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Family friendly recipes from The Birch Cottage

Vanilla Ice Cream Base Recipe for Home Ice Cream Makers

Use this Vanilla Ice Cream Base Recipe to create delicious flavored ice creams with your home ice cream maker. I shared with you previously how my husband decided we needed a home ice cream maker. I was skeptical. I have had ice cream makers in the past and felt like they were a lot of …

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Peppermint Mocha – A Starbucks Copycat Recipe

Save money, use real ingredients to make this Starbucks copycat recipe for Peppermint Mocha. Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas or anytime! Peppermint Mocha isn’t just for Christmas! It’s the perfect drink to enjoy any time of the year. And it doesn’t have to be a special occasion! However, I have to warn you that …

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List!

Do you need a little DIY Christmas gift ideas help this year? Sharing my collection of over 50 DIY Christmas gift ideas that will inspire you. Handmade gifts brighten the day for both the maker and the recipient. In fact, giving a thoughtful handmade gift is one of my favorite things at Christmas and all …

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Easy Overnight Monkey Bread Recipe

Use frozen roll dough to make this easy overnight Monkey Bread recipe. Topped with butterscotch pudding, brown sugar and cinnamon goodness. This overnight Monkey Bread recipe really couldn’t be easier to make! No kneading or waiting for the dough to rise as you simply use frozen roll dough, let it sit over night and bake …

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Russian Tea Cakes Recipe – aka Mexican Wedding Cookies

For the past few years, our daughter Morgan has made Russian Tea Cakes as Christmas gifts for family and friends. Her Russian Tea Cakes are amazing and full of rich buttery goodness. This Russian Tea Cakes recipe originally appeared on The Birch Cottage blog on April 7, 2016. It has been updated to make the …

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