Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

When chocolate and mint come together in a creamy ice cream you have perfection in a bowl.

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream:  When chocolate and mint come together in a creamy ice cream you have perfection in a bowl. It only takes a few ingredients to make your own version of Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.  You can use peppermint extract, Andes peppermint candy or thin mint cookies.  Mmmm….they all sound good.  Keep the additions down to one cup and you can make your own custom mixture.  Remember to wait until the last 10 minutes to add your extras. The reason for waiting is the ice cream will be thick enough to hold your add ins.  You … Continue reading

Best of the Weekend #101

Best of the Weekend Favorites

It’s that time again!  My favorite time of the week when I get to party with some of the most creative people!  Thanks so much for stopping by BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  I always have so much fun looking at all your wonderful creations! CONGRATULATIONS TO ERLENE FROM MY PINTERVENTURES!  SHE WON THE PICNIC BASKET FROM LAST WEEKS GIVEAWAY! WELCOME BACK TO BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  ♥ MEET YOUR HOSTESSES: Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Lisa from Cooking with Curls | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | … Continue reading

Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake Sandwich Cookies

Made with store bought cookies and filled with a no bake cheesecake.

Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake Sandwich Cookies:  Made with store bought cookies and filled with a no bake cheesecake. Have a garden party!  While your friends catch up in the warm summer breeze serve the perfect dessert!  Bright and beautiful to look at and even better to eat. I used a store bought shortbread cookie to make these Strawberry lemonade Cheesecake Sandwich Cookies.  Then one batch of no bake cheesecake filling; divided with strawberry preserves added to half and lemon curd added to the other half and then swirled together on a cookie.  These cookies are a close your eyes and enjoy … Continue reading

Our Sweet Little Peanut Baby Shower Party Favor

A super easy and affordable party favor.

Our Sweet Little Peanut Baby Shower Party Favor:  A super easy and affordable party favor. You can make this peanut themed baby shower party favor in minutes.  Use with a circus theme, carnival theme or even on its own.  I made it super easy ….I used store bought honey roasted peanuts.  If you would like to make your own you could use my Sugar Pecans recipe and swap out the pecans for peanuts. Our Sweet Little Peanut Baby Shower Party Favor Supplies sweet peanuts piping bags rubber bands OUR SWEET LITTLE PEANUT TAG (link) jute string Directions Print out the … Continue reading

Peach Cobbler Parfaits

Creamy vanilla yogurt with thick peach cobbler filling and topped with granola. The perfect way to start your morning.

Peach Cobbler Parfaits: Creamy vanilla yogurt with thick peach cobbler filling and topped with granola.  The perfect way to start your morning. Peach cobbler for breakfast anyone?  Your guests will go crazy for these Peach Cobbler Parfaits.  Start with a homemade peach cobbler filling; made with canned peaches, brown sugar and cinnamon.  Comfort food in a new form.  I made these for an Easter Brunch and in a matter of minutes they were gone!  The filling can be made days in advance and stored in the refrigerator.  You want the filling to be cold when you add it on top … Continue reading

Cherry Limeade Petit Fours

Cherry Limeade Petit Fours - Lady Behind The Curtain

Cherry Limeade Petit Fours:  Mother’s Day never looked so good with these flavorful tiny cakes perfectly dipped in Key Lime Pie Candy Melts. Add a delicate touch to your dessert table with these bite size cakes decorated to look like one of your favorite drinks; with a lime wedge, cherry and white sugar sprinkles to look like ice.  These Cherry Limeade Petit Fours are a fun way to add conversation to the table.  Because…..your guests will be talking about these (for sure!).  I made them for a Mexican dinner and served cherry limeades too! To make these petit fours requires … Continue reading