Sweet Treats

Gram's Easy Pie Crust - Feature

Gram’s Quick and Easy Pie Crust

Instead of getting a store-bought crust, try this quick and easy pie crust the next time you’re making your famous apple pie. It only has five ingredients, which are all probably already in your pantry or refrigerator—flour, sugar, salt, vegetable oil, and milk. Just mix the ingredients together and let it bake for fifteen minutes; … Continue reading Gram’s Quick and Easy Pie Crust

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Peppermint Cookies

If Santa had a favorite dessert, he would probably choose these homemade peppermint cookies! Crushed peppermint candies make this sweet treat perfect for the Christmas season. Plus, preparation time is under 30 minutes so there’s no endless waiting in the kitchen! We recommending crushing the peppermint candy by sealing the candy inside a plastic bag and … Continue reading Peppermint Cookies

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Make a Recipe Together: Gingerbread Cookies

No food says Christmas like gingerbread cookies, just like no feeling says the holidays like baking with family and friends. That’s why we’ve come up with a recipe for gingerbread cookies that’s easy to make with more than one person! While you can make these cookies by yourself, embrace the holiday spirit and invite the grandkids … Continue reading Make a Recipe Together: Gingerbread Cookies

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These cinnamon oatmeal raisin cookies may have just won the award of “the best oatmeal raisin cookies ever.” What elevates these cookies above every other recipe? The pinch of cinnamon adds the perfect amount of spice to this classic cookie, and these cookies come out of the oven perfectly moist and chewy. Packed brown sugar is … Continue reading Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Easy Homemade Applesauce

Nothing quite tastes like easy homemade applesauce in the fall: crisp apples, a hint of cinnamon, and the simple flavors that remind us of our childhood. This homemade applesauce is about as low-key as it can get. Just throw the ingredients in a pot, cook, and then blend. Cue simple fall deliciousness! Ingredients 3 lbs. Golden … Continue reading Easy Homemade Applesauce

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are a staple fall treat. And, the warm cinnamon and pumpkin aromas fill your home with that unmistakable scent of the season. 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 c. sugar 4 eggs 2 c. pumpkin 1 c. … Continue reading Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Skillet Apple Pie Feature

Easy Skillet Apple Pie

We love making apple pie with crunchy September apples, and this easy skillet apple pie recipe is one of our new favorites. Since it only uses one cast iron skillet, there’s only one dish to clean. That means we can spend more time enjoying our delicious apple pie and less time cleaning up! If you’re feeling … Continue reading Easy Skillet Apple Pie

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Deep Fried Apple Rings

Truth: everything tastes better when deep fried–and that includes these deep fried apple rings! Cinnamon and sugar give these Granny Smith apples a classic apple dessert feel, while deep frying adds a delicious twist. The apples can be deep fried in a heavy skillet if you don’t have a deep fryer on hand. Ingredients 4 large … Continue reading Deep Fried Apple Rings

Apple Tart Feature

Apple Cinnamon Tart

An apple cinnamon tart is the perfect dessert on a cool fall day. Using unbaked pie dough for the crust cuts down preparation time, but you can also make homemade pie crust. If you’d like to add a kick to the apple cinnamon tart, add a dash of nutmeg with the cinnamon and sugar. The warm … Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Tart

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Cheddar Apple Crisp

We’d never heard of cheddar apple crisp before, so when the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board shared this recipe with us, we were eager to try it out! Cheddar apple crisp has all the ingredients of a regular apple crisp. However, it also includes about a cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese that gets mixed in with … Continue reading Cheddar Apple Crisp