Mrs Happy Homemaker https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/ Where old fashioned and modern day collide Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:30:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0.3 Frozen Cranberry Pie https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/frozen-cranberry-pie/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/frozen-cranberry-pie/#respond Fri, 09 Dec 2022 02:30:29 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35919 Sweet, creamy, & a little tart – this easy 4 ingredient no-bake Frozen Cranberry Pie will hit all your flavor profiles & leave you craving another slice! Fancy enough for a holiday dinner & simple enough to make for a last minute dessert. Tart cranberries in two different forms & textures paired with sweet & […]

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Sweet, creamy, & a little tart – this easy 4 ingredient no-bake Frozen Cranberry Pie will hit all your flavor profiles & leave you craving another slice! Fancy enough for a holiday dinner & simple enough to make for a last minute dessert.

Frozen Cranberry Pie on white counter

Tart cranberries in two different forms & textures paired with sweet & creamy vanilla ice cream – then poured into a graham cracker crust. This easy Cranberry Pie is the perfect balance of sweet & tart and it’s oh-so creamy.

Fancy enough for a holiday dinner or party and simple enough for a last minute dessert, this Cranberry Pie recipe is definitely one to keep in your recipe box. With only 4 ingredients, it’s not complicated or expensive to make at all. A big win in my book!

Grab your cast of ingredients & make this easy peasy Cranberry Pie today!

Ingredients

  • Vanilla ice cream – softened
  • Cranberry sauce – whole berry
  • Dried Cranberries – two different kind of cranberry textures in this delicious pie!
  • Graham cracker pie crust – 9 inch ready made
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Cracked Pepper Cheddar Muffins https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/cracked-pepper-cheddar-muffins/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/cracked-pepper-cheddar-muffins/#respond Thu, 08 Dec 2022 16:20:48 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35882 Tangy buttermilk and sharp cheddar pair perfectly in these amazing Cracked Pepper Cheddar Muffins. So easy to make and delish for breakfast, brunch, or a quick snack, everyone loves the flavor in these easy cheesy muffins! Sharp cheddar, freshly cracked black pepper and tangy buttermilk – what could be more delicious? Pack all this into […]

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Tangy buttermilk and sharp cheddar pair perfectly in these amazing Cracked Pepper Cheddar Muffins. So easy to make and delish for breakfast, brunch, or a quick snack, everyone loves the flavor in these easy cheesy muffins!

Cracked Pepper Cheddar Muffins on a blue rimmed plate

Sharp cheddar, freshly cracked black pepper and tangy buttermilk – what could be more delicious? Pack all this into a tasty and easy-to-eat muffin, and you’ve got a delish muffin that everyone will talk about! 

Y’all, don’t you just think muffins are the perfect food? I love grabbing one when I’m in a rush out the door but still need breakfast, the kids love them in their lunches, and they make the perfect late lunch or snack with a cup of coffee.

And these savory muffins are just too good! The Cracked Pepper Cheddar Muffin recipe is easy to follow, and the black pepper in them is perfect and adds just the right amount of peppery spice to make the cheddar really pop! 

Grab your ingredients and make these amazing sharp cheddar muffins today!

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Grinch Nutter Butter Cookies https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/grinch-nutter-butter-cookies/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/grinch-nutter-butter-cookies/#respond Thu, 08 Dec 2022 03:46:48 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35905 These Grinch Nutter Butter Cookies are as easy as 1-2-3. Peanut butter cookies with a white chocolate candy coating & decorated in the most simplest way. These cookies look just like The Grinch! I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us […]

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These Grinch Nutter Butter Cookies are as easy as 1-2-3. Peanut butter cookies with a white chocolate candy coating & decorated in the most simplest way. These cookies look just like The Grinch!

The Grinch Nutter Butter Cookies on a white plate

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These Grinch Nutter Butter Cookies are just the simplest thing to make. Even those with absolutely no decorating skills (raises hand) can put these cookies together with minimal effort – and they will look like the Grinch… not a horrible Pinterest fail!

Only 4 or 5 ingredients are needed & you can bust out a whole bunch in a short amount of time making them perfect for holiday parties, cookie swaps, gift giving, etc. Not only are they all sorts of cuteness, they are also delicious – they taste like white chocolate coated peanut butter cookies. Of course they are yummy!

The Grinch Nutter Butter Cookies on a white plate

Ingredients

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Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/salted-caramel-thumbprint-cookies/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/salted-caramel-thumbprint-cookies/#respond Mon, 21 Nov 2022 18:34:01 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35830 Take your cookies to new levels with these super easy and tasty Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies are so good you won’t be able to eat just one! Plus, with a quick and convenient hack, there’s no fussing with homemade caramel. Thumbprint cookies are cute and extra flavorful! The thumbprint indentation in each cookie is the […]

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Take your cookies to new levels with these super easy and tasty Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies are so good you won’t be able to eat just one! Plus, with a quick and convenient hack, there’s no fussing with homemade caramel.

Salted caramel thumbprint cookies on a wire rack

Thumbprint cookies are cute and extra flavorful! The thumbprint indentation in each cookie is the perfect spot to hold the salted caramel. These Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies are some of the tastiest I’ve ever made, not to mention the easiest!

You don’t need anything fancy to make these cookies, and you don’t even have to make the caramel from scratch. The cookies are easy and delish, and the caramel thumbprint is pretty nearly perfect.

Craving cookies? These are nut-free and school-friendly cookies that everyone in the family will love!

What Are Thumbprint Cookies?

Thumbprint cookies are cookies with a filling. The filling sits in a small well in the center of the cookie, which you create with your thumb or finger. They can be filled with jam, lemon curd, fudge, or in this case, salted caramel. These chocolate caramel thumbprint cookies are cute and different, and the flavors of the cookie complement the filling.

Salted caramel thumbprint cookies on a white plate sitting a striped napkin

Ingredients

  • Butter – You’ll need 1 cup of softened butter, that’s 2 sticks.
  • Granulated sugar 
  • Cocoa powder
  • Milk – Whole milk, or whatever you have on hand.
  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Baking powder – Check the expiry date; baking powder can expire.
  • Baking soda
  • Caramels – The soft kind, Werthers Originals, or even Kraft caramels work fine.
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Coarse sea salt

You’ll Also Need

  • Baking sheet(s)
  • Parchment paper
  • Stand mixer with paddle or hand mixer
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Hot Chocolate Dip https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/hot-chocolate-dip/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/hot-chocolate-dip/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2022 01:01:59 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35789 With a rich chocolate flavor and creamy texture, this Hot Chocolate Dip is a fun twist on the classic drink! Light, fluffy, and perfect for dipping, this is the perfect cold-weather party dip! Y’all know I’m all about easy recipes that are big on flavor, and this one really delivers! This Hot Chocolate Dip is […]

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With a rich chocolate flavor and creamy texture, this Hot Chocolate Dip is a fun twist on the classic drink! Light, fluffy, and perfect for dipping, this is the perfect cold-weather party dip!

Hot chocolate dip with mini marshmallows and graham crackers on top on a Buffalo plaid cloth

Y’all know I’m all about easy recipes that are big on flavor, and this one really delivers! This Hot Chocolate Dip is rich, not too sweet, and loaded with big chocolate flavor. In fact, it tastes just like a mug of hot chocolate, but in dippable form! 

I love taking this dip to parties and events – everybody compliments it and wants the recipe! And it’s so easy to make! Just a few ingredients, and you can even prep it ahead of time, so all you need to do is grab and go! 

Have fun with the dippers! I make some suggestions below, but you can really dip anything into this dip. If it goes well with chocolate, dunk it into this light and fluffy dip!

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Perfect Turkey Legs https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/perfect-turkey-legs/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/perfect-turkey-legs/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2022 20:17:02 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35808 Who doesn’t love roasted Turkey Legs? Tender, juicy, and packed with flavor, it’s fun to chow down on a meaty leg, but they’re so easy to overcook! Not with my tried-and-true method for making the most perfect Turkey Legs every time! Oven-roasted Turkey Legs are a great alternative to the whole turkey for Thanksgiving, but […]

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Who doesn’t love roasted Turkey Legs? Tender, juicy, and packed with flavor, it’s fun to chow down on a meaty leg, but they’re so easy to overcook! Not with my tried-and-true method for making the most perfect Turkey Legs every time!

Two roasted turkey legs on a silver plate with floral trim

Oven-roasted Turkey Legs are a great alternative to the whole turkey for Thanksgiving, but you don’t have to wait for the holidays to enjoy turkey when you cook a batch of turkey drumsticks! 


Meaty and flavorful, roasted Turkey Legs are easy to make and fun to eat. Pass the napkins around and watch as people devour the succulent dark turkey meat on these perfect legs. Pair them with your favorite sides for a delicious meal everyone will love!

Plus, this turkey drumstick recipe is easy to double or triple! It’s written for 2 people, but you can make as much as you need for any number of guests. Just count on 1 leg per person and adjust the seasonings and butter, and everyone will be happy with this fabulous hands-on meal!

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Puff Pastry Apple Tart https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/puff-pastry-apple-tart/ https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/puff-pastry-apple-tart/#respond Fri, 11 Nov 2022 01:39:44 +0000 https://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/?p=35769 Everybody loves apple pie, but making them can be difficult and tedious. This Puff Pastry Apple Tart is super easy and so delicious! Puff pastry is the base of this fantastic apple dessert, then just add your apples, bake, and enjoy! Fall is my favorite season for apple desserts, and this Puff Pastry Apple Tart […]

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Everybody loves apple pie, but making them can be difficult and tedious. This Puff Pastry Apple Tart is super easy and so delicious! Puff pastry is the base of this fantastic apple dessert, then just add your apples, bake, and enjoy!

Rectangle apple tart on parchment paper

Fall is my favorite season for apple desserts, and this Puff Pastry Apple Tart always delivers! It’s sweet and cinnamony, and the puff pastry tart base puffs up so nice and flaky. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and I’m a happy gal! 

This Puff Pastry Apple Tart is so easy that anyone can make it. It all starts with store-bought puff pastry and your favorite apples. Before long, you can be munching on a delicious dessert that looks way more complicated than it really is!

Forget the pie; impress everyone with this amazing and easy Puff Pastry Apple Tart today!

Ingredients

  • Puff pastry – 1 sheet. Thawed.
  • Apples – Cored and thinly sliced.
  • Butter – Melted.
  • Brown sugar
  • Vanilla extract – Pure vanilla extract tastes best in this apple tart recipe.
  • Ground cinnamon – Fresh spices make all the difference!
  • All-purpose flourLemon juice – From a fresh lemon.
A rectangle apple tart on parchment paper

What Is Puff Pastry?

Puff pastry is the kind of pastry that they use to make croissants. It is light, flaky, and buttery and a real hassle to make from scratch. Thankfully, most stores carry frozen puff pastry and working with it is so easy! All you need to do is thaw the box in the fridge overnight and keep it cold until you’re ready to use it.

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