Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodle Bars – CSI

I’m entering these bars in the CSI Project “Fall Food” Challenge – thanks CSI for an amazing challenge theme!! Click here to visit CSI Project post on the challenge and see all of the other delicious entries! These bars were a big hit last fall! I was finally able to find some pumpkin last week … Continue reading

Cinnamon Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies – 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies

UPDATE 10/7/2011: I was THRILLED to see the  CSI Project challenge theme for the week “Fall Food”! How amazing is that?! Click here to see all of the delicious challenge entries! Uhh-mazing! These easy Cinnamon Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies scream fall to me, but they are different than the traditional Apple and Pumpkin recipes that … Continue reading

Reduced Fat Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal Bread

For more than a year I’ve been a member of a “Food Blogs” e-mail group – a group of food bloggers from all over the world that periodically send e-mails with questions and tips related to food, recipes, blogging, blog designs and other topics. Amanda (click here to see her blog: Amanda’s Cookin’), recently came … Continue reading

Ice Cream “Baked Potato” Dessert

Although my car probably has a lot of life left in it I would love to have something a little larger. In the same way that they should have height limits on some of the roller coasters at 6 Flags (speaking from experience, I hurt after riding one I was obviously too tall for)… they … Continue reading

Heart Shaped Brownies

With Valentine’s Day just days away, here is a quick and super easy idea for a Valentine’s Day themed dessert. If you don’t have time to decorate sugar cookies, or heart cut-out cookies like these, you can make the simple, fast and easy Heart Shaped Brownies. I made these using my favorite brownie recipe and … Continue reading

The Chocolate Lover’s Cookies

As you can see, these cookies made from chocolate cookie dough loaded with chocolate chips, a Hershey’s Kiss baked in the center and covered in chocolate sprinkles, are deserving of the name I choose: “The Chocolate Lovers Cookie”. WARNING: Before reading any further, please note that these cookies are not only loaded with chocolate, but … Continue reading

Valentine’s Two-Tone Cookie Crinkles

I was doing  a little last minute shipping on Christmas Eve and was surprised to find a Valentine section already in the store. Before Christmas? Really? The stores sure do keep the seasons and holidays coming. The last time I was in a mall was before Christmas… but I bet you may be able to … Continue reading

Christmas Party Table Decor

I meant to get this posted last week. Now that Christmas is over and all thoughts are on the end of the year, the start of 2011, and even Valentine’s Day, I’m not sure that anyone will still be interested in a post about table decorations for a Christmas Party?! Maybe you remember these Chocolate … Continue reading