Why This Blog?


Come in and make yourself at home. I'm so happy to be able to share my recipes here with you.

I bake mostly cookies, quick breads, muffins and scones -- sometimes pie, sometimes cake, but nothing too fancy. I prefer simple recipes that call for ingredients that I already have in my kitchen.

These are the recipes I will share with you. They come from family and friends, magazine clippings saved through the years, favorite cookbooks, and other blogs.

I'm so glad you came to visit. Enjoy your stay!

Michael Ann

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

New Recipes!!

Here are links to three desserts that I have made recently, that knock the ball out of the park! Seriously, I have made each of these recipes twice, they were that good.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge
This is my own photo... Isn't this fudge gorgeous? And it tastes as good as it looks! If you are a person who likes to eat the cookie dough while you are baking, you will love this fudge from Buns in my Oven. My kids and their friends could not get enough of it.

Iced Oatmeal Cookies
I did not take a photo of these cookies but trust me, when you click on the link you will see why I recommend these cookies from Shugary Sweets. They taste even better than the store-bought version of spiced oatmeal cookies with icing. They are soft and chewy and just... Mmm...!! I took the first batch to a BBQ and they were gobbled up. Took the second batch to work and same thing. SO GOOD!!! I will be making these regularly.

Finally, here is a recipe for No-bake Butterscotch Pretzel Bars from My Biscuits are Burning, that are just DIVINE. Yummy little bars that are sweet and salty goodness. They will remind you of a Butterfinger candy bar without the bothersome "stuck in your teeth" feeling. And you don't have to put them in a hot oven! Perfect for the summer.

Thanks for stopping by! Let me know if you try any of these recipes and what you think. By the way, I had to change the permissions in my comment section, due to an incredibly high volume of SPAM in my email inbox. I hope you will still leave a comment -- you just need to type in that annoying little code. Or you can leave a comment on the Face Book page.

Happy Baking!


  1. Hi all three look and sound very good. I had to add that extra piece to my comments also. Had the most stupid comments and they didn't quit. Ten or more a day........but they have stopped.. Take care and have a great day. Andi thewednesdaybaker

  2. I think that's a great idea Michael Ann. I've had to make some changes in the way I present other blogger's recipes too. The fudge looks fantastic - so glad you shared!

  3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge! Oh My! X

  4. Noooooooo, not the code!!!!!!! Glad to see you. It's been awhile (unless blogger has been keeping all the treats for itself and hiding you from me)

  5. Yum! These recipes sounds so good. On my way to check them out! Thanks, Michael Ann!


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