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Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats

By on February 12, 2018
Rice Krispie Treats are a quick and easy treat to make. I added strawberry frosting to the mixture to give it a hint of strawberry flavor. These are a great treat for the kids for Valentines Day. Frost them and add sprinkles or keep them plain. Either way they will be a hit.

I like to include my kids in Valentine’s Day so I get them a card and a small gift and I also like to make a treat for them. This Valentine’s Day I made them Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats. I looked through my cabinet and saw a can of strawberry frosting starring at me. To […]

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Frozen Berry Whips

By on February 9, 2018
Frozen berry whips are easy to make. All you need are berries and whipped cream and you have the perfect sweet treat.

Do you like berries? How about whipped cream? Um, yes!!!! This is the recipe for you! It’s a super simple cool treat to make. It is perfect for Valentines Day, a hot summer day, or just any day really! To make these all you need to do is puree some berries, whip up some cream […]

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Shirley Temple Ice Cream

By on January 18, 2018
Vanilla based ice cream with Shirley Temple drink ingredients. Ginger ale, grenadine, and of course maraschino cherries mixed in. This ice cream tastes just like the drink. #shirleytemple #icecream #cherries

When I was a kid my parents would let me and my sister get a Shirley Temple at a special occasion like a  wedding or birthday and occasionally when we went out for dinner; it was always such a special treat and brings back great memories! My kids had a Shirley Temple for the first […]

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Triple Chocolate Peppermint Mocha Cookies

By on December 15, 2017
Instead of only drinking your peppermint mocha, eat it too. These Triple Chocolate Peppermint Mocha Cookies have a great balance of peppermint and espresso. They have a brownie like texture with a gooey chocolate center. It will be hard to eat just one. They are highly addictive.

The name says it all! Tis the season for the much awaited peppermint mocha! (Do I hear cheering?) Now instead of just drinking your peppermint mocha you can eat it too! These triple chocolate peppermint mocha cookies have a brownie like texture, slightly chewing, with a rich chocolaty center. I have to confess that I did […]

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Pecan Shortbread

By on September 5, 2017
pecan shortbread recipe

Sweet treats of any kind are hard for me to resist. If I don’t have them in the house then I am perfectly fine, but once they are here it is a bit hard to say no to them. Because of this I don’t generally buy treats and only make them once in a while. […]

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Fresh Peach Ice Cream

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peach ice cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Ice cream puts a smile on everyone’s face and I have yet to meet someone who doesn’t like it. Homemade ice cream is what summer is about. This summer it has been hot and I wanted a dessert that was cool, refreshing, and light. Enter […]

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread

By on August 7, 2017
chocolate banana bread

My banana bread recipe has been a huge success, thank you to everyone that has pinned it, shared it, and made it. So… I thought I would make another banana bread recipe. This time it had to include chocolate, not once but two times. This recipe is almost cake like so I’m not sure if […]

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Corn Syrup Free Marshmallow Fluff

By on July 3, 2017
marshmallow fluff

Marshmallow fluff is fun & nostalgic. But since I’m older and have kids I now read labels and YIKES! there is some scary stuff listed on the label. We also try not to eat corn syrup. Did you know there is a substitute for corn syrup? Well there is and it’s simple, just water and […]

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