Category: Recipes

Apricot Bar

Sweet and Easy with a Cake Mix Cake mixes are just dry ingredients already combined for you. You can use them in many other recipes besides cakes: these bar cookies are one of my favorites. When you use a cake mix, make sure that you buy the size of mix …

Pecan Pie

This Pecan Pie recipe is a Holiday Classic Pecan pie is such a perfect dessert. The nutty pecans help offset the sweet filling. When properly made from a good recipe, the pie filling is tender, yet holds its shape when cut. It should be very smooth and full of brown …

Peanut Blossoms

A Classic Peanut Butter Cookie One of the secrets to making great Christmas cookies (actually, two secrets!) is to reduce the amount of flour used by a small amount, 3 to 4 tablespoons, and chilling the dough before it’s baked. This makes a tender cookie which will not become hard …

Lemon Bars

An Easy and Delicious Bar Cookie Ah, Lemon Bars. They’re one of my favorite cookies. There are lots of recipes floating around for them, but I think this one is the best. It’s important to bake the crust until it’s light golden brown, or the liquid filling would dissolve the …

Baked Acorn Squash: Short and Sweet

Squash is one of those vegetables people either love or you hate. Cooked correctly and with a touch of sweetness, however, it may be tolerable to even the most adamant squash-haters. Think of it as pumpkin pie’s healthy cousin; after all, pumpkin is a squash too. After baking, a good …

Jeans Bar Cookies

Super Rich and Easy Cooky Recipe I love these layered bar cookies, but I don’t make them very often, just because they are addictive. I also love the title, which is unfortunately accurate. As in all baking, I don’t recommend that you substitute margarine for butter. The flavor just isn’t …

Fresh Baked Cookies Anytime!

During this time of year, my kids usually bring home sign up lists for parties. The sign up lists usually consist of candy (the fav), drinks, cupcakes, chips, etc. I normally ask the child what would they like to bring and go from there. If it’s an item that can …

Cranberry Trifle

Cranberry Trifle makes mincemeat of holiday leftovers! Sure, everybody has their favorite recipe for turkey sandwich and potato patties. But until now, who knew what to do with cranberry sauce? Make this easy and delicious trifle, of course! This trifle is so special you can make it for company, but …

Pumpkin Squares

An Easy Thanksgiving Dessert These pumpkin squares serve 15 people, and are delicious topped with some brown sugar whipped cream. The squares are very easy to make, with a simple crumb crust, and a straightforward filling made from pumpkin, eggs, brown sugar, and honey. You can make this dessert the …

No Bake Black and White Striped Torte Recipe

Black and White Striped Torte Recipe – Great way to use whipped topping and graham crackers. I found this recipe on a whipped topping tub–great recipe for the hot weather! Make sure you make this the night before so that the crackers have a chance to soften. Ingredients: 11 chocolate …

Jell-O No Bake Oreo Dessert Review

America’s Favorite Sandwich Cookie in a Sinful Pie Form What could be better than an Oreo cookie and a nice cold glass of milk? If you haven’t tried the Jell-O Oreo No Bake Dessert, you might be inclined to say nothing. With one taste of this luscious, creamy dessert the …

Super Easy Spicy Chicken Bake

Ingredients: 16 oz. – boneless skinless chicken tenders. (thawed) 1 Can Diced Rotel TM tomatoes 1 tbsp. – Honey 4 oz. shredded low fat cheddar cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Lightly salt and pepper the chicken tenders and place them in a single layer in the bottom of a …

Mexican Potato Bake Recipe

This is a one pot meal recipe. What you will need: 1 bag frozen hash browns 1 can diced tomatoes 1 lb ground beef 1 pack of your favorite taco seasoning 3 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese 1 can corned corn, drained Preheat oven to 350*. Butter large baking dish. …

Parmesan Veggie Bake

Parmesan Veggie Bake Ingredients: 2 medium squash 2 medium zucchini 1 medium purple onion (Here are some great onion choppers for you!) 8 oz. whole mushroom 2 cups of dry pasta, multi-grain or whole wheat 10-15 grape tomatoes 1 ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese 1 cup plain bread crumbs 1 stick …

How to Make Clay Beads Out of Baking Flour

It’s a rainy day and the kids can’t go outside. You’ve heard the cries of boredom and need to supply them with a quick and easy craft project to keep them occupied. Why not have them make their own clay beads? There’s no need to rush down to the bead …

Home Made No Bake Cookie Recipes

With summer right around the corner I love baking but really dread turning on the oven and my kids are always asking for me to make cookies, so a few years ago I came across recipes that my grandma used to make for us kids and they are easy to …

3 Amazing Bread Machine Recipes For You

Searching for recipes online can be a real pain sometimes. There are several factors that come into play that can cause your bread to come out mushy or just plain gross. Fortunately, having a bread maker is one of the best things you can have in the kitchen, and our …

How to Bake the Best Tasting Chocolate Cookies

Making the Tastiest Chocolate Cookies Most everyone loves chocolate in many different forms. We love chocolate as candy, pies, cakes, ice cream, drinks, cereal, milk, syrups, etc. There is one form of chocolate that is really good and that’s cookies. Chocolate cookies are very tasty especially with milk. Basically anything …

How to Bake Gluten Free Bread

Many people cannot tolerate the gluten, or the protein, in wheat flours. These people are called celiac, or sometimes gluten-intolerant. This intolerance can be diagnosed in childhood, and those are usually the more severe cases that are called celiac. Sometimes this condition surfaces, or is recognized in adulthood and is …

How To Bake Brown Soda Bread

There are few scents more tantalizingly delicious than that of baking bread. Who, entering a kitchen redolent with the fragrance of new loaves coming into being, can refrain from salivating in anticipation of a generous slice, slathered with butter (and perhaps jam or marmalade as well) accompanied by a strongly …

How to Make “No Bake Cookies”

Delicious Chocolate Treat Ready in Fifteen Minutes The one chocolate treat that anyone can make is a No Bake Cookie. A combination of oatmeal, chocolate, and peanut butter, No Bake Cookies can be easily prepared in less than fifteen minutes. No Bake Cookies were affectionately called “doodoo cookies” in my …

Baking Delicious “Spritz Cookies”

As long as I can remember during my child hood Baking fresh Spritz Cookies as well as design the various shapes of the cookies. Since then it has been my ambition and an everyday hobby to bake these cookies as an desert and or snack, but the way I bake …

Top Baking Tips for No-Bake Cookies

Six Easy Ways to Improve the Chances of Baking Success Freshly baked cookies definitely have a certain appeal. However, no-bake cookies are a great replacement when you don’t want to heat the oven or spend a couple hours in the kitchen baking cookies. No-bakes are quick, very easy to make …

Apple Baking with Cranberry Recipe

Easy Apple Recipe Its Halloween night, and all the children are dressed in their Halloween costume, seeing some in white hooded gowns and they pretending to be ghosts while others wore Dracula suit with fangs that protruded from their mouth. The kids would ring the doorbell, and wait passionately for …

Baking with Flaxseed

Flaxseed – a Healthy Way to Bake Flax seed is a grain that is not used very often but is full of omega-3 as well as cholesterol-busting fiber. Those who have not tried flaxseed with be pleasantly surprised by its mild nutty flavor. Most health food stores carry flax and …

Baking with Your Kids

Four Favorite Recipes Anyone with children will agree: Kids love to bake. And who can blame them? Everything about baking is fun, from measuring the ingredients to beating the eggs to decorating and finally eating your work! Here are a few of my favorite recipes that I make with my …

Gluten-Free Baking: Four Delicious Recipes

Being on a gluten-free diet doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy delicious baked recipes. There are a number of wheat-free flours and grain substitutes that offer appealing flavor and texture, whether you’re looking for savory dishes or sweet treats. Recommended reading: 10 Best Gluten Free Appliances for your Kitchen Here’s …

Gluten-Free Vegan Need to Know Baking Recipes

I’ve been a baker for as long as I can remember. I remember astonishing my seventh grade Home Economics teacher with my skills of separating an egg. In high school, I would bake cupcakes and brownies and cookies just to make everyone’s day a little better. The recipes I would …

No Bake Cookie Recipe: Cinnamon Peanut Butter Balls

Erika’s No Bake Cookie Recipe: Cinnamon Peanut Butter Balls Every since I was a little tot, I have loved cookies. Chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, gingerbread, shortbread: I loved them all, and still do. Nothing is quite as good as a fresh cookie from the oven. Trouble is, these days I …