That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Star of Bethlehem Cookies~

I was going to skip these cookies this year, but I know my two kiddos who adore the chocolate peanut butter combo would be disappointed.  I’ve never made peanut blossoms with a Hershey’s kiss…always...

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Classic English Toffee

I shake up my holiday candy and baking list from time to time, but one sweet treat never changes. This classic English Toffee is a must make every Christmas! It’s a beloved, irresistible holiday gift...

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How to Freeze Cookie Dough

I start my holiday baking prep early in December to reduce the stress as Christmas draws near. I’m sharing How to Freeze Cookie Dough, one of the tricks for streamlining my holiday baking!

Pecan Snowballs | The classic melt in your mouth holiday cookie known by many names!

Pecan Snowballs Cookies

These outrageously delicious Pecan Snowballs are a classic, melt in your mouth holiday cookie, loaded with pecans and dusted with powdered sugar. Also known as Mexican Wedding Cookies, Russian Tea Cakes, Southern Butterballs, and...

Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

This Baked Potato Soup is perfect for your fall entertaining! Hearty and delicious with toppings of bacon, sour cream and cheese will please your family and your guests.

Palm Beach Mocha Brownies in a white bowl | When chocolate and coffee collide in a sublime brownie!

Palm Beach Mocha Brownies

If you’re a fan of mocha desserts, these Palm Beach Mocha Brownies are the ultimate treat! They’re rich, dense and irresistible! This post was originally shared in 2010, but new photos and text were...

Puffed Potatoes

These dreamy Puffed Potatoes are a dish worthy of company but simple enough for weeknights!       When our children were younger, one of my dear friends and I got together with our...

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies~

    Even with all the homemade desserts I make, my family still has a thing for Oreos, especially Double Stuff Oreos.  When I saw this recipe for chocolate cookies filled with a white...

My great-grandmother's fruit salad recipe

Overnight Fruit Salad

My great-grandmother was called Dama…she was a petite Irish woman who doted on her grandchildren. Remembered as a generous soul, she kept scraps of food in her icebox for those who knew to knock...