Nutter Butter Reindeers

And here is Christmas treat #1, Nutter Butter Reindeers! I made them for porch treats, click here for an explanation of porch treats, and I think they came out so cute! They would be a fun treat to make with the kids. 1 package Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies 1 package Red Hots 1 … Continue reading

Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

These were so good, almost as good as a chocolate chip cookies . . . almost. COOKIES 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons maple extract 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 2 1/3 cups old … Continue reading

Pecan Pie Upside Down Cake

This was dessert #2 for Thanksgiving which I liked better than the cheesecake and which was finished off for breakfast the next day! TOPPING 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon water 1 cup pecan halves CAKE 1 1/2 cups Bisquick 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons oil 1 … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta

I made this for dinner last night and there was only a tiny lit bit left over, the sign of a really good dinner! 16 oz pasta 1 pound milk bulk Italian sausage 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 teaspoons minced or pressed garlic 2 cans Italian stewed tomatoes, drained and chopped 1/2 cup heavy … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli

This soup is delicious, easy, and fast so it’s a triple win! 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 bay leaves 3 (15 oz each) cans diced tomatoes 2 (14.5 oz each) cans vegetable broth 2 (14 oz each) cans cannellini … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Oreo Turkeys

Here’s another easy and adorable treat for Thanksgiving that you could even make with the kids plus who doesn’t love an Oreo covered in chocolate? 1 bag Wilton chocolate candy melts 1 package Oreos 1 bag candy corn 1 package mini candy eyes peanut butter chips or Reeses Pieces or smaller candy corns (for the … Continue reading

Sourdough Pretzels

Sourdough Pretzels from top to bottom: Everything Bagel Seasoning Cinnamon and Sugar Kosher Salt And they were delicious! Another great way to use some of that sourdough discard. They weren’t hard to make, just a little bit time consuming. PRETZEL DOUGH 1 cup milk, warmed 2 tablespoons butter, room temperature 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 … Continue reading