Easy, Easy Mini Cheesecake Bites


The calories in bite-size food don’t count, right? So make a batch of these mini cheesecakes from Kraftfoods, and share some with friends….or find a secluded closet to hide in and eat them all….Oh, was that thought out loud?! NOTE: The recipe calls for oreo cookies but when I made them I used vanilla wafers. […]

It’s National Pie Day – 3 Delicious Recipes!


I actually heard on the news that today is National Pie Day! Now that is a special day I can get on board with! Grab some ingredients and make one of these delicious recipes. Invite some friends over for coffee and share! Tiramisu Toffee Trifle Pie {via Southern Living} 1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee granules […]

Layered Cookie Mix In A Jar {Hostess Gift}


Do you love to add a personal touch to your hostess gifts? Then why not make this “Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar” for a party hostess, a school teacher, or anyone else you like to recongnize over the Holidays. Here’s what you do: Put ingredients in layers, inside a Quart-size canning jar. Cut […]

4-Layer Pumpkin Cake

4 layer pumpkin cake

Here’s the 4-layer Pumpkin Cream Cake I made for Thanksgiving. There were already 3 pies on the menu so I decided to change it up and make a cake.  I prefer topping it with plain toffee bits, but could only find the chocolate toffee bits so had to use that instead.  Either way it’s delicious! […]

Pecan Pie Trifle


Here’s a little something I whipped up tonight for a meeting I have tomorrow. It is soooo easy to put together: Pecan Pie Trifle 1 frozen pecan pie, thawed(or one from the bakery section of the market) 8 oz. block of cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/2 cup whipping cream 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla […]

Single Servings


Anything displayed as a single-serving just seems more special. These little dessert cups would be equally appropriate for adults and kids alike. Pick your favorite pudding or mousse, top with chocolate cookie crumbs, decorate another cookie like a tombstone, and Whalah! A great presentation to a simple dessert {via Kraft foods}!