Whoopie Pies

I drive to Amish Country twice a year and NEVER come home without Whoopie Pies. I decided it was time to make my own. They are more of a cake like cookie, not a pie. I researched the name and there is only speculation where they originally came from. It is believed that they have been around since the 1920’s. The batch […]

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French Apple Cake

French Apple Cake is a dessert with a custard, apple rich base and a cake like topping. Slices instead of chunks of sweet apple made this a little different than the traditional French Apple Cake. The recipe is from America’s Test Kitchen and I made this in a cooking class that I attended. This is not a real sweet dessert. […]

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Cafe Du Monde Box Beignet Mix

Anyone that visits New Orleans should stop at the Cafe Du Monde at the French Market and try their famous Beignets. My husband and I vacationed there quite a few years ago.   Before we left, I made it a point to purchase 3 boxes of their box Beignet Mix. I took them home, put them in a cupboard and […]

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Easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Braid

Made with crescent rolls, filled with Blueberries and Cream Cheese then drizzled with a lemon flavored icing is what makes this one amazing treat! You can put this together in no time at all. It is sure to be a big hit. This is another recipe from the cooking class that I went to. I apologize for the picture quality […]

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Caramel Apple Pizza

Pie crust on a cookie sheet covered in apples with cinnamon and sugar. Top that off with a brown sugar, butter and oats crumb topping. Baked then drizzled with caramel syrup for a delicious fall dessert.   Ingredients   Spray a cookie sheet with cooking oil.   Lay the two pieces of dough onto the pan and pinch the seam […]

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Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies are thick, delicious and so much easier than making individual cookies. Press the cookie dough into the pan, bake and slice. These are always a crowd pleaser and they disappear fast! Source: http://www.nestletollhouse.com   Ingredients   In a small bowl add the flour, baking soda and salt.   Whisk until combined, set aside.   In a […]

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Banana Split Cake

Creamy and full of fruit, this Banana Split Cake tastes like a Banana Split made from ice cream. A delicious graham cracker crust topped with cream cheese, bananas, pineapple, strawberries and Cool Whip (or whipped cream). Garnished with peanuts, maraschino cherries and chocolate syrup to make this dessert fabulous! Adapted from: http://www.allrecipes.com   Ingredients for the crust.   Ingredients for […]

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Blueberry Sauce

These pancakes tasted like dessert when I topped them with this delicious Blueberry Sauce and whipped cream! My homegrown Blueberries were used in this recipe but you can use fresh store bought or even frozen. This sauce isn’t just for pancakes. Put it on waffles, ice cream or what ever you desire.   Ingredients   In a small saucepan, over […]

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Seedless Red Raspberry Sauce

Fresh Raspberries from my Red Raspberry bushes were screaming to be made into an easy and delicious four ingredient sauce to top off my ice cream. It could also be used to top pancakes, waffles, cake or whatever you would like to pour it over. There are only four ingredients in this amazing Raspberry Sauce. This is so simple to […]

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