Chex Scotcheroos

Chex Scotcharoos

Chex Scotcharoos

Special K bars are one of our family favorites.  They are so easy to make I have the recipe memorized!  When I saw this recipe for pretty much the same bars, using Chex cereal, I was curious.  I wondered what the larger pieces of cereal would do to the flavors of the bars.  And with more chips and peanut butter in the frosting, how would that change our traditional bars?  I bought Chex to find out! Continue reading

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Ronni’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

My friend Ronni always made the best peanut butter cookies.  She made the kind of cookies that were light and dissolved in your mouth.  I tried to replicate them for years and finally realized you have to follow the directions explicitly.  The ingredients have to be beaten in separately, as listed.  No trying to take shortcuts and throw them all together!  This recipe means business! Continue reading

Chocolate Easter Nests

Shredded Wheat Easter nests

Shredded Wheat Easter nests

Easter is the only holiday I don’t cook.  Our tradition is to find an upscale buffet and take our time grazing.  The last few years we’ve done this in a major city about an hour away that has a restaurant with amazing food.  It has upscale prices, but worth every dollar.  We meet our daughter and her hubby and a good time is had by all.  Burp. Continue reading