Tag Archive: treats

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies – Can I get a Hellz Yeah?

Back in the spring, a friend of mine told me about the pleasures of chocolate chip cheesecake cookies. I was busy with some other recipes at the time, but I made a mental… Continue reading

Cinnamon Streusel Banana Bread

I don’t know about you, but to paraphrase my middle son, those are some of my favorite words right there. I like banana bread, I love cinnamon, so what couldn’t go right with… Continue reading

Nutella Cookies – Must Nut Be My Thing

  Nutella cookies…mmm, the idea sounds so delicious. You may not have noticed this, but there is A LOT of Nutella on Pinterest. I’m okay with Nutella, the chocolate-hazelnut spread from Italy, but… Continue reading

Glazed Donut Muffins – Not Quite as Good as the Real Thing

Fact: Donuts are one of the best tasting things in the world. Done right, they are soft on the outside, airy on the inside and just sugary enough to nearly melt on your… Continue reading

Cookies and Cream Cookies. So Sweet, They Have the Word “Cookies” Twice in the Title

My older son, Edison loves all things cookies and cream. He loves cookies and cream ice cream, cookies and cream pop-tarts, cookies and cream Hershey bars; basically if it’s got any kind of… Continue reading

There’s No Shortage of Butter in this Shortbread Recipe

My middle son, Clooney loves shortbread. I guess he gets that from my mother-in-law, who buys these huge tins of Walker’s Shortbread from Costco. ┬áNo cup of tea or family gathering at her… Continue reading

Lemon Brownies – A Delicious Dichotomy

Lemon brownies? Say what, now? How could that be? They are not brown, but they do have the whole lemon thing going for them, so I thought it would be worth a try.… Continue reading

Back to School Goldfish Crackers

  School started the other day for my kids, and I wanted to celebrate by sending a little something special for the kids to have at school. There are lots of ideas on… Continue reading

Microwave Magic – Homemade Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping

  Speaking of Dairy Queen, my favorite treat when I was a kid, (and I pray this doesn’t mean that I pre-date the Blizzard concept…though I think it may) was the Magic Shell… Continue reading

Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream – Close Enough

  Before I got started today, I wanted to find a good Dairy Queen commercial. They are all okay, and most of them feature Dairy Queen food, which I must admit, I’ve never… Continue reading