Blue Ribbon Snack Recipes

Snacking never tasted so good! Whether you're looking for something easy, quick, sweet or salty, you'll find creative recipes for round-the-clock munching.


3 Cheese Garlic Braid

By Candi Hummer
Something I came up with to use up an ample amount of cheese we have on...

Alfredo Stromboli

By angla vancil
This is a quick easy go to meal that you can literaly add a variety of...

All American Muffins

By chris elizondo
Everybody likes a little sweetness with their holiday celebrations, so I came up with these as...

ALL GOOD FOR ME - BREAKFAST SANDWICH

By Beth M.
From a favorite nearby cafe, I go to get his Breakfast Sandwich, and this has got...

All-Time Favorite Chocolate Pudding and Pie Filling

By FREDA GABLE
I know some of you say, "OH NO NOT FROM SCRATCH" but, believe me, nothing compares...

Apple Drops (apple pie bites)

By Tanisha Miller
While making apple pie one Thanksgiving my mom, uncle, and I used the leftovers and made...

Applesauce Energy Bars

By Rhonda Wheeler
These are so easy and moist. Usually have the ingredients in the cupboard.

Argentine Empanadas

By Katie Nichols
Very tasty finger food and appetizer. It's not that spicy so don't worry about that at...

Asian Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Lolly St John
I love chicken salad sandwiches and I love this carrot ginger dressing so I have combined...

Asian Scorpion Pepper Jelly Wings

By Sherri Williams
My friend Gary has the best gourmet peppers and pepper jelly. I be lovin' me...

Aunt Bessie's Frosted Fresh Orange Cookies

By Kathie Carr
This recipe came from my Great Aunt, Bessie McEndarfer. She lived in a big, old fashioned...

Aunt Lynda's Cream Cheese Filled Banana Bread

By kim *
When sliced, this makes a great presentation. A delicious different banana bread with a cream cheese...

Aunt Mildred's Whiskey Balls

By donna morales
I remember as a child sneaking these at family Christmas gatherings because they were supposed to...

Baby Food (8mos+) Strawberry Oatmeal "Ice Cream"

By Tiffany Bannworth
We have five boys and another baby on the way. I enjoy making the baby's food,...

Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts With Mustard Sauce

By Michelle Wolf
This is delicious and a side dish that is gone the minute I get it to...

Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders

By Brooke Chadwick
These bacon cheeseburger sliders were quick, simple and delicious. My kids raved over them! I will...

Baked Brie Appetizer

By Suzanne Larsen
I first had this at my brother's house when my family was there for Thanksgiving. I...

Baked Layered Tex-Mex Dip

By Melissa Sperka
We really enjoy layered Tex-Mex dips. I'm sure you're like me, you've probably made ...

Baked Stuffed Brussels Sprouts w/Bacon & Cheeses

By Wendy Ann Stauffer
OMG Everyone loves these~ I added Bacon to get the kids to eat them and now...

Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Marianne Gleason
I've been baking lots of banana bread lately and while I love it, I wanted something...

Banana (Health-)Nut Muffins

By cindy sandberg
These are similar to my Yogurt and Banana Oatmeal Muffins, but I've replaced some of the...

Banana Pineapple Chocolate Chip Pancakes

By Jamie Wyatt
When my children were small, I adapted the ingredients from one of my favorite muffin recipes...

Bea's Sweet Potato Jacks

By Bea L.
Some people call these fried pies or fritters but my mama called them jacks. When I...

Berry Nutty Oatmeal Cookies

By Lori Thoman
This chewy oatmeal cookie, filled with sweet dried cranberries, coconut, and toasted pecans is 'berry nutty'...
Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]