This recipe has been a family tradition for many years and the smell of the pumpkin bread in the oven brings memories of baking with my children and the sweet smells of the holidays. Make an extra batch and freeze them to have ready for company.  Image source            

Image Source A festive fall treat to share with family and friends maybe sipping a cup of hot apple cider. Here are the ingredients needed to make these edible acorns: Icing, Mini Vanilla wafers, Hershey Kisses (chocolate or pumpkin spice flavored) and Reeses peanut butter chips or Hershey’s butterscotch chips. Just assemble and eat!

These are easy to make and would be great as an after-school snack. You can mix in new ingredients to customize your bars. Wouldn’t it be yummy to chop up leftover Halloween candy to add to the bars? If you are making these for VESSELS club, DO NOT use any nuts. Image Source

This yummy blend of salty and sweet is a festive and colorful fall treat! If you are making this for a Wednesday night VESSELS snack, DO NOT USE NUTS. Also, please  put the mix in individual baggies for easy distribution. Image Source                  

A sweet twist on lasagna! Just layer mint Oreos, cool whip and instant chocolate pudding for a delicious minty dessert. It looks fancy, but this no-bake mint-chocolate dessert is simple to prepare.   Image Source          

Have you girls started memorizing your “pearls of wisdom” scripture for this year? “If any of you lacks wisdom, let her ask. God who gives generously without reproach and it will be given her. The prices of wisdom is above pearls.” James 1:5 & James 28:18 We will focus on wisdom this next Wednesday night. We are going to explore what wisdom is, where we can get and how we should use it. Be sure to wear your pearls. In the… Read more »

  These muffins are delicious, especially warm from the oven. Make a big batch and freeze some to reheat for breakfast or a snack. FOR VESSELS, DO NOT ADD THE NUTS!!!!! Teacher Leslie tested the recipe and suggests adding ½ teaspoon of salt. Click here for the recipe.       Image Source

Here are some fun recipes for a “Garden Party” menu. Some are very simple. Remember, pretty presentation can make a simple recipe seem very special.  Veggie Cups This a super easy way to serve veggies. The individual cups make it easy for guests to grab. We usually like ranch dressing at the bottom, but you could use a squeeze of any dressing flavor. Use veggies with a lot of color for a beautiful presentation.  Tomato Toadstools These are also a… Read more »

Similar to Rice Krispie Treats, try a fun twist on yummy s’mores – instead of the mess of melting chocolate bars and oozy marshmallows over a campfire, these treats can be made ahead and enjoyed year round! Click here for the recipe. Image Source