Author: Lisa

Banana Split Dessert

A few weeks ago I was contacted by Donsuemor.  They are a lovely company that makes delicious Madeleines. They make: Traditional, Dipped,  Lemon Zest, Chocolate and Dipped Chocolate.  They also make French Almond Cakes and Cute Cakes.  They will be featuring a Dessert a Day and asked if I’d like to participate…of course I would!  All I had do is choose one of their products and come up with a recipe; I chose the Traditional Madeleines. Once they arrived I immediately opened the box  and was pleasantly surprised to see each cookie individually wrapped.  I opened one up, took...

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Almond Joy* Brownie Bites

    Almond Joy* candy bars are a delightful little treat, but what happens when you’re in the mood for one and you don’t have any?  You make Almond Joy* Brownie Bites!  These are the perfect snack to take that craving away.  First there is a chocolate fudge brownie base that’s topped with sweetened coconut.  Then drizzle on some chocolate, sprinkle on some almonds and it’s perfect.   So simple and oh so delicious! var pfHeaderImgUrl = ”;var pfHeaderTagline = ”;var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 1;var pfImageDisplayStyle = ‘right’;var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var...

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No-Bake Apricot Cheesecake

Here is another quick and easy dessert that doesn’t require baking (it’s still hot here!) and it’s great for the kids to help out in the kitchen.  My daughter pretty much made the entire recipe by herself and it was great quality time together!  One nice thing about this recipe is that you can swap out the apricot preserves for whatever flavor you prefer. Ingredients are as follows: Crust: 1 ¾ C graham cracker crumbs  ½ C butter, melted Filling: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 tsp. vanilla ½ C apricot preserves Directions:...

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Zucchini Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

So far on the poll to the right, Simpler Recipes has the most votes. Here’s a quick and easy recipe for zucchini cupcakes that uses basic ingredients and it’s made in one bowl! This time of year everyone seems to have a ton of zucchini so it’s a great way to sneak some extra veggies in too.  As a note, this recipe doesn’t require eggs, however the addition of sour cream and oil makes for a deliciously moist cupcake!  Ingredients are as follows: ¼ C sour cream 1 C sugar ¼ C oil 1 tsp. vanilla 1 C zucchini...

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Nut Free Nanaimo Bars

I don’t know about you, but here in the North Eastern states it has been HOT and humid!  I haven’t had my oven on in a week so I had to come up with something that didn’t require baking.  While searching the internet I found tons of recipes for Nanaimo Bars and I have to admit, I’ve never heard of these before (I know, I’m sorry).  However they looked and sounded delicious.  I omitted the nuts, added toasted coconut and changed a few other ingredients too.  If you have a chocolate craving or a sweet tooth, this is a...

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