Dessert

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

I was inspired to make these Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies based on the Assorted Cookies offered at Disney’s California Adventure Festival of Holidays. These cookies are soft and flavorful and elicit a “yum” every time someone eats one. These are super easy to make and can […]

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I was inspired to make Chocolate Peppermint Cookies based on the menu offerings at Disney’s California Adventure Festival of the Holidays Assorted Cookies. They have a Chocolate Candy Cane cookie that looks delicious. I used Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips instead of candy canes as […]

Rich Chocolate Cream Pie

Rich Chocolate Cream Pie

I decided to come up with a Rich Chocolate Cream Pie for my youngest son for Thanksgiving this year. Chocolate Cream Pie might be a little unconventional for Thanksgiving but it was a BIG hit. I could tell by the fact the pie was gone […]

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

One of my son’s favorite holiday candies is Peppermint Bark. We’ve tried a number of versions of peppermint bark over the years and I’ve discovered his favorite combination is when the candy is half peppermint vanilla candy with candy canes and half chocolate. I decided […]

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

We have been making a Gingerbread House as a annual tradition in our house for about 16 years. We’ve used the same Gingerbread Cookies recipe, and it’s delicious and stays tender and soft for quite a few weeks. This tradition started out simple, as my […]

Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake

This month’s Fandom Foodies Challenge theme is Jane Austen. I watched Jane Austen’s Persuasion and was inspired to make Applesauce Spice Cake. During the movie, there is a tea held with the women of our story and the hostess served a tea cake that was […]

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge is inspired by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This fudge recipe has been in our family for generations and is the best homemade fudge I’ve ever tasted.    It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time for the […]

Pecan Snowballs

Pecan Snowballs

This month on the Monday Movie Challenge, we are taking on inspiration from Christmas movies. My movie is The Santa Clause movie. There are so many references to milk and cookies, I couldn’t resist making a delicious, traditional holiday favorite, Pecan Snowballs. I also took […]