Candlestick Salad

This is definitely the strangest Mennonite recipe I have ever made! This recipe came from a Mennonite cookbook that I received for Christmas and it really was very tasty. Have you ever heard of this recipe before? From what I have read it may have originated in the 1920’s. If you know any history about this recipe please leave me a […]

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Golden Kolacky Cookies

There are only four ingredients in these Golden Kolacky Cookies and they tasted like they came from a bakery! This recipe doesn’t make a lot and the fruit preserves add a nice variety to my cookie tray. What is fascinating about this recipe is that there isn’t any added granulated sugar in the recipe. The sugar is only in the […]

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Cherries in the Snow

Only four ingredients are needed to make this simple yet elegant dessert. What a great way to entertain this Christmas by serving this delicious dessert. You can make this from start to finish in about 10 minutes and serve it immediately or refrigerate it until ready to serve. Source: Famous Brand Name Country Christmas   Ingredients   Add the sugar […]

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Easy Cinnamon Buns

What an easy way to make Cinnamon Buns and with so few ingredients! If you have guests what a great way to serve them a hot breakfast fast. What is nice about this recipe is that it makes 8 Cinnamon Buns, it only takes a few minutes to prepare and less than 30 minutes to bake!   Ingredients Optional Glaze: […]

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Blueberry or Blackberry Cobbler

Those of you that follow me may remember that I grow my own blueberries. This year was absolutely amazing with the amount of blueberries that I picked! My freezer has many gallon bags filled with blueberries so I figured it was time to use some up. This recipe is a simple one to make with a whole lot of flavor. […]

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Amish Chocolate Pudding

“Old Fashion” Amish Chocolate Pudding just like I remember as a kid. Only four simple ingredients and one great taste! It tastes nothing like those little plastic cups of chocolate pudding full of preservatives and whatever else they put in there. This is the type of pudding that forms a skin on top unless you cover it with plastic wrap. […]

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Plum Torte

This recipe is so much fun to make. Don’t let the word Torte scare you because it is a very simple recipe! This recipe is from many, many years ago and it turned out exactly like it was supposed to. It uses basic ingredients and tastes so delicious! Source: Marian Burros   Ingredients   Wash the plums and let them […]

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No Bake Granola Bars

I have never had homemade Granola Bars before making these. I always thought the store bought were so good, wow was I mistaken! I am shocked at how wonderful these were compared to store bought. I will never buy another box of Granola Bars from the store again. I put a lot of goodies in my Granola Bars…… chocolate chips, […]

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Jam Diagonals

This is one of the easiest, most elegant and delicious desserts that takes no time at all to make. I have made these since the late 1970’s. I made this for my daughter in laws baby shower yesterday. This is my sons and daughter in laws first baby and my 3rd grandchild! I am so excited to meet my new […]

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