Cookie Butter Truffles

These were delicious! And so very easy to make. I’ve made them twice since I found this recipe – one batch of Halloween themed truffles and another batch just to experiment with different things to roll them in (see above picture) and they were delicious both times. Highly recommend! 1 1/2 cups pretzel sticks 2/3 … Continue reading

Sourdough Peach Cobbler

The hubs loves peach cobbler and said this was a good one. Me? I’ll choose chocolate every time over a fruity dessert. But I love him so I make him peach cobbler. Occasionally. FRUIT LAYER 3 pounds whole ripe peaches 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg … Continue reading

Caramel Frosted Zucchini Pecan Bars

Another great recipe in the arsenal to fight against the seemingly never ending onslaught of zucchini . . . BARS 2 eggs 12 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups shredded … Continue reading

Mini Treat Kabobs

I have been working the past couple of months at my day job in film and television so haven’t had a chance to do porch treats in awhile. (For an explanation of porch treats, click here.) But I have some time off now so decided to do porch treats yesterday. I’ve seen this idea a … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bars

I think the zucchini is finally slowing down and can I just say, it’s about time. It was a good battle but I’m exhausted. These were great, almost more like a sheet cake than bars but delicious either way. 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup milk 3 eggs 2 1/2 … Continue reading

Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

If you don’t tell, no one will know there is zucchini in this cake, not even your veggie hating kids. 1 box German chocolate cake mix (I used a chocolate fudge cake mix) 2 cups shredded zucchini 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1/2 cup chopped nuts, I used … Continue reading

Simple Vanilla Ice Cream

Got a new ice cream maker for free with my Kohls cash. Do you shop there? I love Kohls, mostly because they have a petite department and I can find short pants for my short legs. I have lost a little weight lately so bought some new clothes in a smaller size and ended up … Continue reading

Strawberry and Nutella Stuffed Waffles

Next up in the stuffed waffle department, Strawberry and Nutella Stuffed Waffles and yes, they were as delicious as they look! Classic Waffle Batter 2 cups flour 1 – 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups milk 2 eggs 3 tablespoons vegetable oil Filling for dessert waffles, per waffle … Continue reading

Brownie Bites

I got a new silicone brownie bite pan so decided to give it a go with this Disney recipe. Brownie bites are so hard to get out of the pan but the silicone pan made it a snap and they were just the right size. I left some plain and I sprinkled some with powdered … Continue reading