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Banana Bread with Greek Yogurt & Pudding Mix

Indiana State Fair
Banana Bread with Greek Yogurt & Pudding Mix

Banana bread was one of the first things I baked as a kiddo. My mother always let me be the one to mash the bananas and I did so, with a potato masher, fervor and might. So when this “Best of…

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Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Cream Pie

Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Cream Pie

This delightful dessert is homemade vanilla cream atop a delicious graham cracker crust with fresh strawberries and a dark chocolate drizzle. It’s a super simple version of stunning bakery pies and award winners like the Strawberry Napoleon Pie that a home-baker featured…

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Blueberry Pie

North Carolina State Fair
Blueberry Pie

No matter how you slice it, this blueberry pie is delicious! Derrick Lingle from Granite Falls won 1st place with it at the North Carolina State Fair. Blue ribbon blueberry pie anyone? His easy to follow crust directions help ensure a lovely…

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Potato Chip Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Unforgettable deliciousness!
Potato Chip Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

This is one of those amazingly yummy cookie recipes you can’t get out of your mind once you taste them: Potato Chip Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies. Seriously. They melt in your mouth. Do not miss making them people! These are…

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Raspberry Cream Pie

North Carolina State Fair
Raspberry Cream Pie

This raspberry cream pie is worth every ounce of effort it takes to prepare. The crust bakes beautifully and the delicious layers give it a complexity that wows the senses. It’s also colorful! The creation comes from Emily Olsen of Knightdale.…

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PB BF Cookies

Arkansas State Fair
PB BF Cookies

These cookies could be your new Best Friend. I call them PB BF Cookies…short for Peanut Butter-Butterfinger Cookies, but they work as Peanut Butter Best Friend Cookies too =) They originated as “Twisted Peanut Butter Cookies” and they won the blue…

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Gooey Chocolate Drops

Gooey Chocolate Drops

When you want a good and gooey quadruple chocolate cookie, make this recipe. Gooey Chocolate Drops won a runner up prize at the 2014 State Fair of Texas. The recipe comes from Franklin Creed of Euless. The intense chocolate flavor and the…

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Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Fruit and cheesecake collide in this decadent dessert. It started as a lemon cheesecake winning recipe from the archives…2008. We morphed into something easier but equally delicious. You start with a oatmeal cookie crust. Then top in with a cream cheese blueberry…

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Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

Iowa State Fair
Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

I first had “dulce de leche” — Spanish for “sweet milk” — in the form of caramel ice cream. Dulce de leche, also called “milk candy,” is also defined as a traditional Argentinian dessert made by caramelizing sugar with milk. Anyway….like most things…

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