Pumpkin Coffee Cake

I can tell you now, if you don’t like pumpkin, don’t make this coffee cake!  I happen to love pumpkin, especially pumpkin pie, so this recipe was a must for me to make!  I was not disappointed, nor were my co-workers, so this recipe is a keeper!  I had frozen 15 zip lock bags (the … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

How can you go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter in the same cookie!  I had a few bags of Halloween (Mini} Peanut Butter M&M’s  left-over and wanted to use them up so I decided to use one of my chocolate cookie recipes and add the m&m’s to it.  I also had half a bag of peanut butter chips and … Continue reading

Spooky Spiders

  As you can see below, my Halloween Spooky Spiders have red legs instead of black legs! I looked everywhere for black string licorice, but could not find it! Anyway, we make things work when we don’t have what a recipe calls for sometimes, even if you know it won’t look as good! They are still … Continue reading

Candy Corn Cupcakes

  Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk (room temp) 6 large egg whites (room temp) 2 teaspoons almond extract 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 and 1/4 cup cake flour 1 and 3/4 cup sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 12 teaspoons butter (1 and 1/2 sticks)     Frosting Ingredients:   3 sticks unsalted butter … Continue reading

Candy Corn M&M Cookies

Candy corn has always been a favorite candy of mine, not just at Halloween, but all during the year.  When I saw the white chocolate candy corn M&M’s at Wal-Mart, I had to have them.  At first I was not sure if the M&M’s were white chocolate inside with Halloween colors outside only, or did … Continue reading

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cheesecake

    Crust:   2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/3 cup butter (melted) (I use ONE stick butter)   Chocolate Layer:    6 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate 6 Tablespoons butter ½ cup sugar 2 large eggs 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour   Peanut Butter layer:   3 (8-ounce) packages cream … Continue reading