Archives for January 2012

Lofthouse Sugar Cookie Bars

Lofthouse Sugar Cookie Bars      I have been seeing recipes for sugar cookie bars all over the food blog world, but one in particular caught my eye. This recipe from Cookies and Cups is a bit different because it has a whole block of cream cheese as one of the cookie base ingredients. I followed her […]

Crispy Salted Date Oatmeal Cookies

Here I have another variation on crispy date oatmeal cookies for you. Besides some minor measurement differences in sugar, butter, and flour, this recipe has twice as many rolled oats and is topped with sea salt before before baked. Crispy Salted Date Oatmeal Cookies   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 13 mins Total […]

Magic White Chocolate Oreo Smores Bars

  Five ingredients combine to make a magical dessert. Magic White Chocolate Oreo Smores Bars The base layer consists of crushed Oreos and melted butter. The second layer is a whole bag of white chocolate chips. The third layer is a whole canister of Jet Puffed Marshmallow Bits. Pour a warmed can of sweetened condensed […]

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake with Caramel Sauce I had never heard of sticky toffee pudding until I saw a recipe for it in the January 2012 issue of bon appetit. All it took to grab my attention was the mention of dates, (which are a component of some of our favorite desserts). After doing some […]

Cookies & Cream Fudge

Cookies & Cream Fudge      I have made so many batches of Oreo Fudge…I lost count! Most of the time I make it for my husband to bring to school for his students and colleagues, but I must admit it’s a pleasure taste-testing one of my favorite recipes. I have switched the oreo fudge up […]

Double Peanut Butter Butterscotch Oatmeal Pudding Cookies

Double Peanut Butter Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies      I make pudding chip cookies all the time, and I always wanted to make a peanut butter pudding chip cookie. (Peanut butter cookies are one of my husband’s favorite kinds). To my knowledge, Jell-O does not make a peanut butter instant pudding packet. This did not stop me […]

White Chocolate Chip Fudgy Red Velvet Pudding Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Fudgy Red Velvet Cookies 3 Tablespoon scoops of cookie dough ready to be baked The centers of the cookies should be not quite set when you pull them out of the oven; They will continue to bake as they cool on the cookie sheet. a nice plate of cookies ready to be […]

Top 5 Treats from 2011

     Now that 2012 has arrived, I would like to look back and reflect on the top visited recipes for 2011. Please take a peek and see for yourself what desserts people clicked on most. Mini Cookie Dough Ball Brownies White Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Birthday Cake Fudge Milk Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies White […]

Molded Maple Sugar Candy

Molded Maple Sugar Candy Heating the maple syrup and butter to 235 degrees The mixture will boil A LOT so make sure you stand back. At 220 degrees the syrup is golden brown and very bubbly. Only 15 more degrees to go! Letting the syrup cool to 180 degrees; Remember not to stir until it […]