Sugar Cookie Cup American Flag

In honor of Memorial Day yesterday, I made this American flag out of sugar cookie cups to take over to the neighbors for a barbecue.  It would also work for 4th of July.  Super easy to put together. 1 bag Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix plus ingredients to make cookies (which is 1 egg and … Continue reading

Red, White and Blue Sugar Cookie Pie

How was your 4th of July this year?  Ours was delicious! for the cookie 1 pouch (17.5 oz) sugar cookie mix or chocolate chip cookie mix 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup red, white and blue M&M’s for the frosting 2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Strawberry Slab Pie

I think this was the hit of the 4th of July BBQ.  It was almost completely gone by the end of the night and it made a huge pan, 18 x 12″. crust 2 1/4 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup cold butter, cut into cubes filling 1 (6 oz) box … Continue reading

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

I made this for our big 4th of July family BBQ yesterday and it was a hit!  It tastes just like a loaded baked potato in potato salad form, delicious! 1 1/2 pounds potatoes 1/2 cup fat free sour cream 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup bacon crumbles 1 bunch … Continue reading

Double Chocolate M&M Cookie Bars

I made these for Bob to take on the camping trip with the Young Men too.  None came home so I’m assuming they were a hit.  All I had on hand were red, white and blue M&M’s so they got patriotic treats but of course any M&M’s will do. 1 3/4 cups flour 1/4 cup … Continue reading

Monster Cookie Bars

Bob went on a camping trip with the Young Men from church last week so I sent him off with some treats for them.  These were the first batch.  All I had were 4th of July colored M&M’s so they got red, white and blue treats but I’m pretty sure that they didn’t care.  It … Continue reading

Oreo Truffle Flag

Happy day after the 4th of July!  Yesterday I made this Oreo Truffle Flag for the fam in celebration of Independence Day, I think it came out so cute!  And it tasted even better.  The inspiration came from Betty Crocker, but I decided to go with Oreo Truffles instead of cake balls, recipe for the … Continue reading

Licorice Flags

The Young Women from church are coming over tomorrow for breakfast and swimming and since it is the day before 4th of July and since treats are what I do, I thought I’d make them a 4th of July treat to take home with them.  I found the idea on a blog called “Sweet Simple … Continue reading

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Pretzels

I saw this idea on Pinterest but it was a little more involved than I had time for yesterday so I simplified it for my purposes.  I made a 4th of July treat for the girls at church (post to follow) and had some leftover melted Wilton candy melts so I pulled out the bag … Continue reading

Firecracker Red, White and Blue Cake

I know the 4th of July isn’t until next week but one day just isn’t enough to make all the fun red, white and blue recipes that are out there so I made this cake a little early.  My niece and her family came over for a swim and dinner last night and of course … Continue reading