Archives for November 2011

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bar with a happy helping of whipped cream      Every Thanksgiving, I bake a homemade pecan pie as one of our desserts. Everyone at our meal also usually opts for a slice, so there usually are not too many leftovers. This year I decided to try something different and baked pecan pie […]

Vanilla Waffles

Vanilla Waffle Although I bake most goods from scratch, I tend to err on the boxed side of things with waffles and pancakes. This past weekend I broke the mold and tried a from scratch waffle recipe I found on All Recipes. I kept the recipe the same except for adding one extra tablespoon of sugar […]

Banana Bread

Banana Bread      In honor of Thanksgiving this coming week, I am posting one of the first recipes I ever made. It is for my mom’s banana bread, and it dates back to when she was taking home economics during the 1960’s. My mom’s banana bread makes an appearance at every major holiday and […]

Penuche White Chocolate Date Cookies

  Penuche White Chocolate Date Cookies       I have always thought that brown sugar and dates go together very well. I also believe that dates and white chocolate make a nice pair. Put the three together in a cookie, and you have a wonderfully rich, texturally complex, perfectly complimented treat. measuring out the […]

Cake Batter Blondies

getting a nice bite of Cake Batter Blondies Be prepared for a very thick batter! lightly golden around the edges I bet you can’t eat just one! As soon as I saw the recipe for cake batter blondies on Girl Meets Life, I just knew I had to try my hand at them. I kept her […]

Harvest Applesauce Cake

  a sweet warm slice of harvest applesauce cake side-view of harvest applesauce cake With all of the Halloween candy lying around my house this week, I figured I better bake something healthy to munch on. I found a recipe for applesauce bars online, and switched up some of the spices and the pan they were […]