• Bread

    Homemade Rolls

    This homemade rolls recipe is fool proof and easy to make. It doesn’t matter how you shape this dough. Round, crescent shaped, etc these rolls are soft and lightly sweet. These homemade rolls are great to dip in a warm soup or use as a sandwich bread. Activating the yeast: When the yeast is activated: Next, add the 1/3 c. softened butter, egg, 1 tsp. salt. Slowly, add in the flour. You’ll be using 3 3/4 c. flour total. Make sure not to add more than that. You’ll stop adding flour when you touch the dough and it doesn’t stick back on your fingers. Ready to roll out the dough: Get two cookie…

  • Muffins/Pastries

    Easy Banana Muffins

    Who doesn’t love a soft, moist banana muffin? In our house, we love it plain, with chocolate chips, or even chopped nuts. No matter what your preference is this easy banana muffin recipe is quick to make. What Makes a Soft, Moist Banana Muffin? The key on getting a soft muffin is to add some moisture to the batter. Sour cream is my secret ingredient on adding creaminess to the banana batter. The thickness of the sour cream makes sure the batter stays thick and not thin and runny. If you don’t have sour cream, plain Greek yogurt is a great alternative. Why Use Ripe Bananas for Banana Muffins? The riper the banana,…

  • Muffins/Pastries

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    No one can say no to pumpkin chocolate chip muffins! Pumpkin desserts are great plain or with chocolate chips. One bite and you will taste all the flavors of Fall! After a long hot, humid summer here in Texas, all I dream of is the Fall season. One of the first things I crave are pumpkin desserts. Sometimes I bake pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin bread, but my family always wants chocolate with their pumpkin desserts. What’s great with a muffin recipe, is how it can be eaten throughout the day. Muffins are great for breakfasts, snacks, and desserts. Recipe adapted from The Diary of a Real Housewife. If you love anything with chocolate chips,…

  • Cookies

    Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

    This peanut butter cookie recipe will make any peanut butter lover happy! These cookies are so soft and chewy. My kids love making this cookie recipe all by themselves! Recipe adapted from Livewellbakeoften.com I hope you love this peanut butter cookie recipe as much as we do! If you love these cookies, you’ll love my no bake peanut butter cookies.

  • Muffins/Pastries

    Healthy Oat Banana Muffins

    I found this healthy banana muffins recipe when my son kept asking for more food in his lunch. The secret ingredient in these banana muffins are oats! I noticed I had some ripe bananas on hand, so I quickly went on Pinterest and looked for healthy banana muffins. This was one of the first recipes that popped up. It didn’t take long to make, and they came out great. Our kitchen smelled amazing! What makes these banana muffins healthier? A normal banana muffin recipe has around a cup of sugar and 1/3 cup of butter or vegetable oil. These muffins have 1/3 cup of sugar vs a full cup of sugar. They also…

  • Pies & Tarts

    Cherry Cobbler

    The biscuits on top of this cherry cobbler are buttery and sweet. I love using fresh cherries, but any kind of berry will work to make a berry cobbler. Cherries were finally on sale, so I used fresh cherries for this recipe. I do not have a cherry pitter, so the thought of pitting 8 cups of cherries seemed like an impossible task! I halved this recipe, and used 4 cups of cherries and baked it in a square brownie pan. If you plan on baking with cherries a lot, I recommend getting a cherry pitter. If you want to make a cherry cobbler in a 9 x 13 pan, just double the…

  • Muffins/Pastries

    Peach Muffins

    When peaches are in season, we always make peach muffins. These muffins are soft and sweet, this recipe is easy for anyone to make. Ingredients- 6 tbsp unsalted melted butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 large egg, room temperature 3/4 c. buttermilk or sour cream 1 c. diced unpeeled peaches (3/4 c. in the batter, save remaining 1/4 c. to put on top before baking) 1 3/4 c. unbleached all purpose flour 1/2 c. granulated white sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt course sugar (optional) Directions- Preheat oven to 375. (set rack to the middle.) Lightly spray the top of the muffin tin with baking spray. (to help…