Desserts · pies

Miniature Apple Pies

Individual Apple Pies Today is Father’s Day.  My Dad loves apple pie, so that’s what I’m making– with a twist.  I made miniature apple pies.  This recipe uses a muffin tin to create perfect little personal sized pies.  You could do this with any kind of fruit pie, or any kind of pie, for that… Continue reading Miniature Apple Pies


Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies In my mind, there is nothing yummier than a perfect, soft chocolate chip cookie.  This particular chocolate chip cookie recipe is a little different because it uses melted butter, which is rare, but certainly convenient if you don’t want to wait for your butter to get to room temperature. I got… Continue reading Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

cookies · Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Homemade Girl Scout Samoas

Homemade girl scout samoas Who needs to wait for girl scout cookies when you can make these at home.  Homemade samoas, also called caramel de-lites.  Shortbread cookies, dipped in chocolate, covered in a caramel coconut topping, and drizzled with even more chocolate.  These were incredible.  So much better than a scout-bought Samoa.  Not that we… Continue reading Homemade Girl Scout Samoas


Strawberry Cream Cheese Croissants

Strawberry Cream Cheese Croissants Another super simple recipe that takes only minutes to throw together.  Great for a coffee date with girlfriends or breakfast or brunch. A Rumbly in my Tumbly original Ingredients: 1 package of Pillsbury Crescent Rolls1/4 cup of homemade strawberry jam4 oz cream cheese, room temperature1/4 cup granulated sugar1/2 tsp lemon juice1/2 tsp vanilla… Continue reading Strawberry Cream Cheese Croissants

brownies · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Red, White, and Blue Brownies

Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Brownies This really isn’t a recipe, it’s more of a cute idea.  Star shaped red, white and blue brownies for the 4th of July.  I saw it in my Betty Crocker magazine. Basically, you bake some brownies (I use Betty Crocker’s 9×13 Family Size boxed mix, which I… Continue reading Red, White, and Blue Brownies

Cakes and Cupcakes

Toffee Caramel Poke Cake

Toffee Caramel Poke Cake I saw this recipe in my Taste of Home magazine, and I decided to give it a try and send it to work with my husband.  This is what I call a “Sandra Lee” recipe, meaning, it requires little to no baking skill and almost no time.  This was good, but… Continue reading Toffee Caramel Poke Cake


Pie Crust Cookies

Pie Crust Cookies (or snakes!) When I was little, my Aunt Geneva always used to babysit my siblings and I.  She was our very favorite sitter, because we would always have so much fun with her.  She would make us popcorn and orange muffins, and macaroni and cheese, and our VERY favorite thing: little cookies… Continue reading Pie Crust Cookies