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November 17th, 2017

Cranberry-Orange Honey Butter

One of our most popular posts on Caramel Potatoes is Jam Butter.  It’s so simple, but if you haven’t tried it, you really should.  It’s a easy mixture of whipped butter and jam, but it’s oh so impressive to set out at your breakfast table or with hot rolls at dinner.  I make Jam Butter each week for some co-workers and it has become a must-have staple.  I don’t dare not bring it!  You can find the recipe here.

This year, I decided to try a cranberry butter for the holidays.   This Cranberry-Orange Honey Butter is just as

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November 30th, 2016

Cranberry Pecan Bread with Orange Glaze


This Cranberry Pecan Bread with Orange Glaze is a collection of favorite holidays flavors served up in one wonderful bread.  The taste of cranberries and pecans combined with a yummy streusel topping and then drizzled with a burst of fresh orange glaze adds up to pure deliciousness.  Serve it for breakfast and brunch, as a mid-day snack, or wrap it up for perfect Christmas gifting!


Cranberry Pecan Bread with Orange Glaze


Streusel Topping
1/2 cup flour
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cranberry Pecan Bread
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda

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October 6th, 2016

Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans

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If you’re looking for and loving the taste of fall, these Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans are going to be your best friend.  These muffins are loaded with the taste of sweet potatoes and topped off with toasty, candied pecans.  Make the for a weekend breakfast or for the holidays – you’ll love them!

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Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans


For the Candied Pecans
1 cup pecans, chopped (walnuts great also)
3 tablespoons sugar

For the Sweet Potato Muffins
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup butter,

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August 13th, 2015

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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It’s that time of year again – kids back to school and for many, an abundance of zucchini.  This Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect combination for these two events.  It makes a wonderfully, delicious after-school snack, just add a tall glass of cold milk.   This a great way to eat those veggies – mix them with chocolate!

This bread is simple to make and will satisfy any chocolate craving.   If you have any left, it’s even more moist the next day.  Use up that zucchini and stock your freezer – yum! Read More

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March 16th, 2015

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

This Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread is a little slice of heaven.  Seriously, pop a slice in the toasted and add some butter – mmm, good!  Or better yet, make French Toast for an amazing breakfast!  This bread is one of my husband’s favorite things – he loves to toast it and eat it with applesauce. Simple pleasures are the best.

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

This recipe is not hard; however be sure to allow yourself extra time to let it rise four times.  The results are so worth it.  The cinnamon filling is made with powered sugar, and combined with the golden raisins it’s

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