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

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

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