Desserts

Game Day Cheese Balls – Sweet and Sour Style

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It’s that time of the year.   I love it when the Superbowl NFL playoffs come around each year. My daughter has recently discovered a love of all things football, so I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite game day appetizers with her to celebrate the occasion. These Game Day cheese…

Most Popular recipes of 2015- My Top 10 Picks

Top 10 Most Popular recipes. These 10 recipes and party tip posts are the most popular ones at Recipes Just 4u in 2015

These are the top 10 most popular recipes of 2015 here at Recipes Just 4U. My list of most popular recipes for the past year sometimes brings me surprises.  It is humbling to find that my all time favorite recipe that will be sure to be a huge hit,  is not one that my readers also…

Holiday Kiss Cookies – A Festive Treat

 These holiday kiss cookies are perfect for your annual cookie swap. During the normal part of the year, I really keep my intake of sugar to a minimum.  But during the holidays, the cookie fairy seems to sit soundly on both shoulders tempting me and prodding me to make one cookie recipe after another.  These…

Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars

Peppermint rice krispie treats

If you like Peppermint holiday desserts, you will love this recipe.  This festive Christmas treat is a variation of the normal Rice Krispie Bars that are so popular.  These peppermint Rice Krispie bars combine marshmallows and Rice Krispies with butter and crushed candy canes for a treat that will be a delight on your Christmas buffet table. Peppermint…

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

candy cane cookies

Each year for Christmas my sister would bring cookies with a Hershey kiss center to our family gathering .  We all loved them.  These Candy Cane Kiss Cookies are a version of her original but instead of using chocolate kisses, I use the candy cane striped ones.  They are very festive and perfect for either Christmas or…

Royal Icing For Gingerbread Houses

Making the perfect Royal icing for your gingerbread house requires just three ingredients. Gingerbread houses are so much fun to make.  We have a different one every year in our house. It is a tradition that we started when Jess was a little girl and it continues to this day, even though she is a…

Chocolate Pistachio Nut Bar Cookies

These pistachio nut cookies make a perfect recipe for your holiday cookie swap. recipesjust4u.com

For your Cookie Swap:  Chocolate Pistachio Nut Bar Cookies Christmas is the time of the year when we normally have pistachio nuts in our house.  For some reason we have relegated them to the holidays. So any recipe that has pistachios in it reminds me of the holidays.  These chocolate pistachio nut bar cookies are…

Buckeye Fudge – a Holiday Favorite

This easy to make buckeye fudge has all of the flavors of buckeye balls without the work. It's ready to set in about 10 minutes and foolproof. recipesjust4u.com

This buckeye fudge has all the flavor of traditional buckeye balls, but hardly any of the work. With a headline like that, what is not to like?  Peanut butter √…Chocolate √…easy √ …fudge √√.  I love Buckeye balls as much as the next person, but rolling all those little balls, dipping them in chocolate, letting…

Irresistible Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

This peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe gives these cookies the best texture of any chocolate chip cookies that I have ever eaten.

 Peanut butter and chocolate.  A match made in cookie heaven.   This recipe combines the best of both cookie types.  These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies have the best texture of any chocolate chip cookies that I have ever eaten. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies If you love making 30 minute meals and quick desserts, you’ll…

10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange

cookie exchange

Holiday Fun Time – Host a Cookie Exchange. From now through the end of the year, there are so many holidays, and such fun to be enjoyed with friends and family.  One of my favorite traditions is to host a cookie exchange.  A cookie exchange is not just for Christmas either.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s day…

Chocolate Chip Caramel Muffins

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Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I love the cool weather, the changes of colors and all of the tastes and sights of the holidays that take place this time of the year. It seems that every time I open a cooking magazine, something delicious is calling me and its name often has…

24 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

These 24 delicious pumpkin recipes will add lots of special tastes to your holiday table this year. recipesjust4u.com

Enjoy the Taste of the Season with These Delicious Pumpkin Recipes. From now through most of the fall, pumpkins are in season and are used for decorations, for carving and for eating in various ways.  You can, of course, use canned pumpkin, but why not try fresh pumpkin too?  It is rich and creamy always…

No Churn Homemade Coconut & Pistachio Ice Cream

Coconut pistchio ice cream

Treat your family to some homemade Coconut and Pistachio Ice Cream. The summer days have come to an end, but there is no end to my love of ice cream.  I eat it year round and am always looking for tasty new recipes that I can make at home.  My friend Regina from Molly Mel…

25 Tips for Using Lemons

tips for using lemons

20 Creative Tips for Using Lemons. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or so goes the saying.  But think again! There are lots of other ways for using lemons in your everyday life.  For a start, lemons are a great kitchen helper.  So, get out the citrus and see how you can put them…

Round up of Candy Recipes

Candy Recipes Galore

 Treat yourself to one of these Candy Recipes The holidays will be here soon, and that means filled candy dishes in many houses.  You can just go to your favorite grocery store and buy seasonal treats but why not try making some home made ones?  They even make great gift ideas! If you have a…

16 Tips for an Awesome Dessert Table

Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts?  Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity events and the holidays will often have a dessert table to showcase some lovely dessert offerings. I’ve put together my 15 tips for making sure your dessert table is really…

My Favorite Fudge Recipes

My 20 favorite fudge recipes

Celebrate the Holidays (and any days) with My Favorite Fudge Recipes I know that fudge is commonly thought of a holiday treat, but I love it all year round.  I like any kind of fudge, but my favorites are those with peanut butter and chocolate in them.  Here are 15 of my favorite fudge recipes…

25 Delicious Ways to Use Zucchini and Summer Squash

25 ways to use zucchini and summer squash

25 Ways to use Zucchini What is not to love about zucchini? It is a super easy to grow vegetable, especially for beginning gardeners, is prolific, is low in calories and tastes great. But by the end of the growing season, you are likely to have bucket loads of it and the neighbors will be…

Does Adding Cinnamon to your Diet have Health Benefits?

The pros and cons of adding cinnamon to your diet.

The Pros and Cons of Adding Cinnamon to your Diet Cinnamon does not just taste good on desserts. It  has long been touted as having many health benefits.  Many reports seem to suggest that adding it to your diet can have an overall good effect on your health. But before you reach for a bottle…

Recipes Using Lemonade – Cakes, Cookies, Drinks and More

Lemonade recipes

It’s Summer time. Celebrate with these Recipes Using Lemonade. Summer is the time for sipping Lemonade, but there are other ways that you can use it other than just as a refreshing drink.  Lemonade adds a nice touch to many other types of recipes too.   Celebrate your summer in style with this collection of recipes…

Oreo Dessert Recipes – Sweet Treat Roundup

25 Oreo Dessert Recipes

Oreo Dessert Recipes to Treat your Family and Friends. One of the favorite afternoon snacks is an Oreo cookie dipped in a glass of milk.  And what is even better than this?  Why an Oreo cookie, which is used to make a completely different dessert.  Grab your glass of milk and get ready to explore…

20 Ways to Use Ripe Bananas (or Their Peels!)

20 Uses for Ripe Bananas

Frugal Kitchen Tips: Ways to use Ripe Bananas (and Banana Peels!) Waste not, want not, as my grandmother used to say.  She would reach to the ground to pick up a penny!  While I am not quite that frugal, I do like to save money.  And nothing makes me more upset than throwing away food. …

My Favorite Samoas Copy Cat Recipes

Treat your Family to One of These Samoas Copy Cat Recipes I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite Girl Scout Cookies is the . (affiliate link) If you have never had them, this delicious cookie features caramel and toasted coconut-covered with a drizzle of chocolate is super good. I thought it would…

Round up of 30 of my Favorite Italian Recipes

20 Delicious Italian Recipes

Viva Italia – Round up of Italian Recipes. My husband and I are very fond of Italian recipes.  I love the full bodied flavor and since I garden as well, I keep Italian style herbs growing on my patio year round.  My favorites are rosemary, thyme, oregano and basil.  I thought it would be fun…

10 Ways with Oranges – Orange Recipes

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Oranges are the star attraction in these delicious recipes. From delicious smoothies to decadent desserts, these recipes that feature oranges will add a refreshing touch to your dinner table. Oranges are so sweet and lend themselves to all sorts of recipes ideas.  And they are quite plentiful for the spring and summer months.  This popular…

15 No bake Dessert Recipes

 Treat your Family to one of these No Bake Desserts I love no bake dessert recipes.  They give you a chance to step away from the oven when the temperatures start to soar, so they are perfect for this time of the year.  I’ve put together a collection of some of 15 of my favorites…