Double Chocolate Cookie Bars

And the last treat from the night, these are so rich and delicious!  YUM!  The recipe is from a blog called “Heidi Bakes”.  They seriously couldn’t be any easier to make. 24 chocolate sandwich cookies 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1  … Continue reading

Gooey Lemon Bars

These are divine!  Sort of a cross between a traditional lemon bar and a great lemon cake, how awesome is that?  The recipe is from the “Six Sisters’ Stuff”.  They were all gone by the end of the night.  I need to make them again soon! 1 lemon cake mix 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 … Continue reading

Walnut Chocolate Chip Blondies

And now for my favorite part of any gathering – the treats!  These come from a blog called “Mel’s Kitchen Cafe” and are a knockoff from an Applebee’s recipe.  I’m on board with anything that is loaded with brown sugar and butter, that being said, I have to admit that of the three treats that … Continue reading

Stuffed Cheesy Bread on Crack

Should have made more of this, it was gone quickly!  The recipe is from a blog called “Food Wanderings in Asia”.  Pretty easy to make, the only hard part was cutting the bread without smooshing it! 1 Italian loaf, about 12″ long 1 stick butter, melted 1/8 cup (or 2 tablespoons) olive oil 3 teaspoons … Continue reading

Layered Pizza Dip

This was a hit and was all gone at the end of the night.  I doubled the batch and served it with some Keebler Townhouse Flatbread Crisps, the Sea Salt and Olive Oil flavor.  The recipe comes from Pillsbury.  Super easy and super yummy! 1 (8 oz) container soft cream cheese with chives and onions … Continue reading

Creamy Fruit Dip

Big get together last night at a neighbor’s house and I got to be in charge of the food!  Woo Hoo!  It was a great day!  There were about 40 people there and it started at 7:00 so I decided to go with appetizers and treats, all finger foods.  I did a veggie tray (which … Continue reading

Cupcakes on Edible Pedestals

On Wednesday it was “New Beginnings” for the young women at church which is our kickoff for the year.  I wanted to make something special for them so when I saw this edible cupcake stand, the decision was easy!  The idea comes from a blog called “Best Friends for Frosting” which you should check out … Continue reading