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! They are always a hit when I make them. Full of delicious white chocolate pieces and chopped dried cherries, plus chunks of sliced almonds. Yum!   Ingredients to Make …

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts are sure to bring a smile to those who eat one! Perfect for a brunch or afternoon tea party, or simply as a finger food dessert.  This recipe is so easy to make, whether you use canned or boxed lemon pie filling …

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 …

Mom’s Pecan Brittle

Mom’s Pecan Brittle

Here’s my Mom’s famous Pecan Brittle recipe that she makes every Christmas. Thin and crunchy sweetness, loaded with freshly picked Kansas pecans. My dad lives on this stuff from Thanksgiving to New Years. Somehow my mom always manages to make enough of this candy to …

Cranberry Bakewell Tart

Cranberry Bakewell Tart

This Cranberry Bakewell Tart recipe is my attempt at a traditional British tea pastry. Lined with a buttery shortbread crust, and filled with almond cream (frangipane) and a thick delicious cranberry sauce, it received a thumbs up from our daughters. A couple years ago, when …

Grandma’s Chocolate Delight Dessert

Grandma’s Chocolate Delight Dessert

Grandma’s Chocolate Delight Dessert is still a popular hit at our family gatherings with its pecan shortbread crust, chocolate pudding and whipped cream cheese fluff. So yummy!   Some people may know this dessert by another name: S _ _ in a pan, comes to mind. …