Shamrock Shake

This Shamrock Shake is a copycat of McDonald’s cold minty shake, except better!  Our version is made with real ice cream, which makes all the difference.  These are only available at McDonalds around St. Patricks Day, but you can make our version year round! It’s that time of year when everyone heads for the McDonald’s drive … [Read more…]

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

With only 6 ingredients, these Mini Cherry Cheesecakes are quick and easy to throw together for dessert.  They are perfect for parties and oh so YUMMY! I got this recipe from my bridal shower… and I’m not going to admit how many years ago that was.  I’ve made these many times for special occasions.  They are … [Read more…]

Blue Cheese Bombs

Blue Cheese Bombs are little bites of light and buttery blue cheese heaven.  The perfect appetizer or side dish to any meal. A good friend of mine brought these Blue Cheese Bombs to a party several years ago and was kind enough to give out the recipe.  The bombs are puffy and buttery and have just the … [Read more…]

High Fiber Cereal Bran Muffins

These High Fiber Cereal Bran Muffins are a favorite breakfast in our family, they are nutritious and delicious! Great for families on the go that need something quick and healthy that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. There are many reasons why I love this recipe for Cereal Bran Muffins.  The number one reason is that the batter … [Read more…]

Strawberry Jalapeño Cheese Ball

This Strawberry Jalapeño Cheese Ball is a festive holiday appetizer.  The sweetness of the strawberries and spice of the jalapeño give it the perfect blend of sweet and heat.     The key ingredient to this Strawberry Jalapeño Cheese Ball is the new Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread. I’m so excited for this new flavor … [Read more…]

Twice Chocolate Torte

The layers of chocolate in this Twice Chocolate Torte make every bite moist and creamy. This is a recipe that comes from my husband’s side of the family. His mother made this cake for him every year for his birthday when he was growing up.     Twice Chocolate Torte is a true family favorite! … [Read more…]

Dinner in a Pumpkin

Dinner in a Pumpkin is one of my favorite fall recipes!  The dinner itself is sweet and savory, and it is so fun to serve it from a pumpkin!  I have served this many times on Halloween night before sending the kids out to trick-or-treat. Dinner in a Pumpkin is a warm, hearty meal with the … [Read more…]

Apple Dumplings

If you are looking for a delicious apple dessert recipe, these Apple Dumplings are for you. They are like little individual apple pies and they are so easy to make! I have tried many recipes for Apple Dumplings, and this is definitely my favorite!  The combination of the flaky crescent rolls, fresh apples, and the syrupy glaze … [Read more…]

Raspberry Lemon Cake

This Raspberry Lemon Cake made with Jell-O gelatin and Jell-O pudding is a true family favorite!  Because it is kept refrigerated, the cake is cold and refreshing on a hot summer’s day.  As a little girl, I couldn’t get enough!  The cake is so moist and the pudding makes a light and creamy frosting. I … [Read more…]

Nothing Bundt Cake’s Lemon Cake

Our Version of Nothing Bundt Cake’s Lemon Cake is the third Nothing Bundt Cake we have duplicated in our recipe base.  Our homemade versions are easy to make and every bit as delicious.  They are definitely less expensive than the store bought version!   Nothing Bundt Cakes are a dense, rich, moist cake with a … [Read more…]

Easy Fruit Pizza

This Easy Fruit Pizza is the result of a fruit pizza I tasted at a Pampered Chef party many years ago.  What a genius idea!  Sugar cookie dough, cream cheese, fresh fruit…what could possibly be better! It is an especially yummy treat in the summer when fresh fruit is easily available from your own garden … [Read more…]