Post Tagged with: "dessert"

Perfect Pecan Pie

Jason and I are constantly debating the word pecan. He insists that it’s pronounced puh-kahn but I say pee-can. Anyone else experience this in your family? Regardless of how you say it, pecan pie is probably one of our favorite holiday pies. The crispy crust and the melt-in-your-mouth filling is comfort food at its best. [...]

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Milky Way Cupcakes

Halloween has come and gone and I bet you’re left with lingering candy. So, what do you do with those massive quantities of leftover candy? We bag it up, stick it in the freezer and incorporate it into our baking. To make these Milky Way Cupcakes, I took our regular box of cake mix and [...]

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Petite French Cakes with an Orange Crème

We have been blessed to have spent time abroad, traveling to different regions around the world. Paris is one of Tinsley’s favorite food destination spots. One of her favorite little treats in Paris were little madeleines. They were soft and spongy, with just a slight hint of sweetness. She loved to dip them in my [...]

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Rainbow Cupcakes & Whipped Cloud Frosting

We’re giving Rainbow Brite a run for her money with these adorable cupcakes. Just look, they’re so pretty and colorful. We made these cupcakes for a friend’s 20th birthday since they match her bright and bubbly personality. These cupcakes are the perfect complement to any little girl’s (or a big girl who still wants to be [...]

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Simple Blueberry Bread Pudding

Yum! Old fashioned, warm bread pudding. This custard-like mixture is a rich, creamy, decadent dessert. We have fool-proofed this recipe so it’s crunchy on the top but super moist on the inside. If you think you don’t love bread pudding, you have to try this recipe. It will blow your mind (boom). Ingredients: 2 cups [...]

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Easy Peanut Butter Balls

These loveable bites are simply amazing and oh-so-easy to make. With just a few steps, 5 ingredients and no bake time, you’ll be enjoying a sweet delight in no time. These little loves are perfect for autumn picnics, football parties or wine tasting with the ladies. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups chunky peanut butter 1 cup [...]

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Peanut Butter and Banana Ice Cream

We have an easy end-of-summer dessert that’ll knock your socks off. I’m talking about my Peanut Butter and Banana ice cream. Combine 3 staple ingredients and 5 minutes later you’ll have a smooth and creamy dessert that is decadent and practically guiltless. You might want to make a double batch because your family will love this [...]

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Greek Strawberry and Honey Frozen Yogurt

Cool down with this sweet treat all summer long! This simple, few-ingredient treat will have you kicking your Cold Stone addiction to the curb. Trust me, you’ll never know it’s frozen yogurt.

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Coco Brownies

Is there anything better in life than rich, gooey brownies? We don’t think so either, and our coco brownies are sure to feed that chocolate craving in no time. This classic recipe is super easy, and the brownies come out perfectly soft and deliciously decadent. Ingredients: 1 stick butter, cut into 1in pieces 1 1/4 [...]

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Classic Angel Food Cake with a Cinnamon Whipped Crème

How can one go wrong with a classic? You can’t, and especially when the recipe comes from my grandma, Mrs. Laura Hess. Grandma was a seasoned wedding cake guru and was locally known for her baking. If you were going to a wedding in the DC metro area, you could bet that the cake was [...]

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Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

What do you get when you combine all-natural peanut butter, sugar, eggs, and chocolate? Only the most incredible cookie you’ll ever eat! Jason’s Grandmother, who doesn’t like peanut butter, couldn’t keep her hands out of the cookie jar. These soft and decadent cookies are super easy to make with just a couple of simple ingredients. [...]

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites

Every woman (and man) loves a good cheesecake. However, many of us steer clear of cheesecake with worries of the calorie count behind a huge slice. My solution is portion control – turn the big slice of cake into small bites. This allows you to enjoy the creamy, sweet deliciousness of cheesecake, but without the guilt of eating a full slice. I made these cuties for a recent girl’s night out and they were a hit. Our waiter even begged us for one.

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Monster Cookies

Easter has come and gone and I bet you’re left with a lingering Easter candy. Jason and I don’t have kids but we do make each other Easter baskets each year. We have a lot of fun with it and like to get creative. One year Jason bought a purse that I had my eye [...]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies – who can resist this classic “milk and cookie” treat? A friend recently asked us for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. We must admit we were ashamed not to have a recipe to give, nor any advice on how to make them. So, we spent the last couple [...]

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Carrot & Butterscotch Bread Pudding

Old fashioned, warmly spiced bread pudding is a timeless recipe. Did you know that it was first known as a “poor man’s pudding” because it was made from stale, leftover bread? It was simply moistened in water and sweetened with sugar and spices. This custard-like mixture is now considered a rich, creamy, decadent dessert. Traditionally, [...]

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