Category: Half Scratch

Nutter Butter & Jelly Cookie Bars

Nutter Butter & Jelly Cookie Bars

Nutter Butter bars are an amazing cookie for any peanut butter and jelly lover. This easy recipe is the ultimate PB&J cookie bar with a Nutter Butter base, a sweet strawberry preserves layer and a crumbled topping.  These cookies with the jelly in the middle…

Caramelized Apple Hand Pies

Caramelized Apple Hand Pies

These hand pies are super delicious little pockets of brown sugar caramelized sweet apples and hints of cinnamon and nutmeg.  Slow-cooked granny smith or golden delicious apples make for the best pie filling in these homemade fried hand pies.  The crust is flaky, golden, and…

Homemade Pickles with Leftover Pickle Juice

Homemade Pickles with Leftover Pickle Juice

Homemade pickles are so easy to make when you reuse pickle juice for this recipe. In 24 hours quick refrigerator pickles are crisp and ready.  There really is no easier recipe or an economical way to make no-cook refrigerator pickles from fresh cucumbers than this…

Best Keto Chicken Enchiladas

Best Keto Chicken Enchiladas

The best chicken enchilada recipe is a low-carb and keto dream thanks to the Crepini egg thins. Stuffed with chicken, 2 kinds of cheese, and sour cream to satisfy everyone.  The final easy step of adding your favorite red or green enchilada sauce is all…

Easy Mexican Street Cornbread Muffins

Easy Mexican Street Cornbread Muffins

Mexican street corn meets easy moist cornbread muffins for an amazing combination. This is the ultimate side dish recipe that is sweet, savory, creamy, and spicy.   Instead of slathering butter onto your cornbread muffins, this recipe has a heavenly twist. They are topped with similar ingredients…

20 Pantry Recipe Ideas

20 Pantry Recipe Ideas

  Cooking from pantry staples does not have to be boring or redundant.  Having a well-stocked pantry can be all you need to be creative to cook a healthy meal the whole family will love.  Not everyone has access to fresh food easily. Whether you…

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

The best chicken tortilla soup recipe cooks slowly all day so every bite is full of flavor.  That is exactly what happens in this recipe.  The spices and sauce help flavor the vegetables and infuse into the shredded chicken for full flavor in every bite. …

Instant Pot Ranch Salt Potatoes

Instant Pot Ranch Salt Potatoes

Salt potatoes (aka Syracuse Salt Potatoes) made in the Instant Pot are a delicious, easy, and popular recipe.  They are creamy on the inside and drenched in a butter ranch seasoning making for the best salt potatoes you have ever had. This elevated salt potato…

Brown Sugar Caramel Apple Pie

Brown Sugar Caramel Apple Pie

Caramel and apples can actually get even sweeter and more crave-worthy when you add ribbons of buttery brown sugar and make it all into one to die for pie.  There is so much to love about this pie.  It is perfect for holidays and special…

Easy 3-ingredient Creme Brulee

Easy 3-ingredient Creme Brulee

Creme brulee is a dessert most people order in a fancy restaurant but rarely make at home.  The simplicity of the ingredients for this creamy dessert with the crackled sugar top is actually ridiculously basic. Now take it one step easier, I am talking lazy…