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Patriotic Recipe Ideas – 4th July Food and Drink

The Fourth of July is such a fun time to have friends over.  Many people have the day off, so it gives us a chance to entertain in the middle of the week during the day, which is always fun. These patriotic recipe ideas have you covered in the food department.  From appetizers to desserts, …

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Sweetheart Cookies – Brazilian Sweet Treat

Happy Valentine’s day!  Today’s featured sweet treat are these sweetheart cookies from a friend  of mine named Regina who used to blog at Molly Mell. Regina has a fondness for Brazilian confectionery and often submits recipes for me to consider as featured posts on my websites. I love to bake cookies for any holiday. They put …

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Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies for Valentine’s Day

These Valentine’s day heart shaped sugar cookies are the perfect way to treat your special love on this special day. They are the perfect way to celebrate with your gal pals on Galentine’s Day, too. These heart shaped sugar cookies have two colors of dough and are easy to make.  Just use a smaller cookie …

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The Best Halloween Recipes – For Great Spook Appeal

October 24 is National Food Day. What better way to celebrate than with this collection of Halloween recipes featuring both sweet and savory ideas, all designed to thrill and chill your family and Halloween party guests. They are the perfect snacks to enjoy for your pumpkin carving night. All of the holiday seasons have great appeal …

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Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Truffles

These pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles are the perfect treat for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table. These Brazilian treats are called  Brigaderos. Today’s featured recipe is a Halloween take on the Brigadero that is perfect for the holidays. For an extra special chocolate experience, these little sweet treats are great when served with a glass …

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20 Halloween Sweet Treats – For a Great Party Table

Halloween is such a fun time of the year. Both young and young at heart seem to get into the mood when this holiday rolls around.  These 20 Halloween sweet treats will be perfect for your Halloween party table and are fun to take to school for a great Halloween snack. Most are sweet treats, …

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Peanut Butter Eyeballs – Spooky Halloween Dessert Idea

Halloween is that one time of the year when purple and orange seem to be a perfect match.  How fun is that?  What a delight these peanut butter eyeballs would be at your next Halloween party. Now, if you read my blogs regularly, you will know that I have a fondness for peanut butter.  As in, …

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Round up of Christmas Sweet Treats – Holiday Baking Ideas

The holidays are such a fun time in the kitchen.  There are so many occasions when you can bring out your favorite Christmas sweet treats to share with loved ones to a bit of holiday spirit. I’ve compiled a list below of some of the best desserts for the holiday season. Whether you like cookies, …

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Pumpkin Recipes for Halloween and Thanksgiving

Looking for a way to get the most out of your pumpkins? These pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to use up those pumpkins after you finish carving them! October 26 is National Pumpkin day, and October 31 is Carve a Pumpkin Day. The pumpkins are everywhere during this time of year, and for good …

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Meringue Christmas Stocking Cookies

These delicious Christmas stocking cookies will be the highlight of your Christmas dessert table. The meringue cookies are brimming with the flavors of cream cheese and cranberries. Plus, they are so pretty and festive. Imagine bringing out a plate of these cute little treats – they would wow any guests you have over for Christmas! …

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DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments

These DIY Christmas cookie ornaments do double duty. They can be made as Christmas cookies and also used to decorate your tree with a few extra steps. Part craft project, part cooking adventure, these delicious decorations are sure to bring a smile to your family’s faces. The only question is whether to hang them on the …

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Chocolate-Mint Evergreen Christmas Tree Cookies

These lovely Christmas tree cookies have a mint puffy frosting tree and nonpareil and sprinkles for ornaments.  They would make a great addition to a Christmas cookie swap for National Cookie Exchange Day and are the perfect choice for making on Baked Cookies Day. They are great with milk, but for an extra special chocolate …

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