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

Christmas Gingerbread Houses

My daughter Courtney and I decided to give gingerbread houses a try this year.  This one is her creation and . . . this one is mine.  Not perfect but not bad either. The reason we decided to give it a go was because I just recently got some Cookie House Molds from Pampered Chef. … 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

Candy Ganache Tart

This was the easiest, yummiest, most perfect dessert that I’ve ever made. 12 oz Dark Cocoa Wilton Candy Melts 24 Oreos 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream your choice of candy topping, I used mini chocolate chips and toffee bits 1  Preheat oven to 325. 2  Process Oreos in food processor until … Continue reading

Butterscotch Toffee Bars

These were really yummy and really easy. 1 box yellow cake mix 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1 cup cashews or toasted pecans, chopped 1 (8 oz) bag toffee pieces 1  Preheat oven to 350.  Grease a jelly roll pan (cookie sheet with sides measuring 15 x 10 x … Continue reading

Monster Cookies

I have another monster cookie recipe on the blog which is a flourless one but this time I wanted to try one with flour.  They smelled great but I realize as I’m typing this that I didn’t even try one and now they are on their way to a scout campout with the hubs so … Continue reading