Easy Perfect Sugar Cookies and Royal Icing

My daughter Courtney wanted to experiment and try out royal icing so I made some Christmas sugar cookies and we gave it a go.  Let’s just say we need more practice, it’s definitely a practiced talent although we didn’t do too bad for a first effort.  And, by the way, these sugar cookies are delicious! … Continue reading

Easy Crescent Danish Wreath

I made this for the neighborhood Christmas party and it was a hit I guess because it was gone pretty quickly.  I did get to try a piece and it was delicious so I bought the stuff to make it again for the fam. wreath 2 (8 oz each) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or … Continue reading

Naked Sprinkle Birthday Cake

I’ve been wanting to try a sprinkle cake so this was my first attempt and I learned a few things for the next one.  This was for my friend Wendy’s birthday. Here are a few things I learned: #1  Use darker sprinkles on the top so that the heart shows up better #2  Use bigger … Continue reading

Pecan Brownie Pie

I’m so behind on blogging!  This was the pie I made for Thanksgiving but I’ve been working and trying to get ready for Christmas and my corgi Finn has been really sick and so I am woefully behind!  Oh well, you could always make this pie for Christmas!  I loved it so much.  I don’t … Continue reading

Fudgy 100 Calorie Healthy Brownies

For a 100 calorie brownie, these were pretty good.  The general consensus around here though was that the Greek yogurt added an unwelcome zip to the brownie.  I’m thinking regular yogurt next time might solve that problem. 3/4 cup wheat flour 3/4 cup cocoa 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, … Continue reading

Baked Waffle Sticks

If you follow my blog then you know that I have a love affair with waffles!  We tried this stick version which you can eat with your fingers, woo hoo and they were delicious!  I even made a few substitutions to take down the calorie count and no one noticed.  I made them in my … Continue reading