Birthday Cake Truffle Bars {+ Giveaway!}

These Birthday Cake Truffle Bars have a shortbread bottom, Oreo truffle filling and creamy vanilla frosting. And lots of sprinkles, of course!

These Birthday Cake Truffle Bars have a shortbread bottom, Oreo truffle filling and creamy vanilla frosting. And lots of sprinkles, of course! I’m super excited about this treat I have to share with you today.  If you love shortbread, Oreos, birthday cake, frosting and sprinkles, you’re gonna want to stick around.  This Birthday Cake Truffle Bars recipe is one of those recipes that has been swimming around in my head for several months now.  I’m sure not everyone has recipe ideas swimming around in their heads, but since we’ve been sharing recipes with you this past year, I think food. … Continue reading

Pecan Sandie Truffles

Pecan Sandie Truffles are a creamy blend of cream cheese, pecans and pecan sandie cookies all dipped in white vanilla Candiquik! You'll love the creamy, nutty flavor!

These Pecan Sandie Truffles are a simple blend of Pecan Sandies, cream cheese, pecans and powdered sugar. Dip them in vanilla Candiquik and sprinkle with pecans for treat with a creamy, nutty flavor! As you know, I’m becoming less of a picky eater.  It could be that over the past year I have been more adventurous with foods, or just I’m growing to like more foods. I can handle nuts (as long as they’re not whole) in a lot of things and actually enjoy the nutty flavor. I can also tolerate tomatoes in soups, but that’s about it for tomatoes. … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Double Chocolate Caramel Cookies. The fudgiest, gooeyiest cookies yet! Soft chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, wrapped around a Milky Way Simply Caramel bar. Salted caramel on top!

Chocolate cookie dough full of chocolate chips wrapped around a Milky Way Simply Caramel Bar. Drizzle with melted caramel and sprinkle with sea salt for the fudgiest, gooeyist cookie yet! Have you ever had braces?  They’re  not that fun. My  mom always tells me how beautiful my teeth will be when they come off, but I really miss eating some of my favorite chewy snacks.  Caramel is one of those things that are probably not very good for my braces, and when I got them on, I figured that was ok. No caramel for 16 months or so didn’t seem … Continue reading

Frito Taco Salad

This Frito Taco Salad is one of our favorite family salads. It's full of lettuce, tomato, cheese, beans and a sweet & spicy dressing. You'll love the crushed Fritos on top!

This vegetarian Frito Taco Salad comes together quickly by using bottled dressing. It’s full of tomatoes, onions, cheese, lettuce and beans and has crunchy Fritos mixed in! Who out there loves Fritos?  Those salty, crunchy corn chips are one of those food items that I can’t keep in the house.  When that craving for something salty hits at about 2:30 in the afternoon, I go straight for the pantry to see if we have any chips.  I rarely keep chips in the house for that reason, but every now and then we have some leftover from a party and I … Continue reading

Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches are simply made with a cake mix and have an amazing buttercream frosting sandwiched between! Great party cookies!

Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies are simply made with a boxed cake mix, then filled with buttercream frosting. Perfect for birthdays, parties and celebrations! There’s a few special things about these Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies that we’re sharing with you today.  They’re perfect for our 1st blogiversary month for several reasons. 1.  They’re Tastes of Lizzy T colors.  Isn’t that cute? We knew we wanted to make a special treat using Maddie’s favorite colors, which are the official blog colors…turquoise blue and a dark pink. So I guess these cookies are kind of our “mascot”! 2.  They have sprinkles…because … Continue reading

First Blogiversary Giveaway!


Happy 1st Blogiversary to us! We can’t believe that we’ve been sharing recipes with you now for a year.  We’ve learned so much and had our ups and downs, but it has been such an exciting ride! We’re truly thankful for each one of you who follows along with us and encourages us each and every day. After Maddie made this blog for a school project, it was the interaction with the readers that kept us going. If it weren’t for you all, this wouldn’t be nearly as fun! As a thank you, we’re excited to be sharing a giveaway … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes The classic sandwich in yummy pancake form!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes…The favorite, classic sandwich turned into a breakfast treat. Heat your favorite type of jelly in the microwave to create a quick fruity syrup to pour over these peanut butter pancakes! I remember when I used to go to school, my mom would stick a little note in my lunch box in secret as a surprise. I would sit down, open my lunch box, and read my mom’s note while biting into my peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Doesn’t every body love peanut butter and jelly? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t. I had it almost … Continue reading

Awesome Strawberry Sauce


Happy Spring to readers of Tastes of Lizzy T! We at Made From Pinterest are back this month with a recipe that will hopefully get you in the mood for Spring and Summer. This Awesome Strawberry Sauce is one of my all time favorites! I just love when I see strawberries being stocked in the grocery store. It means that it’s time for making strawberry jam, strawberry shortcake and this strawberry sauce for my family. As a matter of fact, while I am sitting here typing this post, my daughter is next to me and just said “Mom, I really … Continue reading