Summer Berry Custard Squares

These berry custard squares are the best summer dessert! The great thing about this recipe is you can have fresh summer flavor all year long when using frozen fruit. Kathi Baty, a dear friend of mine, took a family recipe … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Marshmallow Brownies

These divine bars start with a brownie base and have two layers of decadence on top; melted marshmallows and Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch candy. The candy layer ingredients are a mixture of milk chocolate, smooth peanut butter and Rice Krispies … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookie Bars

Several of you have asked me about my son’s car that was stolen twice in 3 days from two different San Francisco locations. Let me give you a little history. The Acura was 20 years old and had 150,000 miles … Continue reading

Connie Graham’s Oatmeal Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, Connie’s Graham’s Oatmeal Cookies are sure to please everyone on your Christmas list. Their texture is extra chewy with crisp edges. Loaded with toasted walnuts, white chocolate chips, and dried craisins these cookies are … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Cup Pretzel Bars

This is a great recipe for leftover chocolate candy bars. You can customize this recipe using whatever candy bars you have on hand. For example, replace the peanut butter cups with Snickers Bars, Milky Way Bars or your favorite candy … Continue reading

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies with Lemon Icing is a family favorite. My close friend, Jayne Long, and I developed this recipe.  Lemon Sugar Cookies with Lemon Icing 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened1 cup granulated sugar1 large egg1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 … Continue reading

Marlilou’s Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

marydukecooks.com Recently I took a 2-day art class from local artist, Monique Carr, a renowned contemporary impressionist painter who teaches online courses as well as in-person classes.  During our lunch break her daughter, Marilou, let us sample her famous Coconut … Continue reading