Strawberry Granola Dessert Parfait


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias I like to make dessert for my family at least once a week. I think it's fun to have a special treat with the family. The kids get excited and we gather around the table together to eat our treat and talk. Sometimes I'm not in a baking mood, so I try to find quick and easy dessert ideas. When I saw the Quaker® Real Medleys® Yogurt Cups an idea … [Read more...]

25 Awesome Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes

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You know you should be trying new recipes, but sometimes it’s hard to know what will end up awesome and what will flop. Ice cream sandwiches are something easy that you can experiment with because even if it flops – it’s still ice cream! So an ice cream sandwich recipe can never truly be a flop. Just call it an experiment and try again another day. But in case you’re worried, here are 25 awesome ice cream sandwich recipes. They have been tried and tested to all be winners in the ice cream … [Read more...]

A Simple S’more Bar + Printables


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored As a kick off to summer we decided to have some friends over for a S'more Bar. It's been a cool (temperature) beginning of summer so having a fire in our fire pit and making our favorite summer treat was a fun idea. Since we did this over Memorial Day weekend we decided to go with a patriotic theme for the S'more Bar. After a quick visit to … [Read more...]

Rolo Brownie Bites


I love simple desserts that look impressive. These types of desserts are easy to make but they look complicated and they can impress your friends. These Rolo Brownie Bites can be super simple, or a little more involved depending on how you choose to make them. These are my perfect dessert because they are so easy with the boxed mix and they have caramel - which is my favorite treat of all time. As you can see, when I made the Rolo Brownie Bites I used a boxed brownie mix. You can do that too … [Read more...]

Tropical Slush


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhereFunBegins #CollectiveBias I'm so excited to share a family tradition with y'all today! Growing up every New Year's Eve my Mom would make a tropical slush for us to drink while we played games and rang in the New Year. Now December doesn't seem like the right time to have a cool treat, but I grew up in California, so it wasn't usually that cold. Now that I'm the Mom I have … [Read more...]

Very Berry Crisp


I LOVE berry desserts. Especially when the seasons change and it's becoming warm, I love a warm berry dessert with cool ice cream to accompany it! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. As I was looking for different recipes and ideas for a berry dessert to make a couple weeks ago, I did some research on cobblers and crisps. Interested in the difference? A cobbler is more cake-like. You make a dough that gets plopped onto the berry mixture and it looks similar to a cobblestone road, … [Read more...]

Kool-Aid Fruit Pops


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias Spring is here and weather is warm. Summer is on its way, can you feel it? My kids sure can. I get a daily countdown of how many days are left of school. With warm weather comes all fun things like bike riding, pools, running through sprinklers and cool treats! This weekend we had a summer preview at my house with these Kool-Aid Fruit Pops. During my weekly … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cream Pie


Chocolate pis is my favorite dessert and this is my all-time favorite chocolate pie.  The recipe is so easy to memorize that this is my go-to dessert for company or when I need to take something special somewhere. I found the recipe at Try it, you'll love it! Plus, an easy homemade chocolate pie, you need to have this!! Ingredients: 1 2⁄3 cups water 3 tablespoons cornstarch 5 tablespoons cocoa 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 3 egg yolks , beaten 2 tablespoons … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mint Brownies


Mint is one of my favorite flavors. It's also my go-to flavor. If we are getting ice cream, I'll probably get Mint Chip. If we are getting fudge, I get mint. I LOVE it! Today I want to share these tasty Mint Chocolate Brownies. The brownies are from scratch but you can feel free to use a box mix if you want. I think I actually prefer the box mix because those tend to be chewy brownies and these homemade ones are very cake like. These recipes come from my favorite Hershey's 100th Anniversary … [Read more...]

Mint Oreo Cookie in a Cookie


Sometimes my crazy plans actually turn into really yummy recipes. In this case, I wanted to put some mint Oreo's in my FAVORITE chocolate chip cookie base (no chocolate chips) so I tried it. I purchased  a box of mini mint Oreo's and went to town! This cute green treat is perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Mint Oreo Cookie in a Cookie Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/2 butter/margarine 1/2 shortening 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 granulated … [Read more...]

Red Hot Love Cake


  Spice up a plain pound cake with some red hots to make this Red Hot Love Cake (insert the Daniel Tiger sone "We're Making a Love Cake"). The pound cake recipe is from Paula Deen so you know it's good! Ingredients 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter, plus more for pan 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (1 box of Red … [Read more...]

Symphony Brownies


Warm chocolatey gooeyness is how I would describe these little morsels of heaven when they are warm. So simple but packs a big punch! My Mother-in-law first introduced me to Symphony Brownies and they have become my go-to dessert when I have to bring a treat anywhere. Symphony Brownies There are two ways to make the brownies. You can take the easy road and use a boxed brownie mix or you can try this delicious brownie recipe from the 100 Years of Hershey Favorites cookbook. My Mother gave me … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chocolate Cheese Ball


Attention party planners - I've got the perfect snack food to put out at your party! No matter the occasion, this Chocolate Chocolate Cheese Ball is perfect! Ingredients 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened ¾ Cup Powdered Sugar 2 Tbsp. Cocoa Powder, unsweetened ¼ teas. Salt 1 Pkg. Semisweet Mini Chocolate Chips ½ teas. Vanilla Extract 1 Tbsp. Irish Cream (optional) Instructions In a medium bowl add the Cream Cheese, Powdered Sugar and Salt, mix until combined and … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Crepes


  These warm, gooey and delicious crepes are perfect for breakfast or dessert. Plus they are beautiful! Caramel Apple Crepes Crepe Ingredients: 8 eggs 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla milk to make batter thin (about 1 cup, added in 1/4 cup increments) Crepe Directions: In a blender blend the eggs, one at a time. Add flour, sugar, salt, vanilla and milk. Add milk, mixing in-between additions, until batter is very thin. Spray frying pan … [Read more...]

Strawberries & Cream Crepes


Crepes are delicious for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert! My whole family loves crepes and we have had some fun lately experimenting with different flavors! Get ready because I'm very excited to share our favorite sweet crepe recipes with you! Strawberries & Cream Crepes Ingredients: 8 eggs 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla milk to make batter thin (about 1 cup, added in 1/4 cup increments) sliced strawberries whipped cream or cool … [Read more...]