Category Archives: dessert

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No Churn Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

 **This post is sponsored by Cans Get You Cooking through the Mom it Forward Network. All opinions are my own. One thing that I like to keep stocked in my pantry all season long is canned pumpkin. Pumpkin is finally acceptable to eat and cook with and its one of my favorite fall flavors. Canned foods […]

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Halloween Popcorn Balls

I am excited to be participating in Cupcake Diaries 30 Days of Halloween Series again this year. Halloween is such a fun holiday where kids and adults alike have the chance to dress up in a cute (or scary) costume and eat as much candy as their bellies can muster. Our little one is going […]

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Buckeye Brownie Cookies

What’s your favorite flavor combo? Its hard for me to pick an absolutely favorite, but chocolate and peanut butter is definitely up there. And these buckeye brownie cookies are the perfect way to eat these two flavors together. Trust me. Peanut butter lovers and non peanut butter lovers alike, I swear everyone will like these […]

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

I love the simplicity of snickerdoodle cookies, but when I saw pumpkin snickerdoodles around the interwebs, I knew they were something I needed to try! And I knew they would be the perfect fall cookie. And I was right. You see, these pumpkin snickerdoodles have the great taste of regular snickerdoodles with their cinnamon and […]

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Berries and Cream S’mores

I was thinking about different types of s’mores we could make besides the traditional chocolate, graham and mallow. (And actually instead of plain hershey’s chocolate, I love using a reese!) And you know I have my fluffernutter s’mores that I made a few weeks ago with peanut butter instead of chocolate and those were amazing, […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes

We’ve shared a recipe for simple yellow cupcakes, so of course at some point we would need a recipe for chocolate cupcakes too, right? This recipe makes the perfect chocolate cupcakes. They’re moist and rich and chocolatey. What more could you want in a cupcake, right? Well with just a few simple ingredients that you probably […]

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Strawberry Icebox Cake

This strawberry icebox cake isn’t a cake in the traditional sense of the word cake.  You don’t use flour, you are not baking it, but it is a sweet layered dessert.  My lovely Stephanie brought a strawberry icebox cake to a potluck pool party and it was excellent.  I had no idea what it was […]

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Sweet n’ Salty Kettle Popcorn

Are you all into sweet n’ salty? I am!  What a wonderful taste it is – sweet n’ salty together is amazing and this sweet n’ salty Kettle popcorn is top-notch too. A few days ago I received a package of Kettle Brand Popcorn, the flavors were very unique too.  Sriracha, Maple Bacon, Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper, […]

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Mint Brownie Cookies

So you guys know how much I love boxed brownies right? Well I’ve been working on adding our own pictures to our “15 ways to Jazz Up Boxed Brownies” post and working on a new post with 15 MORE ways to Jazz Up Boxed Brownies and so I’ve been buying lots of brownie mixes, and trying […]

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White Chocolate Chip Biscoff Blondies

I think I was probably one of the last people to jump on the Biscoff spread bandwagon. I had of course tried Biscoff cookies on our flights across the country to visit family, but not until this last Christmas did I try Biscoff spread. I was immediately sold on it. I mostly like just eating […]

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Orange Brownies

I love, love the combination of orange and chocolate, so when I saw a recipe for orange brownies I knew I had to make them, had to, just had to.  These orange brownies did not disappoint, in fact, just the opposite – they were everything I could want in orange brownies – absolutely divine, the […]

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Candy Bar Surprise Cookies

My sister in law has made these candy bar surprise cookies for us a couple times and they’ve always been so good. The vanilla cake mix in the dough gives the cookie a delicious, cake mix flavor (but it doesn’t have a cakey texture) plus it makes the dough super easy to make with just […]

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Fluffernutter S’mores

Fluffernutter is the combination of peanut butter and marshmallow. It started out as a sandwich, but lots of people have adapted it to make tons of delicious recipes. And when I was thinking of what varieties of s’mores I could make, well of course a s’more has to have the marshmallow, but what about adding […]

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Lemon Zucchini Bread

A little sweet bread with a twist… lemon zucchini bread. How is your garden growing?  My garden is doing alright, I have tomatoes, herbs, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant (first time-I love the little purple flower), and zucchini. I always plant zucchini, then I feel like my garden is a success because zucchini always grows well, really, […]

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Better than Anything Brownies

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the popular “better than anything cake”. If you haven’t, its a chocolate poke cake, drizzled with a mixture of sweetened condensed milk and caramel, that soaks into the cake to make it extra moist and delicious, then its topped with cool whip and toffee bits. That does sound heavenly, […]

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Summer Strawberry Crumb

A little rhubarb and a lot of strawberries together topped with oatmeal makes a pretty fantastic summer crumb. My mother had the most amazing rhubarb plant growing in our family garden.  It seemed it would take over the whole garden bed if allowed. My mom loved rhubarb, I believe it is an acquired taste being […]