Baked, Dessert, Holidays, My Style, Recipes

Christmas Lights Cookie

Christmas Lights Cookie! My inspiration for these cookies came from a Disney snow globe. My son loved Disney characters as a child --- this Mickey & Pluto snow globe has been a part of our holidays since he was a little boy (sheesh, I'm old 🤫😩).  Notice the decoration on the bottom of the snow… Continue reading Christmas Lights Cookie

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking the season bright! Warm, delicious, chewy with slightly melted morsels 😋 There are a variety of amazingly delicious flavored cookies but making the classic chocolate chip holds a special place in my heart --- baking memories with my Mom, Grandmom & my son!  My go to recipe for National Cookie Day (today) and holidays :… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Spread on the cran! Simple & delicious... sweet & tarty cranberry sauce.  Are you a cranberry can-fan? I was until this happened : ) Homemade! The aroma! Fresh cranberries need sweetness --- add a variety of vanilla, brown sugar, pomegranate, orange juice or a cinnamon stick. I chose this recipe with cinnamon to share with… Continue reading Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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Bourbon Pecan and Pumpkin Custard Pie

Here for the pie! What is your favorite pie? I originally posted the bourbon pecan pie recipe in 2017. I never enjoyed pecan pie --- it was either too dry or too sweet & skipped it at gatherings or parties. Then Dinner at Tiffani's Holiday Special aired... I immediately printed the recipe. OMG, delicious! The… Continue reading Bourbon Pecan and Pumpkin Custard Pie

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Homemade Cornbread

Sweet cornbread! Honey, butter or both? Fluffy, slightly sweet & dangerously good with melted butter or drizzled honey on top : )  A perfect side for holiday meals or barbecues. My Grandmom was a southern lady who loved her some cornbread.  I've made several cornbread recipes over the years --- this particular recipe includes honey.… Continue reading Homemade Cornbread

Autumn, Baked, Dessert, Holidays

Apple Pie with Decorative Crust

Bake on! Apples, cinnamon, nutmeg ….the sweet aroma filled my kitchen. One year ago, I made a salted caramel apple pie. The flavor was amazing, the presentation was not. I was disappointed and knew it could be better. As much as I love to bake, making decorative décor is a challenge. That should be a… Continue reading Apple Pie with Decorative Crust

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Home made, Recipes

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

As a kid, I used to help my Mom and Grandmom make chocolate chip cookies. We always looked forward to licking the beaters or spoon .... fast forward 30 plus years it's highly recommended not to eat raw batter....Sigh. Cookie dough is super delicious! When my son was younger, of course he would help stir… Continue reading Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie