Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Have you ever had a moment where you craved chocolate but weren’t sure what to make? While looking in my cupboard I saw chocolate chips, cocoa powder and flour. I saw two ripe bananas on the counter and immediately knew I wanted delicious banana bread. While looking for recipes most called for three ripe bananas….

Can’t Lose Cookies

This recipe was given to me in a letter from my Aunt Eileen and Uncle Jerry Rider many years ago. A note on the recipe said it came from the Lansing State Journal.  The letter was dated 1998. These cookies are big, chewy, dense and moist cookies packed with lots of different goodies. It’s the…

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Rider Family Recipe Adapted by Deb (Rider) Chad Carrot Cake is so good! This cupcake is moist and loaded with deliciousness. Instead of the usual cream cheese frosting, which is amazing, this cupcake is frosted with a Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting which has a slight maple flavor. I love both types of cream cheese…

Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen is a Jewish treat that is traditionally made for the Purim holiday. The cookie is made in the form of a triangle and filled with poppy-seeds, fruit preserves, dates, nuts, chocolate or anything that your imagination and taste buds desire. Servings: 20 cookiesCook Time: 12-14 minutesTemperature: 375 degrees F.Source: Dough adapted from King Arthur…

Square Apple Pie

A delicious and nutritious Square Apple Pie with its flaky crust, aromatic smell, and sweet apples kissed with cinnamon and other spices, makes this pie a winner. Servings: 8 slicesTime: 20 minutesTemperature: 350 degrees Ingredients: 6 to 8 apples. I prefer a mix of Granny Smith and Honey Crisp ( a tart and a sweet…

Cream Cheese Cookie Cupcakes

Ooey, gooey rich chocolaty chip cookie cupcake with a cream cheese filling. are fun to eat and really cute to see. They look like a muffin and taste like a cookie with a surprise inside. Make a batch to share with your friends. So good! 🙂 Servings: 14 cookie cupcakesCook Time: 18-20 minutesTemperature: 350 degrees…

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Moist, delicious, sweet and fluffy vanilla bean cupcakes. Perfect for a birthday, special event or anytime you need a sweet treat to bring a smile to someone’s face. Maybe even yours! 🙂 Serving: 14 average size cupcakesCook Time: 18-20 minutesTemperature: 350 degrees*Recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking AddictionHomemade Vanilla Cupcakes Cupcake Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups of…

Chocolate Chip Chunk Cookies

Servings: 18-20 cookiesCook Time: 10 to 12 minutesOven Temperature: 350 degree These cookies are hard to resist! Once you take a bite of the rich chocolate, crispy edges and soft center you will be hooked! Grab a tall glass of cold milk and start dipping! Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter (room temperature) 1 cup light…