Rodelle Gooey Fudge Brownies

If you are looking for a deep, rich brownie that really steps it up a notch or 5 from box brownies, this is your brownie. I made these the other day for an open house and they were a hit. Of course, the fudge frosting that was swirled on top probably added a couple of … Continue reading

Gooey Monster Cookies

Yesterday I went to a cooking class and learned such cute and delicious, but easy recipes to use for Halloween. I have made cookies from a cake mix before but really didn’t  like them too much, UNTIL NOW! The cream cheese does the trick. The instructor teaching us these cute little “tricks” used Candy eyeballs … Continue reading

Princess On The Porch

I just got a notification that Princess on the Porch is in Itunes Store for $3.99. This will let you have recipes and stories on your computer that will be so easy to keep instead of searching for recipes on the blog, chocolate castles.com.  

Brookies

Yesterday I had a meeting to attend and it is one I go to once a month. For some reason I have decided this past year that I cannot go unless I have dessert in my hand to pass around. After asking the friend who leads the meeting what she would like to have me … Continue reading

Little Debbie & Little Trudy

2016 is starting off with a bang! We have discovered some very important facts: We are now the old people that we use to laugh at. This morning while making Randy some toast, my phone binged with a text. I went to respond and Randy ask me who was texting me so early in the … Continue reading

Simple Ginger Cookies

I have to admit that I bought some Little Debbie Gingerbread men cookies the other day when we were in Phoenix out shopping with some of the grandkids. I have NEVER bought any Little Debbie anything for myself but didn’t have anything at my daughter’s house to make anything. (It is still such a shock … Continue reading

Pecan Pie Cookies

Perfect for the cookie exchanges which we all love to attend. *Am using a mini cupcake pan for these 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 3 tables light corn syrup 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans 2 cups flour 1 teas baking powder 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 3/4  cup butter, softened 1 egg … Continue reading

*Rodelle Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Have just purchased my first can of Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa and these little gems will be my first recipe using this marvelous cocoa! Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup plus 1 tbsp Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa 2 tsp kosher salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 1/3 cups sugar 2 large egg yolks … Continue reading

Chocolate Toffee Biscotti

Am caterning a luncheon for 6 women this week and I thought I would be great to have a little edible gift for each lady to take home. When I saw these in an 2009 Paula Deen Magazine that I was looking through, this seemed to be the perfect little gift to make them. Makes … Continue reading