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Lemon Strawberry Tartlets

Spring…the flowers, trees and grass coming back to life gives me such a renewed feeling. Not to mention all the Spring Desserts that are just waiting to be made. These Lemon Strawberry Tartlets are the perfect Springtime Dessert with the tangy lemon flavor that pairs deliciously with Strawberry Topping.

Lemon Strawberry Tartlets | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

This recipe is brought to you by Lucky Leaf and FTD

Lemon Strawberry Tartlets | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

You all know I love to keep the baking simple, easy and creative, not only for myself but for you also. By using Lucky Leaf Pie Filling, we can create simple yet impressive desserts for our family and friends. The Tartlets are baked in 4 inch Tart Pans that we found at a Kitchen Supply store, you can also find them online. There’s just something about each person having their own little dessert that’s so tempting.

Creating desserts in the Spring is my favorite time. I’m not quite sure if it’s all the fresh flavors like lemon, lime or strawberry, or how light and refreshing they are. Oh and let’s not forget blueberries, these Blueberry Snack Bars from Lucky Leaf look heavenly and super easy by starting with a cake mix.

Lemon Strawberry Tartlets | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Many moons ago, I would watch my Mom bake pies with the strawberries that my Dad picked from the garden. Although I loved that time, life seems to be much more complicated now, so it’s nice knowing that I can count on Lucky Leaf Ready-to-Use Pie Fillings. These Strawberry White Chocolate Trifles, remind me of the No Bake Cheesecake Trifles from last Summer, they are super easy to put together yet impressive looking.

Lemon Strawberry Tartlets | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

And speaking of easy, this Cherry Pineapple Cabana Cake would be perfect for your Easter celebration. It doesn’t get any easier than this my friends, whomever invented Dump Cake is brilliant. Just as the name implies, you just dump the ingredients and while it bakes it creates a luscious dessert that will make everyone think you spent hours in the kitchen.

FTD Spring Arrangement  on HoosierHomemade.com

Did you notice the gorgeous Gerbera Daisies? They bring a burst of color and freshness to my table. Lucky Leaf and FTD have teamed up to share their gorgeous Spring arrangements with all of you! Visit FTD.com and receive $10 off select Spring arrangements.

Lemon Strawberry Tartlets

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 10-12 (4\\\") tartlets

Lemon Strawberry Tartlets

Packed with flavor from the lemons and the perfect combination with strawberries. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

Ingredients

    Crust
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Lemon Filling
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons flour, all-purpose
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Topping
  • 1 (21 oz) can Lucky Leaf Strawberry Pie Filling
  • Whipping Cream or Whipped Topping

Instructions

    Crust
  1. In the food processor, combine the flour, sugar and salt.
  2. Add the cubed butter and pulse until crumbly
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the egg yolks and water, gradually add through food chute
  4. Pulse until mixture comes together.
  5. Form a disk and wrap with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour
  6. Roll out to about 1/8 inch and form into tart pans, pressing up the sides
  7. Prick bottom with fork, add a small piece of parchment paper and pie weights
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 - 25 minutes or until golden brown
  9. Remove from oven and cool
  10. Filling
  11. In a saucepan, combine flour, cornstarch and sugar
  12. Gradually add water, whisking constantly
  13. Heat to boiling over medium heat, cook and stir for 1 minute, remove from heat
  14. Whisk egg yolks in a small bowl. Gradually add 1/2 cup of cooked mixture, whisking constantly.
  15. Stir the egg mixture into the cooked mixture
  16. Stir in butter, lemon juice and peel, cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes until thickened, stirring constantly
  17. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes
  18. Pour into cooled tart shells and place in fridge for at least 2 hours
  19. Topping
  20. Spoon Strawberry Pie Filling on top, add Whip Cream and more Strawberry Pie Filling, if desired
  21. Store leftovers in fridge in airtight container
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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

There’s nothing better than a soft, warm cookie straight from the oven. Now these aren’t your normal, everyday run of the mill Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie, they are special! With the mixture of two kinds of oats, peanut butter and nuts, they are extra special!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Like most of the cookies that I bake, these are just slightly under baked, and they turn out soft, and oh so good!

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

The recipe is pretty typical with flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and butter. Begin by combining peanut butter and nuts in the food processor until smooth.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Then in a mixing bowl, continue with the normal cookie ingredients – butter, brown and white sugars are beat until fluffy, then the peanut butter mixture and vanilla are added.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies | Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Then the egg is added, and the dry ingredients. Last comes the 2 kinds of oats, giving the cookie softness and different textures.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

A delicious cookie, that you could even have for breakfast with the added protein from the peanut butter, nuts and oats. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup nuts, chopped {I used walnuts, the recipe called for pecans, either are great}
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup {1 stick} butter, room temp
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup quick cooking oats

Instructions

  1. Combine peanut butter and chopped nuts in the food processor and mix until almost smooth
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt, set aside
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter and both sugars until light and fluffy
  4. Add peanut butter mixture and vanilla, beat to blend well
  5. Beat in egg
  6. Add dry ingredients, mix well
  7. Add oats, mix well
  8. Beat well for another minute
  9. Cover with plastic and place in fridge for at least an hour
  10. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  11. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  12. Drop dough by spoon or use a small cookie dough scoop
  13. Bake for 7 minutes, and then turn the pan
  14. Continue baking for 2-4 minutes more
  15. If you want a soft cookie, slightly under bake them {9 minutes} if you like a crisp cookie, bake them for 11 minutes. For the soft cookies, they will look a little doughy in the middle, but don't worry, they continue baking a bit after you remove them from the oven.
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20 Easy Easter Desserts

Happy Easter my friends! I’ve pulled together 20 Easy Easter Desserts for you! Some require no baking at all and go together in minutes and some require a little baking, but they are all easy and delicious, of course!

20 Easy Easter Desserts :: from HoosierHomemade.com

Let the baking begin…

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Easy Easter Entertaining

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. Entertaining for Easter, whether it’s for a large group or just your family doesn’t need to be difficult. Today I have gathered up Brunch and Dinner Recipes, Spring and Easter Desserts, Decorated Eggs, Basket Ideas, Table Centerpieces and even some cute Easter Printables for you.

Easy Easter Entertaining Ideas: Recipes, Desserts, Decorated Eggs, Baskets, Centerpieces and More | on HoosierHomemade.com

From setting the table…to baking Bunny Cupcakes…to coloring Easter eggs, there are so many fun ideas to create memories with your family and loved ones.  There was a time in my life that I would spend hours and hours on making a holiday extra special, then I learned that it doesn’t have to be extravagant or cost a lost of money, keeping it simple is such as good.

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Here comes Peter Cottontail…hopping down the bunny trail…Easter is on it’s way! And it just wouldn’t be Easter without a cute Bunny Treat! 

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$100 American Express Gift Card Giveaway

Spring is here! Time to spruce up your home, yard or get ready for the Easter bunny to visit. Today we have a fun giveaway for a $100 American Express Gift Card brought to you by Kraft Foods!

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