Frozen Coffee Granita Recipe | Made quick and easy with the Keurig

Frozen Coffee Granita Recipe | Made quick and easy with the Keurig

While we have been enjoying our new Keurig OfficePro for hot brewed beverages – as the weather gets warmer, we like to take our coffee and turn it into a nice cold icy dessert. This frozen coffee granita recipe is one of our favorites and incredibly easy to put together. While the convenience of the Keurig cuts the coffee prep time down to less than two minutes, this recipe can be made with any strong black coffee, brewed to your liking. I personally use two Emeril's Big Easy Bold k-cups - each brewed to an 8 ounce cup setting. This Continue reading

Easy Semi-Homemade Pumpkin Coffee Cake + 10 Simple Last Minute Dessert Recipes

For those hosting dinner tomorrow, I am sure most of you are already prepared and ready to go. I still have a last minute trip in the middle of the craze to look forward to later on today! If dessert is on the list and you're looking for an addition to those delicious traditional pies - here are a few last minute dessert recipes that are simple to prepare, easy to assemble and sure to delight. I shared a peek of this semi-homemade pumpkin coffee cake yesterday, in the sharpie decorated bowls . ~which I think would make adorable Continue reading

50 Recipes That Call For Candy: Inspiration & Ideas For Leftover Candy

50 Recipes That Call For Candy: Inspiration & Ideas For Leftover Candy

Hi my friends. Hope your week is off to a wonderful start. By now I am pretty sure many tummies have already been filled with a fair share of sweet treats. Although Halloween is just one night, the piles of candy collected can be pretty tempting and linger around for months. With the holidays right around the corner, I thought I would share some recipes today that call for candy and could possibly help reduce your surplus. Since candy freezes well {up to a year} there is nothing wrong with pulling some treats out that pile and using them in Continue reading

Seventy-Five Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets

Seventy-Five Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets

Halloween 'treats' go far beyond the bagged candy widely found in stores this time year- It seems as if a touch of festive whimsy can dress up just about any type of edible sweet.   This weeks ideas & inspiration post highlights fun Halloween recipes for seventy-five festive treats n' sweets. Many of the treats listed below are even quick and easy ideas that consist of simply embellishing prepackaged store bought items. Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets White Chocolate Dipped Owl Pretzels via Continue reading

Sunshine Lemon Coolers Cookie Recipe

Happy Friday My Friends! One of the perks of spring cleaning in the kitchen is finding old recipes that have been tucked away and forgotten about. This time of year, while organizing everything else, I try to take the opportunity to thumb through the recipe cards and re-surface some of the old time favorites. Even when Lemon Cooler Cookies were still available on the grocery store shelves, my family rarely purchased them after finding this inspired homemade recipe. Although I vaguely remember the original - this recipe produces bite size Continue reading

65 Easter Dessert Recipes {Spring Treats & Holiday Breads} – Saturday Inspiration and Ideas

65 Easter Dessert Recipes {Spring Treats & Holiday Breads} – Saturday Inspiration and Ideas

With Easter right around the corner, I found it only fitting to share some tasty treats this week as a sweet tribute to the beautiful holiday upon us. Whether your looking for a spring dessert that is traditional, something simple, or just playful and fun - this round up of 65 Easter Dessert Recipes packs inspiration and ideas to satisfy all types of taste buds.p.s. if you are planning to dye and decorate eggs this week be sure to check out last years post ~ 50 Easter Egg Ideas and Inspiration Coconut Nest Baby Blue Bird Cupcakes via Continue reading

Mini French Breakfast Muffins {recipe}

Mini French Breakfast Muffins {recipe}

Happy Friday My Friends! I have a recipe to share that is a super easy and quick dessert when you are looking for something a little sweet. I was first introduced to the Mini French Breakfast Muffins Recipe while browsing through a Family Fun Magazine. After making them a few times I found another similar recipe from Better Homes and Gardens and over time have combined bits and pieces of both. This recipe generously fills two mini muffin pans and has just enough batter left over to make one cupcake. {I usually fill one silicone cupcake liner Continue reading

25 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day {weekend Inspiration & Ideas}

25 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day {weekend Inspiration & Ideas}

Why not think outside of the store bought heart shaped box this year and make your own homemade treat for your sweetie. In honor of the upcoming holiday this weeks Inspiration and Ideas showcases 25 chocolate dessert recipes perfect to share with your Valentine. Some are simple and easy and others take a little preparation - though all are sure to win over some hearts. {25 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for Valentine's Day} Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes chocolate cupcakes with bourbon, a hint of coffee liqueur and vanilla vodka-spiked Continue reading

Malibu “Mommy” Cupcakes featuring Duncan Hines {rum infused cupcake recipe}  #CleverDessert #spon

Malibu “Mommy” Cupcakes featuring Duncan Hines {rum infused cupcake recipe} #CleverDessert #spon

Thanks to Duncan Hines for sponsoring my writing. There's no limit to the baking possibilities, so grab your favorite Duncan Hines mix and Comstock or Wilderness fruit fillings and Bake On! www.duncanhines.com. The season's festivities really are not complete without some tasty decadent desserts - and we all know this time of year 'us girls' really can't resist some sweets {and possibly a drink or two}. So when I was given the opportunity to work alongside Duncan Hines, I thought why not combine the two for a little Mommy indulgence ... with Continue reading

100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Ideas {traditional & modern recipes} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Ideas {traditional & modern recipes} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

The holidays around here would not seem complete without some good old fashion Christmas baking and cookies have always topped our family list. If you are a cookie fan, this weeks Saturday Inspiration and Ideas needs no introduction - Whether you're baking as a family tradition, planning a cookie exchange or simply looking for some homemade gifts to give this season - I hope you're inspired by the recipes below. {100 Christmas Cookie Recipes} Original NESTLÉ® Toll House® Chocolate Chip Cookies {source: NESTLÉ Toll House} Neiman Continue reading