White Chocolate Lemon Bread

This. Was. Amazing! I want to make more right now but if I do, I’ll eat it all. Bonus, it was super easy to make. (If you look closely, you can tell that I baked this in my Nordic Ware Lemon Loaf Pan.) (Photo cred to my friend Stefonee who I made the bread for … Continue reading

Cinnamon Roll Cake (from a cake mix)

My neighbor Chelsea gave me this beautiful loaf pan for Christmas so when her birthday rolled around I decided to make her a cake in this pan and it turned out so pretty, don’t you think? CAKE 1 box yellow cake mix 1 small box instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 3/4 cup milk 3/4 … Continue reading

The Perfect Bar Cookie Base

I found it! The perfect bar cookie base. You can do anything with this recipe. The ones pictured have Oreos, mini M&M’s, chocolate chips, and toffee bits in them and they were divine. BAR COOKIE BASE 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups … Continue reading

Sourdough Chocolate Bundt Cake

I can’t tell you how this tasted because I gave it away but it sure looks good, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want a chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache and toffee bits? 1 cup oil 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup sourdough starter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking … Continue reading

Double Chocolate and Toffee Muffins

Oh how I love a good muffin! And these fit the bill. 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup toffee bits 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup vegetable oil chocolate chips, toffee bits, and/or … Continue reading

Chocolate Rolo Thumbprint Cookies

Did I happen to mention the excess of Rolos we had after Christmas? This was another attempt to use up more Rolos and also give them out as porch treats (see what that is here) and they were quite tasty (even though I only got one!). 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar … Continue reading

Meatball Soup

This was pretty easy to make (especially if you use frozen meatballs) and the boys in my house loved it! 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped carrots 3 cloves garlic 1 pound fully cooked meatballs, frozen or homemade 32 oz beef broth 28 oz diced tomatoes … Continue reading

Lighter Mediterranean Pasta Bake

One word – YUM! 8 oz uncooked bowtie pasta (about 3 cups) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ cubes 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped onions 1 small zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and then into 1/4″ slices (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 jars … Continue reading

Rolo Cake Mix Bars

I bought too big of a bag of Rolos for the Melted Snowmen so I went looking for recipes using Rolos and found this one. It was delicious and easy too! I made them for Porch Treats, see what that is here. 1 box yellow, white, or vanilla cake mix 5 oz evaporated milk 1/4 … Continue reading