Oven Baked “Fried” Pickles

Ingredients: 4 dill pickle spears, sliced length wise into 4 pieces 1 egg, whisked 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese Season to taste: onion salt, garlic powder Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grease a wire rack and place on top of a baking sheet. Pat the pickles […]

Copycat Dole Whip

Ingredients: 20 oz. Dole pineapple chunks, liquid reserved 2 scoops vanilla ice cream (daiy free option: coconut) Servings: 4 Directions: Drain the liquid from the can of pineapples and save. Put the pineapple chunks in a container and freeze. If you freeze it overnight, you’ll need to thaw it a little bit before making it. […]

Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 3-4 mashed ripe bananas 1 tsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup chocolate chips (Papa Bear prefers white chocolate chips in this) Directions: Preheat oven 350 F and grease a 9″x5″ loaf […]

Kiki’s Best Brownies

I had no idea brownies could cause such a division between people. It took me several tries to find what I consider my best brownies. My perfect brownie has a crackly top and the inside texture is moist and chewy. It is not quite cake like but definitely not fudgy. However, if you want to […]

Vegan Vanilla Cake

Unintentionally Vegan Vanilla Cake: I found this recipe from King Arthur Flour and only made a few minor changes. I used less salt, mixed the sugar with the dry ingredients and added vanilla bean paste instead of almond extract (just because I don’t have any). I was tempted to use milk instead of water but […]

Baked Donuts

Ingredients 1/4 cup milk1/4 cup sour cream1 large egg2 tbsp melted butter1 tsp vanilla extract1 cup all purpose flour1 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking sodapinch of saltpinch of nutmeg 1/4 cup rainbow jimmies (optional) Vanilla Glaze: 1/2 cup powdered sugar1-2 tbsp milk to adjust consistency1/2 tsp vanilla extractsqueeze of lemon juicepinch of saltfood coloring (optional) […]