Easy Pay Day Candy Bars

Easy Pay Day Candy Bars - Lady Behind The Curtain

Pay Day happens to be my favorite candy bar.  And now according to the pay day commercials I no longer have to claim it as a candy bar!  Now it has a NEW title “energy bar”!  Sorry…It’s a candy bar and I don’t mind admitting that!  These “NO BAKE” easy pay day candy bars are not only delicious and only has 5 ingredients but are also the perfect take along treat!  It requires NO SPECIAL ROOM TEMPERATURE!  We all like taking a treat with up when visiting relatives for the holidays but it’s hard to find something that can hold up to different temperatures.  … Continue reading

Pecan Praline Bread Pudding

Pecan Praline Bread Pudding - Lady Behind The Curtain

CANDY FOR BREAKFAST! This pecan praline bread pudding is fluffy and sprinkled with pecans and chunks of praline candy, add a couple of slices of savory bacon or sausage patties and you have the PERFECT balance of flavors.  Use any Holiday Flavored Coffee Creamer to create different flavors of bread pudding. Print Pecan Praline Bread Pudding Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour Yield: 12 to 15 Servings IngredientsFor the Praline Candy: 1 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup butter 1 cup confectioners’ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the Bread Pudding: 16 ounce Italian bread, torn into … Continue reading

Hawaiian Bubble Pizza

Lady Behind The Curtain - Hawaiian Bubble Pizza

You can make this pizza ahead of time and bake it off when you’re ready to serve it.  Perfect for a game day appetizer or main dish.  Dump upside down and serve as a pull apart pizza! Hawaiian Bubble Pizza Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup pizza sauce 2- 13.8 ounce pre made pizza crust( I used Pillsbury) 1 cup chopped pineapple, drained 3 ounce chopped Canadian bacon 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour pizza sauce into medium size bowl.  Take pizza crust out of can and leave in a roll shape.  Cut down … Continue reading

Deep Dish Taco Pizza

Deep Dish Taco Pizza - Lady Behind The Curtain

Add a NEW flavor to pizza!  Take away the pizza sauce and add creamy refried beans to this hearty deep dish taco pizza.  Cut into small pieces for a great appetizer or serve to your hungry game watchers. TURN TACO NIGHT INTO PIZZA NIGHT! Print Deep Dish Taco Pizza Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes Yield: Serves 10 to 12 Make taco night into pizza night!Ingredients2- 13.8 ounce pre made pizza ( I used Pillsbury) 1 envelope taco seasoning, divided 1 pound ground beef 1-1/2 cans refried beans 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese black olives toppings: … Continue reading

Persimmon Cheesecake

Lady Behind The Curtain - Persimmon Cheesecake

If you live in an area where persimmons are grown or even better know someone with a tree you are lucky.  Persimmons are VERY expensive in Tucson.  I am lucky though because I  have family in California so when they come to visit in the Fall I always beg for persimmons.  This thick New York Style Cheese is DELICIOUS! First lets address how you process a persimmon. I always freeze mine, then defrost them when I am ready to use them.  NOTE:  I have persimmons in the freezer for a year and they are still just as fresh as the day I … Continue reading

Cast Party Wednesday: Link Party #67


WELCOME to another CAST PARTY WEDNESDAY! I’m so glad you decided to join us!  I really appreciate you taking the time to share your creations here at Cast Party Wednesday! IF YOU MISSED THEM HERE ARE LAST WEEKS POSTS. From left to right 1. CITRUS VOTIVES 2.  STUFFED GRAPES 3.  CINNAMON ROLL CHEESECAKE TARTS 4.  SIMMERING SPICES 5.  PISTACHIO SALAD COOKIES From left to right:  6.  WHAT HAPPENED AT LADY BEHIND THE CURTAIN THIS WEEK ROUND UP 7. CREAM CHEESE AND OLIVE PECAN BITES 8. TOP 10 MOST POPULAR DESSERTS IN AMERICAN ROUND UP 9. MINI TREATS ROUND UP —————————————————————————————————————————————————– RULES … Continue reading