Marascino Cherry Layer Cake (II)

Last April I made a delicious marascino cherry layer cake for Easter. My daughter and I had a lot of fun decorating it, and we were excited to make another one this past Easter. Like last year, we used Wilton candy melts to beautify our creation. This time we poured melted purple and pink white […]

Homemade Gumdrops

      I have always wanted to try making homemade gumdrops, but the recipes I have seen in the past involve a candy thermometer and a dozen steps. That is, until I came across a simpler recipe on Taste of Home. Using theirs as inspiration, my four year old daughter and I decided to […]

Marascino Cherry Layer Cake

My daughter Julia (she is 3 & 1/2 years old) likes to occasionally surf Pinterest food pictures with me. The week before Easter, she eyed the cherry cake pin from Eat at Home. She immediately asked to make a cherry cake for Easter, and we were both very excited to see how it turned out. […]

Cherry Chocolate Cream Cheese Pudding Cookies

A few days ago, I shared with you my recipe for cherry vanilla chocolate chip pudding cookies. This version adds a burst of richness, because I used cream cheese in place of half of the butter. (I doubled the batch so I wouldn’t have half a block of cream cheese in the fridge).  These pudding […]

Cherry Vanilla Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I have some very festive pudding cookies to share. They use the basic pudding chip cookie recipe as a backdrop, except cherry extract is substituted for the vanilla and several squeezes of red food coloring gel are added. Milk chocolate chips accent these pretty treats, reminding one of chocolate covered […]

Bordeaux Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Bordeaux Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Here is the layer of fudge topping poured over the brownie base. Chopped Oreos cover the semi-frozen hot fudge sauce.   a picture of the Blue Bunny ice cream I used for the cake   Four layers of heaven: brownie base, hot fudge center, chopped Oreos, cherry ice cream […]

White Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies     There is nothing quite like a white chocolate chip cookie in our household, but sometimes the same recipe gets old. I like to switch up the mix-ins from time to time, and this week I am featuring dried cherries. I have added dates to my white chocolate chip cookies […]

Cherry Cordial Fudge

Cherry Cordial Fudge      Who doesn’t like chocolate covered cherries? Smooth cordial filling encapsulated in rich milk chocolate…My taste buds tingle just thinking about it.      Two years ago I bought a bag of Hershey Cherry Cordial Kisses. I put them in the freezer (because I like my chocolate cold), but wasn’t quite […]