Ice Cream Pizza

Ice Cream Pizza

I was looking for something special to make for my stepfather’s birthday dinner and decided to try this.  Oh, my.  It was delicious.  I especially liked it because it was easy and SO versatile.  You’ll see what I mean after you read the recipe. Ingredients: Family-size brownie mix (1) Ice cream (2) Toppings (3) Directions: Mix up the brownies according to package directions.  … [Read more...]

Apple Crumble (GF)

Apple Crumble

My husband LOVES dessert but since he’s been eating gluten free, he hasn’t had dessert very often.  Until we know for sure that he’s gluten intolerant, I don’t want to invest in all the different kinds of flours because they’re expensive!  But I found this recipe for apple crumble that’s gluten free so I made it for him and he liked it a lot. Ingredients: 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Berry Crisp

Chocolate-Berry Crisp

This recipe from The Runner’s World Cookbook was a bit hit at my house.  The delicious berries topped with an oat streusel and a little bit of dark chocolate hit the spot. Ingredients: 2 bags (12 ounces each) frozen mixed berries, such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries, thawed and drained, or 5 cups fresh berries 2 to 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes were very good and I’ll definitely be making them again but with a few modifications which you can read about in the Notes below. Filling Ingredients: 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened ¼ cup creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon milk Batter Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup baking … [Read more...]

Just Peachy Pie Bars

Just Peachy Pie Bars

My husband is a big fan of fruit desserts and he really liked this one.  Don't be confused by the photo - it looks like a cobbler but it's really a bar.  I dumped it in the bowl without paying attention and realized later I should have been more careful with my presentation.  But you get the idea. Batter Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened (1) 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs 3 … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownie Cheesecake

Peaut Butter Buckeye Brownie Cheesecake

Does this sound rich? It is.  But it’s delicious!  And easy to make. Ingredients: 1 19-1/2 ounce package brownie mix (1) ¾ cup hot fudge-flavored ice cream topping, warmed 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1-1/2 cups crunchy peanut butter (2) 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1-1/2 cups whipping cream (3) 2 tablespoons powdered sugar (3) 4 chocolate-covered … [Read more...]

Candied Pecans

candied pecans

If you need a last minute gift or a snack to take to Christmas dinner, these Candied Pecans are SO easy to make and taste amazing! Ingredients: 1 pound pecan halves 1 egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¾ teaspoon salt Directions: Add 1 tablespoon of water to the egg white.  Beat with an electric mixer until frothy -- not foamy (it only takes about … [Read more...]