Today is the first day of fall – yay! I *love* fall. The beautiful colors, the cool weather, hot tea, cuddling and last – but by no means least – pumpkin flavored desserts! Last week I made a pumpkin poke cake, it was over-the-top good. I didn’t blog it because it wasn’t pretty and there wasn’t any left. I’ll be making it again though and I promise to take pictures.
This week it was Pumpkin Pie Wontons. These little beauties were gorgeous, fun and so tasty. They could be served at a family meal or a fancy dinner – it all depends on how you plate it.
Strawberry pretzel salad is one of my absolute favorite summer desserts – it’s cool and creamy paired with sweet and salty. This is a winning combination. Here in WV, we’ve been having a seriously hot summer and the obvious cure for hot summers is ice cream. I have a great ice cream maker, but I didn’t want to drag it out for this recipe. I had made vanilla ice cream before without an ice cream maker, so I figured strawberry would not be too different. This recipe is great for making ice cream in the freezer.