Category Archive: Bake

Caramel Pecan Pie

Caramel Pecan Pie

Be forewarned that there isn’t anything healthy about this pie recipe! My son in law has a major sweet tooth so for Thanksgiving I made this pie with him in mind. Since we also had a delicious healthy pumpkin pie to sample I cut our pie servings in half. Half a serving of this is just right – it’s …

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Hummingbird Cupcakes

Skinny Hummingbird Cupcakes

My mom makes one of the most amazing moist scrumptious bundt cakes I have ever tasted. It’s called a Hummingbird cake and she got the recipe from a friend who lives in the deep south. It’s a family favorite for birthdays and holiday gatherings. I guess you could say it’s a southern version of carrot cake. …

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Oatmeal Pecan Lace Cookies

Oatmeal Lace Cookies

A special treat now and then makes everything better! Don’t let the short list of ingredients mislead you, these are easy to make but they taste like a fancy cookie. Buttery, nutty, a little chewy! Invite a friend over, put on a fresh pot of coffee, make a cup of hot tea or a fall …

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Pecan Tassies WWPP 3

Pecan Tassie

The other night around 8:00 pm the phone rang and it was my daughter Katy with a food emergency! The recipe for one of her favorite desserts wasn’t posted here on Nutmeg Notebook and her sister in law “desperately” needed it. Months ago Katy had made a batch of these little darlings called Pecan Tassies and shared them …

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins WWPP6

The Perfect Healthy Pumpkin Muffin Nutmeg Notebook

Even though the weather doesn’t feel like fall around here I’m so ready for one of my favorite fall flavors PUMPKIN. On it’s own pumpkin is rather plain but when you spice it up with cinnamon, cloves, ginger and of course nutmeg it becomes an amazing comfort food. Baking and pumpkin had been on my mind …

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