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Sweets

  • Dessert

    Double Cherry Pie

    “Sane people never pass up good pie.” Remember this when you are selecting the friends you keep, future spouses for your children, or the next people to invite to a party. The…

  • Farm Life, Food

    Pear Sour Cream Cake

    Fall has arrived which means things are about to become quite busy around here. Fall is my favorite time of year because: grain harvest. Grain harvest means family time, quiet tractor time…

  • Farm Life, Food

    Wacky Cake Bars & Basketball

    If you ate school lunch back in the day, when school lunch cooks could bake a bit more than they have the freedom to now… you may have been served “Wacky Cake”.…

  • Food & Swine

    Egg Nog Cheesecake Bars

    Happy, sad, memory filled, delicious… there are so many different Christmas traditions that are honored this time of the year. Whether it is a gag-gift exchange or the opening of the first…

  • Food & Swine

    Berries and Cream Coffee Cake

    Visiting cakes, or coffee cakes, typically served alongside a nice cup of coffee and good conversation are making a comeback. You can count on me to think of all kinds of excuses…

  • Food

    State Fair Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Have you ever had cookies-in-a-cup from the state fair? Well, my family partakes in this yearly tradition each August, leaving us content with chocolate laden fingers and full bellies. If you haven’t…

  • Food

    Simple Strawberry Shortcake

    Some of the simplest desserts are my favorite, and most popular with you guys, too. Simple Strawberry Shortcake combines the richness of a super easy biscuit, the tart sweetness of summer strawberries and the…

  • Food

    Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    There are few recipes more loved in my personal cookbook than this one. Banana cake with cream cheese frosting is one of my sister’s favorite desserts. She always requests it for her…

  • Food, Pigs

    Donut Mini Muffins & “Teeny Winkles”

    Mini Donut Muffins are one of my kids’ favorite recipes. They are totally pop-able, donut flavored mini muffins, rolled in butter and then cinnamon sugar. They come together quickly, and are a great beginner recipe…

  • Food

    Blueberry Crumb Muffins

    My love of blueberry muffins is not newly acquired. I’ve always loved a good excuse to eat cake for breakfast. These muffins are bursting with blueberries and topped with a sweet, buttery streusel. I…

  • Food & Swine

    Deluxe Egg Nog Milkshake

    If you are down with taking your milkshake game up a notch, listen up. This time of year, it is no secret, I love AE Egg Nog and certainly like to take advantage of the…

  • Food

    Coconut Cream Pie Bars

    Coconut cream pie is a staple on my family’s Christmas spread. This year, I wanted to make something a bit more interesting than the typical coconut cream pie offering. If you are…