Tag: dessert

Watermelon and Raspberry Jello

The leftover watermelon sitting in my fridge was really getting to me. ¬†You buy a huge watermelon, eat maybe half and then what? I hate wasting food, so I had to think of something. I always turn to muffins with leftover fruit, but watermelon…

Green Mint Whoopie Pies

Yesterday afternoon when my daughter informed me that she wanted to bring in pie to her math class today for a PI day celebration that they are having, I was excited to get baking! I thought rather than making one pie for the class,…

Bake Sale Goodies!

Bake sale time! I get super excited about making little goodies to impress! When it is time for a bake sale think outside the norm. Don’t just go for the standard cookies or brownies, make something to stand out! Here are a few of…

Graham Cracker Houses

It’s that time of year to make and decorate a gingerbread house. But who has time to bake a house with all the other things on your “to do” lists! Sure you can buy those kits, with the cardboardish gingerbread pieces, strange glue like…

Kentucky Bourbon Pumpkin Pie and Florida Orange Chess Pie

This past Thanksgiving I wanted to try out some new pie recipes. After brainstorming about it for quite a while, I decided to make two pies inspired by the two places I call home. Since we live in Florida, I made a pie with…

Sugar Skull Cookies

I am so excited about this recipe! I saw some sugar skull candies at the grocery store a few weeks ago among all of the Halloween goodies. The candies totally caught my eye and have had me brain storming ever since, on how to…

Spider Cookies

This recipe makes a really fun activity for the kids! I was making a Halloween cake for a school function and decided to make the top look like a big spider web. I iced the cake with chocolate frosting and then piped white icing…