Treats and Desserts

Treats and Desserts

Easy Carrot Cake

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It’s funny how certain foods or recipes bring back memories of a time or loved one.  That is how the easy carrot cake recipe below makes me feel.  It brings back memories of sitting at my mother-in-law’s counter while she iced the cake for Christmas Eve dinner – half icing and half glaze.  It reminds […] Read more…

Easy Chocolate Pastries

Easy Chocolate Pastries | Mini Van Dreams

These easy chocolate pastries were a favorite of my brother’s when he was in high school.  While in French class, the students had to bring in a treat for the class to try that was French.  Jeff couldn’t come up with anything so he took crescent rolls, wrapped them around chocolate and dusted them with […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Cookies

Mmmm… peanut butter cookies.  Most of us in the northeast are trying to keep ourselves warm and digging out of the latest winter weather.  Almost all the schools are closed and some businesses.  But, what are you going to do to entertain your kids today?  How about making some peanut butter cookies?! The benefits are […] Read more…

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Donuts |Mini Van Dreams

Mmmmm.  Donuts.  Baked cinnamon sugar donuts, to be exact.  These are to die for and they don’t even taste like they are baked.  I will warn you– these do take a while to make.  But, they are SO worth it.  I made these for a snack on a weekend for the kids and they each […] Read more…