Category:  Desserts

Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 12/04

When I think of my grandmother, many things come to mind.  She was full of life, funny and frugal, yet so very generous. This was a woman who… Read More »

Butterscotch Bread Pudding (with really good gluten-free options)

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Snacks
by Ann on 19/03

Last fall, I mentioned that I was all set to share a recipe for butterscotch bread pudding when a thoughtful reader emailed me the recipe for her prized… Read More »

Hershey’s Cocoa Cake

In Desserts
by Ann on 18/02

When it comes to chocolate cake, this tried-and-true recipe is, without a doubt, the best that I have found. It has been a birthday favorite in my family… Read More »

Foolproof Peanut Butter Frosting

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 14/02

In our family, February is full of birthdays.  There are three, all spread out exactly one week after the next.  With Valentine’s Day thrown into the mix, there… Read More »

Raspberry Vanilla Muffins

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 07/02

I often think of these tasty muffins around Valentine’s Day because of their pinkish hue. Conveniently, they rely on frozen berries, so these muffins are ideal throughout the… Read More »

Old Fashioned Gingerbread with Citrus Glaze

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Holidays, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 13/12

This is one of those recipes that I have made over and over again, tweaking many times until I arrived at an end result that my family loves…. Read More »

Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

In Cookies & Candy, Crafts, Desserts, Holidays, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 06/12

A delicious cookie-in-a-jar recipe was harder to devise than I expected.  Not only did the cookie have to taste great, the mix had to fit in a standard… Read More »

Nutter Butter Santa Cookies

In Cookies & Candy, Crafts, Desserts, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 01/12

Growing up, my mom didn’t buy Nutter Butters often.  But when they infrequently appeared in the cookie jar, I was thrilled.  At Christmas time, Freda, a family friend… Read More »

Chocolate Acorns

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Snacks
by Ann on 12/11

My kids and I made these festive fall treats for the first time last year and, like the pumpkin clementines, they were as much fun to make as… Read More »

Sheila’s Beet Cake

In Desserts, Snacks
by Ann on 16/10

When I posted a pretty picture of fresh beets on my Fountain Avenue Kitchen Facebook page, I was amazed by the reaction.  (Click on this link to read… Read More »