White Chocolate Cherry Almond Bars

White Chocolate Cherry Almond Bars

The countdown is on and I am more ready this year for Christmas than I think I have every been.  I’m not sure what’s wrong with me??!!  My shopping is done and wrapped.  Yikes!  The only problem with that is I have a tendency to keep shopping.  Oops! We had a wonderful Thanksgiving and I loved every minute having all five kids home.  They have all returned to their respective homes and the sheets are washed and beds are made and ready for most of them to return the week [Continue Reading…]

Perfectly Peppermint Brownies

Perfectly Peppermint Brownies

I am a big peppermint fan and I am so excited that peppermint season is here or almost here.  At our house though it is pretty  much peppermint season all year long.  I stash candy canes and other goodies away in the cupboard so I can enjoy them all year round. Today’s recipe for Perfectly Peppermint Brownies is for all peppermint lovers.  These brownies are packed full of peppermint!  White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels, Peppermint Oreos, Peppermint Andes Mints and Peppermint Candy! Peppermint times four! They are pepperminty, chocolatey and nice [Continue Reading…]

Orange Brownies

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Welcome to Emily of is this REALLY my life?  I met Emily a few years ago when she introduced me at an event I was speaking at.  She’s a doll and I have to tell you when I first saw the photos in this post my mouth starting watering.  I am a huge citrus lover and love the idea of Orange Brownies.  Can’t wait to try them.  Be sure to visit her over at her blog to enter to win a Blendtec Blender and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as [Continue Reading…]

Toffee Blondies in a Jar

Toffee Blondies in a Jar

We are kicking off our Handmade Holiday}Bake Craft Sew series with Tiffany from Pics and Pastries.  Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hey everyone! My name is Tiffany and I blog at picsandpastries.com. I love being in the kitchen preparing food for my family and friends. Leigh Anne’s blog has been one of my favorite blogs for  a very, very long time and I was excited  when she asked if [Continue Reading…]

25 Magic Bar Recipes

25 Magic Bar Recipes

What’s not to love about a Magic Bar!  Today we’ve put together an amazing round up of 25 mouthwatering, drool worthy Magic Bar Recipes for you!   Don’t know what a Magic Bar is?  It’s an old fashioned favorite that  uses sweetened condensed milk to create a delicious, ooey gooey layer.  They  are also called Seven Layer Bars by some and I’ve seen others call them Five Layer Bars depending on how much you add to them.  Whatever you call them – call them delicious! Pin away!!! Apple Butterscotch Magic [Continue Reading…]

Ooey, Gooey Chocolate Chip And Toffee Bars

Chocolate Chip and Toffee Bars

I’ve just got one word to say about these ooey, gooey chocolate chip and toffee bars. Danger! They are full of chocolate, toffee bits and ooey, gooey goodness.   The ooey gooey part is provided by the sweetened condensed milk which is spread in the middle of the bar. The sweetened condensed milk turns into caramel as it bakes and makes these bars pretty much irresistible!  I only make these if I can going to have company or have to take a treat somewhere or else I would eat the [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Toffee Bars

Chocolate Toffee Bars

Today’s recipe is what happens when you have a major chocolate/toffee craving over the weekend.  You get Chocolate Toffee Bars on the blog! It was a rainy, gloomy kind of weekend and I didn’t accomplish much of anything which is always a bit frustrating. I started a few projects but didn’t complete any of them and I now have a great big mess in my attempts to get organized.  I  discovered that a sure fire solution to rain, gloom, ineffectiveness, lack of organization and frustration is chocolate and toffee!  I [Continue Reading…]

Milky Way Bars}2 ingredients!

Milky Way Bars

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… the 10th of the month! Today we will be appealing to your naughtiest sweet tooth, because this month’s blog hop is all about CANDY: candy crafts, candy recipes, candy printables… candy, candy, candy! So, pull up a seat and get ready to have your cravings triggered by 10 original posts, provided by 10 delicious bloggers. Pin your heart out, my friends. 1. ‘Or so she says…‘ sharing White Chocolate Candy Corn Buckeyes 2. Lolly Jane sharing Witch’s Broom Candy Bag and Printable [Continue Reading…]

Perfectly Pumpkin Gooey Cookie Bars

Pumpkin Spice Magic Cookie Bars

Today’s recipe is one of those recipes that have been around for decades. Your mother made them and probably your grandmother. Originally they were called a Seven Layer Bar because there were 7 layers of goodness in one bar cookie. Today we’re calling them Perfectly Pumpkin Gooey Cookie Bars. I’ve made a few tweeks to the recipe and only used 6 layers. I left the coconut layer out because I’m not a fan of coconut. To make the recipe quicker and easier I’ve used one of Pillsbury® ‘s new fall [Continue Reading…]