Archive for the 'Desserts' Category

Peanut Butter Fudge

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

A sweet family friend of ours, Mrs. Doris, was kind enough to share her grandmother’s Peanut Butter Fudge recipe. I’ve longed for a good peanut butter fudge recipe for years, and this one is it! It’s simple, creamy, and delicious…just what you want in a fudge recipe. I feel sure your guests would love a […]

Nutter Butter Balls

Monday, December 19th, 2011

You remember the Oreo Truffles that I posted last year, right? If not, here’s the recipe again Don’t even think about not making them because you will immediately fall head over heals in love with them. So, I was thinking what else I could mix up with some cream cheese, roll into a ball, […]

Peanut Brittle

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Mmmmm…peanut brittle! The perfect combo of sweet and salty, wouldn’t you say? Peanut brittle always reminds me of my sweet Paw Paw (my mom’s dad). I grew up in Canton, Mississippi, where the Canton Flea Market happens each spring and fall. Each and every flea market, we’d head to the square with only one request […]

Cake Batter Truffles

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

How many times have you started out to make a cake and then by the time the batter is finished, you just can’t stop eating it so that there’s only a little cake left to bake when it’s actually time to put it in the oven? Please, dear heavens, tell me I’m not the only […]

Mae Mae’s Christmas Ambrosia

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

This is another one of those recipes that floods me with memories of my sweet grandmother, Mae Mae. When thinking of Mae Mae and the many things she always made at Christmas time, you can’t leave this recipe out. I remember boxes of fruit being at her house, but I don’t remember where they came […]

Toffee Bars

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

We all think of toffee when we think of Christmas, don’t we? It’s one of those things we don’t think about much at all, but then when Christmas rolls around everyone pulls out their family’s favorite toffee recipe. Well, this is my Nana’s. I’m sure a friend gave her the recipe who received it from […]

Tiger Butter

Monday, December 12th, 2011

I have no idea where this recipe originated since we’ve been making it every Christmas for as long as I can remember, but I would love to personally thank whoever came up with it. As you all know, I’m a bit of a peanut butter and chocolate addict. You put the two of those things […]

Peppermint Crunch Bark

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Nothing says the holidays quite like this yummy, crunchy, pepperminty bark! I make this bark every year and package it in pretty little containers to give away. It makes great gifts for office friends, bosses, customers, teachers, and friends! It’s also something great to take to holiday parties. And to make it even more appealing, it’s […]

Reindeer Chow

Friday, December 9th, 2011

This delicious recipe was shared with me by my sweet friend Robin. That girl can make me laugh like nobody’s business, and my kids think she hung the moon and stars just for them! Making this recipe is one of those things that my kids look forward to every year around Christmas time, and they look even […]

Mae Mae’s 5 Pound Fudge

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

I’ve told y’all about my Mae Mae before, the sweetest lady that I’ve ever known in my entire life. She was my mom’s mom and she was the best cook that I’ve ever met. Bobby Flay wouldn’t have a prayer if put up in a throwdown with my Mae Mae! When I think of Christmas […]