Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Desserts

St. Patrick’s Day Pistachio Banana Bread Recipe

Here is a yummy treat for St. Patrick’s Day- my Pistachio Banana Bread recipe. You don’t have to add the green food coloring, but it’s fun for the holiday. And if you don’t have pistachios, you can use any kind of nuts you want- you can even substitute chocolate chips for the nuts (my kids’… Keep reading…

Brown Sugar Cardamom Cookie Recipe

Did you know that October is National Cookie Month? I know- it’s just one more reason to love the month of October! Last year, I posted a new cookie recipe every week during October. I didn’t have time to do that this month (this little Block of the Month thing going on and everything…), but… Keep reading…

Apple Pie Cupcake Recipe

Autumn is just about here, and that makes me think about delicious seasonal flavors, like apple pie… My youngest daughter came up with this kitchen creation- spiced cupcakes topped with the flavors of apple pie and cheesecake- it’s like 3 desserts in one! And it starts with a boxed cake mix, so it’s pretty simple…. Keep reading…

Orange Pecan Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

My daughter has a Ginger Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie recipe that I love- she makes it as a special treat whenever she wants to be extra nice to me :) I adapted it using pecans- yum!- and candied orange peel. You could make your own candied orange peel…. but it’s so much easier to use… Keep reading…

Blueberry Lime Cheesecake Bars Recipe

A light and simple summer dessert, Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are easy to make and so yummy!

Crystallized Ginger Recipe

To be honest, I’m not sure whether to call this a “crystallized ginger recipe” or “candied ginger recipe.” I’ve looked at the debates online (yes- people really debating this!) and some say they are the same, and some say they are different. I’m going with Crystallized because the sugar coating gives them a sparkly look… Keep reading…

Orange Coconut Mini Cheesecake Recipe

Are you looking for a light, elegant dessert- perhaps for your Easter table, or for a Springtime brunch? How about this Orange Coconut Mini Cheesecake recipe? They are perfect little bites of bright citrus flavor. And they are so cute! I really like individual desserts for entertaining- they are so easy to serve because you don’t… Keep reading…

Irish “Potato” Candy Recipe

These Irish Potato Candies are really kind of addictive, and so easy! I wouldn’t save them just for St. Patrick’s Day- make them anytime. You could also roll them into egg shapes for Easter. Kids love to make them, and there is no cooking involved. Just mix up a few ingredients and roll into balls…. Keep reading…

Warm Up! Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

  It’s been soooo cold here- I think I heard that we’ve had just 1 day above freezing for the entire month of January??? Something like that. Even with the heat turned up, and my slippers and sweaters on, I just can’t seem to get warm! So I’ve been drinking lots of tea. And when… Keep reading…

Snowball Cupcakes

This blog hop & giveaway is now over, but please scroll down for the Snowball Cupcake Recipe!!! Phew!! We made it to Day 5- I don’t know about you but I’m exhausted, ha ha. Yesterday’s featured bloggers were A Quilt & A Prayer and Tami’s Quilting Adventure. Today’s Featured Blogger is: Needled Mom Read More