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Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Holidays, Recipes, St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow

I've been sharing a lot of Puppy Chow Recipes the past couple weeks, but the truth is that everyone keeps asking for it, and I have to keep making more so why not make different varieties? You will love this Puppy Chow for St. Patrick's Day just as much as your kids will.  The recipe… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow

Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Recipes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

If there was ever that one recipe that doesn't even quite make it onto a plate, these Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are it. These cookie bars are, in my humble opinion, best eaten just slightly under done, so that they are still ooey-gooey with a nice hot cup of coffee! The first time I… Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Christmas, Holidays, Recipes

12 Days of Christmas – Day 5: Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies Recipe

On the Fifth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies!  These easy to make Christmas Cookies are soft and chewy and they turn out perfectly every time! [img] When making Snickerdoodles, cream of tartar is key.  It is what makes the cookies so chewy and perfect.  Also, when making these cookies… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 5: Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies Recipe

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A Father’s Day Dessert The Kids Can Make | Dirt Cake Recipe

Dirt Cake is D.J.'s cake choice every year for his Birthday, and this year, we're having it on Father's Day as well!  Dirt Cake is super easy to make, and only uses a few ingredients that every kid loves!  I've even made this for Anthony's class by layering the ingredients in little plastic cups instead… Continue reading A Father’s Day Dessert The Kids Can Make | Dirt Cake Recipe

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Quick and Easy Banana Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Use up over ripe bananas with this quick and easy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. I usually make banana bread when I have any bananas that are a little too brown, but I wanted to make something different, and this ended up as Banana Cake. The cake gets its sweetness from the bananas, as there… Continue reading Quick and Easy Banana Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

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Get Ready For National Peanut Butter Day! Celebrate Tomorrow with Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut.  Peanut butter and jelly!  They make the perfect pair.  Just like these Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies.  These peanut butter cookies filled with jam are the perfect way to celebrate National Peanut Butter Day tomorrow! January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day!  "Peanut butter is a staple in over 90% of American households and… Continue reading Get Ready For National Peanut Butter Day! Celebrate Tomorrow with Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

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Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Christmas, Holidays, Recipes

Santa’s Favorite Cookies – Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe

This is another one of D.J.'s Mom's recipes, and one of our favorites. For him it always brings back great memories of Christmas time when he was a kid, and for Anthony and I, we get to embrace the holidays with his favorite Oatmeal Scotchies Cookies. Not only does Santa get these Oatmeal Scotchies for… Continue reading Santa’s Favorite Cookies – Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe

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Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Recipes

A Christmassy Spin On Cheesecake – Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites with Gingersnap Crust

It's hard to imagine a world without sweet caramel combined with salt.  It's quickly become a favorite flavor combination.  The slightly spicy gingersnap cookies with the rich creamy cheesecake and that sweet and salty caramel will make this recipe a favorite at your Christmas party! These Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites were inspired from D.J.'s Aunt… Continue reading A Christmassy Spin On Cheesecake – Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites with Gingersnap Crust

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Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Christmas, Holidays, Product Reviews, Recipes

Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

It's National Cookie Day!  Celebrate and make some Christmas Cookies with this easy Cinnamon Sugar Cookie recipe! Around this time of year,everyone always seems to be looking up recipes and making Christmas Cookies.  And when Country Crock contacted me to see if I wanted to try their new buttery spread, I immediately jumped on the… Continue reading Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

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20 Minute Meals, Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Kid Approved, Recipes, Snacks

The Secret To Making Your Rice Krispy Treats The Best Ones Ever! – Homemade Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

This is the perfect Rice Krispy Treat recipe!  It doesn't vary too much from the original on the side of the box, but what makes these Rice Krispy Treats the best ever is all in two simple tricks.  Keep reading to find our how to make your Rice Krispy Treats even better! Homemade Rice Krispy Treats… Continue reading The Secret To Making Your Rice Krispy Treats The Best Ones Ever! – Homemade Rice Krispy Treats Recipe