The Weekend Dish: 12/5/2015


Happy December to you!

I don’t know about you, but I am in desperate need of getting my Christmas shopping organized! I haven’t even come close to starting yet… hopefully I can get a head start this weekend and make some progress! We got our Christmas cards picked out, so that’s a start :) Time seems to be going especially fast this year!

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week, the most shared recipes, my Sunday dinner menu, and recipes I’ve bookmarked from other blogs. Enjoy!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

Peppermint Bark – This classic peppermint bark has layers of dark chocolate, white chocolate and crushed candy canes.


127 Favorite Christmas Cookies, Candy & Holiday Recipes – A roundup of all of my favorite holiday recipes!

127 Christmas Cookies, Candy & Holiday Recipes |

Seven Layer Bars – Seven Layer Bars, aka Magic Bars – Seven glorious layers of graham crackers, nuts, chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, coconut and sweetened condensed milk!


60+ Best Selling Cookbooks & Kitchen Gift Ideas [2015] – All of the best cookbooks and kitchen gadgets from this year!

60+ Best Selling Cookbooks & Kitchen Gift Ideas |

Friday Things – Joseph updates, baking, Christmas shopping, Nutella, TV shows!


Top 5 Most Shared Posts This Week:

1. Cranberry-Pecan Pound Cake

2. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

3. Slow Cooker Chocolate-Covered Peanut Clusters

4. Snowball Cookies

5. Nut Roll Recipe

Sunday Dinner Menu

Pepperoni bread to snack on
Slow Cooker Beer and Brown Sugar Kielbasa & Sauerkraut
Chinese coleslaw
Dessert TBD

What I Bookmarked This Week

Recipes and posts from other blogs that I thought looked especially delicious and that I thought you would like, too:

Beef Enchilada Dip (Add a Pinch)
Tis the season for cheesy dips!

Cheeseburger Gnocchi (Kevin & Amanda)
I haven’t had gnocchi in ages, and love the spin on this!

Honey BBQ Slow Cooker Wings (Mom Spotted)
Can you believe I’ve NEVER made wings at home? No better place to start than the slow cooker!

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Fry Sauce (Creme de la Crumb)
The perfect baked sweet potato fries continue to elude me; I’m definitely giving these a shot.

The Perfect Peanut Butter Cut-Out Cookie (Sweetopia)
Who knew there were peanut butter cut out cookies?! Where have they been my whole life?!

Have a delicious weekend!