Sweet Treats

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Monster Cookies

Clear out your pantry with a batch of monster cookies, so named because of their monstrously delicious ingredient list (at least, in our opinion). Consider this ingredient list as more of a guideline instead of a hard-and-fast requirement; the goal is to pack as much peanut butter-y, chocolate-y, oatmeal-y goodness as possible into a single … Continue reading Monster Cookies

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Gummy Berry Snacks

Bring the county fair into your kitchen with these gummy berry snacks you can make with our S’mores/Gummy Candy Maker. You can make this recipe with only five ingredients that are easy to find at your local supermarket: berries, fruit juice, lemon juice, honey, and unflavored gelatin. It’s a great treat to make with kids, … Continue reading Gummy Berry Snacks

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Cinnamon Macaroons

Treat yourself to something sweet with a little bit of spice: cinnamon macaroons! This six-ingredient recipe makes whipping up a batch of homemade cookies a breeze. Shredded coconut delivers a fun texture with a sweet kick, while a liberal shake of cinnamon adds the perfect amount of spice to the cookies. Unlike other cookies, your … Continue reading Cinnamon Macaroons

Lucky Charm Cupcakes

Lucky Charm Cupcakes

Put your favorite sweet breakfast cereal to good use with Lucky Charm cupcakes! This simple recipe only needs yellow cake mix batter, a cup and a half of Lucky Charms marshmallows, and some of your favorite frosting. If you have kids coming over for St. Patrick’s Day, put them to work dividing out the marshmallows … Continue reading Lucky Charm Cupcakes

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Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake

Satisfy your sweet tooth without spending time with the oven with this strawberry cheesecake milkshake! This recipe uses cream cheese and ice cream for a creamy, delicious consistency like cheesecake. Fresh strawberries add a pop of fun and naturally sweet flavor too. Try a strawberry cheesecake milkshake as an after-dinner treat or the perfect afternoon … Continue reading Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries are a great twist on a classic sweet treat. The recipe can be simple or a bit more complicated, all depending on how much time you have! Feel free to make your own cheesecake filling with cream cheese, sour cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract; or, save some time and simply use … Continue reading Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are the classic Valentine’s Day treat. The best part of this recipe? All you need to make delicious, hardening chocolate is a bag of chocolate chips and a tablespoon of butter. A double boiler can make melting the chocolate even easier, but the microwave can work just as well. Just let the chocolate … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Hearts

Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like chocolate raspberry cheesecake hearts! Cheesecake and fresh raspberries combine for a sweet mixture that will make Valentine’s Day delicious for friends and family alike. All you need is a heart shaped cookie cutter and a few basic pantry ingredients. Chocolate raspberry cheesecake hearts are perfect for small Valentine’s Day parties … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Hearts

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Gram’s Quick and Easy Pie Crust

Instead of getting a store-bought crust, try this quick and easy pie crust the next time you’re making your famous apple pie. It only has five ingredients, which are all probably already in your pantry or refrigerator—flour, sugar, salt, vegetable oil, and milk. Just mix the ingredients together and let it bake for fifteen minutes; … Continue reading Gram’s Quick and Easy Pie Crust

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Peppermint Cookies

If Santa had a favorite dessert, he would probably choose these homemade peppermint cookies! Crushed peppermint candies make this sweet treat perfect for the Christmas season. Plus, preparation time is under 30 minutes so there’s no endless waiting in the kitchen! We recommending crushing the peppermint candy by sealing the candy inside a plastic bag and … Continue reading Peppermint Cookies