Pumpkin Cheesecake in Jars

Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Jar

Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Jar

I think cheesecake is our favorite dessert and it really wasn’t a difficult food to master.  There are so many flavors and variations, but they are all baked in pretty much the same way.  My latest craze is to bake them in jelly jars so they are portion controlled and easy to transport to parties.  I think a little cheesecake is the perfect way to start a new year. Continue reading

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Fruit Jars {Emily and Bella make dessert}

Bella Cooks

Bella Cooks

For a family gathering recently, we were trying to decide what kind of dessert we wanted to make that would use raspberries and blueberries. We wanted it to be kid-friendly and thought maybe some kind of trifle in jars would be fun. The defining factor was that we had 5-year-old Bella helping us. It would need to be simple. Continue reading

Breakfast in a Jar: Pancake Dippers

Pancake Dippers

Pancake Dippers

Pancake dippers! I saw this recipe on Lady’s site and couldn’t wait to have the grandkids over and try them. Then I re-thought that and decided I better make them ahead, freeze them, invite the kids for an overnight stay, and microwave them in the morning. I’m not a “cook in the morning” kinda gal.  I will, however, heat anything in the microwave. Continue reading