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Turtle Bars

Every Christmas I give my daughter Turtles Brand Caramel Nut Clusters, because she loves the combination of pecans, caramel and milk chocolate. I took all the wonderful flavors of pecans, caramel and milk chocolate, and put them in these delicious Turtle Bars. I started by processing pecans into a fine crumb, and adding them to […]

Muffins, Recipes

APPLE-WALNUT MONKEY MUFFINS

I love Monkey Bread, so I decided to make my Monkey Bread into individual muffins. Since they are loaded with brown sugar and cinnamon, I decided to add apples and walnuts, which have the perfect combination of flavors. You and your kids will love making these delicious Apple-Walnut Monkey Muffins, and they are so fun […]

Cookies, Recipes

Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies are a classic Christmas Cookie, and are my daughter’s favorite Christmas Cookie. But they are delicious any time of the year. These cookies are also called, Russian Teacakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies. My Snowball Cookies are filled with walnuts, rich in butter, and have a melt-in-your-mouth texture. They are covered twice with powdered […]

Cookies, Recipes

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Years ago I attended a wedding reception where the wedding cake was a Red Velvet Cake. I fell in love with the red cake, with a hint of chocolate, and the cream cheese frosting. Since then I’ve been wanting to make red velvet baked goods. I’m writing this during Christmas, and my friend Nori is […]

Macarons, Recipes

Snickers Macarons

I think you’re like me, you love Snickers, since you’re reading this post and looking at my recipe for Snickers Macarons. Snickers Candy Bars were introduced in 1930 and is the world’s favorite candy bar. I know one thing for sure, it’s my favorite candy bar. So, since I love macarons, I just had to […]

Recipes, Scones

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon! Sticky Bun Scones

Bacon and sticky buns are 2 breakfast treats that are perfect together. Instead of making a yeast dough that takes time to knead and rise, I like using my scone recipe, to make these a quick morning treat. To make these Bacon, Bacon, Bacon!, there is bacon in the dough, bacon in the filling, and […]

Cookies, Recipes

Orange Creamsicle Crinkle Cookie

I love ice cream, and growing up I loved those little creamsicle ice cream cups (the ones with the little wooden spoon) filled with orange sherbet and vanilla ice cream. I decided to create a cookie with all those flavors, and that were orange and white. So here is my recipe for Orange Creamsicle Crinkle […]

Muffins, Recipes

Peach Crisp Muffins

I love going to our local Farmer’s Market to see what is fresh and in season, and the other day they had delicious, juicy peaches. I love peaches whether in a crisp, in a pie, or just fresh with ice cream (yep just cut the peach in half and put a scoop of ice cream […]

Muffins, Recipes

Rhubarb Bran Jumbo Muffins

After picking up some delicious rhubarb from the local farmers at our city’s Farmer’s Market, I decided to make my Rhubarb Bran Jumbo Muffins. The moisture from the rhubarb gives these muffins a beautifully moist texture, and rhubarb flavor. For the topping I added some minced rhubarb to give them a little more color, and […]