Raspberry & Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies

  Raspberry & Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies yields: 3 dozen 1 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam Glaze: 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 3/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in almond extract. Then add flour, dough will then start to come together. Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Make a small hole in the center of each ball, using your thumb or …

Caramel Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

  The “holiday season” begins in our home in the beginning of October. The holiday parties begin the first week in October and go all the way through the new year. I feel like popcorn is good year around but is taken to a whole new level during the holidays. This popcorn mixture is good just by itself, with m&ms, pecans, almonds, and candy corn for Halloween. And when Kernel Seasons sent me a fun package I knew that their caramel seasoning was the perfect thing for these popcorn balls! Definitely took them to the next level! And speaking of different seasonings…have you ever …

Berry Trifle

  Berry Trifle How to make berry trifle Mix the berries, sugar, and teaspoon of almond extract together and let sit. Cream together in a separate bowl the cream cheese, powdered sugar, sour cream, vanilla, and remaining 1 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract. Fold in heavy whipping cream. Cube angel food cake. Layer in dish starting with angel food cake then the whipping cream mixture then the berry mixture. Then repeat until dish is filled. End with the whipped mixture and garnish with a few berries on top! (You can use just strawberries or a mixture of berries like I prefer) …

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes

Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes This is my go-to twice baked mashed potatoes recipe. Its simple, easy, and delicious! I feel like mashed potatoes are a recipe that seems easy, but when you can make a mean mashed potatoes dish, it elevates the entire meal! My family loves these so much! Question — do you like potato skins in your mashed potatoes? I do like a few, but definitely more on the lighter side! Some people are very particular about skins in their mashed potatoes so feel free to adjust as you see fit!   How to Make Twice Baked Mashed …