Mandarin Orange Cookie Dessert Salad

Some of Bob’s family came over the other night to have a little sendoff for our niece Abby who is headed to France to serve a mission for our church.  I decided to make some dessert salads for the occasion and this was one of them along with a Snickers Caramel Apple Salad too.  They … Continue reading

Applebee’s Copycat Maple Butter Blondies

I love desserts like this!  They are easy to make but are so tasty and look so appealing too. blondies 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup flour 2/3 cup white chocolate chips 1/3 … Continue reading

Butterfinger Caramel Cake

We had a full house last night, 15 people for dinner, with nieces and nephews and their kids and a friend, it was a party and a party needs cake and this cake was the bomb! 1 box yellow cake mix plus ingredients to make cake 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (12 … Continue reading

Mini Eggnog Cupcakes

My husband and son love eggnog so I gave these a try for neighbor gifts and got the thumb’s up from both of them so if you like eggnog, these would be a yummy and easy treat idea for Christmas. cupcakes 1 white cake mix 1 1/4 cup eggnog 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 … Continue reading

Whipped Cranberry Fluff

We had Thanksgiving dinner yesterday since we are in married kid mode and now have to trade off holidays.  This might be my new favorite recipe for Thanksgiving.  We have staples that I always make and then I always try a few new ones, at some point I’ll have the perfect Thanksgiving dinner menu! 1 … Continue reading

Fudgy Brownies

Sometimes you just need a really good brownie, am I right?  Courtney and Jaren came over for dinner on Sunday and if there aren’t treats then Cort complains so I put these together for her and they are delicious! brownies: 8 tablespoons cocoa 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 … Continue reading

Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake

Book group at my house last night out on the patio to discuss “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr, the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, not a bad read you should check it out but I digress, from the food!  Decided to make this little piece of heaven which was outstanding!  … Continue reading