tomorrow! January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day!  “Peanut butter […]

Santa’s Favorite Cookies – Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe

Santa’s Favorite Cookies – Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe

This is another one of D.J.’s Mom’s recipes, and one of our favorites. For him it always brings back great memories of Christmas time when he was a kid, and for Anthony and I, we get to embrace the holidays with his favorite Oatmeal Scotchies […]

A Christmassy Spin On Cheesecake – Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites with Gingersnap Crust

A Christmassy Spin On Cheesecake – Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites with Gingersnap Crust

It’s hard to imagine a world without sweet caramel combined with salt.  It’s quickly become a favorite flavor combination.  The slightly spicy gingersnap cookies with the rich creamy cheesecake and that sweet and salty caramel will make this recipe a favorite at your Christmas party! […]

Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

It’s National Cookie Day!  Celebrate and make some Christmas Cookies with this easy Cinnamon Sugar Cookie recipe! Around this time of year,everyone always seems to be looking up recipes and making Christmas Cookies.  And when Country Crock contacted me to see if I wanted to […]

The Secret To Making Your Rice Krispy Treats The Best Ones Ever! – Homemade Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

The Secret To Making Your Rice Krispy Treats The Best Ones Ever! – Homemade Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

This is the perfect Rice Krispy Treat recipe!  It doesn’t vary too much from the original on the side of the box, but what makes these Rice Krispy Treats the best ever is all in two simple tricks.  Keep reading to find our how to make […]

Simple Snack Solution:  Kid’s Favorite Trail Mix

Simple Snack Solution: Kid’s Favorite Trail Mix

Sweet, salty and loaded with your kids favorite snacks, this Trail Mix is perfect for after school snacks and school lunches! Trail Mix is one of my favorite things to make at school.  Throughout the week, we have different afternoon snacks, and since I buy […]

Celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day with This Perfect Every Time Sugar Cookie Recipe | Easy Drop Sugar Cookie Recipe

Celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day with This Perfect Every Time Sugar Cookie Recipe | Easy Drop Sugar Cookie Recipe

It’s National Sugar Cookie Day! Today, we celebrate a deliciously simple cookie that everyone loves!   Traditional sugar cookie recipes call for a few simple ingredients that everyone has in their fridge and pantry: sugar (of course!), butter, eggs, flour, salt, vanilla and baking powder. To […]

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Legend has it that Chocolate Lava Cake was the result of a disaster in the kitchen.  The dessert was meant to be individual chocolate cakes, but were taken out of the oven too early – the chef didn’t have time to put them back in […]

Recipe:  Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts – Rice Pudding

Recipe: Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts – Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 1 qt.whole milk 1 can evaporated milk 1 can water 2/3 cup white rice (3/4 cup if you like it thicker – we do!) 8 heaping tbsp white sugar 1 tbsp vanilla Directions: Just mix it all together with a big ‘ol spoon, and […]