Tag: Dessert

Reese's Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Reese’s Peanut Butter Brownies

Nothing can satisfy a chocolate craving better than a brownie, and these Reese’s Peanut Butter Brownies, along with a tall glass of milk, can make your hunger disappear.  This recipe is inspired by a 1968 cookbook my mom recently passed on to me.  Looking at “vintage” cookbooks for inspiration has […]

Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes I am lucky enough to make a recipe that is so good that I make it over and over again.  That is the case with these triple chocolate chip cookies.  They are super moist and super delicious.  I love keeping a batch on hand for an after-school snack or […]

Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake Recipe

Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake

Sometimes I start wanting something different.  I love chocolate cake, just as much as the next person, but when the hankering hits me for a different kind of chocolate cake I become obsessed with figuring out what my stomach is telling my brain it wants. I pull out the legal […]

Chocolate Delight Recipe

Chocolate Delight

Light and airy, this Chocolate Delight was a popular recipe during the hot summer months at my restaurant.  Now that we are hitting 100 plus degrees here in Texas for weeks on end, I am reaching for this light and cool dessert yet again. This Chocolate Delight probably got its […]

Watergate Salad Recipe

Watergate Salad

Are you ready for a salad that will bring back memories of grandma?  Here is another of my favorite “dinner on the ground” selections.  This Watergate Salad is made with marshmallows and pineapple, always served cold, and when my mom wasn’t looking, took up half of my plate.  Grad a […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This Pineapple Upside Down Cake is the stuff memories are made of. If I was to say “dinner on the ground,” what is the thing that comes to mind for you?  For me, it is Mt. Olivet Baptist Church (where my Daddy led the singing) and hot muggy East Texas […]

Oatmeal Cream Bar Recipe

Oatmeal Cream Bars

These Oatmeal Cream Bars are so addictive!   My daughter and her best friend came to the house for the weekend, and with them came the request for Oatmeal Cream Bars.  I took my recipe for oatmeal cookies and modified it to make a softer flat bar and then added a […]

Lemon-Lime Freezer Pie Recipe

Lemon-Lime Freezer Pie

I can’t help but get really excited when I find just the right combination of flavors that make up a wonderful recipe and this lemon-lime freezer pie is no exception. It is a scrumptious combination of sweet and tart sitting proudly on top of a graham cracker crust just waiting […]

Strawberry Pound Cake Recipe

Strawberry Pound Cake Recipe

On occasion, I find a recipe that I don’t think needs any tweaking.  This Strawberry Pound Cake Recipe from Grandbaby Cakes is one of those recipes.  I have pinned it to my Pinterest board @simplymauriekay under desserts for you to go check out!   The cake is definitely a pound cake.  […]

Banana Nut Breakfast Cookies

Banana Nut Breakfast Cookies

Why do I like these Banana Nut Breakfast Cookies?  Well, first of all, I love them because they are similar to banana nut bread but only takes 10 minutes to bake.  Secondly, they are just the right size to grace my plate without gracing my middle.  And lastly, they just […]