Salted Butterscotch Blondies

We have new neighbors next door and I’ve been meaning to make them some treats to welcome them to the neighborhood and so yesterday I found this yummy looking recipe and threw them together. They were awesome! It’s a weird quarantine/social distancing time and I wasn’t sure if people would be comfortable accepting baked goods … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Pecan Bars

They could have been called Dark Chocolate Pecan PIE Bars because that’s what they taste like, pecan pie, really yummy. See? They look like pecan pie. Some more quarantine baking although we are getting out of the house a tiny bit more but still being careful. Weird times my friends, weird times. Fortunately there are … Continue reading

Caramel Chocolitas

The delicious quarantine baking continues . . . 2 cups flour 1 3/4 cups quick cooking rolled oats 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, melted 1 (14 oz) bag caramels or caramel bits 1/3 cup milk 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup milk chocolate … Continue reading

Chewy Chocolate Caramel Bars

I made these on Tuesday, later afternoon, and this morning, Thursday, there is one left so I think it’s safe to say that they were a hit. I think we all can see how the Johnson family is going to come out of quarantine . . . 1 German chocolate cake mix 3/4 cup butter, … Continue reading

Ina Garten’s Lemon Bars

As you can probably tell, I’ve been on a lemon bar kick lately but I am out of lemons now so I guess I am done.  These were really good with a thick, gooey middle and a crunchy top that was delightful.  If you’re a lemon bar fan, then you definitely need to try these. … Continue reading

Lemon White Chocolate Brownies

Gosh these were good!  I ate two without even realizing it.  They are a fancier lemon bar with a more significant and tastier crust.  Highly recommend if you like lemon bars and besides, what else have you got to do?  (A little quarantine humor, a very little.) brownie layer 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) butter … Continue reading

Classic Lemon Bars

I have been in Mississippi for the past month working on a movie that got shut down with only a week to go due to the Corona virus but I did get in some baking while I was there before the virus starting disrupting all of our lives.  The hair and makeup ladies asked if … Continue reading

Blondies with Caramel Chips

If you’re looking for something rich and gooey, you’ve found it!  I made them for my neighbor Amber’s birthday but kept just a couple for us to try, they were yummy. 1 cup butter, melted 1 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour … Continue reading

Chocolate Caramel Nut S’more Bars

First treats of 2020 and they did not disappoint! Give them a try, they were easy and delicious! 2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (36 cookies) or finely crushed graham crackers (2 sleeves of graham crackers) 1/2 – 3/4 cup melted butter 1 (11 oz) package caramel baking bits or 1 (14 oz) package … Continue reading

Nutty Eggnog Bars

And the holiday baking continues . . . cookies 2/3 cup butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts or pecans icing 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 2 – 3 tablespoons eggnog 1  Preheat oven to 350.  … Continue reading