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Peppermint Patty Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 4/12/14

This week was a big week for Matt and me… we cancelled our HBO / Showtime subscription and opened up a Netflix account.  Most of our shows are over for the season and I should be able to watch my shows on demand when we start them again (Nurse Jackie, True Blood….).  But Netflix is […]

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Pretty in Pink Buttercream Cups

These dark chocolate candy cups are filled with a delicious creamy buttercream. They are a gluten-free, no-bake treat for any occasion. Today’s post is exciting because I’m part of a huge group of blogging ladies celebrating Steph’s virtual baby shower! This sweet and talented blogger is due to have a baby girl in just a […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 4/5/14

Thank you all so much for the kind notes about my sister.  She and her boyfriend have moved into a new apartment and are doing well.  Some of their friends generously started a fund to help raise money for putting their lives back together.  It is amazing how kind and giving people can be.  A […]

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Fudgy Black and White Devil’s Food Cake

Four layers of rich chocolate cake filled with vanilla buttercream and covered in a luscious whipped chocolate buttercream. Not only is my mom an incredible baker, but she also happens to love cake.  Actually, love is probably an understatement and I’m not sure that “cake” accurately describes it.  Birthday cake is her favorite food group […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 3/29/14

While this week was uneventful for me, it’s hard to think about much other than my sister right now.  Her and her boyfriend got displaced by a big fire next to their apartment a few days ago.  Luckily it was during the day so neither one of them was home, but the place is a […]

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Salted Caramel Oreo Bars

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 3/23/14

So for the last month or so I have had a ton of trouble sleeping.  I wake up in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep for hours, or, I just wake up before the crack of dawn and am then up for the day.  Sometimes I end up reading and […]

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Brown Butter Pistachio Cake with Candied Pistachio Topping

This brown butter pistachio cake is so moist and flavorful that no one will miss the buttercream! We celebrated my dad’s birthday last night so it was only fitting that I make him another pistachio treat.  Last year I baked these cupcakes which were a huge hit with everyone who tried them, but admittedly my […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 3/15/14

I hope everyone is enjoying a Spring-like weekend!  It was warm enough to go for a walk today which made me extremely happy.  I’m just going to ignore the upcoming weather forecast because it isn’t worth getting annoyed about.  I have to remember that about other things in life too, though.  Lately I’m making a […]

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Chocolate Stout Celebration Cake Recipe

9 Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Treats

9 sweet treats that are perfect for St. Paddy’s Day!  Craving something green or baked with beer? We have got you covered! Keep It Sweet Desserts’ Peppermint Patty Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies (order this month) St. Patrick’s Day Mint Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches (no-bake) Double Chocolate Mint Krispie Treats (no-bake) Fudgy Double Crème de Menthe Brownies […]

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Mint Cookies and Cream Buttercream Cups

Rich dark chocolate candy cups filled with crème de menthe buttercream and crushed oreos. I’m not feeling all that great today so I’m going to keep this short.  These candy cups will kind of win over anyone who loves a little 2-bite treat.  My mom, while a buttercream lover, isn’t usually a fan of mint […]

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