Lemon Cream Pie with Meringue

Quick and easy pie made from just a few ingredients.  It is an old fashion pie recipe using a premade pie shell, condensed milk, lemon juice, eggs, cream of tarter, sugar and jam. You can make and blind bake your own pastry shell or buy a ready made graham cracker crust.  To make the pie…

Jam Oatmeal bars (Cookies)

The four ingredients for jam oatmeal bars are yellow cake mix, oatmeal, butter and jam.  Quick and easy to make. Use your favorite jam to layer between the cookie dough. A wonderful fruit bar that you will not be able to each just one. This recipe will become one of your favorite cookie bar to…

Split Seconds Cookies

I have leftover cranberry filling from the tarts and didn’t want to throw it away.  I had thawed out last year’s leftover cranberries that was still in my freezer.  So I used them all in doubling the filling recipe.  I did that because I didn’t want to have to stop to make more filling while…

Cranberry Orange Jelly

I receive bottled fruit juice often from my local food bank. Recently they were distributing a large bottles of pure orange juice that required no refrigeration until opened.  This juice is very tart and needs to have sugar added to it to drink.  It dawned on me that it would make great jelly.  I also…

Pineapple Jam Made From Fresh Pineapple and Liquid Pectin

Pineapples are in the stores for Easter cooking.  Every year I make pineapple jam from wonderful fresh pineapple that I have let ripen on my kitchen counter until it is golden yellow. The fruit is sweeter and juicer if you let it ripen.  I twist the tops off to replant in my garden.  I live…