According to the folks over at www.statisticbrain.com, a tiny percentage of just 8% of the population actually KEPT their resolutions in 2015 and I'm not surprised. For 12 years in a row, I made the same ridiculous goal to lose weight and after about 30 days, I was done! (lol)
The trend of starting over began many years ago when John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, invented a new type of church service. These services were called Covenant Renewal Services, or what is now more traditionally known as Watch Night Services, held on New Year's Eve, as something different for those who didn't want to party. This was a time for many to worship and reflect on things past, as they renewed their commitment to God. Wikipedia
Fast forward from the 1700's where society now focuses on doing things to improve for the New Year, moving away from religion. My resolution for 2015 was to visit more blogs and thank goodness I didn't screw that up!(lol)
Today's recipe comes from Better Homes and Garden Magazine. This is a dessert that will make you a star in the kitchen with guests and family for the holidays.