Almond Chocolate Cookie Bars

These were amazing!  Love, love, love them.  The almonds get all nice and crunchy in the middle there, it was a tasty surprise. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 cup sliced almonds 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup white … Continue reading

Almond Toffee Bars

Delicious and easy, two of my favs in a recipe. 1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 cup finely crushed graham crackers 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup toffee bits 1 cup chopped or sliced almonds 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1  Preheat oven to 325.  Line a 13 … Continue reading

Spinach Salad with the Works

I threw this salad together one day and now it’s become my favorite. 1 bag baby spinach 1 can Mandarin oranges, drained 1/3 – 1/2 cup craisins 1/3 – 1/2 cup Feta 1/3 – 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/3 – 1/2 cup bacon crumbles Toss all ingredients together and serve with poppy seed dressing for … Continue reading

Peach Pie with Almond Crumble

I am a pretty good cook and a pretty good baker but I would not consider myself a very good pie maker but I did volunteer to make a pie for a luncheon and this was the result.  It looks pretty good and it smelled even better but, once again, I don’t know how it … Continue reading

Chocolate Almond Muffins

I was on another muffins kick yesterday, I just love muffins, I wish I could eat them everyday for breakfast.  I decided to make some for some friends and, of course, a few for us.  This recipe comes from a blog called “Dine and Dish” and they are chocolatey goodness.  I added the Nutella drizzle … Continue reading