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Whipped Shortbread Cookie Recipe

My Whipped Shortbread Cookie recipe is seriously the BEST shortbread I’ve ever eaten. They melt in your mouth, have just a few ingredients, and you can make them with any color sprinkles for any holiday. They are so good – I know you’ll love them! This post is sponsored by Mirum, but all opinions are…

Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Homemade peanut butter balls taste like peanut butter cups but so much better! This is an easy candy recipe that you can make with just a few simple ingredients and a microwave. If you’re a peanut butter chocolate fan or you love Buckeyes, you have got to give these a try. I have another really…

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies are a festive cookie recipe for the Christmas season! They are thick and chewy, with the perfect amount of dried cranberries and white chocolate in every bite.  Even if you’re not a cranberry lover you’ll love these – I inhaled them! I have to admit that I struggle to choose which…

Orange Sweet Rolls Recipe

Orange Sweet Rolls are fluffy and gooey and dripping with an orange frosting. If you are a fan of cinnamon rolls you’re going to absolutely LOVE this version. This post has been sponsored by Fleischmann’s Yeast®. Their Rapid Rise® Yeast is my favorite to use because it makes working with yeast so simple. To me,…

Oreo Peppermint Bark

Oreo Peppermint Bark is so easy a kid can make it! Grab your candy canes, Oreo cookies, and chocolate chips because you are going to love this easy treat. It’s perfect for the holidays. My daughter has been making this for years – I know you’re going to love it. My favorite holiday recipes are…

Classic Rugelach Recipe

Today you’re in for a treat because I’m showing you how to make Rugelach step-by-step. This is one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes that I actually make all year. I’m showing you TWO versions today and you’re going to love them. This post is sponsored by Challenge Dairy, whose butter and cream cheese I…

Classic Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Buttery delicious Shortbread Cookies are an easy cookie recipe that you only need five ingredients to make! These cookies literally melt in your mouth and are perfect any time of year, but especially during the holidays. These are such a classic and you are going to want to make a batch for all your cookie…

Homemade Apple Pie Filling

Homemade Apple Pie Filling – this easy recipe takes just a few minutes and tastes so much better than canned pie filling! Keep it in your freezer for when you want pie filling ASAP! You never need to buy the can of pie filling again – just whip up this easy recipe to use for…

My Favorite All Butter Pie Crust Recipe

This All Butter Pie Crust is my absolute favorite pie crust recipe. It works EVERY time and produces flaky, buttery homemade pie crust that will make your pie recipe perfect! With this easy tutorial you will get the perfect pie crust every time. I‘m going to break down my favorite all butter pie crust recipe…

Zucchini Brownies

Zucchini brownies are a healthier recipe for brownies, and these are the BEST zucchini brownies ever! They’re ooey, gooey, and SUPER fudgy brownies. And NO one will know they have zucchini inside! PIN IT NOW to save for later! Yes, it is another zucchini recipe. I know, you’re probably yelling at the computer chanting “No…

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders are the perfect easy dinner recipe. These are baked in the oven so they’re healthier than fried, but they’re crunchy and full of flavor. I pinky swear: these are PICKY EATER APPROVED. When I can get my daughter to enjoy chicken, you know it’s a good recipe. If there is…

Easy White Bread (homemade recipe)

This EASY White Bread is made from scratch. It makes two loaves and is the perfect sandwich bread! Making homemade bread is easier than you think. This post is sponsored by Fleischmann’s® Yeast. Their RapidRise® Yeast makes making homemade white bread EASY! PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER This year, my goal is to…

Easy 5-Minute Gravy

This Easy 5-Minute Gravy Recipe is perfect for turkey, chicken, or beef! It’s so flavorful and it’s foolproof too and perfect for a any meal. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER! Gravy has always been sort of an enigma to me. I’ve never known the exact ratios of liquid and thickener or whether to…

Ultimate Pizza Dough Recipe

This is the ULTIMATE Pizza Dough Recipe! This easy pizza crust recipe can be made thick, thin, or personal sized with whole wheat or gluten free flour. You can make a baked pizza crust or a grilled pizza recipe. Top it with whatever you like for the best dinner, or make a dessert pizza! Never thought you could…

Peach Pie (double crust or crumble recipe)

Peach Pie is such an easy pie recipe that is classic for summer. Make this easy peach pie with a crumble topping or as a double crust pie or even with a lattice! Once you have my peach filling recipe, you can make this into any pie you like. Peach lovers will love this pie.…

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Dinner Recipes

Black Bean Burgers with Beets

I started making Black Bean Burgers about 10 years ago and we’ve been enjoying them ever since. I absolutely LOVE beans, so making them into a burger was not a stretch. These are an easy 30-minute meal that’s vegan with a gluten-free option. They’re a meatless burger you WILL want to eat, and I added…

Pesto Pasta Salad with Tortellini

This Pesto Pasta Salad recipe is perfect for parties, potlucks, BBQ or weeknight dinners! It’s full of flavor from basil pesto along with peas and sun-dried tomatoes. Plus, it’s made with cheese tortellini! This pasta salad keeps well for up to three days and is delicious for dinner or as a side dish. I think…

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Healthy Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an Asian-inspired dinner that you can make in 30 minutes! These lettuce wraps are keto-friendly, paleo and 0 Weight Watchers Smart points. This is such an easy dinner – it’s one of our favorite weeknight meals. Do you love PF Chang’s lettuce wraps as much as we do? So good,…

No Yeast Pizza Dough Recipe

This 5-ingredient no yeast pizza dough recipe is a pizza crust made from scratch and it tastes just as good as one made with yeast but it’s faster and easier. Plus, if you can’t find yeast you can still have homemade pizza! In under 30 minutes you have have pizza on your table with ingredients…

Turkey Chili Recipe (30 minute meal)

Making chili doesn’t have to be an all-day project – my easy turkey chili recipe is ready to go in 30 minutes! It has beans, green chile and all the delicious chili seasonings. This is a great 30-minute meal when you want something hearty and filling. My husband is always SO happy when he sees…

30 Minute Pasta Sauce Recipe

I’m showing you how to make a pasta sauce recipe FAST with simple pantry ingredients you might already have on hand. Homemade tomato sauce tastes so much better than store bought and it doesn’t have to take all day! You will love this easy Italian tomato sauce with all of your favorite pasta dishes –…

Easy Salisbury Steak (30 minute meal)

Learn how to make Salisbury steak from scratch – it’s easier than you think!  It’s a hearty dinner made with ground beef that is shaped into “steaks” and simmered in a rich beef gravy. We serve this with egg noodles the ultimate comfort food dinner! Growing up I remember boil-in-bag Salisbury steak – does anyone remember…

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Mint Chip Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies combine two loves: mint chips and chocolate chips! If you love chocolate mints, you will love these chewy cookies inspired by my best chocolate chip cookie recipe. Anyone a fan of Andes candies or other chocolate mints like I am? I love the combination of mint and chocolate, so of…

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Mini Pecan Pies

Mini Pecan Pies are the perfect bite size pie recipe! Mini pies are great for smaller gatherings, holiday platters, or just because you love pecan pie. Plus: I’m showing you how to make TWO sizes! This post is sponsored by Karo® Corn Syrup, whose traditional pecan pie recipe is a classic – and perfect for…

Chocolate Chess Pie with graham cracker crust

There are days when you just need ooey gooey chocolate. This pie is perfect for those days; it’s a Chocolate Chess Pie with a graham cracker crust. It’s ooey, gooey, chocolatey, fudgy, and crunchy all at the same time! We’re heading full-tilt into pie season…and this Chocolate Chess Pie needs to be on your list…

Easy Mini Pumpkin Pies Recipe

The only thing better than pumpkin pie is mini pumpkin pies! You don’t need a special pan to make these cute pies – they bake in a muffin pan and are so easy to make. You only need a few ingredients and you can use homemade or store-bought crust. Everyone will love these delicious mini…

No Bake Butterscotch Pudding Pie

This is the best Butterscotch Pie recipe that is easy to make completely from scratch. It has a creamy butterscotch pudding filling, a delicious graham cracker crust, and a pillowy-soft topping. PLUS, it’s a no-bake pie that you can make ahead for holidays or anytime you want a slice of a creamy, cold pie! This…

Peanut Butter Chess Pie

This peanut butter pie recipe is SO GOOD – it’s a Peanut Butter Chess Pie filled with peanut butter goodness! This is an easy recipe that is so creamy, it tastes like the inside of a peanut butter cup! Peanut Butter Lovers rejoice – THIS is the pie you’ll want to make over and over.…

Apple Slab Pie Recipe

Apple Slab Pie is my favorite kind of pie: it’s baked in a sheet pan so there is more crust/crumble ratio to apples. This recipe is completely from scratch – I’ve done all the math for you to convert my favorite dutch apple pie to a slab pie! Do you love pie? I do. Obviously.…

Banana Cream Pie Recipe from scratch

Learn how to make a classic Banana Cream Pie recipe from scratch! It has a flaky homemade crust, the best creamy pudding filling, and a fresh whipped cream topping. You will love how easy it is to make this old-fashioned pie. I have a soft spot for old-fashioned pie recipes and banana cream pie is…