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Family friendly recipes from The Birch Cottage

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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Learn How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

Save money by learning how to make homemade vanilla extract. Homemade vanilla extract is so much better than imitation and makes for a much appreciated homemade gift! This recipe for Homemade Vanilla Extract originally appeared on The Birch Cottage blog on July 22, 2016. It has been updated with clearer instructions and new photos. I …

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Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe – Healthy and Tasty!

Healthy and tasty Shrimp Stuffed Avocado recipe! Fresh avocado stuffed with shrimp, cilantro aioli and lime juice. Using fresh ingredients for the Shrimp Stuffed Avocado Recipe is key. This blog post originally appeared on The Birch Cottage blog on April 10,2015. It has been updated to include new photos. My husband and I first discovered …

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Strawberry Jam Recipe for Water Bath Canning

This homemade Strawberry Jam recipe for water bath canning is a true classic and makes about 8 half-pint jars of Strawberry Jam. Nothing quite says summertime like fresh fruit. And fresh fruit means it’s time to do some home canning so my family can enjoy the taste of fresh fruit all year long. I love …

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