Triple Chocolate Delights (Guest Post)


Triple Chocolate Delights – the name says it all. A trifecta of chocolate – chocolate fudge cake mix, chocolate fudge instant pudding mix and semi-sweet chocolate chips – Triple Chocolate Delights are a chocolate lovers dream. Soft batch cookies with ooey, gooey centers, surprisingly they are not overly sweet. Two unexpected ingredients – mayonnaise and oatmeal – mellow […]

New Test Kitchen Recipe: Leftover Easter Candy Bark Recipe


When it comes to Easter recipes for leftovers, there’s plenty you can do with ham or other main dish extras. But what to do with all that leftover Easter candy? A little bunny told us that you can round up all those egg-shaped goodies and create a whole new, exciting candy. Homemade candy bark is […]

Catch ‘Frozen’ Fever with These Cute Treats

Frozen Fever Olaf Cupcakes

Frozen Fever, a new short from Disney, is set to premiere this weekend with their new live-action film, Cinderella. I’m thinking that Frozen Fever may actually be more popular this weekend than Cinderella, actually. After all, Frozen has become such a large part of our culture now. I can’t go anywhere without hearing some child, […]

Homemade Chocolate Frosting (Guest Post)

Homemade Chocolate Frosting

Homemade chocolate frosting is surprisingly easy to make. And, this recipe for homemade chocolate frosting doesn’t require that you melt chocolate bits over a bath of boiling water on your stove top! Just a few ingredients from your pantry and refrigerator are all that you need to make a chocolate frosting that is creamy and […]

So Many Layered Desserts, So Little Time

Banana Cream Pie Sex in a Pan

More is always better. After all, who ever asks for less? “Less Cool Whip on my dessert please!” “Yes sir, can I have less?” (I hope those quotes sound as ridiculous when spoken out loud as they were to write.) What I’m trying to say is that, given the choice to eat more dessert, I […]

Happy Birthday, Banana Split Lasagna!

Happy Birthday, Banana Split Lasagna

One year ago today, the beloved Banana Split Lasagna was born and what a wonderful year it has been! This was my very first foray into our test kitchen and, I have to admit, I was scared that this dessert wouldn’t turn out. I’m a pro at eating and baking cookies, sure, but the Banana […]

15 Dessert Casserole Recipes for Every Craving


The best dinner casserole recipes are usually a mash-up of all your favorite ingredients: meat, cheese, sauce, and other goodness. That’s what makes casseroles so appealing: they’re easy to make and they satisfy so many cravings at once. When it comes to dessert casserole recipes, your mind will be blown. You don’t have to settle […]

Divine Vanilla Desserts That You Might Actually Prefer Over Chocolate

Divine Vanilla Desserts Cupcakes

I’m going to let that title sink in for a minute. “Vanilla desserts… Better than chocolate or chocolate desserts?!” you must be asking yourself. Yes. Better than chocolate. I’m 100% serious. I mean, just look at those cupcakes! But let’s back up a minute here. There’s something you have to know about me first: In […]

Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie: 14 Adorable Mini Cakes


Hate to say it, cupcakes, but we’re taking the star off your door. A shiny new celebrity is moving in – mini cakes! Cupcakes just weren’t tiny enough for the world. We needed something smaller, cuter, more bite-sized. As usual, the foodie community had the answer with mini cakes. They are the easiest dessert recipes […]

10 Cookie Dough Recipes You Actually Need

Cookie Dough Bites

Cookie dough is the best. Chocolate chip cookie dough is the best of the best. In my opinion, truer words have never been written (and I’m not just saying that because I wrote them). Think about it for a second. What’s the best part about baking cookies? If you said “eating the dough,” you’re 100% […]