We loved this NO BAKE Cookie Dough Cheesecake — it’s made with edible cookie dough and an Oreo crust and is an extra special dessert for the holidays! What is it about cookie dough that everyone loves? I remember as a child consuming my fair share of cookie dough while I was supposed to be […]


Ah, it’s Friday. Let’s take a moment, take a deep breath and know that the weekend is upon us and we made it thru the week. (Pause for a moment of reflection). Ok, much better! So what is on your agenda this weekend? Perhaps some apple picking, shopping, chores around the house or just simply […]

Big & Cheesy Pepperoni Pockets

Enjoy these cheesy pepperoni hand pies made using Pillsbury® Big & Flaky dinner rolls – a delicious dinner that’s ready in 25 minutes. INGREDIENTS : 1 can (12 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands ®! Big & Flaky crescent dinner rolls 4 tablespoons marinara sauce 64 slices pepperoni (5 oz) 1 1/3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (5 oz) […]

Nutella and Banana Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Stuff a buttery crescent roll with banana and a schmear of Nutella, roll it in cinnamon sugar, and bake. This is the easiest recipe for happiness, in 10 minutes flat. Am I the only one with a banana-Nutella addiction? The mini-Karen-angel on my shoulder says, “let’s be healthy Karen! Have a banana for a snack!” […]

Blackberry Ricotta Pizza with Basil

A simple pizza for lazy summer nights! It is mostly cheese and blackberries, which is a fabulous combo. Add some basil on top to make things a little more sophisticated, and you are on your way to an easy dinner the whole family will love! Last week I was swimming at the lake with my […]


These No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites are very easy to make, little pumpkin cheesecakes rolled in a  sweet pecan cinnamon coating. There is no baking required, so you can have these treats ready in a short time. Simply mix the ingredients, freeze until semi firm, and roll in the coating. Tastes like a pumpkin cheesecake […]