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Dressed Up Russian Tea Cakes by

Dressed Up Russian Tea Cakes

My mom use to make Russian Tea Cakes every Christmas. She hasn’t made them in the past few years though and I miss them! I know these cookies come by many names, but to me, they will always be Russian Tea Cakes. And, to me, they will always remind me…

Triple Chocolate Marshmallow and Pecan Cookies by

Triple Chocolate Marshmallow and Pecan Cookies

Triple Chocolate Marshmallow and Pecan Cookies, decadent and delicious…especially when served alongside a glass of cold milk. And, when given the ingredients of chocolate pudding and marshmallows for the Lady Behind the Curtain Dessert Challenge, I couldn’t imagine putting them in anything else but a new cookie recipe…(well, that is…

Making Cookies with Friends at

Cookie Baking Bar…Bake with Friends!

Do you like to bake with friends? My daughter and I decided it would be nice to have some of her friends over for a baking day. We made dough for both sugar cookies (for cutting out and decorating) and a basic chocolate chip cookie dough, but we left the…

Classic Christmas Fudge by

Traditional Christmas Fudge

Growing up, my mom made this traditional fudge recipe every year. And, every year, it was delicious! I changed it up a bit with different chocolate (instead of chocolate chips), but it was in essence, the fudge from my memories. We always enjoyed it while surrounded by family and to…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge from

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

This simple chocolate peanut butter fudge recipe is smooth and rich and makes it look like you slaved over making it for quite some time. But, you know the truth…it was really pretty easy! My daughter and I made it to give to my husband’s coworkers as a Christmas gift…

3 Ingredient Cookies and Cream Fudge @

Three Ingredient Cookies and Cream Fudge

My daughter really likes fudge. My older son really likes cookies and cream. I don’t really make fudge, even during the holidays. So, while I was stopping by some blogs that I visit regularly and came upon this Cookies and Cream Fudge recipe at I just had to try…

Chocolate Peppermint "No Bake" Pie

Chocolate and Peppermint “No Bake” Pie

When I think of treats for the Christmas season, chocolate and peppermint are right at the top of the list. The combination of creamy mascarpone, rich milk chocolate and zippy peppermint is the definition of a yummy holiday dessert. And, besides the chilling time, this pie is quick and easy!…


Fruit, Oat and Nut Bars

These Fruit, Oat and Nut bars have a bit of a generic name…I know…so uncreative! But, this way, you can make them be Strawberry Almond Bars or Blueberry Pecan Bars or Peach and Walnut Bars…you get the idea. This is a flexible recipe that you can make just the way…

Pumpkin Pecan Bars by My Life as Robin's Wife

Pumpkin Pecan Squares

Pumpkin and pecans…what could be better…one of the things I look forward to during the fall season is PUMPKIN!!! Sometimes I wonder why we seem to restrict these recipes to fall, and yet, I think I know why…I kind of go overboard during the season. 🙂 Is that possible?? So,…

"No Sugar Added" Apple Pie

“No Sugar Added” Apple Pie

Have you ever eaten “No Sugar Added” Apple Pie at a restaurant? I have always found it to be on the bland side and sometimes even a little watery tasting. So, when my husband asked me to make one, I needed to think quick so I didn’t also create a…


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