Category Archives : desserts/sweets


No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Bites

Sometimes you just need peanut butter and chocolate. Together. Am I right? But for those of us are trying to cut calories, and who desire to eat a little more healthy, this kind of craving can be disastrous. (At least for me.) Until now. I looked all over for an easy, quick, and not-so-bad-for-you recipe. […]

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Bites

Chocolate Drop Cookies

One of my favorite cookies as a child is still one of my favorites today! These are quick, easy and delicious. If you like chocolate, peanut butter and oats, you’ll love them! No baking is a bonus! Chocolate Drop Cookies 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup margarine salt 1/2 cup […]


Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Believe it or not, back in 5th grade, my son asked to take this dish for his birthday treats to school that year. Yes, a dish made with rhubarb. However, he didn’t know there was rhubarb in it, and neither did his classmates. If you don’t care for rhubarb, this might be the recipe to […]


Grandma’s Banana Bread

My children have been asking me for what seems like weeks to make banana bread. The house is smelling pretty sweet right now, and you can bet I have two kids who are hovering over the oven, ready to devour a couple of fresh-out-of -the-oven slices! Mom used to make the BEST banana bread! Ali […]


Caramel Puffcorn

One of the most addicting snacks I’ve ever had…and delicious! Enjoy!             Caramel Puffcorn 1 package (9 oz. bag) puffcorn 1 cup butter (not margarine) 1-1/4 cups brown sugar 2/3 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp. baking soda Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Combine butter, brown sugar, and light corn […]


Mom’s Banana Cake

One of the treats I enjoyed as a child was my mom’s banana cake. It was a favorite at our home back then, and is still one of mine today. I love making Mom’s recipes, especially when I am blessed to read them in her handwriting on her own recipe cards. What a gift! This […]


Mom’s Sugar Cookies

My mom knew how to bake. You name it, she could bake it. Her pies were my favorite. Or maybe her prune twists. Or maybe her caramel corn. Or her cinnamon rolls. They were all amazing. I am blessed to have in my possession Mom’s recipe boxes filled with her and my grandmother’s recipes. (Thank […]