Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins with Chocolate Streusel

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins with Chocolate Streusel

A search through my “to try” list for a quick and easy breakfast recipe led me to this recipe from Quaker Oats. What I...

Chunky Cream Cheese and Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chunky Cream Cheese and Macadamia Nut Cookies

Still not over my cream cheese craving, I made these cookies from The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook, which has been on my cookbook...

Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Pecan Cheesecake Bars

I found this really simple recipe at Land O’Lakes’ website. There was nothing about it that didn’t sound good. After all, I’m a fool...

Chocolate Chunk Pecan Crunch Cake

Chocolate Chunk Pecan Crunch Cake

While staring at my cookbook collection hoping for inspiration to strike, I spied a cookbook on the top shelf that caught my eye. I...

Cinnamon Bun Scones are simple to make and taste like cinnamon buns. A breakfast favorite!

Cinnamon Bun Scones

Like so many, I adore cinnamon rolls. All that gooey cinnamon-y-ness is just irresistible. Unfortunately, I don’t make them that often. Actually, that could...

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Yes, brownies two posts in a row. In my defense, I was in one of those got-to-be-there-in-2-hours-with-dessert-and-haven’t-even-showered moments. I grabbed my relatively new cookbook,...

Trilevel Brownies

Trilevel Brownies

For our 4th of July dessert, Quinn suggested brownies. I found this recipe in a bargain table cookbook entitled Better Homes and Gardens New...

Limoncello Cheesecake Squares

Limoncello Cheesecake Squares

A couple of weeks ago, I turned on the television and became entranced by Food Network Caters Your Vegas Wedding. For those unfamiliar, engaged...

Gougeres (Cheese Puffs) are so delectable and surprisingly simple to make. These never fail to turn out beautifully and make everyone ask for more! - Bake or Break

Gougères (Cheese Puffs)

I forget the first time I ever tried Gougères. It was many years ago, but I don’t recall the time or place. But I...

Coconut Almond Muffins

Coconut Almond Muffins

This morning, on a long-awaited day off from work, I woke up with the overwhelming urge to make muffins. With Quinn out for the...