Cinnamon Rolls

The Cinnabon near us has a window so you can watch the cinnamon rolls being made, I realized that to get that yummy gooey filling I needed something more than a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar. They spread a thick mixture on the dough before rolling it up so here is my copy cat recipe. First… Continue Reading


Chocolate Chip Cookies

Why do I love recipes with a “Secret Ingredient”?? I just do 🙂 & after years of trying to make cookies like Jonathan’s “mom used to make” I finally found a no fail recipe. I love ALL BUTTER recipes the best (because the DOUGH tastes better) but they seem to always be flat. But these… Continue Reading


Cornflakes, Butterscotch & Peanut Butter

This is heaven. I dont make this very often because I cant stop eating it if its around. Melt the PB and chips together then pour over the cornflakes in a large bowl- mix well but gently to avoid crushing the cereal too much. Spread it on a wax paper covered cookie sheet and let… Continue Reading


Amazing Honey Butter

It is hard to resist eating this with a spoon, this stuff is amazing. It is perfect with scones, rolls, anything. 14oz creamed honey 7 oz marshmellow cream 4 cubes softened butter Whip together and enjoy!


Uncle Scott’s Hot Cocoa Mix

We named our first born son after this guy! And he makes a great Hot Chocolate Mix. Every winter when we visit they have huge containers of it and we just LOVE it. It can be tailored to taste by using different flavors of instant creamer- I love adding peppermint but to please the crowd… Continue Reading


Pomegranate Salsa

This was so good! My friend Genni hosted Bunko at her house and had a whole counter full of delicious food- pulled pork, beans, rice, tortillas and a bowl of this…..heaven! I thought about it for 3 days after and had to make it. I am not ashamed to say that over the next day… Continue Reading


Tater Bombs

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These were one of Jonathan’s super bowl treats and I find myself thinking of them often. They were SO good. I think it is the little bit of brown sugar that caramelizes and puts them over the top. They were a huge hit! Easy too- Natalie and Jonathan did all the work…… and I was… Continue Reading


Best Ever Bread

This is a recipe that NEVER fails, I love it. I got it from our friends the Hamiltons and I love that is has butter, milk and eggs and its so soft and delicious. The recipe may sound too easy but it is- just put things in the mixer in the order listed! (and let… Continue Reading


Favorite Peanut Butter Cookies

These are chewy melt in your mouth favorites- the banana makes them “secret ingredient” cookies 🙂 1 Cup butter 2 Cups Peanut butter (creamy) 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1/2 c sugar 2 eggs 2 TBL milk 1 Tbl vanilla 1/2 banana mashed well (about 3 TBL) 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking… Continue Reading


Soft Ginger Cookies

I love those Ginger Molasses cookies that are soft and chewy and this is THAT recipe! I was so excited when my friend Paige shared it with me. I even make them with Whole Wheat Pastry flour (trying to cut all the sweets this time of year!) and they taste FANTASTIC. Cream together: 1 1/2… Continue Reading