Trail Mix Energy Blend

Trail Mix Energy Blend

When I was going to college, I liked to snack on a “trail mix” that I picked up from the cafeteria. It helped energize my mind and body between classes. This Trail Mix Energy Blend is one I made later in life when our family 

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!

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.   

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 

Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake

Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake

I enjoy making Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake during the Christmas season. Made with dried cranberries, raisins, dates, figs, and pecans, it’s not your average fruitcake. Plus, it makes 8 small loaves, so it’s perfect for gift-giving for those on your fruitcake-lovers list. (Post modified on 12/10/21) 

Chocolate Nut Clusters

Chocolate Nut Clusters

We enjoy making Chocolate Nut Clusters with Peanuts for the holidays. They are very easy to make and tasty too! Plus, this recipe can be adapted to make Chocolate Macadamia Nut Clusters, which are simply heavenly.   Ingredients Needed to Make Chocolate Nut Clusters   

Cherry Pistachio Biscotti Cookies

Cherry Pistachio Biscotti Cookies

These Cherry Pistachio Biscotti Cookies are absolutely wonderful. Crunchy butter cookies flavored with dried cherries and chopped pistachio nuts. So delicious, and perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. (Recipe modified with new pictures on 12/21/21) They make delightful Christmas food gifts. Just wrap 

Homemade Pecan Sandies

Homemade Pecan Sandies

My mom loves Keebler Pecan Sandies. I wanted to test some recipes to find one that was similar and surprise her with it. This Homemade Pecan Sandies recipe is very, very close. In fact, I’m not sure that I could get much closer. However, the 

Chocolate Caramel Nut Bars

Chocolate Caramel Nut Bars

This recipe for Chocolate Caramel Nut Bars is one we make every year during the holidays–but you can make them any time! With only six ingredients, they are easy to make. Caramel candies, evaporated milk, butter, pecans, chocolate chips, and a German Chocolate Cake Mix. 

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread is moist and tender, flavored with pumpkin puree and yummy mini chocolate chips. It’s lovely with a cup of coffee or to serve at your next tea party! I’ve been making this recipe for many years now. One of my favorite