Triple Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Peppermint Filling

These petite sandwich cookies with their rich chocolate flavor and peppermint filling just scream Christmas! Using three kinds of chocolate, these cookies have a deep, rich chocolate flavor. You may think it is odd to make cookies with bread flour … Continue reading

Puff Pastry Pesto Chicken

Puff Pastry Pesto Chicken is simple to make but looks like something you would order from a fancy restaurant. The chicken is stuffed with a creamy pesto mixture then topped with puff pastry, and baked until golden brown. The chicken … Continue reading

White Cake with Cinnamon Icing and Caramel Apples

marydukecooks.com I love fall flavors. Cinnamon, caramel, and apples are some of my favorites. This tender white cake with cinnamon icing and warm caramel apples is a symphony of flavors. Each component could be made from scratch but it is … Continue reading

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Roasted Butternut and Acorn Squash compliments any menu. The squash’s orange and yellow colors remind us of fall and the half moon shapes are visually interesting on the plate. Not only is it pretty but the taste is divine. … Continue reading

Turkey Cookies

Turkey Cookies will tickle your funny bone and make you say, “Gobble, Gobble!” A couple of years ago my cousin Suzanne Moore took this adorable picture of their 7-year-old grandson, Ian, with this cute turkey cookie. Suzanne and her husband … Continue reading

Buttermilk Cupcakes with Maple Icing

Buttermilk Cupcakes with Maple Icing are a seasonal favorite at our house. The cupcakes are tender and sweet. The light, fluffy icing has rich maple flavor. Buttermilk Cupcakes with Maple Icing Buttermilk Cupcakes  2 cups cake flour 1 cup granulated … Continue reading

Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls

marydukecooks.com My family loves sausage balls. I always keep a stash of uncooked sausage balls in the freezer and then I am ready for any occasion. Sausage balls are perfect hot out of the oven for breakfast, as an appetizer, … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Cocoa Krispies Treats

Halloween Triple Chocolate Cocoa Krispies Treats are ghoulishly delicious! Triple Chocolate Cocoa Krispies Treats 3 tablespoons butter 4 cups miniature marshmallows or 40 Jet-Puffed marshmallows 6 cups Cocoa Krispies (I use Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies) 1/8 cup chocolate syrup (I use … Continue reading

Caramel Poke Cake with Cream Cheese Caramel Swirl Icing

This easy to make white cake has beautiful cream cheese caramel swirled icing! Caramel Poke Cake with Cream Cheese Caramel Swirl Icing ½ cup softened unsalted butter ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar ½ cup granulated sugar 3 large … Continue reading

Fresh Vegetables with Herb Dip

Just in time for football season this appetizer will score! Colorful fresh vegetables and cold herb dip are sure to please. Made in advance and refrigerated; this appetizer will give you and your family more time to enjoy the game! … Continue reading