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7 Food Gifts – #3 Peppermint Meringues

For the third dessert in my 7 food gift post I made peppermint meringues. These were for my sister because she loves peppermint and pink!  I used a tutorial from whipperberry to do the stripes. I got this recipe from JoyofBaking.com. Peppermint Meringue Cookies From JoyofBaking.com Yield:  Makes about 10 – 2 1/2 inch (6 cm) meringues…

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7 Food Gifts – #2 Chocolate Malt Truffles

For the number 2 food gift, I chose to make chocolate malt truffles. I had some Ovaltine leftover from another recipe and wanted to use it. Who doesn’t like good chocolate mixed with cream and rolled in more sugar? Yum. I got the recipe from SavorySimple.net. I added some kosher salt to the ingredients because…

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7 Food Gifts – #1 Gingerbread Granola

Let’s start with the first food gift from my post on 7 food gifts…gingerbread granola. This means it’s granola with gingerbread flavoring…not gingerbread broken into granola pieces, or some other interpretation you may have. This recipe is yummy if you like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and all those great gingerbread flavors, with little pieces of crystallized ginger…

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7 *Sweet* Food Gifts

It’s been awhile! We’ve finally moved in our new house, unpacked as many boxes as we could, and started painting, decorating, and fixing all the little things, all while watching our new kitchen and dining room being built. I can’t wait to have my new kitchen. Until then, I’ve got some sweet little desserts to…

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Peanut Butter M&M Pretzel Cookies!

The last dessert I made for my sister’s housewarming party were these little peanut butter rich cookies. They were the easiest dessert to make (except that I individually put each M&M on top) and they got rave reviews from people. Sometimes the simple classically delicious combos make the best party desserts. Plus I made them…