Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Another family event ushers another morning in the kitchen. Today I decided to bring out one of my favorite recipes. I found this recipe looking online for something sweet a little over a year ago. Working at the hospital, they every so often have these peanut cup cookies in the cafeteria. I’ve over and over…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Two Tier Layer Cake with French Macarons.

Getting back to baking and blogging is something I’ve been wanting to do since the new year.  So, here is how I made my Mother’s two tier birthday cake paired with French Macarons in her favorite flavors. For this cake I used 3 batches of my pre-made chocolate cake mixes. Once made, it’s good for…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Eclairs

Another recipe I experimented with, for a family picnic, was using Choux Pastry and a peanut butter butter cream. These eclairs were to die for. They passed the test after being tested by my mother. Using the Choux Pastry recipe from my previous post for Blueberry filled eclairs seen here: https://pottsboilingover.com/2017/07/28/blueberry-cream-choux-pastry/ and using a simple recipe…

Macarons Fit for a Bride

“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul satisfying and eternal.”- Julia Child This past weekend I made four different kinds of French macarons for my sister’s bridal shower. I planned on baking just a few dozen but, after making 3…

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

If you want someone to like you; butter them up with a cheesecake. If you want to impress them; make something with peanut butter. If you want them to love you; combine the two.  I made this peanut butter cheesecake when meeting my partner’s roommates for the first time. The boys came to the conclusion…