Mock Apple Pie Bars

mock apple pie bars

MOCK – adjective not authentic or real, but without the intention to deceive.  (or maybe I am….) synonyms: imitation, artificial, man-made, simulated, synthetic, ersatz, fake, reproduction, dummy, sham, false, faux, spurious, bogus, counterfeit, inauthentic, pseudo. Disclaimer: The links below may be affiliate links.  If you purchase any products after clicking on these links, at no additional cost […]

Homemade Twix bars

Homemade Twix Bar

  Remember the old adage “What do you do when life gives you lemons? You make lemonade!”  Well, that happened this last week.  I started my annual Christmas homemade caramels baking only to have them come out super-soft.  So soft that they were sticking to the parchment paper and difficult to get off.  I just didn’t get it. […]

S’Mores Brownies

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S’mores brownies – as in, you’ll want s’more and more of these treats! They are delicious and simple to whip together.     I’ve made this recipe at least twice for events, and it’s always a big hit. Recently I made this along with another bar recipe for my take-to-work birthday treats, and there wasn’t […]

Mint Dazzler

mint dazzler

Today I’m going to share my all-time, favorite dessert.  I’m not sure why I don’t make it more often.  Perhaps I should from now on.  Healthy?  No it’s not.  This is the recipe to make once you’ve given up on that New Year’s resolution to lose weight. I have no idea where the recipe came […]