Nutter Butter Frankenstein Cookies

Nutter Butter Frankenstein Cookies

Hi friends! Are you ready for another Halloween cookie? I'm telling you, these candy dipped cookies are addicting! After a not-so-successful attempt at Zombie cookies, these Frankenstein Cookies were calling to me. These were so much easier than the Zombies, but still had their challenges. I'd like to think in…

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Nutter Butter Zombie Cookies

Nutter Butter Zombie Cookies

Hi friends! After having fun decorating Jack O'Lantern Cupcakes with the grandkids last week, I thought I'd try Zombie Cookies. Whew! A whole lot of learning happened while making these Zombie cookies. Those fruit roll-ups were almost the death of me. On the positive side, I learned a LOT! The…

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Jack O’Lantern Cupcakes

Jack O’Lantern Cupcakes

Hi friends! How are you? I love this time of year. October, November and December are probably my favorite months. The weather is cooler and leaves are changing color. As much as they can change color here in Southern California anyway. Last week I got the house decorated for Halloween.…

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Spicy Hatch Chile Chips

Spicy Hatch Chile Chips

Hi friends! During the hot months of summer, for a few short weeks, appearing alongside juicy peaches and colorful heirloom tomatoes are bright green Hatch chiles from New Mexico. Hatch chiles are grown exclusively in the Mesilla Valley of New Mexico. The self-proclaimed "Chile Capital of the World" has the…

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Tropical Friendship Bars

Tropical Friendship Bars

Hi friends! How are you today? Did you know, a lot of wonderful things happen in February? It's true! There's Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, my Birthday (Best. Holiday. Ever!) and it's Girl Scout Cookie time! Y'all know how much I love cookies, so the fact I get to celebrate my…

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Valentine Muddy Buddys

Valentine Muddy Buddys

Happy February, friends! Are you still searching for that perfect Valentines Treat? Try this easy Valentine Muddy Buddys recipe! It's a little sweet, a little salty and a lot delicious! I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentines Day, whether you celebrate with someone special, or with all the special people…

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Top 12 Pecan recipes for National Pecan Month

Top 12 Pecan Recipes For National Pecan Month

Hi friends! November is National Pecan Month! Pecan Pie has always been one of my favorite desserts for Thanksgiving. Believe it or not, there are other ways to enjoy Pecans. My little bakers heart knows about pecan cookies and shortbread, pies and bars, ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls and bread pudding stuffed…

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Jello Skulls

Jello Skulls

Happy Halloween! Some things I create for my blog fall under the category of "because I can!" They are silly. They are strange. They make me happy. These Jello Skulls fall into that last group. Two years ago, this glorious pan came into my life and I knew, I just…

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Cheddar Cheese Popcorn!

Cheddar Cheese Popcorn!

Recently on Facebook I asked this very important question: You see, I have this new cookbook called "Classic Snacks Made From Scratch" and I was in a quandary over which salty snack I wanted to make first.  Either page 62 - Homemade Goldfish Crackers or page 73 - Cheddar Cheese…

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Granola Fruit Bars

Granola Fruit Bars

I am a sucker for supermarket checkout magazines.  Seriously.  Whoever came up with that brilliant marketing plan, must have known all about me.  Put shiny pictures of beautiful food in front of me and there's a good chance that magazine will go on the conveyor belt along with the eggs…

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