Oreo Cake

“Sinfully Yummy,” that’s all I can say about this cake. “Dreamy Chocolate Perfection”… Oreo Cake with Chocolate Icing and Whipped Cream Cookie Crumb Filling2 cups granulated sugar1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour3/4 cup cocoa1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking soda3/4 teaspoon … Continue reading

Fruit Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

During the holidays, most appetizers are heavy and full of cheese, sour cream, and cream cheese. I like to contrast heavy appetizers with a light one made with fresh fruit.  Mixed fruit is cut into smaller, bite sized pieces and a … Continue reading

Watermelon Slices with Tajin

This recipe is so simple that I hesitate to call it a recipe! Instead of sprinkling watermelon with salt, Doc and I use a Hispanic all-purpose seasoning called Tajin. Tajin isn’t salty or spicy. It changes the flavor of the … Continue reading

Peach Ice Cream Pie with Caramel Drizzle and Crunchy Toffee Bits

Peach Ice cream Pie is a refreshing dessert on a sweltering hot summer day! The pie mainly uses grocery store items like ice cream, caramel sauce and toffee bits. The crust uses ice cream cones and comes together quickly in … Continue reading

Red, White and Blue Sorbet Frozen Dessert with Whipped Cream and Fresh Fruit

I think the dog days of summer are upon us. There is nothing like an ice-cold treat when it is hot outside. This frozen layered dessert has 3 flavors of Sorbet. Any three will do. Just pick your favorites. This … Continue reading

Strawberry Sponge Cakes with Whipped Cream

Strawberry Sponge Cakes with Whipped Cream   marydukecooks.com Strawberries 2 quarts sliced fresh strawberries Granulated sugar, (To sweeten strawberries) Sponge Cakes 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon iodized salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs

These chocolate covered eggs are a peanut butter lovers delight! Perfect for holidays, birthday parties, wedding or baby showers this candy can be made in a variety of shapes and decorated with icing, various shapes of sprinkles or remade candy … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Hearts

  marydukecooks.com Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day love is in the air… Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Hearts 4 tablespoons butter 10 ounces miniature marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies Pink gel food coloring heart shaped cookie cutters, assorted … Continue reading