Triple Mocha Brownies

These brownies are mocha, mocha, mocha! These mocha brownies have chopped chocolate covered espresso beans and are topped with a chocolate espresso glaze. Coffee and chocolate lovers will love these brownies so make a whole bunch and pass them around. … Continue reading

Banana Breeze Muffins

Let’s face it, living in Minnesota means that it is very cold for a very long time which means I think about vacationing to Hawaii or some other warm place a lot. Whenever I need to beat the winter cold … Continue reading

Fluffiest Buttermilk Biscuits

One of my earliest and favorite memories of my grandma Charlene was of her standing in the kitchen making biscuits. She made the most tender, delicious biscuits and her recipe has been a closely guarded secret.  Her biscuits are the … Continue reading

Cut Out Cookies

Sometimes I need a lot of cookies in short order so I use this cut out cookie recipe. They are infinitely adaptable with frosting and flavorings so they can be used for any occasion. Cut Out Cookies Makes 6 dozen … Continue reading

Grandma Anna’s Soft Sugar Cookies

These cookies have been passed down through Stephen’s family from generation to generation. They are the easiest, quickest cookies. If you need a fool proof recipe to feed company or just want something to satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking … Continue reading

Sand Tarts: A Holiday Tradition

My husband introduced me to sand tarts and now they have become a standard in our holiday cookie repertoire. My sister is absolutely addicted to them and every year we have to make two or three dozen just for her. … Continue reading

Banana Bread

I make this banana bread at least once a month for our family. It makes a great breakfast, dessert, or snack. Makes one 9 x 5 loaf 1 cup granulated sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2 eggs, room … Continue reading

Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies

My favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. These cookies are crispy on the outside, chewy in the middle and utterly divine.  If you are looking for the perfect chocolate chip cookie look no further! Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies ½ cup … Continue reading