Amish Friendship Bread

  This bread is one of the most requested breads I make. When I worked at the Navy hospital (now retired), this was their favorite bread and one of the most requested. Now that I’m a vendor at a farmer’s market in Foley, Alabama, it’s become one of the most popular breads sold. No matter … Continue reading

Vermont Spice Cake

If you’re a fan of pumpkin spices you should love this cake, especially when fall weather is here.  I love the way this cake smells when it’s baking in the oven.  Your entire house will smell of pumpkin spice and we all know how wonderful that smells.  This cake is from a magazine I bought … Continue reading

Apple Pie Squares

I love fall baking.  I love the smell of fresh apples, cinnamon, pumpkin and so many other fragrances that represent fall’s arrival.  Fall and winter baking reminds me of comfort foods like soups and stews and pumpkin pie!  Here is a really good apple pie recipe, except this pie is not baked in a pie plate, … Continue reading

Easy Cinnamon Rolls

When you want cinnamon rolls, but don’t want to take the time to make the dough, this is a recipe to satisfy that cinnamon roll craving without the long wait.  The dough is already made, all you have to do is let it thaw and roll out, now that’s easy!  You can have that cinnamon roll … Continue reading

Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

It’s that time of year when pumpkins are plentiful and fall is in the air!  This is also the time of year when we think of all our favorite fall and winter comfort favorites.  I’m a big fan of pumpkins, and enjoy the assorted baked goodies that have pumpkin in them.  Here is a really moist and … Continue reading

Crescent Cinnamon Rolls

Here’s an easy one for you if you love cinnamon rolls but don’t have the time to do the scratch yeast kind.  I’m a huge fan of cinnamon rolls, especially the cinnamon rolls you get at the malls “Cinnabon.”  You have to be very careful to not over fill the crescent roll.  If any of … Continue reading

Hershey’s Oatmeal Toffee Cookies

I was recently looking through a Hershey’s cookbook I have for a new cookie recipe and saw one called “Oatmeal Toffee Cookies” that looked and sounded great.  I had all ingredient’s in my pantry so thought I’d give this recipe a try.  I really love the brown sugar flavor this cookie  has, along with the toffee and coconut.  … Continue reading

Cinnamon Crispas

If you want a snack that’s easy, fast, not a lot of fuss, you gotta make these!  They are a great after school snack, or a late night snack, or a snack just about any time.  Great after having mexican for dinner, or even after pizza!  You don’t have to be a baker to make … Continue reading

Gooey Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cinnamon rolls, cinnamon buns, cinnamon bread, well…just about anything that’s a cake, cookie, muffin, cupcake, bread, cookie or dessert with cinnamon in it.  I have a very hard time passing by the Cinnabon store at the mall.  I can smell aroma of cinnamon as soon as I walk through the door.  This is a special treat for me when … Continue reading

Molasses Cookie Cutouts

When I make these cookies, I know the holiday season has arrived! The smell coming from the oven while the cookies are baking fills our home with the aroma of molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.  These are my youngest sons favorite cookie.  I’ve been making them since 1973 when I first saw them in Family Circle … Continue reading