10 Southern Spring Desserts: Cool Whip Recipes and More


When it comes to Southern desserts, I have one rule: Pile that cool whip on! It’s hard to resist any dessert with a small mountain of light, fluffy whipped cream. Cool whip recipes are so refreshing, and usually very easy to make. With so many tasty cakes and pies, the American South has plenty of […]

The Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe + A Pretty Sweet Giveaway!

Guilt-Free Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Every year for my dad’s birthday, he always asks my mom to make one simple dessert: pineapple upside-down cake. He doesn’t want a chocolate cake or a funfetti treat. He just really wants a pineapple upside-down cake. (Which is totally fine with my mom, as it’s one of the best easy cake recipes ever.) So, […]

Out-of-This-World Lemon Desserts You Have to Try

Lemon Desserts

I’ve mentioned before that I’m not the biggest chocolate dessert recipe fan. While I know that chocolate is a gift from the gods, it just doesn’t do much for me. I honestly prefer vanilla desserts over chocolate desserts. That being said, I prefer lemon dessert recipes over vanilla desserts. And, potentially, over all other desserts. […]

New Test Kitchen Recipe: Vanilla Dessert Lasagna


When it comes to quick and easy desserts, you really can’t do better than a light, refreshing dessert lasagna. This spring, we’re dreaming of sweet recipes like this Vanilla Dessert Lasagna, straight from our test kitchen. Vanilla lovers, your time has come! This easy dessert recipe layers vanilla pudding, whipped cream, cream cheese and delectable […]

Drool-Worthy No-Bake Cookies & Bars You Need in Your Life

No Bake Cookies

By now, it’s pretty much a universal fact that the next best thing to baked goods are no-bake dessert recipes. In fact, they may even eclipse baked treats like cakes, cupcakes, and brownies. The jury’s still out on that one. Now, I know what some of you might be thinking and, yes, the idea of […]

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 […]