Homemade Sopapillas Recipe

Homemade Sopapilla Recipe

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, I thought I'd share a homemade sopapilla recipe with y'all. I LOVE sopapillas with honey! While you may think Cinco de Mayo as a day where we all eat chips & salsa, sopapillas, and tamales, there really is a whole lot more to it than that.  Here are a few interesting tidbits about the ... Continue Reading

Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Pecans

Football Shaped Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Pecans

I wonder how many die hard sports fans we have out there, that are ladies?  I'm seriously obsessed y'all and surely that ain't just a Texas thing, right?  I LOVE all sports and I just can't get enough. We have even missed church for a playoff game.  Crazy huh!  I mean, I gotta have time to cook and bake for the game, you know?  Fiesta food, ... Continue Reading

Ranger Cookies

Simple Ranger Cookies with Craisins, Pecans, and Coconut

Many of my readers are moms who work outside of the home. They are tired from working all day but still want fresh cookies with dinner, without the fuss.  These ranger cookies are your cookies! I love to bake from scratch, really, but let's face it y'all...we don't always have time.  It doesn't seem like putting flour, sugar, etc in a bowl would ... Continue Reading

Magic Bars

Easy Magic Bars Recipe

These magic bars can be made any time of the year but me and my good friend Shelby made them right before Christmas to give as foodie gifts.  The great thing about this recipe, is that if you don't like one of the ingredients, you can always swap it with something else, or eliminate. With that said, I encourage you to try as is because they are ... Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Balls

Easy Peanut Butter Balls

Okay, so you don't have time to make Reindeer Cookies or Snowman Cookies but surely you have time for Peanut Butter Balls!  You can't get any easier than this y'all and it's festive and fun for kids to help! I've seen a friend of mine make these types of balls for silent auctions. She'll buy a super cute bowl and fill it with them.  They were a ... Continue Reading

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Carolina Mountain Cooking Recipes

It's been a long time since I've shared this ebook with you, in fact, I think it's been a few years, but because it's a #1 selling ebook here on My Wooden Spoon, I thought I'd revive the post again for you.    You can buy the ebook for $5 and if you scroll down, you'll see all the recipes that are included, and why it's so popular! Do You ... Continue Reading

Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Buttermilk Pie Recipe for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Poor ol' buttermilk pie.  It's often misconceived as yucky because of the buttermilk in dessert form, however, it's actually a very sweet & delicious pie.  Buttermilk pie is my oldest son's favorite pie ever,  so to prepare for our huge Thanksgiving feast, I'm practicing early using Sugar In The Raw Organic White®!  It went over really well in ... Continue Reading

Fruit Halloween EyeBalls Treat

Fruity Halloween Eyeballs

OMYCOW! Halloween is almost here and Truett is giddy about wearing his costume! He's been on a fruit kick lately so when we were discussing what Halloween treat to make, he immediately said eyeballs but wanted fruit in it. I'm far from a baking and decorating pro but we decided to attempt some not so scary, somewhat fruity Halloween ... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Pecans

Making Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls Topped with Pecans, with My Mom

If you've read this blog for any length of time, then y'all know that this year has been a long one for me.  It's been 13 months since my dad's passing and it has tested me in all sorts of ways.  And while I could dwell on the on the sadness of that day, I choose not too.  Instead, I focus on days like this one, with my mom.  Together we made, ... Continue Reading