Dessert Recipes

Dessert recipes will be listed in alphabetical order.

4 Layer Chocolate Cake with Mint Flavor Icing

Posted on Sep 28th, 2015

I saw a cake like this on my Facebook feed and decided to recreate it. I loved the original recipe but wanted to try my own recipes to make it this…

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4th of July Treats

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014

The Fourth of July is coming....here are some fun treats I have made in the past! Strawberries dipped in white chocolate and then blue…

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All things Spider-Man Party

Posted on Sep 21st, 2013

Our sweet little boy is turning 3!  He wanted a superhero party, so we went with Spider-Man! I wanted to keep it simple this year, so off to the…

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Almond Sugar Cookies

Posted on Oct 4th, 2013

Since the weather was a bit chilly today (snowy to be exact:), the kids and I made some almond flavored sugar cookies. Once upon a time, I didn't…

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Baked Glazed Donuts

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013

Look yummy?  It was an early morning around here, so the kids and I set out to make some donuts. It's actually very easy and kid…

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Birthday Brownies

Posted on Aug 16th, 2015

My daughter recently had a birthday and wanted brownies on her birthday.  So I searched and found a recipe that looked good. I am happy to say it…

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Birthday Cakes

Posted on Jul 14th, 2013

I LOVE baking and making cakes. Birthday cakes are no exception...I have made a special birthday cake for each one of my kids each year. So I thought…

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Blackberry Cupcakes

Posted on Jul 14th, 2013

My nephew requested blackberry cupcakes for his ninth birthday, so my sister found a recipe and made his cupcakes! They loved them so much that I…

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Blonde Brownies

Posted on Jun 5th, 2013

I love chocolate, but surprisingly I am not a big fan of brownies. My husband once told me how he loved buying blonde brownies from the grocery…

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet (“Pizookie”)

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

Every Friday night my husband and I do an "at home" date night after the kids go to bed. A couple of weeks ago I decided to do a dessert night. I…

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Brownie Pie

Posted on Apr 7th, 2015

I saw a post on Facebook for this yummy treat called a brownie pie and had to make it asap!  It was delicious!  Here is the recipe for you to try…

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Buggie Cookies

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

I was asked to make some cookies for a butterfly/bug themed party. So here's what I created: Super fun cookies to make! Cookie Ingredients: 2…

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Butterfinger Cookies

Posted on Sep 9th, 2013

This summer our community group (family Bible study group) made cookies for our local fire departments as a small token of our appreciation for…

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Cake batter dip

Posted on Jan 15th, 2014

   This is seriously a sweet treat. I took this to a community group Bible study and it was loved by all!  I followed the exact recipe…

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Cake Batter Truffles

Posted on Dec 19th, 2014

I have always wanted to try this recipe for cake batter truffles from Lauren's Latest. Yesterday I decided to give it a go....it was super easy and…

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Caramel Buttercream Cupcakes

Posted on Nov 16th, 2013

I have found a new recipe for buttercream that I think is my new favorite!  So I thought I would share my favorite buttercream recipe with a…

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Cheeky Chocolate Inspired Cookies

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

My kids love all things Shopkins...so I made a batch of chocolate sugar cookie dough and set out to make Cheeky Chocolate.  Here are the…

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Chocolate Chip Dessert Pizza

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

Growing up there was a little pizza place that served this amazing chocolate chip dessert pizza....totally worth a trip to this place just for that…

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Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

Posted on Jul 12th, 2013

This is by far my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe! These cookies are thick, soft, and oh so good! Ingredients: 1 cup (2…

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Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

Posted on Aug 12th, 2013

My daughter requested chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches for her birthday today! Thought I would share one of my favorite chocolate chip…

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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Posted on Dec 31st, 2015

By far the best recipe for a chocolate chip cookie made in a skillet!  Check it out…

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Chocolate Cupcakes

Posted on Jul 17th, 2013

Not only did we make two types of bread today, but we also made chocolate cupcakes. My husband has been begging for me to make a white chocolate…

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Chocolate Glazed Cake Donuts

Posted on Jul 12th, 2013

I saw a recipe for chocolate glazed cake donuts and couldn't wait to try it. I ordered a donut pan and as soon as it arrived, I whipped up a batch of…

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Chocolate Oreo Cupcakes

Posted on Nov 5th, 2014

Sometimes it's just fun to see what I can make. I have never had much luck making a cake from scratch.....I usually start with a box mix and add to…

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Christmas Cookies

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2015

I love this time of year and making Christmas cookies! I thought I would share some of my almond sugar cookies decorated with royal icing.  You can…

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Circus Themed Cookies

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

Had a chance to make some circus themed cookies recently and it was so much…

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Clean Sheet Monday=toffee

Posted on Jul 15th, 2013

Each Monday, I strip all the beds in my house, wash sheets, and then remake the beds. Sounds fun, huh?  Actually I really enjoy my "Clean Sheet…

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Cookie Bouquet

Posted on May 6th, 2015

About this time last year I made cookies decorated with royal icing for the first time. I set out to make cookie bouquets for teacher appreciation…

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Cookie Decorating tips

Posted on Jan 25th, 2016

Since 2013 when I first posted about decorating sugar cookies with royal icing, I have practiced and learned a lot about the process in the last few…

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Cookie Dough Balls Dipped in Chocolate

Posted on Sep 13th, 2013

Cookie dough that's safe to eat....yes please! These little treats are cookie dough balls covered in chocolate! Ingredients: 2-½…

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Cookie Dough Pie

Posted on Oct 27th, 2014

Does it get any better than eating cookie dough?? It's a fave of mine and maybe yours too. This pie is incredible. The cookie dough is safe to eat…

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Cookie roundup

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

So I want a post that includes all of the cookies I have made in one place, so here it is! You can visit the original posts for recipes and…

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Cookie Sandwiches

Posted on Sep 30th, 2013

Made my favorite chocolate chip pudding cookies and buttercream icing....put the two together and you have these yummy cookie sandwiches! For…

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Cream Cheese Snickerdoodles

Posted on Mar 19th, 2014

Now here's a cookie recipe for you! My cream cheese sugar cookie recipe (found here) is the most viewed recipe on my blog. With that said I thought I…

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Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie

Posted on Jun 11th, 2013

Sugar cookies are a favorite around here. After trying many recipes, I came across this one...it is my "go to" now! These cookies turn out so well…

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Cupcake Pumpkin

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2013

Here's a cute way to make a pumpkin shaped cake!  Bake  cupcakes, arrange into pumpkin shape, and then…

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Decorating Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Posted on Sep 7th, 2013

SO excited to share this post with you. My talented sister, Jess, has started decorating sugar cookies with royal icing...something I've only done…

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Dinosaur Cookie set

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

Dinosaur cookies, because every little boy loves…

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Easter Basket Cupcakes

Posted on Mar 21st, 2014

While working on a photo book for my daughter, I came across a few cupcake pictures from a couple years ago. These are super cute for Easter, so I…

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Easy Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Rolls

Posted on Jul 11th, 2013

Chocolate Chips and cinnamon rolls combined plus icing....yes, please! Ingredients For the rolls: 1 can Crescent Rounds Dough 2…

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Fall Cookies

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2013

Now that it's fall, here's a fun activity to do with your kids. Make your favorite sugar cookie dough. Divide it into four pieces. Use…

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Farm Animal Cookies

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

I made some farm animal themed cookies for a friend and thought I would share just how cute they turned…

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Finding Nemo Inspired Cookie Set

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

I love how these Nemo themed cookies turned…

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Frog Birthday Party Theme

Posted on Jul 31st, 2014

My daughter is turning six soon and loves all things reptiles. She has spent her summer researching which reptile might be the perfect pet for her.…

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Frozen Banana Pops

Posted on Oct 11th, 2014

The kids and I had a blast making these fun little treats! Here's what we did based on an idea I saw in my Food Network magazine. Peel and…

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Frozen Buttercream Transfer

Posted on May 29th, 2014

I wanted to try making a frozen buttercream transfer so my daughter's birthday was the perfect opportunity to try it out. I watched this video to…

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Fun Cupcakes I’ve made…

Posted on Jul 16th, 2013

Thought I would share a few pictures of cupcakes I have made! If you want recipes or instructions for any of these yummy cupcakes, let me…

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Funnel Cakes

Posted on Jul 19th, 2013

I have some pretty sweet memories of being in the kitchen with my mom when I was a little girl.  That being said I want my own kids to have those…

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Ghost Meringues

Posted on Oct 27th, 2014

These little guys were fun to make but I really wasn't a fan of the taste. But to each his own and they were SO cute! Here's the recipe I used except…

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Giant Brownie Cookies

Posted on Sep 30th, 2013

I wanted an easy dessert...this was it! Super quick and so delicious! You will need: 1 Box Betty Crocker Triple Chunk Brownie…

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Gingersnap Cookies

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2015

My grandmother makes the best gingersnap cookies!  Today I am sharing her recipe with you!  Enjoy! Ingredients: 3/4 cup shortening (I use…

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Gooey Butter Cookies

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015

I am not a huge cookie fan but these little things are a treat!  Super soft and delicious! Go ahead and make some.... Ingredients: 8 oz…

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Halloween Themed Cookies

Posted on Nov 9th, 2015

Thought I would share a few pictures of my Halloween cookies. These are almond flavored cookies with an almond flavored royal icing! Both of those…

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Healthy Banana “Ice Cream”

Posted on Oct 27th, 2014

Who knew you can freeze bananas and turn them into ice cream with a blender or food processor? I certainly did not, but now I do so I am sharing with…

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Homemade Pop Tarts

Posted on Aug 5th, 2014

It's easier than you might think to make your own pop tarts! We had so much fun making pop tarts today!  So let's go make…

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Homemade Yellow Cupcakes

Posted on Feb 13th, 2015

Let's start with this fact....I have only made one cake from scratch before and it was chocolate.  I usually start with a box mix and add to…

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How to make a cookie bouquet

Posted on May 9th, 2014

For teacher appreciation week, I decided to make my daughter's teachers each a cookie bouquet. This was my first attempt at making them so I didn't…

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Lofthouse Style Cookies

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2013

From time to time, I love picking up that little plastic box of Lofthouse cookies at the grocery store.  I have tried a few copycat recipes with…

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Making Whipped Cream

Posted on Jul 20th, 2013

SO I love cool whip as much as the next person, but I love being able to make it at home even more!! It wasn't long ago that I realized it's super…

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Mint Buttercream Icing

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2014

My mom and dad came to visit a couple weeks ago and since it was close to her birthday I got to make her a cake. She loves chocolate and peppermint…

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Old Fashion Sugar Cookies

Posted on Sep 5th, 2013

Today we made some old fashion sugar cookies and decorated them with a basic buttercream icing. Since the Broncos are playing tonight, we decided…

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Oreo Truffle Cupcakes

Posted on Jun 20th, 2013

My best friend (Lisa) is in town, and we have had the best week in the kitchen together. We saw a recipe for Oreo truffle cupcakes and gave it a try.…

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Paint Your Own Cookies

Posted on Jan 20th, 2015

It's been quite a while since I have had a moment to sit down and write something on my little blog....but today I have a moment! So I thought I…

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Peanut Butter Cookies with Reeses Pieces & Chocolate Chips

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2013

Not too long ago, I found a blog that I could spend hours browsing recipes and looking at pictures on!  It's called "Buns in the Oven & Not the…

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Peppermint Patties

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013

I love peppermint patties...but not the store bought kind with a ton of random additives. This is a super easy recipe and is AMAZING!  My only…

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Peppermint Patties

Posted on Dec 19th, 2014

One of my favorite "no bake" treats to make! I even made the dough into Christmas colors this time!  Click here for the…

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Pretzel Christmas Trees

Posted on Dec 17th, 2013

      Isn't this a cute idea? I found it on Pinterest...here is the original link! I made about 4 dozen of these treats in…

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Princess Cookies

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

Made some cute girly princess cookies lately that I thought I would share with…

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Puppy Cookies

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

It's almost time to celebrate our "baby's" birthday. Sweet EC is turning two and loves all things puppies! My big sis inspired me to try my hand at…

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Puppy theme birthday party ideas

Posted on May 29th, 2014

For my daughter's second birthday, we did a puppy themed party. Here are a few things I made for the party! Enjoy! For the puppy cupcakes, I…

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

Posted on May 6th, 2013

Alright, this just might be one of my new favorite treats to make, AND it couldn't be easier! Go grab: 24 Reese's peanut butter cups 3 cups of…

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Rose cake

Posted on Jun 13th, 2013

Had a few people ask how I made my daughter's smash cake (aka Rose Cake) for her first birthday. So here's a quick how to! This cake literally comes…

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Safari and Jungle Animals Cookie Set

Posted on Apr 4th, 2016

This safari/jungle cookie set is probably my favorite cookie set thus…

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Sour Cream Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream

Posted on Nov 11th, 2013

I must say that this cake was way too easy to make and boy was it the best EVER! If you like caramel, this is a must go make right now…

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Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Icing

Posted on Feb 17th, 2015

I have tried lots of sugar cookie recipes, and I have to say the most recent one I tried is worth sharing. I made cookies for my daughter's valentine…

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Thanksgiving Turkey Shaped cookies

Posted on Nov 9th, 2015

A picture of some cute little turkies I hope you are inspired to make...I used a flower shaped cookie…

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Toffee

Posted on Dec 19th, 2014

I have a couple of toffee recipes....but this is my fave one from a dear friend of mine! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 sticks unsalted sweet cream…

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Two minute microwave fudge

Posted on Mar 27th, 2014

  Fudge is definitely one of my favorite special treats....the kind you only get on vacations or for special events.  Yesterday, for…

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UF Gator Cupcakes

Posted on Jul 14th, 2013

My husband graduated from UF and loves his Gators! Last year for our anniversary, I saw a picture of the cutest Gator cake made out of cupcakes.  I…

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Yellow Cupcakes with a swirl of nutella

Posted on Nov 5th, 2013

These cupcakes couldn't be easier since you start with a box cake mix! Make a yellow cake mix according to the directions on the box. I made…

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