Category: Recipes

I am sharing my recipes that my family and friends have enjoyed for years.

Macarons, Recipes

Waffle Macarons with Maple-Bacon Buttercream

For breakfast, on most Sunday mornings before church, I make waffles, drizzled with maple syrup, served with bacon on the side. While having are usual Sunday morning breakfast, I thought about making Macarons with the same flavors, and make them even look like waffles. So, I came up with my Waffle Macarons with Maple-Bacon Buttercream. […]

Muffins, Recipes

Lemon-Thyme Blueberry Muffins

I love muffins for breakfast, because they are so quick and easy to make. These muffins are moist and tender, filled with blueberries, with a wonderful lemon flavor and a hint of thyme. To give these muffins more lemon flavor, I added a lemon icing, and then I sprinkled turbinado sugar on top for an […]

Other, Recipes

Cherry Pie Pop Tarts

Pop tarts are hand pies made with a pastry crust, a fruit or sweet filling, and topped with an icing. They are simple to make, and much more delicious homemade. These little hand pies travel well for picnics, lunches, and they’re great for an anytime snack. I start my Cherry Pie Pop Tarts with my […]

Cookies, Recipes

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 […]