Category Archives: Desserts

Eggnog Sugar Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 3 sticks (1 1/2 cups) unsalted butter softened 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 1 vanilla bean seeds removed (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) 1 egg at room temperature 1/3 cup high quality eggnog 4 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt EASY VANILLA ICING 4 cups powdered sugar 2 tablespoons meringue powder 6-8 tablespoons water … Continue reading

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Russian Tea Cakes

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups pecans 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup super fine sugar (see note) 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat the … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Fudge

Thanks to Two Peas and Their Pod for this amazing fudge! INGREDIENTS: 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped pretzels 25 soft caramel candies, unwrapped (I used … Continue reading

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Crockpot Chocolate Bars

INGREDIENTS 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds or roasted pumpkin seeds 2 cups lightly crushed pretzels 5 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS Sprinkle the pumpkin seeds in the bottom of … Continue reading

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