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Almond Joy Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 20th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Who needs the candy bar when you have these?






Almond Joy Cookies



Who needs the candy bar when you have these?



  • 1 cup salted butter (softened)
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp coconut extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4

Coconut Macadamia White Chocolate Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 18th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

All sorts of yumminess in one handheld package.






Coconut Macadamia White Chocolate Cookies



All sorts of yumminess in one handheld package.



  • 1 cup salted butter (softened)
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking

Mini Peanut Butter Blossoms

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 23rd, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

A cookie delivered in mini muffin form






Mini Peanut Butter Blossoms



A cookie delivered in mini muffin form



  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/4 cup flour
  • 48

Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispie Treats

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 21st, 2019| Desserts, Recipes




Chocolate & Peanut Butter Krispie Treats



Why eat plain Krispie Treats when you can have even more excitement?



  • 10 oz. bag marshmallows
  • 4 Tb. butter
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  1. Spray a 13″x9″ pan, sides and bottom, with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Combine marshmallows

Double Blueberry Biscotti

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 16th, 2019| Breakfast Dishes, Desserts, Recipes







Double Blueberry Biscotti





  • 1/3 cup butter (softened)
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Skim milk
  • ½ cup freeze dried blueberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Combine butter and sugar in

Vanilla Blueberry Pie Parfait

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 14th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes




Vanilla Blueberry Pie Parfait



A dessert that will cure your sweet tooth in a healthy way



  • 2/3 cup frozen wild blueberries (thawed)
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 graham cracker squares
  • 1-1/2 cups vanilla yogurt
  • Rainbow sprinkles


  1. Place blueberries in a small bowl, and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar; stir to

Banana Pudding Parfait

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 2nd, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Layers of dessert happiness






Banana Pudding Parfait



Layers of dessert happiness



  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Tb cornstarch
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 large egg yolks (slightly beaten)
  • 1 Tb butter (softened)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 bananas
  • 32 Nilla Wafers
  • Whipped cream (optional)


  1. In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, cornstarch

Banana Frozen Yogurt

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 30th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes




Banana Frozen Yogurt



A luxurious dessert that is actually quite healthy



  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt*


  1. Peel bananas and mash with a fork or potato masher in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Combine milk and sugar, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Combine bananas, milk mixture, and

Lemon Macarons

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 18th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Delightful little cookies with a sweet & tart filling






Lemon Macarons



Delightful little cookies with a sweet & tart filling



  • 3 egg whites (room temperature)
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 5-6 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1-3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup

Lemon Squares

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 16th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes




Lemon Squares



The perfect dessert for spring



  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 Tb. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine flour, butter, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar using a pastry blender or 2

Maple Walnut Biscotti

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 28th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

An homage to New Hampshire in March






Maple Walnut Biscotti



An homage to New Hampshire in March



  • 5 Tb. unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. maple extract
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped

Blueberry White Chocolate Truffles

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 21st, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Sweet & fruity, a fine pairing






Blueberry White Chocolate Truffles





  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tb. salted butter (softened)
  • 8 oz. white chocolate
  • ⅓ cup freeze-dried blueberries (pureed into dust)
  • 3 Tb. dried blueberries
  • 4 oz. white chocolate
  • powdered sugar


  1. Fill medium pot a third full