holiday food

Skinnier Magic Layer Bars

These seven layer (or magic) bars are a lightened-up version of the traditional recipe from amyshealthybaking.com. (Thank you, Amy!) They’re just as sweet, gooey and irresistible as the originals but are much nicer to your waistline! Ingredients 10 sheets (155g) chocolate graham crackers 3 large egg whites 6 tbsp (30g) reduced fat unsweetened shredded coconut ¼ […]

Magic Layer Bars

With only only 6 ingredients, this is one of the easiest desserts you can make– and the most addicting. I can never stop at one! Ingredients 2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup chopped nuts 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeyes

As a kid growing up in Ohio, Chocolate-Covered Buckeyes were one of my favorite treats during the Holidays. They’re like homemade Reese’s peanut butter cups! Ingredients 2 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar 1 cup smooth peanut butter 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, […]

Sparkly Lemon Cookies

                      Lemonade in a cookie form.  Course sanding sugar makes these sparkle, but feel free to mix it up with other colored sanding sugar or edible glitter!      

Cranberry Mojitos

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Amy’s Shortbread

Here is another one of my go-to recipes. You are lucky to get this recipe. Trust me, if you heard the story how I acquired it, you wouldn’t believe it. Sprinkle with green sugar and you have a St. Patrick’s day dessert.

Eggnog Breakfast Bread Pudding

The only time I can think of having eggnog is around the holiday season. Makes for a great additive to this bread pudding. Especially for a breakfast or brunch treat. Splurge a little… you undoubtedly deserve it.

Edible Centerpieces

A centerpiece of various grape clusters, candles and rich, neutral toned linens provides the perfect autumnal table setting.  Seasonal gourds, foliage, berries and fruits create a beautiful centerpiece display. Take advantage of nature’s bounty and you’re certain to impress your guests this holiday season.   A simple collection of cheeses, veggies and fruits is so obvious […]

Maple-Bacon Waffle Bake

Good ole Betty Crocker came up with this dangerous breakfast casserole. But with today’s trend on bacon what better way to embrace this tasty stick of salty pork?  Give in to your desire just this once combining all of the breakfast treats...

Salted Chocolate-Caramel Rounds

Delicious, sweet, yet salty, chewy and irresistible. Photo is by bakersroyale.com but the original recipe was found on bhg.com. This was something that had to be shared. It’s got a bit of everything.


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