Easter Crockpot Candy

Crockpot Easter Candy

Crockpot Easter Candy

I’ve seen various crockpot candy posts around the holidays and meant to try one. My mom made the chocolate version for Thanksgiving and while playing Bananagrams I might have eaten my weight in little piles of chocolate and peanuts. Oink! So I didn’t need to make any more at that time. With Easter, I saw the colorful pastel little mounds of goodness and had to try them finally! Continue reading

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Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Candied Pecans with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Candied Pecans with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

I loved the bourbon mashed sweet potatoes at Red Lobster so much I took a picture to remind myself to do a copycat recipe. I didn’t work on the recipe immediately, but every time I looked at pictures on my phone I remembered I still needed to work on them. Two months later, I decided to work on that recipe. I’d looked at recipes online and found a simple one for the sweet potato mash and a second one for the candied pecans. Continue reading

Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Dipped Cheesecake Bites

One of those annoying food videos on Facebook caught my eye as I was trying to scroll past.  They were dipping cheesecake squares in chocolate!  I love to make cheesecake and also love to dip chocolates.  I needed to bring a dessert for the birthday party my siblings and I were throwing for our mother’s recent 80th birthday.  Chocolate dipped cheesecake bites sounded like they needed to happen! Continue reading