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

Blueberry Tart

Another dessert for the family 4th of July dinner.  This one is from http://www.realsimple.com.  I doubled the filling ingredients so that there would be enough to cover the pastry and I used both strawberries and blueberries to top the tart. 1 (8 oz) sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon sugar 4 … Continue reading