Category: dessert

coffee frosting

My Grandma’s Chocolate Mocha Frosting

This post contains ads. This week I made my grandmother’s chocolate mocha coffee frosting recipe to put on some cupcakes.  Delicious recipes from loved ones who have passed on are extra special and it was a yummy stroll down memory lane.  Let me explain…       Chocolate Mocha Coffee Frosting           A few weeks ago when we were in Kansas City, we spent some time with my extended family.  It was so good to be together again, just hanging out, laughing, and relaxing.  While we were there, my aunt mentioned some old recipes of my grandma’s...

rice krispie treats

How to Make the Perfect Rice Krispie Treats

With so many delicious recipes for Rice Krispie Treats out there, you might wonder what makes this one so “perfect”.  Well, I’ll tell ya.  I have certain standards when it comes to rice krispie treats.  I don’t like them dry and crispy.  I don’t love the flavor of the store bought ones.  I like them to be a little gooey, but not so gooey that you end up with it all over your hands.  I don’t like a lot of extra stuff on them or in them.   I am very particular about my rice krispie treats.  A bit of...

caramel apple dessert

How to Make Caramel Apple Dessert Turnovers

This post contains affiliate links which help support this site.   Hey, guys!  I have a bunch of apple pie filling that I canned that I need to use.  I came up with these caramel apple dessert turnovers while I was experimenting with ideas for recipes to use the pie filling.  They were delish and so quick and easy to make!  Sound good? Well, read on my friends because I’ve got the recipe right here for you!         Caramel Apple Dessert Turnovers               Caramel Apple Dessert Turnover Ingredients: Puff pastry sheets Apple pie filling...

strawberry brownies

Easy Strawberry Brownies

This recipe for strawberry brownies are a yummy summer treat.  The fluffy cream cheese whipped topping is lightly flavored with strawberry syrup and then it is garnished with fresh strawberries and grated chocolate.  When I made them last week I served them chilled and they were a-maz-ing.  If you like strawberry desserts, you are gonna love this recipe.  It’s the perfect summer dessert for your next barbecue or family gathering!     Strawberry Brownies Ingredients for Strawberry Brownies     Prepared brownies (use your favorite recipe or make them from a mix) 1 package cream cheese, softened 1 tub whipped topping...

no bake peanut butter balls

Almond Bark No Bake Peanut Butter Balls

I want to share the recipe with you showing how to make these easy no bake peanut butter balls!  They are a delicious treat you can use for any holiday or “just because”.  I decorated these in Valentine’s Day colors, but you could do the same for Christmas by decorating red and green, or likewise for other holidays or parties.  They are easy to make and only use a few ingredients.  Your kids will love helping you make them!       How to Make No Bake Peanut Butter Balls               Almond Bark No...

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

One of my favorite cookie recipes has to be these delicious butterscotch oatmeal cookies!  They are sweet little bites of heaven!  I had a dream last night I was diagnosed with diabetes after gaining weight.  Once Christmas is over I really need a sugar siesta!  But for now, sugar abounds because I am not about to ruin Christmas by swearing off of sugar before the holiday!  Have you been making Christmas treats yet?  Sustaining your sugar high?  I have been. Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies     Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie Ingredients   1/2 cup butter, softened 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1/2...

cooking from the garden

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

I made  pumpkin puree from our garden pumpkins to mix up a batch of these delicious pumpkin spice cupcakes.   This recipe has amazing cinnamon/sugar topping, so you don’t even have to frost them if you don’t want to! They are so easy to make (they start with a cake mix!), and are moist and fluffy!  Trust me, my friend. Your family is going to love them!  (I even have a printable recipe card for you at the end of the post!)   ‘Tis the season for cooking with your garden produce, right?         Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes...

strawberry fluff dessert

How to Make Strawberry Fluff Dessert

This post contains affiliate links. Barbecue/picnic season is upon us, so I want to share with you this yummy recipe for Strawberry Fluff Dessert.   My mom makes this often for family gatherings.  She calls it a fruit salad.  I call it a dessert-mostly because every ingredient, except for the fresh strawberries, sounds like it should be a dessert.  Call it whatever you like, but you can definitely call this Strawberry Fluff Dessert amazing!   This refreshing dessert is creamy and sweet.  And let’s be honest…you can’t go wrong with fresh strawberries!  It makes a great side dish for any gathering.  Be...

caramel corn

How to Make Delicious Caramel Corn

Did you bring your sweet tooth?  Today I want to share with you a recipe for delicious caramel corn.  This caramel corn is sooo divine…not your dry Cracker Jack type of stuff…this is delicious and has a slightly gooey coating.  It is especially amazing served warm, right after you make it.  It is a great treat to make for a family movie night, kid’s party, or when you just want something delicious and sweet.  Just typing about it makes me want to go make some!!!  One of the things that I love to do on this little blog of mine...

How to Make Toasted Coconut Cake

Years ago, my mother-in-law from my first marriage used to make this recipe for toasted coconut cake.  I still make that recipe and still love it just as much as I did then.  This Toasted Coconut Cake is sweet, light, and refreshing.  Although coconuts usually make me think of warm places and summer, I decided to post on it now because it is freaking cold here in Utah right now…about 15 degrees in our town…and I wanted to do something that made me think of warmer days.         Toasted Coconut Cake             (The...