Browsing Category : Desserts & Treats

Almond Joy Cookies feature a light and fluffy chocolate cookie baked to perfection, topped with sweet gooey coconut candy then drizzled with chocolate.

Almond Joy Cookies

Almond Joy Cookies: Light and airy chocolate cookie topped with ooey gooey coconut candy and then drizzled with chocolate. Oh, so yummy! These cookies! I love Almond Joy candy bars, they are one of my favorites. The only problem with them is they are so small, and they only come two in a package. If I eat more than one…

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars feature cocoa, oats, and chocolate chips to make this rich, dense and delicious cookie bar.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars are a dense chocolate cookie bar featuring  cocoa, dark chocolate chips and oatmeal. These Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars are rich and dense and satisfy my desire for dessert perfectly. I have said it before and it still holds true, dessert and sweet treats are my weakness, chocolate especially! We try to eat healthy most…

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Drop Sugar Cookies are soft and fluffy. They are so easy to make and can be made for different holidays and occasions by changing the colored sugar.

Drop Sugar Cookies

These Drop Sugar Cookies are super soft and fluffy! These Drop Sugar Cookies are my favorite cookie, ever! They are so easy to make and they taste wonderful. They are not too sweet, and I love how fluffy they are. This is another recipe that I have in a three ring binder that I keep in my kitchen. It came…

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Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz only requires 3 ingredients; boxed cake mix, Greek yogurt, and bananas. It is quick, easy, and healthy!

Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz

Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz combines a boxed chocolate cake mix with bananas and Greek Yogurt to make a healthier version of cake. If you are like me, you indulged a little bit over the holidays and now you are trying to make better food choices. This Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz will help you do just that.…

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Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies feature a shortbread type cookie topped with peach pie filling and drizzled with a cinnamon glaze. Mini peach pie in a cookie!

Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies

Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies feature a shortbread type cookie with peach pie filling, drizzled with a yummy cinnamon glaze. A miniature peach pie, so delicious! I hit a homerun with these Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies. They are pretty easy and quick, and the results are so delicious. They were a huge hit! I found this recipe on the internet at…

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Mint Chocolate Rice Krispies® Drops

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayTreatMaking #CollectiveBias Mint Chocolate Rice Krispies® Drops: A light and airy dessert or snack that pairs cool minty chocolate with just the right amount of crunch! I love the holidays because I make all kinds of treats, and every year I try to come…

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Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie features store bought chocolate cookie crust, Greek yogurt, cream cheese, powdered sugar, Cool Whip, and blackberries.

Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie

Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie only requires 6 ingredients, you don’t have to use the oven (at all), and it is a healthier version of pie! How cool is that?! We love no bake pie and this Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie is one of our favorites. There is even Greek yogurt in there, so it’s actually not too bad for…

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Black Forest Poke Cake features boxed cake mix, chocolate pudding, cherry pie filling, Cool Whip, and shaved chocolate. An easy and delicious dessert.

Black Forest Poke Cake

Black Forest Poke Cake: boxed cake mix, chocolate pudding, and cherry pie filling. Dessert is my weakness, and this Black Forest Poke Cake satisfies my need for dessert perfectly! Moist chocolate cake, creamy chocolate pudding, and sweet (yet tart) cherry pie filling make this dessert so good. And it looks great too, if I do say so myself! I love to…

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Spaghetti Squash & Apples

Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Apples makes a healthy dessert or side dish! This Spaghetti Squash & Apples recipe is so easy and only requires 6 ingredients. It makes a great side dish and an even better healthy dessert. Apple, brown sugar, and cinnamon give it just the right amount of sweetness. We really love dessert at our house. When we…

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Sugar Cookie Ice Cream

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelightfulMoments #CollectiveBias This Sugar Cookie Ice Cream only requires 3 ingredients, and you don’t need an ice cream maker! The holidays are almost here (Yay!). To me, the holidays are here as soon as I start seeing Thanksgiving and Christmas merchandise in stores.…

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Raspberry Cheesecake only requires 8 ingredients and features a shortbread cookie crumb crust and a creamy center with sweet raspberry preserves.

Raspberry Cheesecake #SundaySuppper

Raspberry Cheesecake features a shortbread cookie crumb crust and is so creamy! This Raspberry Cheesecake is the second cheesecake I have ever made. The first was a Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake. It came out pretty good. For this recipe I modified Martha Stewart’s Recipe for Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake. So, Martha Stewart made homemade raspberry sauce using fresh raspberries and sugar. Using…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes: Made from scratch, super easy and quick. Adapted from Martha Stewart and topped with Dark Chocolate Frosting.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes: A great combination of flavor! These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes are sooo yummy. They combine two great flavors, and are topped with a Dark Chocolate Frosting. I mean, it doesn’t get much better than that! We just love peanut butter at our house. Well, most of us. My 15 year-old daughter isn’t a fan,…

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Libby’s Pumpkin Roll features spiced pumpkin cake filled with a mixture of cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. It is easy and so impressive!

Libby’s Pumpkin Roll

Libby’s Pumpkin Roll is easy, yet so impressive looking (and tasting)! Libby’s Pumpkin Roll has been on our table every Thanksgiving for many years now. My 24 year-old daughter also makes it, and takes it to get-togethers. Someone brought it to a family Thanksgiving gathering. I thought it looked so pretty, and tasted even better! I must say that I was…

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Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake has a shortbread crust with a layer of regular cheesecake and a layer of pumpkin cheesecake. So creamy and delicious!

Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake

Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake is perfect for fall entertaining, or if you want a yummy pumpkin cheesecake just because! Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake is the first cheesecake I have made, ever! I was a little intimidated by the thought of making such a “complicated” dessert. Knowing that it would take some trial and error to come up with my own recipe, I…

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This 6 ingredient no bake Peanut Butter Pie features chocolate crust, Cool Whip, cream cheese, powdered sugar, chopped nuts and of course, peanut butter.

Peanut Butter Pie~No Bake

This Peanut Butter Pie only requires 6 ingredients and 15 minutes to make!! Peanut Butter Pie filling is rich and creamy and goes perfect atop a chocolate crust. I bought some peanut butter at Aldi the other day. I usually switch back and forth from the generic brand and a name brand that I buy at Walmart. To me, the…

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake is moist, decadent and has all the traditional ingredients of classic chocolate cake, with the addition of zucchini and applesauce.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake #SundaySupper

Chocolate Zucchini Cake is moist and decadent! This Chocolate Zucchini Cake is so good, you would never know there is actually something in it that is good for you. I chose to use half canola oil and half unsweetened applesauce to make it a little healthier. I also made it nice and chocolate-y with cocoa. There is no fat or…

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These Lemon Berry Puff Pastry Flowers use store bought pastry, cream cheese, sugar, lemon, vanilla, and fresh berries. So impressive, yet so easy!

Lemon Berry Puff Pastry

This Lemon Berry Puff Pastry recipe is impressive, yet easy! These Lemon Berry Puff Pastry Flowers are flaky, cheesy, fruity , and so delicious! They actually don’t take that long to make either. I got the idea to make these when I saw the video on my facebook feed. I watched the video and learned how to make the flower…

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Peach Twinkie Trifle dessert is layered Twinkies, vanilla pudding, and peaches topped with Reddi-Wip. Whip this up in just a few minutes!

Peach Twinkie Trifle

Peach Twinkie Trifle is super simple and is sure to be a big hit, especially with the kids. I came up with this “recipe” based on the snack my kids used to eat when they were little. I would give them either graham crackers or Nilla Wafers, vanilla pudding, and peaches. I remember them eating it when they were still in…

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Snoball Cake features a rich chocolate cake, decadent cream filling, vanilla frosting, coconut, and it tastes just like the popular snack cake.

Snoball Cake

This Snoball Cake has layers of chocolate cake with a smooth cream filling, topped with vanilla frosting and sweet flaked coconut. It tastes just like the popular snack cake! It is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. And, it looks very pretty! Make this for your next party or gathering. You could certainly make the coconut…

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The white flour combined with wheat flour as well as yogurt in the frosting make this recipe for Pumpkin Sheet Cake a little healthier than traditional recipes.

Pumpkin Sheet Cake

This recipe for Pumpkin Sheet Cake is moist, spicy and delicious, and this creamy frosting tops it off perfectly. This cake is the perfect end to any meal or the perfect companion to a rich cup of coffee. And, it is perfect for any time of the year!   Replacing half of the all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour make this cake…

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This easy recipe uses bananas and chocolate chips to transform a Betty Crocker boxed yellow cake mix into tasting homemade and premade frosting makes it so easy.

Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I had some over-ripe bananas the other day so I set out to find something quick and easy to do with them. I ran across this recipe for Betty Crocker Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes on the Betty Crocker website and decided to give them a try. The very first cook book I bought after I got married was by Betty Crocker, and…

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This is a delicious recipe for zucchini oatmeal cookies with cream cheese frosting. A great way to get the kids to eat zucchini!

Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies

We are back from our vacation in Eureka Springs, and it is now time to get back to business. Vacation was relaxing for me and the kids, but I am not sure it was as relaxing for my husband because he did all of the driving. We live in Kansas where it is very flat and most roads are straight.…

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This Peanut Butter Cookie recipe comes from my Betty Crocker Cookbook. They are classic chewy peanut butter cookies. They are easy to make and travel well.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies are tender, chewy, and delicious! This is an old-fashioned peanut butter cookie recipe that I got from my Betty Crocker Cookbook. I have had this cookbook since I first got married and it has a lot of great recipes. One thing that sets this recipe apart from other peanut butter cookie recipes is that you use half shortening and…

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Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Topping

The ground was completely white, covered with snow, when we woke up this morning. This is the largest amount of snow that we have seen here in Kansas on Easter Sunday since 1926. I was feeling sorry for all of the families that had outdoor activities planned this morning. My kids are too old to decorate and hunt for eggs. This…

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Peachy Keen Cake with Cool Whip Frosting requires a boxed cake mix, canned peaches, peach yogurt and Cool Whip. It makes a boxed cake mix taste homemade.

Peachy Keen Cake with Cool Whip Frosting

Peachy Keen Cake transforms a boxed cake mix into tasting homemade!! TGIF! I am so excited that tonight after dinner we are going to go shop for a new camera! I have a light box coming on Saturday and my pictures will soon be much better. But now it’s time for cake! Well, I am not eating it right now…

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