Easy Soccer Rice Krispie Treats

easy soccer rice krispie treat

Easy, fun, soccer Rice Krispie treats that go from start to finished in about a half an hour. Perfect for a birthday party or just for fun! Ok, so these are so easy that it almost feels silly to share them with you. Except, I have not really ever thought about decorating Rice Krispie Treats. Sure, I’ve used them before … Read More

Thick and Chewy Scotcheroos


Thick and chewy Scotcheroos are the classic crisp rice treat everyone knows and loves but made with peanut butter instead of marshmallows and a layer of chocolate and butterscotch on top. So basically better in every way… Anyone know why these are called Scotcheroos? Seems like a Midwestern church lady cookbook thing to me (and being a lover of Midwestern … Read More

Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookie Bars

Sour Cream Sugar Cookie Bars

Soft sour cream sugar cookie bars are all the flavor of Lofthouse style sugar cookies without all the hassle of chilling, rolling, and cutting. Pretty much everybody loves sugar cookies. What’s not to love? Soft fluffy cookies slathered with a dollop of creamy buttercream. The only problem? They take FOREVER to make. With the chilling and the rolling and the … Read More

Easy Caramel Swirl Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Easy caramel swirl brownies

These easy caramel swirl chocolate chunk brownies are the perfect thing to satisfy your sweet tooth! Gooey caramel swirled into rich chocolate brownies studded with chunks of chocolate. Recipe simplified by using box mix brownies and store bought caramels. Much of the time, I am all about “from scratch” recipes.  I think, generally speaking, they taste better and once you … Read More

Magic Cookie Bars


These magic cookie bars are an easy, crowd pleasing bar cookie made with layers of graham cracker crumbs, decadent chocolate chips, crunchy walnuts, and sweet coconut. These magic cookie bars are one of the easiest and most loved cookie recipes I have. Pretty much if you can melt butter and have a can opener you can make these cookies. Lets … Read More

Trail Food-No-Bake Energy Bars

No Bake Energy Bars

Nut-free, no-bake energy bars high in protein with no refined sugar. Perfect homemade camping and hiking snack for those high energy days! I like to be a bit outdoorsy.  But often what comes with the great outdoors is crazy raving hunger.  And I’m mean when I get too hungry.  So for the well being of everyone spending time with me … Read More

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

These peanut butter Rice Krispie treats are a perfect combination of the marshmallowy treat we all know and love smashed together with the right amount of peanut butter and chocolate! I was struck on my way home from work the other day with this desire, no this need, to make Rice Krispie treats. Not just Rice Krispie treats but peanut … Read More

Kongo Bars


Kongo Bars are thick, chewy chocolate chip cookies in bar form. These cookies require 1 bowl, 1 pan, and a half hour of your time. Perfect easy dessert for a crowd! I think technically these might be considered blondies. I read somewhere that Kongo bars contained coconut. But, my family always called them Kong bars so I will carry on … Read More

Peanut Butter Pizza

Peanut butter pizza

Homemade peanut butter cookie made on a pizza pan topped with milk chocolate chips. Perfect treat for chocolate peanut butter lovers! I don’t know when my family first started making peanut butter pizza.  This dish became my signature dessert when I was in grade school.  I would take it to every family gathering and it would always be demolished.  It … Read More