Holiday Cookies! My favorite Molasses-Spice one…ever.

GINGER-MOLASSES COOKIES If you want crispy, crinkly, snappy ginger cookies, these aren’t them.  But soft, chewy-cakey, velvety?  Gotcha covered. This is my favorite spice cookie and it gets BETTER as it ‘ages’.  Make these a couple days ahead of when you want to serve them, wrap tightly, and put away for a sweet nap.  So…

A Holiday beauty!

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT CAKE ROLL Chocolate and cake in the same dessert is wonderful.  Add in some cool, wintery peppermint-laced cream filling and let’s just swoon and get it over with, shall we?! So pretty! Your holiday table will love you for the effort you put forth to make this.  (And it’s not hard – don’t…

Beautiful party appetizer – no work at all!

CARAMEL PECAN BRIE For your Holiday parties, or when you want to feel a little more up-scale watching the game – this quick appetizer is easy and impressive. I’ve used it with Cinnamon Bliss and it’s wonderful…if you have that, it will be truly sugar free.  If not, the Whey Low Gold, and my caramel…

Hot Caramel Apple Cider – no sugar added

HOT CARAMEL APPLE CIDER Cold winter evening…Christmas tree lights…sleepy kitty on your lap…and a cup of buttery, hot apple cider laced with caramel – bring on Winter!! ~~~~     One tub sugar free apple-flavored drink mix (enough to make 2 quarts) Walmart has a really good one – house brand 1/4 cup sugar free…

Okay…so I love cheesecake…that is old news!

SWEET POTATO CHEESECAKE How convenient! Just in case you bake off too many sweet potatoes for your souffle or candied-whatever you will now have something fabulous to do with them. Glad I could be of help. ~~~~       Crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs OR sugar free shortbread crumbs 2 tablespoons Splenda…

Like eating a beautiful pumpkin cloud…

PUMPKIN MOUSSE Made with whipping cream, this is not a low-fat dessert.  But a few spoonfuls of this is Heavenly after a big meal or with some coffee in the evening of a special day. Here it’s simply made into no-sugar-added and we’ll let the Fat Fairy deal with the extra calories the day after!…

Holiday Gorgeousness!

PUMPKIN ROLL This is my version of the famous orange-label recipe.  It’s low-sugar, completely moist and spicy.  I took out the butter from the filling and added whipped cream.  It’s easier than it looks and always gets rave reviews. (Don’t be scared of a cake roll.  Even if it cracks or breaks it still tastes…

A change of pace from the standard pumpkin pie…

DOUBLE LAYER PUMPKIN PIE I found this recipe on the back of some package and can’t remember where.  I modified it to be no-sugar-added and it’s a winner.  Easy, and quick, just a little different and a great addition to your holiday table. ~~~~       First layer: One 8-ounce pkg reduced-fat cream cheese,…

Ricotta Spinach Cups – a gorgeous little appetizer

RICOTTA-SPINACH CUPS Pretty little bites, just right for a quick lunch with a crisp green salad.  They can also be used as appetizers for any party.  Guests will adore these and most of the work can be done ahead. Pre-bake the wrappers and store them in an airtight container once cool.  Make the filling and…