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Baked Goods & Sweets

Bake up some wonderful homemade bread or decadent treats. We enjoyed trying them and so will you.


Two-Toned Chocolate Coconut Cookies

This coconut-studded milk chocolate cookie with two layers of buttery dough – one with an added hit of cocoa – makes these slice-and-bake cookies an instant holiday hit. Incorporating milk chocolate with toasted coconut makes them irresistible.

Make a Delicious Lemon Cake Roll for a Fancy Dessert

This delicious Lemon Cake Roll is a perfect dessert for a Spring or Summer party, buffet, dinner, etc. While tasty any time of the year, there is just a Springy Sunshine feel with this...

This Age-Old Classic Takes The Shortcake

Summer means fresh berries, and what could be a better mid-summer dessert than the classic strawberry shortcake? A few substitutions make this shortcake a little more healthy. Some of the white flour has been replaced...
Goin' on a Sentimental Journey - Raisin Bread

Goin’ on a Sentimental Journey – Raisin Bread

If you've ever been nostalgic about breakfast-time when you were young, no doubt you remember raisin bread sandwiches. Whether toasted or not, this bread is perfect when covered in butter, or peanut butter or even just plain. It is not difficult to make, just make sure to add the raisins after the first rise.

Old Fashion Pie Recipes: Impossible Coconut, Sugar, and Apple-pecan

Love those old-fashion pies that were always at grandma's house! One of the best things about visiting my grandmother's old-fashion kitchen with it's huge old metal wood cook stove was the wonderful baked goods...

Excellent Recipe for Black Forest Cake

Are you thinking of a great present for a loved one? You might want to purchase stylish clothes, bags or any other product you see in shopping malls, and have these as presents. However,...

How to Make Cheesecakes without Baking

You can make cheesecakes without turning on your oven—which is especially nice in the summer. They are delightful cheesecakes. They are lighter and fluffier, almost melt-in-your-mouth. Because they don't bake, they are quicker and...
Homemade Crescent Rolls

Homemade Crescent Rolls

One of the most wonderful things about old-fashioned cooking and days gone by, was the delicious aroma of fresh baking bread wafting from mom and/or grandma's oven. I can remember the tempting smells of...
How to Make The Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits

How to Make The Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits

As a small child, I can remember sitting at the kitchen table and watching my grandmother make homemade buttermilk biscuits every Sunday morning. I loved to sit there and listen to her sing, as...

How to Make Butter-Cream and Marshmallow Fondant Icing

As far as our tradition of festivals and parties goes, well decorated cakes are pretty much at the top of the list of must-haves. Cake decorating basically is a way of using colored sugar...

Easy Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade granola bars are an easy and healthy after-school snack and aren't as sweet as the store-bought varieties. They can be stored in an air-tight container to have handy when hunger strikes. Double Peanut...
10 Smart Swaps to Make Baking and Cooking Healthier

10 Smart Swaps to Make Baking and Cooking Healthier

With a few smart ingredient substitutions and food swaps, you and your guests can enjoy favorite dishes and get more vitamins and nutrients.

Cookie in a Jar Recipe

There are several variations of the cookie mix in a jar - scroll down to see them all. The concept is the same for all of them: layer the dry ingredients in a clean,...
Walnut and Fig Zucchini Bread

Walnut and Fig Zucchini Bread

This recipe is a great choice for breakfast, dessert or a mid-day snack. It also makes a delicious hostess gift for this season’s holiday parties.

A 30 Minute Apple Pie Recipe

Apple pies are a wonderful treat that can be enjoyed on all occasions anytime of the year. Most apple pie recipes are quite easy to follow and most beginners can master the apple pie...