Category Archives: dessert

Polish Paczkis

Being from Michigan where there is considerable Polish community Paczkis are common place but once a year. They are a special doughnut like treat that marks the beginning of lent as it is a traditional opportunity for people to use … Continue reading

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Red velvet cake truffle bites

Red velvet cake is something I make but once a year, it was the cake we had at our wedding and I now make a new variation every year for our anniversary. The first year we had the top tear … Continue reading

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Caramel macadamia nut cheesecake

If anyone is looking for a great dessert recipe to make and bring to a holiday gathering in the next couple days this could be exactly what you are looking for. I made this cake for my dear hubby’s 37th … Continue reading

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Mocha Macadamia Shortbread Star Cookies

I promise, this will be the last cookie post of the season, but I did save the best for last. The reason I made this recipe is because I was having a difficult time finding one that already existed that … Continue reading

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Cranberry orange pinwheel cookies

I think it’s important when making your cookie selections for the holidays to make sure you have a mix of different flavors and colors. I also like to make sure that there is a balance of sweet and tart which … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Biscotti

Each year we make a large number of cookies and candies for Christmas. I make trays of cookies for Paul’s coworkers and individual tins of fudge for the families of the people on his team. I also send cookies to … Continue reading

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Caramel Cluster Popcorn

Its Halloween so we are posting two recipes for you today first is this caramel cluster popcorn. When we were kids we would all meet at my grandparent’s house and go trick or treating with all our cousins and aunts … Continue reading

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