Category Archives: Desserts

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

STRAWBERRY CREAM DESSERT-KIDS COOKING CLASS

This Strawberry Cream Dessert is perfect for any summer gathering.  It is cool, creamy, easy to make and delicious.starwberry cream dessert, kids cooking class, pudding,

I was looking through an older cookbook that was put together by the Junior League of Charleston WV when I saw this recipe.  I have  made versions of this, using chocolate, banana, lemon, vanilla, or butterscotch pudding, but this one had fresh strawberries folded into the pudding and I thought it really sounded good. This recipe,  Strawberry Cream Dessert won first place in its division in the 1983 WV Strawberry Festival.  That was good enough for me! Continue reading STRAWBERRY CREAM DESSERT-KIDS COOKING CLASS

PARFAIT BAR..FUN ACTIVITY WITH THE CHILDREN

My parfait bar is a fun way to celebrate  when entertaining your children or grandchildren.  Everyone gets a chance to show their creativity as well as making their own treat. 

parfait bar, strawberry, mascarpone cheese A parfait bar would also be great to serve at a party.  It is quick and easy to set up and can be done with ingredients you have in your kitchen.  Continue reading PARFAIT BAR..FUN ACTIVITY WITH THE CHILDREN

LIME CREAM CHEESE CAKE BARS- ST PATRICK’S DAY

These lime cream cheese cake bars are a very refreshing dessert, and  perfect to serve on St Patrick’s Day.lime, cream cheese, cake bars, st patrick's day

They are actually a remake of a recipe for lemon cream cheese bars that I have been making about 30 years.  The original recipe was on the side of a cake box.  I still make them frequently and was thinking of that recipe again last week.  I decided to change a few  ingredients and created lime cream cheese cake bars. Continue reading LIME CREAM CHEESE CAKE BARS- ST PATRICK’S DAY