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Sweet Treats Thursday

Don’t you just love October??
Seasonal candy is out– all over the place! Everything you see is some sort of spook! 
And you can just feel your creative juices gearing up for the Holiday season!!
You know that feeling? 
When you’re walking down the candy/baking aisle at the grocery store, and all of a sudden your brain is going about a thousand miles a minute, and you’re just thinking:
“oooooooh, I could make this with that, and I’ll need some of those for this, and wouldn’t these go great together???”

LOVE. IT. Love it. Best time of year, October through December! Enjoy it folks. 
Soak up every minute! 

Buy all of the seasonal candy and sprinkles. Grab the colored melting chocolates off the shelf, and stock up on cute cupcake liners and toppers!!! 
This is the dessert pinnacle of the year! Go crazy!
And by the looks of last week’s Sweet Treats Party, I think some of you already have!
Look at these! Aren’t they fantastic? Reese’s Owls by Inside Brucrew Life.
Nutella Puppy Chow, by Chef-in-Training.
Oh, Nutella. How I love thee.
And here’s another Reese’s (plus Butterfinger and Heath!) recipe: 
Halloween Candy Bark by Caramel Potatoes.
(You’ll need this one next week– all that leftover candy!)
If you’ve been featured, you can grab a button from my {buttons} page up top!
Time to show me what else you’ve been up to!
Rules to Party By:
1. Please follow Something Swanky and grab a button!
2. Please link up DESSERT posts only!!
3. Please click around to other links and remember to pin, stumble, comment, and follow lots and lots!!


7 Responses to “Sweet Treats Thursday”

  1. Anita Stafford posted on October 27, 2011 at 12:41 am (#)

    Ashton, I have shared Chocolate Cranberry Bars. Thank you for hosting!

  2. Aimee posted on October 27, 2011 at 7:08 am (#)

    Thanks so much for hosting! Can’t wait to see all the holiday treats that get linked up!

  3. MrsFoxsSweets posted on October 27, 2011 at 9:20 am (#)

    Thanks for hosting! I can’t wait to hop around and visit the other treats!

  4. Brandy K posted on October 27, 2011 at 10:24 am (#)

    Wow! Everything looks so good! Thanks for hosting. I linked up a Candy Corn Cake and my CCC Truffles.

  5. Jocelyn posted on October 27, 2011 at 10:48 am (#)

    You are right…I do need that Halloween bark:-) Sounds just about right for all the candy that is going to invade my house this weekend. Thank you so much for showing off my reeses owls and for hosting each week!

  6. Hollie - TheSevenYearCottage posted on October 27, 2011 at 11:31 am (#)

    Thanks for hosting!

  7. Jenn posted on October 27, 2011 at 7:52 pm (#)

    Great choices! I loved those owl cupcakes!

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Sweet Treats Thursday

I’m so glad it’s Thursday again. This is rapidly becoming my favorite day of the week– ’cause it really is like a party all day long! I just get so excited every time one of you links up! It’s like your really stopping by my house to hang out and eat dessert {which is totally what we would do if you really did come see me}.

Let’s go straight to the featured links!

Katie’s Cucina caught my eye again this week– literally. I could not resist this gorgeous photo. Does anyone else’s heart skip a beat when they see a dessert that looks this beautiful? I mean, just look at those raspberries! gah. Not to mention, it’s White Chocolate Raspberry Mousse! Only one of my top 3 flavor combos of all time!

This beautiful Oreo Cheesecake by Bites of Sweetness also made it on to my “recipes I hope to make one day” list {it’s at the bottom of the page}, and I’m thinking sooner than later! That chocolate glaze is stunning, yes?

I should tell you that I am quite the sucker for homemade Hostess Cupcakes, so when I saw these posted by My Sweet Creations last week, I knew I’d be featuring them! They look just right, don’t they?

If you’ve been featured, grab a featured button from the {Grab Some Buttons} tab at the top!

Ok, let’s rock and roll! I’m ready to see what you’ve got!! Read the rules and link it up!

(PS- I’m going out of town TODAY, so if I don’t get to reply to all of your comments or get around to commenting on all of your posts– I’m sorry! I’ll be better next week!)

1. Dessert-related posts only– you can link up photos, recipes, crafts that look like treats, whatever! As long as it’s in the sweet treats family.

2. Link back to a specific post, not your main page.

3. Please grab a button and spread the word!!


16 Responses to “Sweet Treats Thursday”

  1. {nifty thrifty things} posted on May 26, 2011 at 3:29 am (#)

    Hmm.. The features look delicious!!
    I’ll have to do more cooking and baking to link up again. Hehe
    Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}

  2. Ali posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:04 am (#)

    Thanks again for hosting. Have a great week. :D

  3. Chef in Training posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:15 am (#)

    Thanks for hosting and inviting me over! I love link parties! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would follow me too! Thanks!

  4. Ani posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:23 am (#)

    Thanks for the invitation. I’m a new follower and will have to make coming here a habit. :) Heaven knows I bake enough I should have something to add. Lovely site!

  5. Hollie - posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:23 am (#)

    Thank you again for hostessing!

  6. Cares and Mimi posted on May 26, 2011 at 10:53 am (#)

    Hi! Love the featured desserts…amazing! Thanks for hosting! – Cares

  7. Cooking Creation posted on May 26, 2011 at 11:19 am (#)

    Thanks for hosting and for the invite! The featured recipes look amazing! I linked up the homemade ferrero rocher candy.

  8. Shore Girl posted on May 26, 2011 at 11:30 am (#)

    What a delicious looking party — thanks for the invite to link up!

  9. Bites of Sweetness posted on May 26, 2011 at 1:03 pm (#)

    Thanks for featuring me and inviting me again! I linked up my strawberry lemonade cupcakes and pumpkin butterscotch cookies. All the desserts look amazing!

  10. Six posted on May 26, 2011 at 2:32 pm (#)

    Thanks for your comment on our blog!!! We are so excited to be linked up to your party and we are following your cute blog!

  11. Marguerite posted on May 26, 2011 at 3:31 pm (#)

    Great party and blog! I’m your newest follower. Thanks for hosting!

  12. MJ @ MD School Mrs posted on May 26, 2011 at 4:26 pm (#)

    Thanks so much for inviting me over – I added my crepe recipe and am drooling over all of these other delectable looking goodies!

    MJ @ MD School Mrs.

  13. Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles posted on May 27, 2011 at 11:04 am (#)

    Thank you for the invitation and hosting the party!

  14. girlichef posted on May 28, 2011 at 8:28 pm (#)

    Thanks so much for the invite…I brought my Root Beer Cupcakes =) I love your sweet, sinful site!!

  15. Brandy K posted on May 28, 2011 at 8:46 pm (#)

    Thank you for inviting me to link up. :) I linked my candy bar brownies. Thanks for hosting!

  16. ryobious posted on May 28, 2011 at 9:12 pm (#)

    Just wanted to say hello. I’m your newest follower and linked up a couple of my recipes. Also, I’m hosting a link party as well (mine’s on Wednesdays) and would love for you to pop in and link up a few of your recipes.

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