Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie

Mix things up this season with a Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie. It’s rich and creamy and chocolatey — and practically fool proof! I never liked Pumpkin Pie as a kid. And I didn’t like it as an adult. But then my mother-in-law made me the best pumpkin pie in the world. And I was hooked. Hooked. […]

How to Make Homemade Pie Crust Without Freaking Out

Gramma John's Pat in Pan Pie Crust Recipe

Want to make a homemade pie crust for the holidays this year? You can totally do it — without freaking out. Some of my fondest memories are those spent with my Gramma John, my dad’s mom, baking. She had a special second kitchen in her basement where she baked. It was like a dream come […]

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffeecake

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This Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffeecake will be a hit with your holiday guests this year just as much as it will please the regulars around your coffee table. With flavors of raspberries, orange, and luscious cream cheese, it’s a delicious way to start the day! This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you […]

Slab Apple Pie

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You may not know this, but for years I’ve posted some of our family’s favorite recipes over on Life as Mom. Since I also post recipes here, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of them. This one? This one you need to know about. This pie is what I call the Lazy Woman’s Pie. You […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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Looking for a delicious gluten-free dessert? These Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookies Bars are perfect for lunch boxes, after school snacks, and evening dessert. My sister eats gluten-free, as does one of my best friends. I’d heard of their struggles to find baked goods that were, well, good, but I didn’t really understand until I started […]

20 No-Bake Dessert Recipes

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When the temps heat up, the last thing you want to do is heat up your kitchen. This summer you’ll love these no-bake desserts.

Strawberry and Chocolate Icebox Cakes

Strawberry and Chocolate Ice Box Cakes

Want a most delicious summer dessert without heating the oven? Make these Strawberry and Chocolate Icebox Cakes for one of the easiest treats under the sun.

Cinnamon Puffs


Cinnamon Puffs come together easily with commercial puff pastry and cinnamon sugar. They are delightful with tea, but even better dipped in chocolate.

Chocolate Fondue for One

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Chocolate fondue is a delicious dessert that can be customized in any number of ways. It can also be made in single servings.

Chocolate Oat Breakfast Cakes

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Bake someone happy with these deliciously filling Chocolate Oat Breakfast Cakes. A little heartier than your average muffin, they’re packed with all kinds of whole grain goodness.