Category: Desserts

Banana Pudding Squares

Growing up, my grandma and my mom made the best banana pudding ever! Yes, ever. Their secret was Jell-o Custard like this:  or this: This stuff made the most remarkable banana pudding, but Jell-o doesn’t make it anymore. Boo!  Kraft, […] Read more…

Chai Snickerdoodle Cookies

Chai Snickerdoodles

I still remember the first time I tried Chai tea. My daughter, a tea fanatic, had a chai tea latte from our local coffee shop and insisted that I taste it. She promised that is was nothing like regular hot […] Read more…

Easy Creamy Creme Brulee

Ask me to tell you what my favorite desserts are and I will most definitely say homemade vanilla ice cream, old fashioned banana pudding,  coconut pound cake, gooey chocolatey brownies and creme brulee. I get creme brulee anytime I can […] Read more…

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes Bake Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes for a delicious chocolatey treat! These salted caramel cupcakes created by Kraft are as cute as they are tasty and super easy to make. Ingredients 1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake […] Read more…

Apple and Pecan Pie Pound Cake

  There’s an ongoing battle at our house about pies. I’m from New Orleans, so I argue that Pecan Pie is the best one. The Yankee I’m married to is very contrary and insists that the primo pie is apple. […] Read more…

Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars

Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars Kraft Foods shares this fabulous twist on a popular candy bar, but in cheesecake form. Run to your kitchens right now! Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars Prep Time:  20 min. Total Time: 6 hr. Servings: 16 servings Ingredients 25 […] Read more…

Need a quick, simple dessert? Blackberry Shortcake!

Blackberry Shortcake

When your amazing life calls for something other than the standard strawberry shortcake, why not bump it up a bit and have a delicious Blackberry Shortcake instead? This one is so simple and you can use what you have on […] Read more…

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake Go bananas with this sweet and delicious Banana Split Cake from Kraft. Find out how to turn your favorite ice cream dish into a delightful cake. Prep Time: 15 min. Total Time: 5 hr. 25 min. Servings: 24 servings What You […] Read more…

Homemade Honey Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

Unless you’ve tried them, you have no idea how amazing homemade marshmallows are compared to store-bought. Like the immeasurable difference between store-bought and homemade angel food cake. It’s truly transcendental. Yes, they’re that much better. Whole Foods has created a […] Read more…

Southern Summer Cheese Straws

Cheese straws are a southern favorite.  I have memories of these cheesy sticks of yumminess that go back to the days when our extended family gathered for Homecoming in central Louisiana. Whether at my grandparents house or down by the […] Read more…

Strawberry Season is Here Again! Easy Recipes You’ll Love

It’s strawberry time! A new season of bright, fragrant, ruby-red strawberries always holds my attention. I’m tempted to load up on as many as I can carry and head home with little else, except maybe some heavy cream, and hunker […] Read more…

Peaches and Cream Jigglers

Peaches n Cream Jello

These tasty bite-sized Jigglers gems take the traditional flavors of peaches and cream to a whole new level. (Anything with condensed milk is a winner for me!) Give them a try for your next party or after-school snack. Ingredients 1-3/4 cups […] Read more…

Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

This scrumptious dessert completely debunks the whole can’t-please-everyone thing. You absolutely can. Brownies. Cheesecake. Together in every bite. Where’s my fork? Brownie Bottom Cheesecake Prep Time: 40min. Total Time: 5hr. 40min. Servings: 16 servings Ingredients 1 pkg. (4 oz.) Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate […] Read more…

Easy Coconut Snowball Cupcakes

Some of you –  my amazing amazing Nest Full of New friends – have had so much snow! I can’t even process the crazy amounts of snow in your neighborhoods and towns. As you probably heard, a mere fraction of […] Read more…

Easy Pavlova – The Most Beautiful and Simple Dessert

It’s just gorgeous! This easy pavlova dessert can be on your table tonight! I recently celebrated my 50th birthday and asked my daughter to make me a pavlova. I’ve never tried one and I’ve always admired how delicate and pretty […] Read more…

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