St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Recipes

Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies This is one of my go-to Christmas cookie recipes and they’re SO yummy! I highly recommend this one! 1 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 … Continue reading

Cherry Pie Recipe for National Cherry Pie Day!

In honor of today being National Cherry Pie day, I offer you this recipe from Taste of Home.  I’m not a big cherry pie lover myself but boy is my husband 🙂  Enjoy! Cherry Pie A traditionally delicious treat is a slice of this pretty cherry pie.—Frances Poste, Wall, South … Continue reading

Sunday is National Creme Filled Chocolates Day – Recipes!

Besides Valentine’s Day, Sunday is also National Creme-Filled Chocolates Day! I found some recipes so you could easily make them for Valentine’s Day and also the upcoming Easter holiday! Here is a list of yummy-sounding cream-filled chocolates with the links I found them at. I just may try a few of … Continue reading

Happy National Cream Cheese Brownie Day! (recipe)

Today (February 10) is national cream cheese brownie day!  This recipe sounds scrumptious and just in case you need an excuse to make them, the fact that today is National Cream Cheese brownie day is as good a reason as any, right? 🙂 Cream Cheese Brownies (from Cook’s Illustrated) 4 … Continue reading

Christmas/New Year Baking Post-A-Thon Recipes Round Up!

Christmas / New year Baking Post-a-Thon Recipes Round Up 7 Layer Bars Buckeyes Candy Cane Blossoms Caramel Pecan Logs Caramel Shortbread Squares Cheese Straws Chocolate Almond Truffles Chocolate Cherry Nut Bread Chocolate Crackle Cookies Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies Chocolate Melting Snowman Cookies Chocolate Pie Christmas Mice Christmas Morning Cheese Danish Christmas Pretzels … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 1: Sausage and Sauerkraut with Potatoes (with coupons!)

We finally come to the last day of our blog series for Christmas and New Year Baking 2013! Ok, so this one isn’t a “baked” recipe, but this is the perfect way to end our series as it’s tradition to eat pork and sauerkraut on New Years!  I hope you … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 2: Taco Bake (with coupons!)

Day 2:  Taco Bake 1     pound  ground beef 1/2  cup  onions 1     envelope  taco seasoning mix 15   ounces  tomato sauce 1     can  corn — whole kernel 2     cups  shredded cheddar cheese Topping: 2     cups  Bisquick® baking mix 1     cup  milk 2     large  eggs   INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown ground beef and onions. Drain. Mix topping ingredients until smooth. Set aside. Combine drained beef/onion mixture with … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 3: Do-Ahead Breakfast Bake (with coupons!)

Day 3:  Do Ahead Breakfast Bake 2         cups  ham cubes — fully cooked 12       ounces  frozen potatoes — (Betty Crocker has brown potatoes) 1         medium  green bell pepper — chopped (1 cup) 1         tablespoon  chopped onion 2         cups  shredded cheddar cheese — (8 oz.) 3         cups  milk 1         cup  Bisquick® baking mix 1/2      teaspoon  salt 4         medium eggs   INSTRUCTIONS: Grease rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches.  Mix ham, … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 4: Chocolate Cherry Nut Bread (with coupons!)

DAY 4: CHOCOLATE CHERRY NUT BREAD 1         package  quick bread — (Pillsbury Quick Nut) 3/4      cup  water 1         cup  chopped walnuts — coarsely chopped 2         teaspoons  almond extract 1/4      cup  water 3/4      cup  chocolate chips — mini 1         tablespoon  salad oil 10       ounces  maraschino cherries — drained and cut in half 1         medium  egg GLAZE: 1/4      cup  chocolate chips — mini 2         tablespoons  oil   Stir almond extract into 1/4 cup water. … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 5: Cinnamon Bears (with coupons!)

Well, Christmas and all it’s preparations got me behind on this series, but I’m going to keep my word and finish it out for you.  Maybe you can find a few things to enjoy for your New Years Eve or New Years Day festivities! Only five to go, so here … Continue reading