Archives for August 2012

Banana Rice Krispie Treats

Banana Rice Krispie Treats My family loves the occasional Rice Krispies treat, but eating a whole pan in a small family can get boring really fast, (especially considering their shelf life). I have three tricks to solve this issue. First, make them in a 9″x9″ pan to yield thicker bars. Second, add a small box […]

Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Tomato-Cucumber Salad This is the perfect recipe for the abundance of vegetables in one’s summer garden. All you need is some tomatoes, cucumbers, half of an onion, and a flavorful herbalicious dressing. Easy to throw together, it also tastes delicious. Tomato-Cucumber Salad   Print Prep time 25 mins Total time 25 mins   Serves: 8 […]

Mini Reese’s Pieces Brownies

Mini Reese’s Pieces Brownies I don’t make brownies too often, but when I do I always make sure to do two things: under-bake them a bit and make sure the butter used in the recipe has set out on the shelf all day. Just cooking them for 1 to 3 minutes less and using VERY […]

Peppermint Hug Fudge

Peppermint Hug Fudge I came up with this recipe for Peppermint Hug fudge several years ago. It began as a white chocolate fudge recipe with peppermint extract in place of the vanilla extract. Then I added in a heaping cup of diced Hershey Hugs to the hot mixture. The trick to this recipe is to […]

Baked Rice Pudding

Today I am posting one of my favorite recipes, which actually comes from my mom. She has been making this baked rice pudding since I can remember, and it is one of my all-time favorite dishes. This year she made me a whole casserole of it for my birthday, and the pictures of her creation […]

White Chocolate Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Pudding Cookies

     To continue my experimental quest with Duncan Hines frosting creations packets, I tried out the cinnamon roll favor. Using my mom’s pudding chip cookie recipe, I replaced the vanilla extract with two cinnamon roll packets. In place of some of the flour, I added rolled oats. Toss in a bag of white chocolate […]

Orange Creme White Chocolate Pudding Cookies

I am on a quest to try out the numerous different flavors of Duncan Hines frosting creations packets. Already I have made white chocolate raspberry pudding chip cookies and cotton candy celebration fudge. For this attempt, I used the Duncan Hines orange creme packets in my pudding chip cookie recipe. I simply substituted two of the orange creme […]

White Chocolate Raspberry Pudding Chip Cookies

White Chocolate Raspberry Pudding Chip Cookies Three kinds of white chocolate are featured in this cookie. mounds of cookie dough waiting to be baked fluffy cookies fresh out of the oven a plate of white chocolate raspberry deliciousness This week I have been experimenting with the different flavors of Duncan Hines frosting creations. I have […]

Cotton Candy Celebration Fudge

Cotton Candy Celebration Fudge Have you seen the new frosting creation packets from Duncan Hines? I picked up several different flavors a couple of weeks ago, minus the white frosting tub. My intent has been to experiment with them in cookie and fudge recipes. Here I used two packets of the cotton candy flavor in […]