Happy Derby Day!!! Nothing like getting a Derby recipe up ON Derby Day! This is the third Derby themed dessert I tested before I finally got a successful recipe. But it doesn’t have to be Derby to enjoy these little guys!
Don’t be confused by the name – this is Cocoa Pebbles and coconut. No nuts!
My family is Jewish so I never got Easter baskets as a child, but I always LOVED Easter candy. Still do! My favorites have always been Cadbury Creme Eggs and Cadbury Mini Eggs. THE. BEST. Unfortunately, the timing of Easter often coincides with Passover and the Passover dietary laws prohibit Easter candy…okay, not specifically Easter candy, but corn syrup is a no-no. Not only can you not eat it, but you can’t even have it in your house.
Do you guys watch Scandal? I discovered it mid-Season 3 and immediately binge-watched the first two seasons on Netflix (I think I got through them all in, like, 2 weeks) and impatiently waited for the third season to be available for binging. Once I caught up, I watched weekly…religiously. I could not get enough.
Pies are hard. I envy bakers who have mastered making pies. Any recipe that I can’t sneak a taste of before I serve it makes me nervous. And with pies that have to cool before you cut them, it’s so hard to know if they’re done enough. When I created this recipe, I based the cook time on the cook time of a standard lemon meringue pie. When it came out of the oven, the meringue looked beautiful…