Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

I like to make Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts during the holidays. They make great gifts for your loved ones, especially those on your list who enjoy eating black walnuts.

Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake

Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake

I made this Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake for Christmas this year and my family went wild. My husband loved it so much he fussed when I tried to share slices of it with our family. But he survived. Good food is meant to be shared. 

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

As a mom of three daughters, and now three grandchildren, I have made my share of homemade gingerbread houses. This Gingerbread House with Royal Icing goes together easily and will make enough for the house as well as a handful of Gingerbread Men. I love 

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

These White Chocolate Cherry Cookies are perfect for spring, special occasions or even for Valentine’s Day!

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts are sure to bring a smile to those who eat one! Tender pastries filled with luscious lemon pudding or curd and topped with whipped cream and fresh berries. Perfect for a brunch or afternoon tea party, or simply as a finger food 

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Kids love baking these Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing for Christmas or Easter! Or anytime you want a decorated cookie. I love the simple no-fuss icing on this cookie. Just spread it on and let it set up to harden. This recipe makes a large 

Easter Hot Cross Buns

Easter Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are perfect for an Easter dinner. Studded with raisins (or black currants) and lightly sweetened with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, they provide a tasty and special treat on your holiday table. From what I can gather from the history of this recipe, 

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake is the perfect choice when you’re craving a little chocolate, but your other half wants a plain cheesecake. The crust really puts this cheesecake over the top with its combination of vanilla wafers, coconut flakes, and pecans. It’s really quite delicious.   

Christmas Reindeer Snack Mix

Christmas Reindeer Snack Mix

I like to make Christmas Reindeer Snack Mix for our grandchildren at Christmas. They love it, and so do we.  What’s not to love? Filled with some of our favorite munchie snacks–pretzel twists, Bugles crispy corn snack, Frito corn chips, butter-flavored Puffcorn, roasted peanuts, and 

Chocolate Fudge Truffle Cheesecake

Chocolate Fudge Truffle Cheesecake

This Chocolate Fudge Truffle Cheesecake is a chocolate-lover’s dream dessert. It is a new take on my Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake recipe–made even better, and more chocolaty! Fudgy! It reminds me of a wonderful chocolate truffle candy. So yummy! I made this recipe for my 55th