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Showing posts from June, 2015

Strawberries 'n Cream Flag Poke Cake

With the 4th of July coming there will be all kinds of cookouts and gatherings with food, and what better centerpiece than this Strawberries 'n Cream Flag Poke Cake?!  You wont see this one anywhere else...cause I created it!  So WOW your family and friends with this amazing dessert for your holiday!

But even better, leave off the blueberries and just cover the top in strawberries and you have an amazing Strawberries 'n Cream Poke Cake dessert for any occasion!

Strawberries 'n Cream Flag Poke Cake

1 box white cake mix (eggs, oil and water according to pkg directions)
2 14oz cans sweetened condensed milk
1 3oz box strawberry jello
1 ctn cool whip, thawed 
strawberries and blueberries

Make cake in a 9x13 pan according to package directions
Let cool for about an hour
In a small pot bring condensed milk to slight boil
Remove from heat and add jello mix
Stir until combined and jello is dissolved
Poke holes in cake using the handle of a wooden spoon
Pour mixture over top of cake
Place in ref…

Raspberry Dijon Glazed Pork Chops

It's getting to be that time of year again when I don't want to turn my oven on as much.  So we do a lot of grilling in the summer. These chops are a nice balance of sweet and tangy!  This sauce would also go great with chicken too.

Raspberry Dijon Glazed Pork Chops Adapted from {Kraft Recipes}
6 pork chops salt and pepper to taste 1 (8oz) bottle *Raspberry Vinaigrette 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 Tbl yellow mustard 2 tsp dijon mustard
In a medium bowl pour in vinaigrette
Whisk in brown sugar and both kinds of mustard
Salt and pepper your chops to taste
Place chops in a large zipper bag
Reserve about 1/3 cup of sauce and pour remaining over pork chops and seal bag
Let marinate for at least 1 hour
Place chops on a hot grill and discard used sauce
Let chops cook on each side for about 5 minutes or preference of doneness
(If they are very thick or bone-in it will be longer)
Glaze chops with reserved sauce each time you turn them
Remove from grill and let sit for 5-10 minutes for juices t…

Reece's Peanut Butter Brownies

We are huge fans of Reece's candy around here (ANY kind), so it was only a matter of time until they got combined with another of our favorites...brownies!

Reece's Peanut Butter Brownies
1 cup butter, melted 2/3 cup cocoa powder 2 cup sugar 4 eggs, beaten 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 3 XL Reece's Peanut Butter Bars 1 cup Reece's Chips
Directions Preheat oven to 375°F In a large bowl whisk together butter and cocoa until smooth Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla Add flour and salt and mix until all ingredients are incorporated In a greased 9x13 pan spread a layer of half the brownie batter Unwrap and place Reece's Bars in row to create another layer Smooth remaining batter over top the candy Bake for 35 minutes In a small bowl melt chips for 30 seconds in microwave Stir until smooth, if necessary melt for additional 15 seconds Remove brownies from oven and drizzle with melted Reece's Chips Let cool completely for several hours to let center set.