Rice Krispies Treats Dipping Pops!

  by contributor Lisa Thiele Today’s treat is a childhood favorite: rice krispies treats ‐ with an upgrade!  Think “dipping,” from chocolate sprinkles, to crushed Oreos, to mini (multicolored) chocolate chips. The options are endless, really. Plus, you can {easily} make these without breaking the bank. Not bad, right? This is a fun, hands‐on activity to do with […]

Cupcake Fondue

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This is just about the cutest idea I’ve seen in a long time.  Cupcake Fondue, as seen on Pintsize Social by Amanda of Bake it Pretty.  All you need is mini cupcakes (unfrosted), powdered sugar, a liquid (juice or milk), light corn syrup, and some dry toppings. This would be a fun kids activity as […]

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

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  by contributor Lisa Thiele   Mmmm… soft, chewy, chocolatey and a hint of coconut, all in a single bite!   I find that bite size anything is almost more enjoyable. Less guilt and you can eat two for the “cost” of one. We all have our own justifications, right? These are the perfect little cookies […]

Homemade Marshmallows {And S’mores}

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  by contributor Lisa Thiele   Whether it’s sandwiched between chocolate and graham crackers, dunked in a cup of hot cocoa or simply eaten directly from the bag, you can’t go wrong with the classic marshmallow. For some reason or another I never thought to make them from scratch, maybe because I had assumed they’d be […]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Crackers

I absolutely love the combination of sweet and salty!  When I found this DELICIOUS looking/sounding treat from Caroline on Chocolate & Carrots, I knew I had to share.  Dark chocolate has become one of my favorite indulgences – and it’s actually good for you!  I’m adapting the original recipe from C & C, but you […]

Sweet Valentine Cupcake

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Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about Valentines Day? I’ll be sharing a Valentine’s inspiration shoot with you later this month but for now I put together this little cupcake presentation you can try for you and your sweetie (or a “single ladies” night maybe!). This is simple to do with your […]

Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake

This pumpkin cheesecake recipe looks & sounds delicious…and easy to make!  It may just be on my Thanksgiving menu! Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake via Kraft 38 NABISCO Ginger Snaps, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups) 1/4 cup finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 cup sugar […]