All posts by pamelashank2015

MASCARPONE FILLED CRANBERRY WALNUT ROLLS

Mascarpone Filled Cranberry Walnut Rolls are a prize winning recipe for brunch. Refrigerated biscuits filled with mascarpone cheese, rolled in butter, cinnamon and sugar. Cranberries and walnuts added, baked and then drizzled with a mascarpone glaze.
This photo is from the Pillsbury website.

In 2008 I was chosen as a finalist for the 43rd Pillsbury Bake-off Contest.  I cannot even express how exciting this was and what an unforgettable experience. My recipe was Mascarpone Filled Cranberry Walnut Rolls.

 I was chosen as the winner of my category (Breakfast/Brunch)  and one of the 5 finalists to win the $1,000,000 dollars!  I did not win that, but did receive $5000 and a new stove. Continue reading MASCARPONE FILLED CRANBERRY WALNUT ROLLS

MINI CITRUS BUNDT CAKE WITH LEMON CURD & RASPBERRY SAUCE

Mini Citrus Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Sauce is a perfect small dessert with lots of big flavor.Mini Citrus Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Sauce is a perfect small dessert with lots of big flavor. 

Mini Citrus Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Sauce is a perfect small dessert with lots of big flavor.

This Mini Citrus Bundt Cake is a moist and tender bundt cake, that was baked in a 6-inch mini bundt cake pan. It has a citrus vanilla flavor obtained from  using an extract called Fiori Di Sicilia, and is served with a homemade lemon curd and raspberry sauce. Continue reading MINI CITRUS BUNDT CAKE WITH LEMON CURD & RASPBERRY SAUCE

PEANUT BUTTER CANDY BITE COOKIE BARS

Peanut Butter Candy Bite Cookie Bars are a rich, gooey, treat loaded with peanut butter and bite size pieces of candy.Peanut Butter Candy Bite Cookie Bars

Peanut Butter Candy Bite Cookie Bars are a rich, gooey, treat loaded with peanut butter and bite size pieces of candy.Peanut Butter Candy Bite Cookie Bars are a rich, gooey, treat loaded with peanut butter and bite size pieces of candy.  The bottom crust is a peanut butter cookie dough, bite size candies arranged on top, covered with remaining cookie dough and drizzled with sweetened condensed milk.  

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HONEY PECAN ROTISSERE CHICKEN SALAD

This Honey Pecan Rotisserie Chicken Salad is quick, easy and delicious.  I also want to show you  7 different ways that I serve it.

Honey Pecan Rotisserie Chciken Salad is delicious, easy to make and perfect for hot summer days.

One of my favorite go to recipes is the one I have for this
Honey Pecan Rotisserie Chicken Salad.  I have been making this one for about 20 years and am anxious to share it with you.  Chicken salad is so refreshing and with warmer weather coming, I am ready to make it almost weekly. Continue reading HONEY PECAN ROTISSERE CHICKEN SALAD

EASTER TREATS FOR GRANDKID’S EGG-HUNT

Easter treats for your children or grandchildren always need to include decorated sugar cookies.Decorated Sugar Cookies are the favorite of many  Easter Treats my grandchildren love. 

One of my daughters hosted a large Easter Egg Hunt at her home along with a fishing derby and fish fry.  They have a beautiful, large lake on their property.   Everyone brought Easter Treats, and the weather was perfect with beautiful sunshine. Continue reading EASTER TREATS FOR GRANDKID’S EGG-HUNT

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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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.

A refreshing lime, cream cheese dessert for 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