Apple Pie Superstar

I have to admit that I don’t bake pies too often, maybe a couple times each year, tops. This year I decided to be more traditional for Thanksgiving Day desserts, and baked pecan pie, pumpkin pie cake, and this delicious apple pie superstar. It had been six years since I last baked an apple pie, […]

Brownie Pie

This recipe came about during a heavy snowstorm we are receiving today. My daughter was experiencing some cabin fever, so I thought that baking something might take her mind off things. She asked to make a chocolate pie, but she didn’t want a pudding or a custard pie. After searching Pinterest for a while, I […]

Pecan Pie Topped Brownies

These Pecan Pie Topped Brownies (adapted from Half Baked Harvest) were a featured dessert at last year’s Thanksgiving dinner. They had a lot of mixed reviews; people either loved them or were just copacetic with them. Personally, I prefer pecan pie, but these are an excellent option for your chocaholic guest. Pecan Pie Topped Brownies […]

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 […]

Smooth & Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

smooth & creamy peanut butter pie I’ve been making my smooth and creamy peanut butter pie for over a decade. Years ago I submitted the recipe to, and have changed some of the ingredient portions over time. A favorite dessert at holiday gatherings, it is rich beyond measure. A small piece is extremely satisfying. My […]

Coconut Custard Pie

Coconut Custard Pie My husband, who teaches mathematics to seventh and eighth graders, asked me to make some pies for his school’s celebration of Pi Day. (In case you are wondering, Pi, (), is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around […]