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5 Quick Last-Minute Desserts

Last Minute Desserts

Need a quick dessert that doesn’t take advance preparation? These last-minute desserts are quick and delicious. This weekend I remembered how crazy I felt LAST Christmas — and the Christmas before — doing all kinds of fussing in the kitchen – by myself – for a meal that was gobbled down in seconds, a huge […]

Nanna’s Fantasy Fudge

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Nanna’s Fantasy Fudge is foolproof. You don’t need any special equipment. It’s creamy, chocolatey, delicious homemade candy. The first time I tried making fudge, I was in 2nd grade. I had a crush on a boy named Brian in my class. I read in a book, probably one of the Ginny books, about giving food […]

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Homemade chocolate pudding comes together in just a few minutes. Rich in chocolatey flavor, it makes a deliciously elegant dessert to serve to friends and family. When I was a kid, pudding came in a box. Or a plastic cup. But usually a box that I added milk to and whipped with the mixer. In […]

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

gluten free chocolate chip cookie bars

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.