Monthly Archives: December 2010

Gingerbread House Party

No recipe for today’s post (the holidays have kept me busy with other things!), but there are some drool-worthy candy photos! When I was a little kid I would decorate a gingerbread house every December. Some years it would just be me, other years I would invite friends over, and one year I invited all […]

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Buckeyes

Oh sweet lord in heaven: buckeyes. Given my obsessive love for all things peanut butter, it should come as no surprise that buckeyes rank high on my list of favorite treats. I will admit that these are not the prettiest of buckeyes – some are cracked, some are poorly coated in chocolate, some are a […]

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Almond Shortbread Bars

My lovely co-worker made these bars and I fell in love with them (hi, Vicki!!). They are so full of almond flavor, which is always a good thing in my book. Almond Shortbread Bars 1 cup margarine (butter will also work) 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs (reserve 1 tsp) 4 cups […]

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Special K Bars

My friend Lauren dropped off a big container of her homemade Christmas goodies. These Special K bars were included in the mix and I ate all of them in less than a day. Shameful, but so worth it! Lauren gave me the recipe that she used and I made another batch, adapting her recipe just […]

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