Easy Coconut Cream Pie

I am not the world’s greatest pie make but then I guess I’m not the world’s worst either.  I volunteered to make a pie for a party and coconut cream seemed like the easiest option, this recipe in particular.  Bob said it was great (I don’t really like to eat pie either). 2 (3.4 oz … Continue reading

Missionary Name Tag Fondant Cake

I made this cake for our friend Adam who leaves today to start serving his LDS mission in the San Fernando Valley in California after he does his time in the MTC (the Missionary Training Center).  It’s a 9 x 13″ brown sugar cake made from the White Almond Sour Cream Cake recipe, frosted with … Continue reading

Lemon Chiffon Cookie Cups

It was my cute friend Cami’s Bridal Shower this morning so I made these sweet little cookie cups for the happy occasion.  They were really easy and really yummy! cookies 1 pouch sugar cookie mix plus ingredients to make cookies filling 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 stick butter (1/2 cup), softened 4 cups powdered … Continue reading

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

I bought way too many strawberries for the waffle bar so looked around on Pinterest and found these.  I knew Bob would like them and I was right. bars 1 cup old fashioned oats 3/4 cup flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon lemon juice … Continue reading

Baked Pesto Chicken

This was delicious and so easy!  My son Zach sent me the recipe so I made it for Sunday dinner and it was perfect.  I made the pesto fresh from my garden, you can find that recipe here but of course you can use store bought pesto to make it even easier. 5 boneless, skinless … Continue reading

Homemade Eclairs

Courtney and Jaren came over for dinner the other day.  Courtney requested eclairs for dessert and I realized that I have never made eclairs before!  They tasted delicious, exactly like eclairs should but they were kind of flat so I need to up my pastry piping game in order for them to look like eclairs … Continue reading