Denise’s Chocolate Chip Blondies

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When I was growing up these Chocolate Chip Blondies were my favorite treat in the world!  I still love them and beg my mom to make them for me even though I've been stuck at 39 for a little while now.  I have finally talked her into letting me have the recipe so I can share these blonde beauties with you. The piece of paper that she handed me is so old and worn that it … [Read more...]

Denise’s Fast and Easy Cheese Turnovers

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During the holiday season we seem to constantly be on the run and we have lots of friends and family popping by so this is a terrific recipe for those times when you need something fast but tasty, so you don't have to spend all your time in the kitchen but you can still impress your guests!  These cheese turnovers are wonderful as an appetizer or for dessert, and they just take … [Read more...]

Denise’s Pecan Pie Bars

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I am so ready for some holiday baking but it somehow felt a little too early in the month for pie so instead I made these yummy Pecan Pie Bars. Pecan Pie Bars Yield - 20 servings Preparation Time - 15 minutes Cooking Time - 50 minutes Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup margarine Topping 1 cup light brown … [Read more...]

Denise’s Fruit Smoothie Popsicles

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Whenever we have fruit that doesn't get eaten before it starts to droop we store it in the freezer until we can use it at a later date.  Bananas are super easy to freeze right in their own peel and we store strawberries, blueberries, cantaloupe and other leftover fruit in plastic freezer bags for use in breads, pancakes, smoothies and these fabulous popsicles.  They taste like … [Read more...]

Denise’s Cream Puff Recipe

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These Cream Puffs are a family favorite recipe and they're deceptively easy to make!  The thing I love most is that the recipe calls for simple ingredients that are typically always on hand so we can make these in a pinch if needed for a last minute get together, school party or to cure a sweet tooth. Ingredients 4 eggs 1/2 c stick margarine 1 c boiling water … [Read more...]