Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing

Cookies….. where do I begin?  I think I have finally perfected my sugar cookie dough.  Throughout this past holiday, I must have made over 6 dozen various cookies using several recipes.  I tweaked different ingredients until I came up with something my whole family enjoys.  I will say the extract makes all the difference and…

Pecan Pie

Oh boy, do we love pecan pie in this house!  I love how easy this pie is to bake.  Not to mention it is just sooooo tasty.  I live in the south and this is one of the few southern staples that is liked by pretty much everyone.  My husband loves to put a scoop…

Peach Pie

I have developed a love to bake.  I have started to try mixing up recipes and using fruit that I normally would not and it has been an exciting endeavor.  I usually use the already prepped pie crust.  You will need to cover the edges with foil before baking. 7-9 medium Peaches (Skin Off) 1/4-1/2…

Farmers Market Fruit Crumble

You can use this recipe with any fruit and it is amazing! Filling: 6 cups of Fruit 2tbsp All Purpose Flour 1tbsp Sugar 1tbsp Lemon Juice 1tbsp Honey Crumble: 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour 1/3 cup Brown Sugar 3tbsp white sugar 1/4ts Salt 6tbsp cold Unsalted Butter cut into small cubes. Preheat oven to 375…

Tangy Fruit Salad

This is not a traditional fruit salad.  It takes me back to being a child and hanging out on the front porch drinking lemonade. Fruit of your choice. **I prefer Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, and Raspberries** 3tbsp Honey 1ts Poppy Seeds 1/2 cup Oil **I use olive oil but it is your choice.** 2-3Tbsp Pink Lemonade…

Back of the Box Banana Pudding

My grandmother would make this wonderful banana pudding for every family event.  Everyone would rave about how wonderful it was and they loved her recipe.  As she got older it became difficult for her to stand for long periods of time.  This recipe calls for constant stirring during the first portion and she got to…

Easy Ice Cream Cake

The kids have only been out of school for a week and life has been chaotic!  We had some really good family time making this dessert on Memorial Day.  My children love any activity that involves decorating!  Add Ice Cream and they are in heaven! 1.5 Quart Vanilla Bean Ice cream Frosting of your choice…