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Monday, June 17, 2019

Brown Butter Cowgirl Cookies

These cowgirl cookies have all the good stuff... brown butter, oatmeal, chocolate and hint of salt. They will make you say yee-haw and grab another! 

close up of a stack of brown butter cowgirl cookies next to a glass of milk

      These cookies are a perfect way to quiet your sweet tooth.  The brown butter adds depth of flavor and the final results are the perfect mix of chewy delicious oatmeal and chocolate cookies.  A pinch of salt on top is optional, but adds one more layer of flavor.  Make a batch to share or make some and freeze the extra for when you need to treat yourself!

Friday, June 14, 2019

Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

All of the flavor of beloved deviled eggs with less pressure to make them look perfect. This deviled egg pasta salad is perfect for picnics, BBQs or just because.

Looking down at a serving bowl of creamy deviled egg pasta salad

      Deviled eggs are always so delicious, but making them for a crowd can be a real chore. This deviled egg macaroni salad is a perfect way to stretch the flavor and make a fun side dish out of it. There are even a few tips for making it extra quick and easy!

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sweet Summertime Cupcake Recipe

Fun multicolored cupcakes that are made from a doctored up cake mix and topped with a simple but cute popsicle decoration. These cupcakes will have you singing sweet summertime!

tray of cupcakes with swirls of frosting, colorful sprinkles and candy popsicle toppers

       Super cute cupcakes do not have to be a challenge to make. This recipe starts with a cake mix, but has all the good stuff added in to make them taste like they came from the bakery. A twirl of frosting and some cute little candy popsicles on top and they are ready for a party!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Old Fashioned Baked Peanut Butter Pie

This peanut butter pie is baked to perfection. It is gooey, peanut buttery and delicious. It is especially good with a drizzle of hot fudge!

close up slice of baked peanut butter pie with drizzle of hot fudge

     If you have never had a baked peanut butter pie, now is the time to change that! This is completely different than the fluffy no bake peanut butter pies but every bit as delicious.  You are going to love the texture and how easy it is to make too.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Decorator's Cream Cheese Frosting {Perfect for Piping!}

All of the tangy cream cheese flavor you love in the classic frosting, but sturdy enough to be piped and hold it's shape. This decorator's cream cheese frosting is the best parts of buttercream and cream cheese frosting combined.

swirl of decorator's cream cheese frosting piped on black slate with multi colored sprinkles on top

     It has been at least a week since I last shared a frosting recipe with you, so it is overdue! This frosting is worth the wait. It has the tang of cream cheese but it is perfect for piping into swirls, rosettes, shells and more.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Maple Balsamic Pork Tenderloin Sheet Pan Dinner

Moist and flavorful pork tenderloin cooked right along with fresh green beans and potatoes. It's a perfect sheet pan dinner that will have your whole family asking for more!

This post is sponsored by the Wisconsin Pork Association. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

close up plate of pork tenderloin, green beans and potatoes on plate ready to eat

       Succulent pork tenderloin is a perfect way to get dinner on the table. This easy sheet pan meal makes the entree and the sides all at once. It is quick enough for a weeknight meal but nice enough to serve to guests. You are going to love it!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Lasagna

Creamy layers of chicken broccoli alfredo goodness in lasagna form. This is sure to become a favorite dinner!

first bite of chicken broccoli alfredo on fork with piece of cheesy garlic bread on plate

      Who said lasagna has to be red? Not me, that is for sure! My absolute favorite alfredo sauce makes a perfect lasagna that is layered with chicken, broccoli, cheese and maybe even some bacon. Get a salad and garlic bread ready, and be prepared to collect lots of compliments!

Monday, June 3, 2019

Coffee and Cream Sponge Cake

Layers of coffee infused sponge cake wrapped in a fluffy mocha whipped cream, this cake is a coffee lover's dream come true! Coffee and cream sponge cake is a grown up dessert that is sure to impress. 

close up of whole coffee and cream sponge cake on cake stand with mini chocolate chips on top

        This cake is the perfect way to end a dinner party.  It might become your birthday dessert request as well.  The sponge is laced with coffee perfection and frosted with a mocha whipped cream frosting that is going to make you want to take that next bite.  It is like enjoying your coffeehouse favorite in cake form and it really doesn't get much better than that!

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Movie Theater Snack Mix

Make  movie night at home better than a trip to the theater with this fun snack mix. It is also a fun munchy for game night and parties!

small popcorn tubs full of movie theater snack mix with popcorn and candy

      This super easy dump and mix snack is perfect for so many occasions.  It's an unexpected mix of some of your favorite movie snacks. It's sweet and salty and easy to take a handful and pop it in your mouth. Just beware, if you have a community bowl everyone will be digging for their favorites.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Peanut Butter Pie With Chocolate Covered Pretzel Crust

This peanut butter pie has it all; a pretzel crust coated with a layer of chocolate filled with creamy peanut butter goodness. There is no whipped topping in site, but it is still super easy to make!

slice of creamy no bake peanut butter pie with drizzle of fudge and chopped peanuts on top

        Peanut butter pie has always been a favorite here.  The creamy peanut butter filling draws me in every time. This pie, however turns it up a notch.  The pretzel crust helps add to that sweet and savory flavor.  The chocolate gives it that something extra. The peanut butter filling is light and creamy without the use of whipped topping, but it is still quick and easy to make.  It checks all of the boxes!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Grandma's Peach Punch

This fun slushy punch is family friendly and perfect for a party. It is refreshing, fun and easy to make Break out that punch bowl, it's party time!

close up of a glass punch mug with slushy peach punch inside

       A proper party deserves a punch. This fun slushy punch is a perfect excuse to get out the punch bowl.  It is popular with kids and adults alike. It has the perfect balance of sweet and tangy and keep you cool and happy.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Smothered Breakfast Burger

If you are a breakfast food lover, this is the burger for you! It is loaded with flavor and smothered in a creamy bacon gravy. Get your napkins ready, this is going to be good!

This post is part of a kick-butt burger grill giveaway hosted by GirlCarnivore but the burger epicness is all my own.

Close up of burger on toasted English muffin, topped with creamy bacon gravy and a drippy yolk from a fried egg served with friench fries in the background

     Smothered breakfast burgers may just become your new favorite food.  The super savory and delicious patty nestled on a toasted English muffin and topped with creamy bacon gravy is a thing of beauty. Top it with a fried egg for burger perfection!

Friday, May 24, 2019

Julie's Big Batch Sloppy Joes {Perfect for a Party or to Freeze for Later!}

A big batch of sloppy joes is perfect for a party, family reunion or large gathering of any kind. This recipe is even better made in advance and is perfect reheated in a slow cooker or roaster.

close up of sloppy joe filling on hamburger bun

      Big gatherings call for big batches of food! These sloppy joe sandwiches are a perfect way to feed a crowd without a ton of effort. You could also make a big batch now and freeze it in smaller containers for quick and easy dinners later. Now that's meal planning!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Andrea's Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Soft and chewy old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies with a hint of cinnamon and spice. These cookies taste like they came straight from grandma's kitchen.

plate of oatmeal raisin cookies

     Some recipes seem to bring a sense of nostalgia along with them. These oatmeal cookies do that for me. They are just straight forward and delicious. Bake up a batch, you'll be glad you did.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Chewy Chocolate Chip Brown Sugar Cookie Bars

These cookie bars are loaded with brown sugar and chocolate chips. They are quick and easy to make and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

close up of stack of brown sugar bars with chocolate chips

      Cookie bars are a time saving treat. They are a great way to make a dessert without lots of effort or multiple batches in the oven. This version has the warmth of brown sugar and goodness of chocolate chips baked in.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Bread Pudding With Caramelized Maple Sauce

A classic bread pudding spiced with cinnamon and dotted with raisins is taken to the next level with a thick and buttery caramelized maple sauce.  It is definitely an old timey comfort food dessert!

     Soft and custardy bread pudding with just enough golden crunchy bits on top. This recipe definitely evokes a bit of nostalgia.  The raisins and bit of cinnamon help give this bread pudding that homey feeling you know and love. I decided to do something a bit different with the sauce though. Caramelized maple syrup takes this dessert to the next level of deliciousness!

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Our Favorite Whole Wheat Pizza Crust Dough

This whole wheat pizza crust is the full package. It gets a nice crisp bottom and a nice chew. Plus it's a great way to get your whole grains!

two balls of whole wheat pizza dough on parchment paper

     Homemade pizza is one of life's greatest pleasures. You can make it just the way you like it! Pile up your favorite toppings on some of this whole wheat pizza crust and your taste buds are sure to be delighted. Plus you can make a pizza now and freeze a ball of dough for later. Double bonus!

Friday, May 17, 2019

No-Cook Banana Cream Pie

A delicious dessert is just minutes away. Recipes do not get much easier than this banana cream pie and the results are fabulous!

Slice of no cook banana cream pie with a pile of whipped cream on top on a yellow plate

       This super simple banana cream pie is perfect for a last minute dessert. It's also a great quick and easy make ahead. There is no cooking involved, it only takes a few minutes to make and requires just a few simple ingredients!

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Honey Lemon Buttercream and Simple Beehive Cupcake Pull-apart Cake

Beautiful frosting kissed with the flavors of honey and lemon. It is great for decorating and tastes amazing too!

mixer paddle full of lemon honey buttercream

       American buttercream that dances across your taste buds with the flavor of honey and lemon. It is a perfect way to top cakes, cupcakes or cookies during the spring or summer. Really though, it would be great any time!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Green Slime Sherbet Punch

This fun green twist on a sherbet punch is bright and delicious. With plenty of lime, pineapple and fizzy ginger ale, it is tasty. We used it as slime punch at a science party, but it would also be great at a Ghostbusters party!

       A party needs punch. It's just a fact. It just makes it so much more fun. My husband and son are especially fond of sherbet punch, so we whipped up the green slime version for Little Dude's science birthday party. It was a limey hit!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A DIY Science Party

A look at our DIY science birthday party. It was a fun party for preschoolers and elementary aged kids with fun experiments and lots of laughs!

A look at our DIY science birthday party. It was a fun party for preschoolers and elementary aged kids with fun experiments and lots of laughs!

      This science themed party is a fun way to entertain the kids while possibly teaching them something too.  With lots of hands on experiments, we had tons of fun making a little bit of a mess and lots of memories. These activities may also be fun for classroom parties or field days.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Sandra's Spinach Salad

Spinach salad is a favorite for good reason. It is loaded with yummy toppings that work so well with the homemade dressing and spinach base. Serve it as a side or make a meal of it!

bowl of spinach with eggs bacon and mushrooms on top. Jar of salad dressing and dizzle spoon nearby

     This spinach salad, with slight variations on the toppings included is a staple for summer dinners. The bacon and hard boiled eggs are a must on it. They just go so well with the homemade dressing. This is a salad that always has them coming back for seconds!

Friday, May 10, 2019

Reese's Chocolate Peanut Butter Bundt Poke Cake

Enjoy the classic chocolate and peanut butter Reese's peanut butter cup combo in bundt cake form. This poke cake is easy to make and will leave a lasting impression!

A close up of a slice of chocolate bundt cake filled with peanut butter and drizzled with peanut butter glaze with reese's peanut butter cups next to it and the remaining cake behind it

     This showstopper dessert is going to be requested again and again, so be prepared! Luckily the moist chocolate bundt cake is easy to put together. Then it is filled with peanut butter filling to make your mouth water and your eyes pop out of your head! Of course a drizzle of peanut butter glaze and some chopped peanut butter cups make this cake a beauty without a ton of effort. Trust me, you want to make this one!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Very Berry Strawberry Buttercream

American buttercream that is packed full of strawberry goodness. It tastes like a strawberry milkshake in frosting form! 🍓

close up of cupcakes with frilly wrappers and swirls of strawberry buttercream on top

      Strawberry buttercream may just become your new favorite recipe! It is simple to make and perfect for decorating desserts.  Just think how good it will be on chocolate cupcakes or fluffy white cupcakes. Really the possibilities are endless!

Monday, May 6, 2019

Butter Recipe Vanilla Cupcakes

Buttery homemade vanilla cupcakes with a texture reminiscent of a pound cake are the perfect pair for your favorite frosting!

      Tender vanilla cupcakes with plenty of buttery goodness are a perfect building block for an out of this world dessert. This recipe is perfect for 12 scrumptious cupcakes and are sure to go beautifully with your favorite frosting.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Brownie Baked Oatmeal

The taste of brownies is now an acceptable breakfast. This brownie baked oatmeal is really loaded with oats and yogurt.  Go ahead and make some, I dare you!

close up of a piece of chocolate brownie baked oatmeal served with blackberries and whipped cream

     Soft and delicious baked oatmeal is a thing of breakfast glory. There are so many different ways to flavor it, but chocolate happens to be one of our favorites. This brownie inspired breakfast is healthier than you think and oh so good! On it's own it is delicious, but served with a little whipped cream and berries it is ready to be the star of your special occasion breakfast or brunch.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Cheesy BBQ Pulled Pork Buns

Turn BBQ pulled pork into something fabulous. These buns are a fun twist on the classic sandwich!

square pan full of golden cinnamon roll shaped rolls stuffed with cheesy bbq pulled pork

     Stuffed with BBQ pulled pork and cheese, these rolls take your meal to the next level. They are easy to make. The soft and flavorful results will make them a lunch or dinnertime entree!

Monday, April 29, 2019

Root Beer Pulled Pork in the Instant Pot

Succulent and flavorful pulled pork doesn't have to take all day! This root beer braised pork is made quick and easy in the instant pot.

close up of a pulled pork sandwich with bbq sauce

        Pulled pork is one of our favorite party meals. Usually it takes all day on the smoker or in the slow cooker, but it doesn't have to. This root beer pulled pork can be made on a weeknight with the help of a pressure cooker!

Friday, April 26, 2019

Peachy Keen Buttercream

Fluffy buttercream that tastes like peaches is a fabulous topping for cakes, cupcakes and cookies. Whip up a batch today and pipe to your heart's content!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

sweet tea cupcakes with peach frosting piped in swirls on top

     Piles of fluffy buttercream are extra sweet when they are spiked with delicious peach syrup. This fun frosting would be perfect with a buttery vanilla cake and is fabulous on sweet tea cupcakes. What will you put it on first?

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sweet Tea Cupcakes

Take the taste of sweet tea and enjoy it in cupcake form! Steep the flavor of summer into this fun dessert.

close up of a sweet tea cupcake with peach frosting, a paper straw and colored sugar sprinkles

       Sweet tea is a hot weather staple for a lot of folks, but now you don't have to have a glass and ice to enjoy it. Instead you can eat your tea in cupcake form! They are the perfect way to cap off a summer party and would be perfect for a BBQ!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Easy Braided Bacon Cheddar Bread Wreath

This simple bacon cheddar bread wreath only takes three ingredients and. Nobody but you will know how easy it is and they'll all be wanting a second slice!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

braided bacon and cheddar bread wreath on white plate

     Special meals call for something special in the bread basket, but there are only so many hours in the day. This bread wreath is loaded with tasty bacon and cheddar and uses a shortcut that makes it super easy. Don't worry, the fact that it came together so quickly can be our little secret!

Monday, April 22, 2019

Fresh Squeezed Blackberry Lemonade

The perfect combination of tart, bright and lightly sweet, this homemade blackberry lemonade is sure to become your favorite warm weather drink.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

close up glass of dark purple blackberry lemonade with lemon slice and frozen blackberry in joyjolt crystal highball glass

       When life hands you lemons, make blackberry lemonade!  This refreshing drink is sophisticated enough to please adult palates but will delight the kiddos as well. It is a fabulous way to turn fresh fruit into a delightful sipper.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Mini Easter Egg Fudge

Rich, creamy peanut butter fudge dotted with mini chocolate eggs is a perfectly easy sweet Easter treat.  It only takes a few minutes and a few ingredients to whip up!

squares of just cut peanut butter fudge with chocolate eggs on the cutting board

     The classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter is hard to beat.  Especially when that peanut butter comes in the form of smooth, creamy fudge and the chocolate is in the form of mini eggs. This treat brings them together quickly and easily.  All you need is a handful of ingredients and a microwave!

Friday, April 19, 2019

Haleakala Cake {White Cake with Pineapple Filling, Fluffy Frosting and Toasted Coconut!}

This cake is amazing! It is LOADED with pineapple and then coated in a big white cloud of frosting. Add a little coconut to drive the taste of the tropics home!

pineapple filled haleakala cake with one slice missing

     This cake is so good. Two layers of soft white cake, a TON of pineapple filling and a white fluffy cloud of frosting. A little toasted coconut on top helps transport you to the tropics. It is a winner of a cake that will be requested time and again!

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Simple Pasta with Peas, Ham and Cream

This all in one meal is a delicious combination of ham, pasta, peas and just enough creamy Parmesan cheese sauce.  It is a great way to use leftover ham and is sure to have everyone asking for seconds! 

Close up plate of curly pasta with cubes of ham, peas and paremsan cheese

      This pasta dish is perfectly simple.  It is a great way to use up some leftover ham and turn it into a comforting and delicious meal!  There is just enough cream and Parmesan cheese to bring it all together and the peas add a nice bright pop of color and sweet flavor. It is so simple to make and is one the family will love!

Monday, April 15, 2019

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Rich and moist chocolate mayonnaise cake with simple chocolate frosting in a smaller size. It's a perfect dessert for a small party or just because!

This post is sponsored by Door County Coffee and Taste of Home. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

slice of chocolate cake with remaining cake and coffee cup in the background

        It will be love at first bite with this chocolate mayonnaise cake. The batter is easy to whip up and the results are moist and delicious. Add a smattering of chocolate frosting to seal the deal. It's the perfect treat to enjoy with a cup of coffee and a friend or two!

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Brunch Shortcakes with Simple Yogurt Drop Biscuits

Shortcakes made with easy to make yogurt drop biscuits and filled with fruit and vanilla yogurt are perfect for brunch or a lighter dessert treat.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad. I was given products for recipe development and a prize pack for readers to win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

two plates, one with a peach brunch shortcake and one with sliced strawberries and yogurt in a biscuit

     Whipping up a batch of yogurt drop biscuits is quick and easy. They make the perfect base for so many things. In this case they become a tasty shortcake with vanilla yogurt and fruit. They would make for a fun breakfast or healthier spring treat!

Friday, April 12, 2019

Honey Lemonade

Refreshing and naturally sweetened lemonade is just a few minutes away.  This simple drink recipe is a perfect summertime cooler.

This recipe is sponsored in conjunction with #EasterBrunchWeek #ad. Sponsors sent products for me to use in recipe development and prizes for readers to win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

glass of honey lemonade on ice with floating lemon slice

      Nothing cools you down on a warm day like a cold glass of lemonade.  You can make your own naturally sweetened lemonade in just a matter of minutes with only three ingredients and one of those is water! Honey and lemons are a natural match, so why not turn those lemons into lemonade?!

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Ham, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Hand Pie

Hand pies stuffed with ham, eggs and cheese are a fun and easy breakfast or brunch main course.  They come together quickly and the filling can be easily changed to match your tastes.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad.  I was giving products for recipe development and the sponsors have prizes you can win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

golden brown ham egg and cheese hand pie on plate

     Savory hand pies stuffed with eggs, cheese and ham are a perfect breakfast dish.  Using refrigerated puff pastry, they come together really quickly and they make a statement.  They are deliciously flaky and perfect for brunch!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Croque Madame Breakfast Lasagna

Croque madame inspired lasagna is perfect for breakfast, brunch or dinner. Bonus: it's also a great way to use leftover ham and hard boiled eggs from Easter!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad. I received products for recipe development and there are prizes you can win. As always all opinions are honest and my own.

close up slice of croque madame lasagna with layers of cheese, white sauce, eggs and ham

       Layers of creamy Dijon spiked beschamel with pasta, ham, eggs and cheese. It is a luxurious and fun twist on the classic French sandwich. It is hearty, delicious and can be assembled ahead of time too!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

White Cheddar Popovers

Fluffy, cheesy, eggy airy popovers are a thing of beauty. Top with some herb butter or fruit preserves for an extra special treat.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #easterbrunchweek #ad. I was given product for recipe development and you can enter to win prizes from our sponsors. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

close up picture of a mushroomy popover in the pan

     If you have never made popovers, you will be surprised how easy they are to make! Just whisk together a few simple ingredients and let the magic happen in the oven.  The addition of white cheddar adds a flavorful twist to the classic.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Raspberry Cream Cheese Stuffed Pull Apart Rolls

Soft rolls stuffed with raspberries and cream cheese and topped with golden streusel are the stuff breakfast and brunch dreams are made of. You are just a few simple steps away from deliciousness!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #EasterBrunchWeek #ad. I received products for recipe development and the sponsors supplied fun prizes you can win. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

inside of a roll stuffed with cream cheese and raspberry with pan of struesel topped rolls

       Reach in and grab one of these scrumptious raspberry and cream cheese rolls. They are hard to resist! They are just sweet enough without being too much and will make a perfect addition to your brunch menu.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Copycat Shells and Cheese in the Instant Pot

If you like your macaroni and cheese super cheesy and over the top creamy, this is the recipe for you. It's inspired by the boxed shells and cheese and is made easily in the instant pot.

close up bowl of creamy shells and cheese in front of instant pot

     Very few dinners aren't made better with a generous helping of creamy macaroni and cheese. It is the ultimate comfort food for kids and adults alike. These cheesy shells practically make themselves with the help of the instant pot.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

How to Make a Carrot Pull-apart Cupcake Cake

Make a fun and easy carrot shaped pull-apart cupcake cake at home. It's perfect for Easter, Peter Cottontail themed baby showers, garden parties and more!

cupcake cake shaped like a carrot

      Promise me you'll make this carrot shaped cupcake cake soon. It is so fun to make and easy do. You'll be so proud to serve it. Plus everyone will have fun picking out their cupcake, no serving utensils needed!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

All of the delicious flavors of carrot cake in cupcake form! These beauties are the perfect dessert for Easter, Thanksgiving and every day in between!

carrot cake cupcake with wrapper pulled down, caramel frosting on top and drips of caramel topping

       Lightly spiced cake made super moist by an abundance of shredded carrots, these cupcakes the the perfect balance of everything you'd want in a carrot cake.  Whip up a batch for the Easter Bunny and he's sure to hide you some extra eggs!

Monday, April 1, 2019

Easy Caramel Buttercream Frosting

Top your favorite treats with this easy to make caramel buttercream. Just imagine all of the cakes, cupcakes and cookies it could go on!

caramel buttercream roses on top of carrot cake cupcakes

      Sweet caramel goodness in a super delicious buttercream. This recipe whips up in minutes and is perfect for piping and decorating. It holds its shape and tastes delicious!  It is the perfect topping to any desserts that could benefit from a touch of caramel goodness.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Simple S'mores Bars

Super cute and really tasty s'mores bars can be yours in almost no time at all. They only require 5 ingredients and almost no effort!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

stack of Peeps s'more bars on a plate

      Take that iconic s'mores combination and make it into a fun bar. With a graham cracker base, deliciously gooey chocolate brownie-like layer and fun toasted marshmallow topper it is hard to go wrong!

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sugar Cookie Dough Frosting

If you are a cookie dough lover, this is for you! It is basically safe to eat sugar cookie dough in frosting form and it's as good as it sounds!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

close up swirl of sugar cookie dough frosting on a plate

     When it comes to cookies, the dough is often one of the best parts. So why not tweak the recipe a bit and turn it into frosting? This sugar cookie dough frosting does just that! It's egg free and super delicious, plus you can use it to decorate cakes and cupcakes!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Coconut Cream Sweet Rolls

Sweet coconut goodness in a cinnamon roll-like package. These sweet rolls are loaded with coconut and are the perfect breakfast or brunch treat for Easter or any day!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Large coconut cream sweet roll topped with glaze and lightly toasted coconut

       Soft pillowy bread wrapped around loads of sweet, creamy coconut goodness. Now drizzle those in glaze and finish them with some lightly toasted coconut. The results are a thing of beauty, for sure! Get your forks ready, these coconut cream sweet rolls are coming at you!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Chocolate Coconut Toasted Granola

This toasty delicious chocolate granola is out of this world delicious. It is great eaten by the handful, sprinkled on yogurt or eaten as cereal with milk! Whatever you do, just make some!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

close up of bowl of yogurt with sliced strawberries and chocolate coconut granola

     Any excuse to eat chocolate for breakfast is a good one to me! This chocolate granola is made with toasted oatmeal to make it extra delicious. It is just the right amount of sweet and chocolaty and the optional coconut makes it an extra delicious treat! It is a fun way to start your day, but also makes a great healthier sweet treat.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Lemon Ricotta Stuffed Crepes with Cherry Syrup

Lemon ricotta stuffed crepes are the perfect sweet bite of spring for breakfast, brunch or a light dessert. The syrup made from dried cherries is the literal cherry on top!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

close up of plate of lemon ricotta stuffed crepes with cherry syrup

      Celebrate spring with these delightful lemon ricotta stuffed crepes. They are baked just long enough to get a slight crunch on the outside that gives way to a creamy interior. Top them with a simple cherry syrup for a match made in heaven.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Smothered Breakfast Burritos

Serve up a hearty and delicious breakfast with these smothered breakfast burritos. They are filling and delicious and perfect for breakfast or dinner!

square pan of breakfast burritos smothered with sausage gravy and a smattering of melted cheese

      Fluffy eggs and cheese tucked into a soft tortilla and smothered in sausage gravy. What's not to love about that? These yummy burritos are the perfect savory start to the day. But they are substantial enough to be welcomed at the dinner table as well.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Deviled Egg Cake Balls

Deviled eggs have never been so sweet! These cute cake balls are perfect for Easter, BBQs, April Fools Day and more!

4 close up deviled egg cake balls with yellow frosting and a sprinkle of red sugar

     Just watch peoples eyes light up with wonder when you show up with a tray of these deviled egg cake balls. People will instantly recognize what they look like but won't be quite sure what they really are. You will win over deviled egg lovers and haters alike!