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

Oreo Cookie Snowmen

Oreo Snowmen Cookies

Oreo Snowmen Cookies

I was reading a blog the other day that made me laugh.  It discussed how so many of the Pinterest recipes do not turn out looking like the posted pictures.  My mind went back to Christmas and baking with granddaughter Bella.  We made Oreo snowmen that looked easy in the Pinterest pin but were not as pretty as the pictures.  These snowmen heads were sad, which is why I’ve hesitated in posting them. Continue reading