Sweet Simple Acorns … the best ever!

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Hello everybody!  I am home from vacation … happy to be home, but miss vacationing and visiting with family.  The supplies for these Acorns were sitting on my kitchen counter when I left home … was dying to make them, … Continue reading


Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Bars

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Bar desserts are one of my favorite things to bake … especially when they are cheesecake bars!  Throw in some chocolate, pumpkin spice, sugar cookie crust and caramel sauce … they are sure to be a crowd pleaser! I’ve shared a … Continue reading


Pumpkin Pie Candy

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Do you like pumpkin pie and pie crust?  Do you like candy?  How about having fun with food? I have got a treat for you … This is candy on pie crust!  Kind of looks like pumpkin pie … doesn’t … Continue reading


A Tall Cake with Autumn Colors

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It’s November and autumn … Christmas is around the corner and I’ll be sharing some new ideas very soon … in the meantime, don’t forget fall! I tried and tried to come up with a clever name for this cake … just didn’t happen. One thought was … Redemption Cake!  I … Continue reading


Candy Corn, Peanut & Caramel Mix

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Yesterday the hubby and I went to the horse races … not just any old race, but The Breeders’ Cup.  We like to think of it as the Kentucky Derby of the west 😉  We’ve never been to the Kentucky … Continue reading


Double Chocolate Pudding Cookies with Pumpkin Spice M&M’s

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  I have a treat for you today … no tricks.  Double Chocolate Pudding Cookies with Pumpkin Spice M&M’s! Let me tell you … these cookies are a treat!  I finally made pudding cookies … seen them everywhere … kept talking … Continue reading


Halloween/Fall Peanut Butter Treats

Halloween will be here in just three days!  Are you prepared?

We usually get 100-200 Trick-or-Treaters each year.  I brought 22 bags of candy home from the store and hid them … I know that if a bag gets opened up, it will disappear 😉

Today, I am sharing a few quick and easy treats that have one thing in common … peanut butter!

Nutter butter bats

I made these Nutter Butter bats last year and they are my most popular treat this year!

Nutter Butter Zombie Eyeballs

Happy Zombie-ween!  Celebrate with Nutter Butter Zombie Eyeballs!

I love these Peanut Butter Cup Brooms (courtesy of Hershey’s)!  Thank you to Colleen B. (a reader) … she was thinking of my peanut butter lovin’ hubby and sent me the info … so sweet!

Nutter Butter Acorns

Nutter Butter Acorns are so easy to make … this is the “2012 Acorn” … possibly my favorite acorn!


My first acorn … a version that I’ve seen done so many different ways … can’t go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter!

Hope you enjoyed these peanut butter treats 🙂


Fall Review

I’m working on some new Fall/Halloween ideas and will be sharing them in a few days. Until then … here’s a quick little review of some fall ideas from the past … Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Cake Creamy Pumpkin Butter Pie Bars Pecan Pie … Continue reading


Chocolate Acorns

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I’m nuts about acorns and anything acorn related! I am attracted to acorns themselves, acorn plates, acorn photos, acorn charms … you get the idea. Do you like these roly-poly little guys … I made them just for you! These acorns are candy (like … Continue reading


Owl Pops

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Where does your creativity/inspiration come from?  Do you dream up ideas all on your own?  Do you need guidance and directions?  Are you like me … sometimes it just happens when you least expect it? I was shopping at JoAnn’s … Continue reading