Other Desserts


Chocolate Bananas Foster S’mores

Posted on Aug 10th, 2013

Today is National S'mores Day, which is definitely a day worth celebrating! Entrepreneur Alec Barnum is credited with the invention of the S'more,…

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Chocolate Chip Cannoli Bites

Posted on May 15th, 2013

Let's get one thing straight right off the bat.  I know this isn't real cannoli.  At least not the phyllo shell part.  But if your looking for…

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Chocolate Covered Brownie Bites

Posted on Feb 1st, 2011

The only thing better than a brownie is a brownie dipped in chocolate ganache.  When I make these, I like to use a variety of toppings.  Chopped…

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Chocolate Covered Raspberries

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014

It seems that chocolate covered strawberries get all the attention when Valentine's Day rolls around. And for good reason. They're beautiful and…

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chocolate fudge sauce

Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2010

Why buy fudge sauce when it's this easy to make you're own?  Since it keep in the refrigerator for so long, I usually double this recipe.  It can…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Dessert

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2012

There is nothing quite like a creamy, no-bake layered dessert.  Especially when those layers are chocolate and peanut butter.  And believe me, this…

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cinnamon caramels

Cinnamon Valentine Caramels

Posted on Feb 9th, 2011

I'm not a big candy maker, mostly because of all that waiting and stirring.  I didn't even own a candy thermometer until I saw these caramels over…

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Easy Caramel Apples

Posted on Oct 31st, 2013

Caramel apples might just be my favorite fall treat. And for some reason, I always think of them as being difficult to make, so I go off and spend a…

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Easy Fruit Cobbler

Posted on Oct 29th, 2009

It is so handy to have a dessert like this in your repertoire.  And let me tell you, dessert doesn't get much easier than this. It only took about…

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No-Bake Lemon Tart

Easy No-Bake Lemon Tart

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2014

I received a tart pan with a removable bottom for Christmas and I may never go back to using a regular pie pan again. In fact, I love my tart pan so…

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frozen lemon dessert

Frozen Lemon Dessert

Posted on Jun 15th, 2011

In my opinion, this is the perfect summer dessert!  It's light and refreshing, with just the right amount of citrus flavor.  It's also a great…

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Homemade Ding Dongs

Homemade Ding Dongs

Posted on Jun 1st, 2010

We love hockey around here, and I wanted to come up with a special treat to celebrate the Stanley Cup Finals (not that my team is playing in the…

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Independence Day Ice Cream Soda Bar

Posted on Jun 19th, 2013

Did you know that June 20 is National Ice Cream Soda Day?  Not that you needed an excuse to enjoy an ice cream soda.  To celebrate, I've got a…

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Individual Black Forest Brownie Trifles

Posted on Sep 4th, 2013

My husband is a huge fan of black forest cake--and chocolate covered cherries too--so any time I come up with a chocolate-cherry dessert it's sure to…

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Individual No-Bake Nutella Cheesecakes

Posted on Apr 12th, 2012

There are so many things I love about this recipe--the individual servings, the ease, the chocolate, the Nutella!  To be honest, this dessert…

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s'mores trifle

Individual S’mores Trifles

Posted on Aug 7th, 2012

National S'mores Day is August 10, and if you want to celebrate the classic summer treat with a no fuss dessert, this is the way to go.  These…

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Mason Jar Banana Pudding

Posted on Jan 14th, 2014

Our family recently ate out at a restaurant that served banana pudding in a Mason jar. It was heavenly. And I'm pretty sure the Mason jar made it…

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Mini Berry Tarts

Mini Berry Tarts

Posted on Jun 18th, 2013

These mini berry tarts look so pretty that no one will ever believe how easy they are to make! Just pretend that you slaved for hours in the kitchen…

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Mini No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

Posted on Mar 12th, 2013

These tasty (and adorable) little key lime cheesecakes are a perfect St. Patrick's Day treat.  Everyone loved them, especially my husband, who is a…

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Mummy Pops

Mummy Pops

Posted on Oct 26th, 2010

Once I got the hang of it, these were pretty easy to put together.  I broke a few Oreos in the process, but that's okay--I just at those.  Be sure…

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No Melt Ice Cream Sandwiches

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013

Okay, technically these might get pretty soft--if you left them sitting out for awhile. Not like ice cream melts though. They'd turn into more of a…

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No-Bake Apple Pie Icebox Cake

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2013

This apple cake is completely different (in a really good way) from any other apple dessert I've ever tried. It features all of the flavors of apple…

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No-Bake Cheesecake Mousse

Posted on Feb 7th, 2014

If you're looking for an easy yet impressive Valentine's Day dessert, look no further. Really, this no-bake cheesecake mousse is perfect any time of…

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No-Bake Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Posted on Jun 13th, 2013

Fresh cherries and chocolate combine with a creamy, no-bake cheesecake filling in these Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars.  A chocolate ganache…

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Oscar Party Caramel Popcorn

Posted on Feb 18th, 2011

The Oscars are coming up at the end of the month, and this caramel popcorn would be a perfect treat for any Oscar party.  I'm not having a party and…

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Salted Caramel Brownie Truffles

Salted Caramel Brownie Truffles

Posted on Feb 5th, 2014

I often let my kids choose all or part of our dinner menu, and when they choose, they also help cook. I confess, I'm not always excited about their…

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Salted Caramel Twix Parfaits

Posted on Mar 14th, 2014

I often let my kids choose a dinner menu and help prepare the food, and I've got to tell you, they come up with some pretty brilliant ideas. My 8th…

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sopapilla cheesecake

Sopaipilla Cheesecake

Posted on May 9th, 2011

I know, this isn't really anything like sopaipillas, or cheesecake, but put it all together and that's what it tastes like! And it is so very…

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Two Ingredients S’mores

Posted on Jul 8th, 2013

Just passing along a little something I shared over on my personal blog today. A super easy way to make s'mores with only two ingredients. Chocolate…

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