No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies

During the holiday season I always enjoy baking sweet treats to give to family and friends. Oatmeal No Bake cookies is always a favorite of everyone. This recipe is an “oldie but a goodie.” I don’t know anyone who has not had these cookies, or anyone that does not love these cookies. You really cant…

Make Your Own Powdered Sugar

Here’s a little something to add to your bag of baking tricks: how to make powdered sugar at home. That’s right, you can make your own powdered sugar at home. It is super simple. By simply grinding granulated sugar until it reaches a powdery consistency – boom powdered sugar. It will save you a trip the…

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

I serve on the board of my local United Way Agency. As a thank you to the police department for providing assistance with our fundraiser a few weeks ago, we made cookies and took to their Tuesday morning meeting. I have been making theses cookies for years.  They started out as the Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe…

Strawberry Chipotle Jam

This is one of my favorite canning recipes.  It is quick, easy and delicious. This jam is great on toast or biscuits for breakfast, or your peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch or a snack. Ingredients: 1 Quart Strawberries (approximately 1 1/2 pounds) 1 Whole Large Juicy Lemon 3 Cups Sugar 1/4 tsp Salt 3…

Peanut Butter Pie 

This is our go to dessert at one of our favorite local restaurants. It took a little trial and error, but I finally perfected the recipe. Ingredients 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1 graham cracker crust 1 small tub cool whip Directions Beat cream cheese in mixer…