Caramel Apple Pie

Decided to step up the Thanksgiving apple pie this year, and what a step up it was! 1 pie crust, homemade or store bought (I used a Marie Calendar’s frozen one) filling 6 – 7 cups peeled and sliced Granny Smith apples 1/2 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon salt topping … Continue reading

No Bake Speculoos Truffle Cookies

I love the holiday season for all kinds of reasons but one of them is that I get to make lots of treats for neighbors and friends and family so I get to try out all kinds of recipes!  Fun, fun, fun!  I had dinner the other night with some good friends and made these … Continue reading

Chewy Toffee Bars

Look at those gooey squares of goodness, just look at them!  YUM!  Butter, brown sugar, toffee bits – what more could a person want?  These little bites of heaven are courtesy of the Food Network. 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) butter 2 1/4 cups packed brown sugar 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder pinch … Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcakes

Spent some of the day Saturday making treats for a church activity that night, I made these from the Food Network and also made a chocolate version which you can find here.  Both are pretty easy to make, I changed up the Food Network recipe a bit so you can check the link for the … Continue reading

Homemade Cookie Butter

Don’t you just love Christmas time?  I do!  I get to bake and bake and bake and then bake some more!  I’m finally done with work for the year (I think!) and have been having a great time in the kitchen cranking out neighbor gifts.  I found this recipe for Homemade Cookie Butter in the … Continue reading