Buckeyes have been one of my family’s Christmas traditions for as long as I can remember. I don’t think I would be allowed to open presents Christmas morning if Dad hadn’t gotten his fix at some point in during the Christmas season.  This is also my favorite Christmas cookie. After introducing them to many of my friends they can’t wait for my yearly Christmas Cookie … Continue reading Buckeyes

Cinnamon Roll Pecan Pie

My Gram’s pies are something to be worshiped, and that means a lot since I generally don’t like pies. There is something magical about her crusts. On her last visit to Minnesota Gram and I spent a few hours bopping around on Pinterest just like we always do when she visits. We were going through my baking board and she was intrigued by a picture of … Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Pecan Pie

Rice Krispie Bars

Why mess with a classic? I got this recipe directly off the Rice Krispe website. This is such a simple recipe that everyone knows and loves. Ingredients: 3 T. Butter 1 Package (10 oz.) Mini Marshmallows 6 Cups Rice Krispies Directions: In large saucepan melt butter over low heat.  Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted then remove from heat.  Add Rice Krispies cereal. Stir … Continue reading Rice Krispie Bars

Peppy Patties

Ingredients:  2 1/2 C. Powdered Sugar 2 T. Corn Syrup 2 T. water 1 t. peppermint extract 1 T. shortening 12 oz. Dark Chocolate Chips 6 Candy Canes (crushed) Directions: In your mixer combine the powdered sugar, corn syrup, water, peppermint extract and shortening until just combines and smooth. While the ingredients are mixing together start melting your chocolate chips in a double boiler. Remove the filling from the … Continue reading Peppy Patties

Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters

Another year of #25DaysOfBaking means more new recipes. This year one of the new additions to the Hunkiedorië line up is these Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters.  Simple, delicious and a hit with my coworkers it was a win-win.   Ingredients: 1 (12-oz.) bag Dark Chocolate Chips 2.5 C Almonds (roasted, unsalted) 1 T. Butter 1 t. Vanilla Extract Coarse Sea Salt Instructions: Coat the inside … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Made from scratch caramel? Check! Sweet Milk Chocolate? Check! Salty Pretzel Rods? Check! Honestly I can’t think of a more prefect trio. I am going through a sweet and salty phase this year and these chocolate dipped pretzel rods were the perfect way to fit all of my cravings. I got the whole family involved in making these, not only did we have a blast … Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

My Minion and I are at it again! When looking through my Pinterest boards for inspiration for some new recipes I stumbled across one that was a no brainer! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies have been a long time favorite of mine. Strangely enough this is the first time I have ever attempted to make them. Now that I know how easy these soft little … Continue reading White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies