Christmas · Sweets & Treats

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

I wasn’t a big fan of Red Velvet Cake in the past, but I do love a good cake mix cookie recipe. Because these cookies looked so festive and would be perfect for the holiday season, I thought I’d give them a try. Starting with a boxed mix, they are simple enough to bake anytime… Continue reading Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Sweets & Treats

Semi-Homemade Hummingbird Cupcakes

I have never had a opportunity to sample Hummingbird Cake, but whenever I would run across a recipe, I would think about how wonderful it sounded. I mean, what's not to love . . . a cake with bananas and pineapple, maybe a little coconut and nuts, and topped with a cream cheese frosting. Oh… Continue reading Semi-Homemade Hummingbird Cupcakes

Sweets & Treats · Valentines Day

3 Ingredient No-Bake Gold Drop Cookies

Fun "gold coin" treats for St. Patrick's Day! Perfect for the family, and easy enough to whip up for a party, the office or put in a pretty little container with green ribbon to give as a St Paddy's Day gift. These 3 ingredient no bake cookies have a nice blend of sweet and salty.… Continue reading 3 Ingredient No-Bake Gold Drop Cookies

Sweets & Treats

Oatmeal Streusel Crumb Topping

Streusel is rough crumb mixture of flour, butter and sugar, then additional ingredients such as spices, chopped nuts or oatmeal are added to the mix, making it a perfect topping to compliment cakes, muffins, pies or sweet breads. I like to use it on cakes, thus eliminating the need for frosting. I wanted to make… Continue reading Oatmeal Streusel Crumb Topping

Sweets & Treats

Pear Muffins

I was totally impressed with these muffins! They area little dense, but have a nice texture and are nice and moist. They are not too sweet, so they are perfect to have with morning coffee or for an afternoon treat, yet with the fruit is enough to satisfy any evening sweet tooth, I don't usually… Continue reading Pear Muffins