white cake with cranberry filling and topping and buttercream frosting

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Frosting

Every year we host either Christmas or Thanksgiving and I always make anywhere between 10-15 desserts. I like to make some favorites, but also like to try new recipes. I made this White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Frosting a few years ago and it became a family favorite. It's one of our family's top 5 holiday desserts now, so I make it for every holiday that we host now. Don't be put…... view full recipe

chocolate yule log with green leaves and red berries

Chocolate Yule Log

A Yule Log is a staple at Christmas time, both in the fireplace, and as a dessert. Here is a recipe for how to make a Chocolate Yule Log to enjoy during the holidays. It starts with a box cake mix, making it a little easier, but edited so it will be more sponge-like and roll out easier.  I like to fill it with a stabilized whipped cream. I'll share that in the recipe instructions…... view full recipe

green wreath cookies with red candies

Christmas Wreath Cookies

These Christmas Wreath Cookies are easy to make and so festive. You can make these with your kids and they will love them. Similar to Rice Krispie Treats, but made with cornflakes and shaped into wreaths. They will look pretty on your Christmas Cookie Tray! 500 recipes like this one can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE Favorites Recipes" which can be purchased at our Gift Shop. And if you're…... view full recipe

Golden crescent rolls filled with melted marshmallows, cinnamon and sugar

Resurrection Rolls

I made these Resurrection Rolls on Easter morning every year when my kids were growing up. Now my daughters make them for their kids. We also tell the Easter (Resurrection) story as we make them and read the scriptures from the Bible as we prepare them and eat them. Here's the story: 1. Read the following scriptures as you are making the rolls, stating: The crescent rolls represent the cloth that Jesus was wrapped in.…... view full recipe

Guinness Beef Pie

Guinness Beef Pie

A friend made us a Steak and Guinness Pie a couple years ago and my husband fell it love with it. I asked her for the recipe so I could make it myself. Here is the recipe with a couple of tweaks. It's perfect for a St. Patrick's Day dinner, or any day of year actually. Enjoy! I made this into 2 smaller pies in this picture instead of 1 regular sized pie. And here…... view full recipe

Green Martini with whipped cream topping and chocolate shavings in a clear martini glass

Bailey’s Mint Martini

What can you drink on St. Patrick's Day if you don't like Guinness or beer? That would be me, I'm not a beer fan. But I do like martinis! So this Bailey's Mint Martini is my drink of choice (either that or some Jameson Whiskey) on St. Patrick's Day. It's easy to whip up and you'll love it! 500 recipes like this one can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE…... view full recipe

Irish Soda Bread with Golden Raisins on a wooden cutting board

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is the perfect accompaniment to Corned Beef and Cabbage, and Irish Guinness Steak Pie, which I'll be making for St. Patrick's Day this year. The raisins in it give it a little sweetness, but not too much. It's not difficult to make, it just takes some time for the bread to rise. *NOTE ABOUT WARM BUTTERMILK: Warmed buttermilk will appear curdled. This is normal. This recipe, and 499 others, can be found…... view full recipe

squares of white chocolate fudge with red cranberries and green pistachios on a red plate with white snowflakes

White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge

This White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Fudge is super quick and easy to make, and it's red, white and green colors and perfect for the holidays. You can change it up and substitute dried cherries and dried blueberries in the summer for a 4th of July version, and try other nuts like cashews. 500 recipes similar to these cookies can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE Favorites Recipes" which can be…... view full recipe

white plate with square brown brownies topped with white whipped cream and sprinkled with shaved chocolate, and glasses of white eggnog and golden bourbon

Spiked Eggnog Brownies

We can all agree that brownies are a go-to bar cookie that we all love. I have a few different brownie recipes, and the eggnog and bourbon in these Spiked Eggnog Brownies make these a great festive treat for the holidays. These brownies are made in a jelly roll pan and are a bit thinner than traditional brownies. If you want them thicker, just make them in a 9"x13" pan instead, reduce the baking temperature…... view full recipe

Deep red cranberry sauce with purple blackberries

Blackberry Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce is a must with that Thanksgiving Turkey. But why not take it a step further and add a little more flavor? This Blackberry Cranberry Sauce is just the thing to take basic cranberry sauce to the next level. It's just as easy as plain cranberry sauce, but it has a bit more flavor. Everyone will be so impressed when you make your own homemade cranberry sauce with some extra special flavors in it.…... view full recipe