Dessert

Easy Sorbet Pie

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Whether it's an invitation to a weekend barbecue, or simply wanting to make an everyday dinner a little more special, everyone needs a go-to dessert that can be thrown together quickly, with almost no effort at all, especially during the lazy last days of summer! Luckily for all of us, this ridiculously easy sorbet pie is so simple [...]

3 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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This is a guest post from Gina of Kleinworth & Co. I, like most people, like easy recipes, especially in the summer when I want something delicious but still quick. I don't want to turn that oven on & I don't want to spend more than a few minutes on preparation. I'm always looking for [...]

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone & Honey

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This is a guest post from Christin of Blue Crab Martini Summer is in full swing and that means it’s also peach picking season! Every summer our family spends a day in the local orchard picking as many peaches as we can carry. Although these sweet and juicy treats are quite tasty on their own, [...]

Caramel Cream Cheese Apple Dip

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A few months ago my family attended a potluck gathering, and, while we were there, my husband stumbled upon a delicious apple dip made with caramel and cream cheese.  Now, my husband is not normally one for desserts, but this was different.  He couldn't stop eating it.  Or talking about it.  He begged me to find out how [...]

Flourless Almond Joy Cake

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Baking without flour is still a relatively new concept to me, and while my family hasn't gone completely gluten-free just yet, we big fans of both coconut and chocolate.  This dense, rich Almond Joy cake has the flavor of my favorite candy bar....and then some.  It is seriously to die for! And while it's not exactly [...]

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

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A few weeks ago I was at Starbucks and, craving something sweet, I ordered a flourless chocolate cookie.  It was actually my second choice--they were all out of my favorite, Cranberry Bliss Bars--and my expectations were low.  After all, I am a carb-loving girl and flour has always struck me as a pretty key cookie [...]

Easy Homemade Gingerbread Bars

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I'm not quite sure how to explain how utterly delicious these ridiculously easy gingerbread bars really are.  They are like heaven--or Christmas--on a plate!  Dense and chewy, sweet but not too sweet, with just the perfect amount of spice.  Seriously.  Try them.  Today. You won't regret it. As an aside, the crystallized ginger sprinkled on [...]

Easy 5 Ingredient Pumpkin Pie

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Am I the only one already drooling thinking about Thanksgiving dinner?  Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays, and I am SUPER excited that this year my big brother Paul and his family will be joining us all the way from Washington State.  It has been years since we've hosted a big family [...]

Best-Ever Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

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Oatmeal butterscotch cookies have been my husband's favorite for as long as we've been together, so over the years I've tweaked and refined this recipe until he finally declared this particular version the very best ever.  I'm not sure why it never occurred to me to share this recipe until now, but here you go!  Trust me, [...]

Easy Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars

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Growing up, I used to always look at my friends' lunches with envy over their freshly baked treats.  The brownies, the cookies, the homemade bars.....My own mom was never much of a cook, which meant that my own lunches were usually just a random assortment of pre-packaged convenience foods.  And I swore to myself that [...]

Five Minute Ice Cream Cake

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Everybody needs a go-to dessert and I'm pretty sure I just found mine!  This oh-so-easy ice cream cake comes together so fast it can hardly even be called a recipe, and yet the pretty stripes make it an impressive showstopper.  Because the only thing better than a delicious dessert that only takes minutes to throw [...]

Ten Minute Blueberry Crisp

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While it is a little early for those of you up north, here in Florida May means it's blueberry picking time!  This is one of our favorite family activities and we seriously look forward to it all year--even my four-year-old enjoys it!  If you haven't tried this before, definitely check to see if there are [...]

One Bowl Brownies

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Everyone needs a go-to chocolate brownie recipe that whips up super fast using ingredients you probably already have on hand.  And if it only messes up one bowl in the process?  Well, that's even better!  Of course when my friend Natalie shared this recipe with me a few weeks ago, insisting that these were the [...]

Mountain Dew Apple Dumplings

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When my friend Jenny--who you may remember from this amazing fish recipe--first shared this funny little recipe with me a few years ago, I literally laughed out loud.  It just sounded so crazy!  I mean, seriously…..Mountain Dew?  In a baked dish?  I thought she was joking. Until, of course, I tasted it. That's when I [...]

Hummingbird Cake

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I have a confession.  I'm not really a cake person, at least not usually.  I much prefer brownies.  Or fresh blueberry pie.  Mmmmmmm…..pie…. The problem I have with most cakes is that they are either too dry or the frosting is too sweet, or both. That was, of course, until I discovered this particular cake, which [...]