Red White & Blue Pie

My Red White & Blue Pie is the perfect summertime dessert and you don’t have to wait for a holiday to indulge in this delicious treat. But I will admit that Memorial Day and the Fourth of July certainly provide a good excuse to take advantage of blueberries, strawberries and a cool, creamy layered dessert like this one. I used to make this pie quite a bit when my children were little…

Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecakes

I made these Mini Chocolate Cherry Cheesecakes on Christmas Day because I just didn’t feel like the traditional pumpkin or pecan pie this year. This was the easiest dessert ever! They look so pretty, they’re super inexpensive to make and the recipe makes enough for a large group. This recipe has been around for ages so it’s really nothing new but the chocolate gives it a new edge…

Rice Krispie Balls

My mom had certain Christmas traditions and her Rice Krispie Balls were one that you could count on each and every year. She always kept a “treat platter” out on various tables throughout the house, it had all of her homemade holiday treats on it and she kept a piece of plastic wrap stretched across the top to keep everything fresh. You could walk into the family room, plop yourself…

Mom’s Chocolate Fudge

Everyone loves their mom’s chocolate fudge, right? There doesn’t seem to be a right way or a wrong way to make fudge…just your mother’s way! I have tasted boat loads of the stuff over the years and although I seldom turn down a fresh chunk when offered, no other recipe will do but my mom’s. I guess what makes hers taste so good to me is the milk chocolate flavor…

Christmas Tree Cookies

This recipe is the secret to my brother’s famous “Christmas Tree Cookies”. It’s an easy recipe, the cookies taste great and the shape makes them so festive…they’re the perfect Christmas Cookie. My little brother Rick loves everything about Christmas. He is so enthusiastic about all things Christmas, including the movies, that he named his son Bailey after (you guessed it)…