Easter Bunny Cake

My mom’s Easter Bunny Cake is a childhood tradition that has carried on into adulthood with my sister and I. Easter day wouldn’t be complete without Zoe and I arguing over the correct decorating pattern, which even at 20 and 24 we are still sent to a time out before we can continue. Somehow we make our way through the decorating process (whether wrong or right) … Continue reading Easter Bunny Cake

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Broccoli Cheese Casserole is one of my favorite parts of easter dinner. It is the perfect side for my mom’s ham and is even better when you combine the leftover ham with the casserole for lunch the next day! Ingredients: 1 Stick Butter 2 C. Minute Rice 2 Boxes Frozen Chopped Broccoli 2 Cans Cream of Chicken & Mushroom Soup 1 Small Jar Cheese Whiz … Continue reading Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Lucky Bars

I’m not sure if its just me but I feel as though celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is more geared towards adults. Aside from the pretty watercolor and glitter spackled rainbows and shamrocks there isn’t much child participation. Last year I spent St. Patty’s at a gorgeous cabin on Lake Peppin. It was a family focused weekend as the little ones tagged along. My room mate … Continue reading Lucky Bars

Drunk & Dangerous Strawberries

I’m not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day but I have a deep passion for anything chocolate so I couldn’t resist trying a new spin on a romantic classic. These strawberries were delicious and addicting. The only thing I would do differently is make more next time! They are so easy and very fun to surprise that special someone for a stay-at-home date night. Ingredients: 1 Liter Flavored Vodka (chocolate, … Continue reading Drunk & Dangerous Strawberries

Peppermint Bark

This is a newer recipe for me. After seeing many similar postings on Pinterest I decided to give these a try. They are a fun and festive new addition to my Christmas cookie tradition. Ingredients: One Bag Milk Chocolate Chips One Bag White Chocolate Chips 2 t. Vegetable Oil (divided) 1/2 t. Peppermint Extract (divided) 2 Candy Canes  (crushed to a powder) 2 Candy Canes (crushed … Continue reading Peppermint Bark

Spice Cake Cookies

Very similar to the Christmas Cake Cookie recipe, but this recipe is a tried and true Hunk House favorite. Perfect in the fall or winter, the spice cake batter will give you all the cozy feels this time of year. Print the Spice Cake Cookies recipe here! Ingredients: For the cookies: 1 Box Spice Cake Mix 2 Eggs 1/2 C Butter – room temperature For … Continue reading Spice Cake Cookies

Christmas Cake Cookies

This is another new recipe to Hunkiedorië this year. There was no real inspiration behind this one I just made it up on the fly. These pretty little treats are the perfect sweet to complete any cookie exchange this holiday season. Print the Christmas Cake Cookies recipe here! Ingredients: 1 Box Red Velvet Cake Mix 2 Eggs 1/2 Cup Butter – room temperature 1 Bag White Chocolate … Continue reading Christmas Cake Cookies

Cookie Dough Truffles

Almost every child grows up standing in the kitchen waiting to sneak a spoonful of the cookie dough when Mom isn’t looking. Now as adults we can enjoy all the cookie dough we want and then some. These Cookie Dough Truffles take that childhood indulgence to a whole new level. These were a popular treat while I was in college and my roommates were always … Continue reading Cookie Dough Truffles

Paula Deen’s Bread Pudding

Bread pudding has always been my dad’s weakness. One Christmas I decided to attempt his holiday fave. I scoured the internet for a recipe that would speak to my dad’s southern comfort food roots. I hit the jackpot when I found this recipe. This is Paula Deen’s Bread Pudding recipe found on foodnetwork.com. I wouldn’t change a thing. It takes a little bit of work but it is … Continue reading Paula Deen’s Bread Pudding