Country Apple Dessert

Fall just says to me, “bake something with apples”. Going through a basket with recipes that had been torn out when we moved, I came across this quick easy recipe! 1 box (18 1/2 oz) yellow cake mix, with pudding 1/3 cup butter, softened 2 eggs, slightly beaten, divided use 1 can (21 oz) apple … Continue reading

Strawberry Pound Cake

Isn’t it such a blessing that we never have to wait for summer for strawberries? Aren’t freezers just the best invention ever? Because this recipe calls for frozen strawberries, you can make this gorgeous and delicious cake in the dead of winter, when you have reached your pumpkin and gingerbread limit. 2 packages (10 oz … Continue reading

Chocolate Castles on Home Screen

On Sunday I realized that some friends of mine didn’t know that they could add ChocolateCastles to their home screens. That way, all you have to do is click on the Icon and the blog appears. So for those of us who are Golden Girls, who aren’t real computer savy, it is very easy. This … Continue reading

Popping Pretzels

I know what you are thinking, “and she wonders why she keeps putting on the pounds”. But, trust me, these are an addiction that you will be grateful for. They take 5 minutes to make and you can make them for any holiday by just changing out the color of candy melts and M&M’s. So … Continue reading

Heavenly Smore Bites

Originally posted on Chocolate Castles:
A great dessert that you can make in 10 minutes! You will never make smores outside again! The little bit of powdered sugar in the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter make these little gems something special. 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup powdered sugar 6 tables melted…

Security Guards & Smouthered Chicken

Originally posted on Chocolate Castles:
Last evening we went to watch the Ranger vs Angels play. We were excited to be going out to an evening of eating junk food without guilt. Why is it, when you are enjoying sports events or carnivals, car shows or festivals, we eat as though none of the calories…

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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Taken from our Frisco Style Magazine I tore this recipe out and can’t wait to make these cookies. Our daughter from Phoenix is coming in for a few days on Thurs. I told her that in celebration of her sticking to a new exercise program and following a healthy diet…

A New Thought

“Give me a new idea, I said, While thinking on a sleepless bed; A new idea that’ll bring to earth A balm for souls of priceless worth; That will give men thoughts of things above, And teach them how to serve and love. That will banish every selfish thought, And rid men of the sins … Continue reading

Fresh Apple Cake

Originally posted on Chocolate Castles:
I baked this last night to take to the famly reunion and it was just delicious. I heard people all over the room asking, “who made this cake, it is so good!” I was so proud to have been the one who brought it. When you bake it, you will…