My kitchen adventure experimenting with a variety of recipes

Ingredient: vanilla extract

Apple Grape Salad

Apple Grape Salad

This Apple Grape Salad is similar to a Waldorf Salad. The dressing on this salad is a vanilla glaze, while a Waldorf Salad had a mayonnaise dressing.

Caramel Candy

Caramel Candy

My Mom made caramel candy at Christmas every year. This recipe makes a caramel candy that is harder than the Kraft caramels that you can purchase in cubes. It’s more of a hard candy than a soft chewy caramel. Oh so good!

Tea Cookies

Tea Cookies

Tea Cookies are mini-pecan pies made with a cream cheese crust. They are one of my favorite treats to have at Christmas.

Dairy-Free Frosted Brown Sugar Cookies

Dairy-Free Frosted Brown Sugar Cookies

Dairy-Free Brown Sugar cookies are a cake like cookie that is sweet, but not too sweet.

Dairy-Free Caramel Cinnamon Cookies

Dairy-Free Caramel Cinnamon Cookies

Dairy-Free Caramel Cinnamon Cookies are a crunchy caramel flavored cookie with a subtle hint of cinnamon. They are yummy!

Dairy-Free Apple Cake with Icing

Dairy-Free Apple Cake with Icing

Dairy-Free Apple Cake is a delicious cake. Top it with my Dairy-Free Cream Cheese Frosting Substitute and you have a yummy dessert!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is a creamy fudge that packs a lot of peanut butter flavor.

Dairy-Free Cream Cheese Frosting Substitute

Dairy-Free Cream Cheese Frosting Substitute

This frosting is similar to a buttercream frosting, but has the tang you get from a cream cheese frosting. It is a good dairy-free frosting to use to substitute for buttercream or cream cheese frostings.

Cinnamon Chocolate Scones

Cinnamon Chocolate Scones

Cinnamon Chocolate Scones are a nice breakfast or brunch treat. They have chocolate chips throughout and are topped with a cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pie

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pie

This dairy-free chocolate pie is creamy. The crust is made from crushed pretzels and topped with a chocolate ganache. The ganache helps to keep the pretzel crust crisp.