Lemon Meringue Pie (Best Ever)

  This recipe comes from the September 1994 Southern Living Magazine. Reminiscent of old-fashioned American diners, this pie never goes out of style; always a classic and always a crowd pleaser.   The pie is bursting with a fresh lemon curd and topped with soft, billowy, creamy, vanilla scented meringue, all sitting on top of a … Read moreLemon Meringue Pie (Best Ever)

Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Cream Pie is a classic.  A thick, rich, creamy coconut custard filling topped with either meringue or billowy mounds of whipped cream, this pie always makes a great impression! This pie is different from a Coconut Custard Pie which is more custard-like and does not get a topping.  When people eat this pie, they … Read moreCoconut Cream Pie

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I think of Coffee Cake as comfort food of the dessert world.  Warm out of the oven with a tall glass of milk, it’s reminiscent of grandmom’s house.  Don’t let the name fool you, coffee cake does not have coffee in it.  Coffee cake is traditionally served with coffee, like tea-cakes are served at tea-time, when getting together with friends for coffee.  … Read moreSour Cream Coffee Cake

Chocolate Sables

Sables are a French cookie with a delicate, sandy texture.  Their American counterpart would be something similar to Sandies.  This cookie uses both unsweetened cocoa powder and bittersweet chocolate which yields a very intense, complex chocolate taste.  The sandy texture comes from a dry mixture that you bring together to form into desired shapes; the … Read moreChocolate Sables

Classic French Sables

Traditional, buttery French cookies that are named for their sandy texture (sable means sand).  Every bakery in France makes them.  There are two ways to make these cookies.  You can roll them and cut out with your desired shaped cookie cutter, or you can form the dough into two logs (my preferred method), freeze, slice, … Read moreClassic French Sables

Strawberry Cream Cookies

A very delicate, soft, buttery cookie with cream cheese mixed into the batter for a distinct flavor.   This cookie is very easy to make.  Change the look and taste by simply changing the jam flavor. Save Print Strawberry Cream Cookies Author: Cindy Liles Recipe type: Easy Cuisine: American Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  12 mins Total … Read moreStrawberry Cream Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Cookies

I am a cherry fanatic!  I could go off on a major rant about all the things cherry that I love, but I’ll spare you that rant!  Let’s just say, if there are cherries involved, I’m all in!  I make this Chocolate Cherry Cookie once a year at Christmas time, and it’s my favorite Chrismas … Read moreChocolate Cherry Cookies