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Aunt Marry’s Apple Dumplings

Aunt Mary's Apple Dumplings

Aunt Mary’s Apple Dumplings

My late Aunt Mary was renowned for her deliciously gooey apple dumplings. Although I’m not a huge fan of apples, or any fruit for that matter, I do love the flaky crust and sticky sauce that surrounds the apple. Read more »

Cheesy Bacon Meatloaf

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I wasn’t always a fan of meatloaf growing up if you ever had my mom’s meatloaf you would understand why. Don’t worry, I’m not saying this to be mean, it’s just the truth. If you ask her about her meatloaf she just laughs and says  “well,

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Peanut Butter & Hazelnut Cookies

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Ingredients:

1- Cup butter

1/4- Cup shortening ( I use crisco)

3/4- Cup Peanut Butter

1/2- Cup Hazelnut spread ( Nutella)

3/4- Cup Brown Sugar

2- eggs

1- teaspoon vanilla

1- Cup sugar

1- teaspoon baking soda

1- teaspoon salt

3- Cups Flour

1- Cup of sugar for rolling

For the Icing :

1- bag of semi sweet chocolate chips ( 2 cups)

4- Tablespoons Hazelnut spread ( Nutella)

1/2- Cup hazelnuts ( Crushed)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

In a medium sized mixing bowl add the first 10 ingredients ( everything except the flour).  

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Monster Chocolate Chip Cookies

Monster Chocolate chip cookies

 

 

Sometimes it’s just fun to eat an obnoxiously big cookie. These cookies are just that! There is no rule that says you HAVE to make them this big, but why wouldn’t you? Sometimes you have to break the rules and make big cookies =P

I have been experimenting with these cookies a lot!

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Vanilla Crumb Cake w/ Apple, Walnut, Coffee topping

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coffee cake

Today’s recipe is a simple vanilla box (poke) cake . I jazzed it up by adding a crumb topping, and then adding yet another topping, that consists of apples, walnuts, coffee, brown sugar and cinnamon. This the perfect cake to make for those who do not like icing…

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Sweet and Salty Honey-Comb Crunch

 

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* My inspiration for this recipe came from Trisha Yearwoods Sweet & Saltines  recipe.

Ok, this recipe is quickly becoming a new family favorite! This stuff is so good.. seriously! Everyone that has tasted it so far has told me that it tastes just like caramel corn but with out the kernels.

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Butternut Squash Cookies

butternut squash cookies

I am always trying to come up with ways to sneak healthy foods into my sons diet. These butternut squash cookies were a success, he loved them and got to enjoy a sweet while still getting some benefits from the butternut squash. =)

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