Fruit and Nut Mincemeat

Fruit and Nut Mincemeat

Last year I made homemade Fruit and Nut Mincemeat with dried fruit and nuts (minus the traditional meat), and it turned out so good that it has earned a place in my Old World Christmas Recipes. This is the base recipe for many holiday desserts 

Grandma’s Cracked Sugar Cookies

Grandma’s Cracked Sugar Cookies

Grandma’s Cracked Sugar Cookies is one of my favorite holiday recipes. I love making them during the Christmas season using holiday sprinkles–but they are delightful any time of year!

Italian Cream Layer Cake

Italian Cream Layer Cake

Our youngest daughter first made this Italian Cream Layer Cake as a county fair project years ago. It boasts a tender and moist crumb, and is flavored with chopped pecans and coconut. Covered in a cream cheese frosting, it’s sure to please at your next 

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Roll

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Roll

This Cream Cheese Pumpkin Roll is perfect for an autumn gathering, whether it’s a potluck harvest dinner, family gathering, or even Thanksgiving. Tender and moist sponge cake rolled up in a whipped cream cheese frosting, it’s so delicious, you’ll be trying to come up with 

Apricot Oat Linzer Cookies

Apricot Oat Linzer Cookies

I absolutely love these Apricot Oat Linzer Cookies made with an oat-pecan-flour dough and apricot jam filling. A wonderful cookie for an autumn tea party or for holiday baking.

Honey Bun Cake

Honey Bun Cake

Here’s a Bundt pan recipe for Honey Bun Cake that we enjoy. Made with a yellow cake mix with a cinnamon and spice swirl that is perfect for Autumn.

Lemon Drop Tea Cookies

Lemon Drop Tea Cookies

Named after a favorite candy confection, these little Lemon Drop Tea Cookies make a wonderful teatime treat. Melt-in-your-mouth buttery goodness, with the perfect amount of lemony sweetness.

Praline Pecan Ice Cream

Praline Pecan Ice Cream

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy Praline Pecan Ice Cream. Sweet and crunchy pieces of candied pecans stirred into a delicious and simple vanilla ice cream. I like making the praline pecans ahead of time and then they’re waiting in my pantry when I’m 

Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie

Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie

Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie is one of my favorite pies. Up until this recipe, I always made it from a boxed pudding mix thinking I would never be able to make one that would set up or taste as good. Not anymore. This recipe is 

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Strawberry Cream Puffs

Strawberry Cream Puffs are fun to make, a pleasure to the eye, and quite scrumptious to eat! Made with a simple Choux Pastry¬†and an even easier filling of fresh strawberries, sugar, and whipped cream, I just know you’ll be tempted to eat more than one!