Category Dessert

Fruit Tart

Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
·         1 pkg. refrigerated sugar cookie dough (16.5 oz.) – I used Albertson’s Sugar Cookie Dough
·         8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
·         2 Tbsp. butter, softened
·         2-3 Tbsp. milk
·         1 cup powdered sugar
·         1 Tbsp. lemon juice
·         1 small carton of blueberries
·     ...
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Berry Flower Cake

I wanted to make a cake for one of my best friends. She loves fruit, so this Berry Cake was a perfect fit for her. You can use box cake or make a cake from scratch.
Visit my Rainbow Cake blog for directions on how to make your cake and frosting from scratch.
1 box of Classic White Cake mix (Pillsbury M...
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White Chocolate Snickerdoodle Cookies

Makes approx 36 cookies or 12 deep dish cookies
·         1/2 cup shortening
·         1/2 cup butter
·         2 eggs
·         2 tsp vanilla
·         1 1/2 cups sugar
·         2 3/4 cups flour
·         2 tsp cream of tartar
·         1 tsp baking soda
·         1/2 tsp salt
Coating the Cookies
·         2 tsp. Cinnamon and 3 Tbsp. sugar
·         1 Bag of Hersheys Blis...
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Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt Cupcakes

Makes 24 regular cupcakes.Cupcake Ingredients:

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature

1-1/4 cups sugar

2 large eggs, room temperature

3/4 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoons vanilla

2/3 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)


Beat butter until softened.

Add sugar and beat until light an...

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Andes Mint Cookies

Perfect round balls or spoonsfuls? I like the left one’s better…


1 box = 18.25 oz. Box Devil’s Food Cake Mix – I use Pillsbury Devil’s Food Moist Supreme

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

1 packaged box of Andes Mints = 4.67 oz. and 28 wrapped pieces – if you can only find the bag of them, you can break them in half


Mix the box of cake mix, oil, and eggs together...
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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
3/4 cup (6 oz. can of Dole) pineapple juice
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup white sugar
3 eggs (one egg yolk will not be used – I cook it for my dogs)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 fresh pineapple – peeled, cored and cut into rings
Cherries & Whipped Cream for decoration &...
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Hummingbird Food

It’s quite simple: add 1/4 cup of white granulated cane sugar to each cup of boiling water.
You must boil water (stovetop or microwave) and then add the sugar and stir until dissolved.
Boiling helps dissolve the sugar and kills off things that may make the sugar water spoil faster.
The recipe for hummingbird food must be cool before you add it to your hummingbird feeders! 
The sugar water can...
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