Gluten Free Peanut Butter Fudge

This recipe is an oldie but a goodie…I’ve been making it since I was a teenager. Most of the time I make fudge using chocolate chips of some sort, but this recipe is unique in that it uses only peanut butter for the base.  I also add pure Madagascar Bourbon vanilla extract for extra flavor. […]

Mint Oreo Fudge with Kraft Chocolate Marshmallow Bits

Every couple of weeks, I like to send my husband (the mathematics teacher) to school with a treat for his students as a reward for good behavior. I often end up making Oreo fudge, as that seems to be their favorite. This time I mixed things up a bit by making it not only mint […]

S’more Oatmeal Pudding Chip Cookies II

I posted my recipe for s’more oatmeal pudding chip cookies back in July of 2012. Although those cookies turned out great, I feel there is always room for experimentation (which sometimes leads to improvement). This time, I used dark brown sugar in place of half of the light brown sugar, more vanilla extract, and miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips. […]

Lucky Charms Pudding Cookies

We don’t generally eat sugary cereal in our house, but we do buy an occasional box of Lucky Charms. My husband ate a few bowls of it for breakfast over his Easter break from teaching. My daughter had two small bowls of it herself. (Believe it or not, she actually prefers wheat bran to the […]

ULTIMATE Payday Bars

Of all the sweets and treats I have made this year, payday bars have frequented our kitchen more than any other. When I make a batch, I usually send half of it to my mom and dad’s house (one batch makes plenty). Because I have made these bars over half a dozen times, I have […]

Happy Easter Cakes

It has been a couple years since I have made a layer cake, but for this Easter I decided to bake two of them. (I will be posting my recipes in days to come). For those of you looking for decorating ideas, I wanted to go ahead and post pictures of my creations. The first […]

Wilton’s Holiday Whoopie Pies

Wilton’s Holiday Whoopie Pies the whoopie pie molds filled with batter after being baked cooling on a wire rack (bottom side) cooling on a wire rack (top side) mounds of cream go in the center of the pies Last year my mom bought me two Wilton whoopie pie pans after Christmas. That evening I went […]

White Chocolate Mississippi Mud

Mississippi Mud is one of my all-time favorite desserts. Never switching up the recipe before, one day I realized I had no walnuts in my pantry half-way through making it. What I did have (no surprise here) is white chocolate chips. Using the chips in place of the nuts, the brownies turned out with a […]

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 […]

White Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

     So what does one do with a craving for white chocolate and Rice Krispie treats? She makes White Chocolate Rice Krispie treats! I took the classic Rice Krispie treats recipe and simply added one cup of Ghirardelli white chocolate chips. I always have marshmallow creme in my cupboard from all of the fudge […]