Category Archives: Desserts

TOLL HOUSE PIE, A RETRO DESSERT RECIPE

Remember the Nestle Toll House Pie?   This is one of those retro desserts that always showed up at a covered dish dinner. 

This Toll House Pie is a delicious and easy to make retro dessert.

A few weeks ago, I was talking with one of my grand daughters about the kind of desserts we use to always serve back in the 1970’s, 1980’s, and 1990’s.  We discussed Jello desserts, Punch Bowl Cake, bundt cakes, and the Nestle Toll House Pie. Continue reading TOLL HOUSE PIE, A RETRO DESSERT RECIPE

CHERRY CREAM PUFF RING

Sharing this Cherry Cream Puff Ring  recipe today and the memories it brings back to me.

This elegant dessert is a cream puff ring filled with pudding and cherry pie filling.

This is a dessert that my mother made frequently when I was growing up.  I had never made it before this week.  As a matter of fact, I did not even realize that I had the recipe.   I found it in a folder of old recipes last week-end.  This Cherry Cream Puff Ring  holds many special memories for me.

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RUSTIC CRANBERRY-ORANGE-PECAN COBBLER ROLL

I am so excited to be sharing a recipe that I created for the Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge. 

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PEANUT BUTTER TOFFEE CHEESECAKE BROWNIES

These Peanut Butter Toffee Cheesecake Brownies are a perfect treat to add to your holiday dessert table.

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Picture from Pillsbury web site

This was a recipe that I created a few years ago and earned me a spot as a finalist in the 44th Pillsbury Bake-off Contest.  This was such an honor and the experience is so memorable.  The brownies are pretty darn good too!! Continue reading PEANUT BUTTER TOFFEE CHEESECAKE BROWNIES