No Bake Speculoos Truffle Cookies

I love the holiday season for all kinds of reasons but one of them is that I get to make lots of treats for neighbors and friends and family so I get to try out all kinds of recipes!  Fun, fun, fun!  I had dinner the other night with some good friends and made these … Continue reading

Oreo Snowman Pops

I’m sure you’ve seen these all over Pinterest so I’m not exactly sure where the original idea came from to give credit to but they are cute and pretty easy to make.  We had a neighborhood Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning that myself and a couple of friends were in charge of so we … Continue reading

Lemon Cookie Truffles

Don’t these look yummy and summery?  Last night we had an activity in my backyard for the ladies at church and I asked if I could make some sweets since I haven’t had much work lately and I need some projects so I made these truffles.  They are taken from the Oreo Truffle recipe on … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mason Jar Cakes

Here is the chocolate version of the mason jar cakes, chocolate peanut butter to be exact and they are delicious!  The chocolate peanut butter frosting recipe comes from Taste of Home (see link below). 18 (8 oz each) jelly jars 1 chocolate cake mix plus ingredients to make cake 1 extra egg 1 small box … Continue reading

Vanilla Oreo Mason Jar Cakes

It was Laurel Tribute last night (a recognition night for the graduating seniors) and even though I’m not in Young Women anymore, my friend Diana, the new YW president, asked if I would make the treats, yippee!!  It was held in the Bishop’s backyard so I thought these little mason jar cakes would go just … Continue reading

Candy Box Easter Baskets

I can’t remember where I first saw this idea so I don’t know who to credit but it is all over Pinterest so you can look there for variations.  I still like to give my big kids something for Easter so when I saw these “baskets”, I knew what they were getting this year.  Everything … Continue reading

Maple Cream Truffles

We celebrated Jaren’s (my son in law’s), birthday last night so I decided a special treat was in order so I experimented with these truffles and they came out great, so yummy and so easy!  I used these Maple Syrup Cream Cookies that I found at Costco: and this recipe for “Easy Oreo Truffles” and … Continue reading

Homemade Cookie Butter

Don’t you just love Christmas time?  I do!  I get to bake and bake and bake and then bake some more!  I’m finally done with work for the year (I think!) and have been having a great time in the kitchen cranking out neighbor gifts.  I found this recipe for Homemade Cookie Butter in the … Continue reading

Mint Sugar

I decided to give growing mint in my garden a try this year so I planted 1 mint plant and it is enormous already!  I started looking for some ways to use the mint and found this recipe for mint sugar on a blog called “The Nerdy Farm  Wife”.  It was really easy to make … Continue reading

Star Wars Kit Gift

This just makes me smile!  My daughter and I put together these kits as Father’s Day gifts for Bob and Jaren.  They are awesome, Bob loved his!  He even took a picture of it and put it on Facebook, he never puts anything on FB!  The idea comes from a blog called “Popsicle Blog”, we … Continue reading