Puffy Sugar Cookies

Made some cookies yesterday for some friends.  They came out pretty cute!  Did some flower shaped ones and . . . some mustache ones too! 1 (16 oz) tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough 3/4 cup flour 2 tablespoons real maple syrup Wilton Cookie Icing sprinkles 1  Preheat oven to 350. Spray cookie pans with cooking … Continue reading

Churro Cake with Chocolate Sauce

I hosted book group last week and made this delicious cake for our treat.  (I started slicing pieces and then remembered that I hadn’t taken a picture yet so that’s why you’re only seeing half the cake.) It was yummy with or without the chocolate sauce. Here you can see that oh so sweet churro … Continue reading

Chocolate Caramel Nut S’more Bars

First treats of 2020 and they did not disappoint! Give them a try, they were easy and delicious! 2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (36 cookies) or finely crushed graham crackers (2 sleeves of graham crackers) 1/2 – 3/4 cup melted butter 1 (11 oz) package caramel baking bits or 1 (14 oz) package … Continue reading

Skillet Lasagna

This was the easiest and fastest lasagna I’ve ever made and it tasted good too. 8 ounces ground beef 3/4 cup chopped green, red, or yellow sweet pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 (23.5 oz) jar pasta sauce 1 cup water 3 cups dried wide egg noodles 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Easy Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut) Soup

We have a much beloved and much anticipated tradition in our family for Christmas Eve dinner.  Everyone gets to pick 1 or 2 things that they want for dinner and that’s what we have.  It’s usually a smorgasbord of deliciousness! Courtney wanted this soup from her favorite Asian restaurant but they were closed so I … Continue reading

Andes Mint Brownies

I needed some chocolate last night, there were far too many eggnog and gingerbread treats in this house and not enough chocolate so I took care of it! brownies 1 1/3 cups flour 1 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup canola oil 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 eggs … Continue reading