Cookies, Cakes & Pies 58 results

Host a Cookie Exchange! Free Cookie Recipes!

The holidays aren't complete without cookies!  Lots, and lots of cookies! Cookies are not one of my favorite things to make, but every year at this time I get out my cookie sheets and make several types of cookies.  It's a lot of work! To cut down on some work and still get a variety of cookies it's a great idea to have a cookie exchange.  Invite friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers for a couple of fun filled hours to get together and exchange their favorite ...

2 Ingredient Skinny Pineapple Angel Cake Bites

We've been watching our weight lately, but it's really hard when our favorite part of a meal is dessert! Here's a really easy 2 ingredient recipe for angel food cake that we can eat almost guilt free.  They are small enough so that they don't have too many calories yet yummy enough to satisfy our sweet tooth. I use pineapple in heavy syrup for added sweetness, but you can use pineapple in its own juice if you prefer them to be less sweet. The recipe will make about 9 dozen bites, ...

Egg, Dairy & Nut Free Crazy Cupcakes

We are always looking for egg, dairy & nut  free recipes for my grandson Jett.  He has many allergies making finding treats he can have a problem. Here is a recipe I found from Sweet Little Bluebird, it's called Crazy Cake.  It uses no eggs, dairy, or nuts. She mixes and bakes it in an 8" square pan, really easy! She has adapted the recipe to make different flavor cakes. I used the basic chocolate cake recipe, but made cupcakes instead. Obviously I had to mix it in a bowl to make ...

Super Easy Sandwich Cookies

When my daughter and I had 24 hours to organize and set up a cookie buffet we racked our brains on what cookies to serve.  We didn't have time to bake several different types of cookies and had to settle for cookies we could run to Walmart and buy. Luckily Oreos now come in a variety of flavors, we grabbed a package of every flavor they had at the neighborhood store and decided to make our own "homemade" cookies to toss into the mix. We made these sandwich cookies using store bought ...

Crema de Fruta Filipino Style Recipe!

Crema de Fruta is another popular Filipino dessert that usually consists of sponge cake topped in succeeding layers of custard cream, fruits and gelatine. This dessert is usually served during Holidays like Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Festival, Birthdays and Etc. It's a delicious recipe that leaves no leftovers during celebrations and still makes your crave for more and more. Today I will give you my version of Crema de Fruta Filipino Style Recipe. Enjoy!   Ingredients: 1 ...

Triple Chocolate Cookies

I'm a confirmed chocoholic!  These delicious Triple Chocolate Cookies are one of my favorites.  I love the combination of white and milk chocolate chips in a dark chocolate cookie.  It's the perfect combination!  Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ounces best quality unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1/4 cup unsweetened European ...

Ganache Filled Bar Cookies

Who doesn’t love homemade chocolate chip cookies? Here’s a family favorite, a new twist on the classic cookie jar standard.  These bar cookies are crunchy on the outside and very chocolatey in the middle. It requires a bit more work than the reqular drop cookies, but so worth the extra time and effort. It’s sure to become one of your favorites too! Makes 32 Cookies Ingredients:   ½ cup heavy cream 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels 1 ¾ cups all-purpose ...

Triple Chocolate Biscotti

Biscotti, also called Cantuccini in Tuscany, are oblong shaped almond Italian cookies that originated in the city of Prato.  It's name, Biscotti, literally means twice cooked. These twice baked cookies are dry, crunchy, and made to be dipped in a drink, traditionally Vin Santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine.  Today Biscotti is made in a variety of flavors and can be dipped in white or dark chocolate.  They can be dipped in coffee, milk, or any other drink.  Of course they're also pretty ...

Shakoy (Twisted Fried Donuts) Recipe!!!

Twisted Fried Donuts “Shakoy” is a Filipino all-time favourite snack “meryenda” and it is very popular with its native version of twisted sugar doughnuts. You can buy and find this everywhere in all edges here in Philippines, local markets and even in street vendors. I remember how I love Shakoy when I was just a kid, I force my grandmother (Lola) to cooked it every day for an afternoon snack. Now that I’m old enough to know the procedures and how to cook, now, my Lola always wants ...

Polvoron Filipino Recipe!!!

Polvoron came for the Spanish word “Polvo” which means powder, or dust. This was introduced by the Spaniards when they dominated the Philippines long time ago. Polvoron is a type of soft and heavy, very crumbly Spanish shortbread made of milk , flour, sugar and nuts specially almonds. This is considered as a dessert or snack in the Philippines wherein roasted rice puffs referred to locally as “pinipig” is added. There are several versions and flavours for this Filipino treat that are ...