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Snickerdoodle Gooey Cake

Snickerdoodle Gooey Cake Bars

If you love snickerdoodles, then you will love these gooey cake bars! Even better? All you’ll need is one bowl to make them. Gooey cake bars are seriously life changing. Have you made them before? It’s like a layer of cheesecake sitting on top of a dense cookie-like cake bar. These bars combine the...

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

These coconut oil cookies are so good, you won’t even miss the butter! Today’s recipe = the dairy free sequel to my chocolate chip cookie experiment. I’ve had to put the experiment on pause indefinitely while I’m nursing, since I can’t really test dozens of cookies while I’m avoiding dairy and chocolate....

Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake Copycat

Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake Copycat Recipe

Super creamy cheesecake bursting with pumpkin flavor on top of a buttery graham cracker crust. Just like the Cheesecake Factory, but at home! Hello, pumpkin creamy dreaminess. Cheesecake is my kryptonite. And doughnuts. And chocolate chip cookies (always chocolate chip cookies!). But really, cheesecake. I just can’t resist it. In fact, I didn’t. I’m...

A Week in Photos


So, this is new. And I think it’s going to be a lot of fun… After I published this FAQ post a couple of weeks ago and told you why I turned the comments off my blog, I received a lot of really positive feedback and encouragement. So many of you contacted me and gave me...

Oreo Stuffed Brownie Cookies

Oreo Stuffed Brownie Cookies

Fudgy brownie cookies with crackly tops, gooey insides, packed with chocolate chips, and stuffed with an Oreo. These cookies are simple to make (starting with a mix!), taste simply sinful, and are so much fun! I’ve mentioned before (oh, a million times and counting) that I ADORE brownie mix cookies. So, yes. Here’s another recipe...

3-2-1 Cake

3-2-1 Cake | An old weight watchers recipe for a simple microwave cake that is done in a minute and low in calories!

This is an old weight watchers recipe that I adore. With minimal measuring and mixing, you can actually make your own minute mug cake mix that only needs water and a minute in the microwave to cook into a fluffy, single serving of cake! My daughter is a huge fan of cupcakes– I am not....

Candy Corn Peanut Butter Pretzel Munch

Candy Corn Peanut Butter Pretzel Munch

So, now that my daughter is in Kindergarten, I really have just one burning question I’d like to put out there in the universe: WHY ARE THERE SO MANY TEACHER WORK DAYS??? Don’t get me wrong, I love my daughter. LOVE her. More than that– I actually LIKE her a lot! She’s funny and...

75+ Apple Recipes

75+ Apple Dessert Recipes