Hunger Games Fondant Birthday Cake

And finally our last food project from yesterday, a Hunger Games birthday cake for our dear, sweet friend, Kaylee!  We are pretty happy with this one, except for a few minor imperfections, it came out great!  And, it is a tall cake which I was able to cover smoothly for the first time!  In the … Continue reading

Caramel Candy Bars

And bar cookie #3. 1 (14 oz) bag caramels 1/3 cup milk 2 cups flour 2 cups quick cooking or old fashioned oats 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup butter, softened 1 (6 oz) package semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup) 1 cup chopped walnuts … Continue reading

Luscious Layer Bars

Bar cookie #2!  Sort of like what my mom calls “Magic Cookie Bars” but with a chocolate chip cookie base. 1 (1 pound, 1.5 ounce) pouch Betty Crocker chocolate chip cookie mix 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 cup milk chocolate chips or semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup flaked coconut … Continue reading

Chocolate Candy Cookie Bars

Last night I was in charge of the activity for our Young Women and Young Men at church so I set up a “Chopped” activity for them, sort of like the tv show of the same name on the Food Network.  We divided them into 4 teams and gave each team a bag of ingredients … Continue reading

Homemade Potato Chips

I’m back!  The movie is finally over and I have until the end of April before I start the next one so I’m hoping to get in lots of cooking and baking and blogging! Bob and I are on a quest to lose some weight and get in shape (again!) so on January 30 (the … Continue reading