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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Blueberry Cream Cheese Icing

I blame this on the cupcake wrappers. I’m actually not kidding.  It has been way too long since I shared a recipe on the blog and I thought that since 4th of July is right around the corner, it was about time I used the cute little American Flag cupcake wrappers that have been in […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Cake Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

I’m so glad that you seemed to enjoy my new weekly blog series!  It makes me so happy to have a way of staying connected just a little more regularly.  Definitely let me know if there are any other topics you would like me to include! So these cake bars are another item I made […]

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Margarita Frosting Shots

Happy Hour never tasted so good. What’s that? You don’t usually take shots of frosting to unwind after a hard day?  Pretty sure that needs to change now.  Cheers to to butter, sugar, cream cheese and… tequila! You might remember these margarita cookie bars I made for Cinco de Mayo?  The dessert that turned me […]

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Simple Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Simple Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing and a Joy the Baker Book Review

This week in the series of Joy the Baker spotlight and cook-off posts we were asked to write a review of the full cookbook.  And to be honest, I only have positive things to say. The Joy the Baker Cookbook has all of the elements that make me love a cookbook: Beautiful colorful photos for EVERY […]

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Oreo Crusted Brownie Pie with Cream Cheese Icing

Oreo Crusted Brownie Pie with Cream Cheese Icing

First of all, thank you for the amazing notes of support regarding my news!  I am still overwhelmed by the feedback.  Now onto deliciousness:-) I dreamt up this dessert a few weeks before I finally had the chance to make it.  Really I just thought about a few things I really like: Oreo crust- always […]

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Margarita Cheesecake Bars with a Pretzel and Cookie Crust

Margarita Cheesecake Bars

It may only be the beginning of February but I’m already dreaming of summer.  There isn’t anything I can do about the weather, so I’ll channel the season with food instead.  Check out my new post on Fox to get the recipe for these Margarita Cheesecake Bars.

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Lighter Carrot Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Icing 13

Lighter Carrot Snack Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Ok, I’m going to be honest.  I’m posting a recipe for carrot cake and I don’t even like carrot cake. You see, I really thought I did.  Moist cake slathered in cream cheese icing, how could it be bad?  Well, of course my version that I thought I would like is void of raisins, walnuts […]

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Salted Caramel and Brownie Cheesecake Bars 14

Salted Caramel and Brownie Cheesecake Bars

This dessert has been haunting me since it came out of the oven.  I took photos yesterday morning and it was all I could do not to devour the entire pan, sliver by sliver.  These cheesecake bars are not for me so unfortunately (or fortunately) I was forced to keep my mouth shut after a […]

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Cream Cheese Toffee Dip {Guest Post}

Today’s guest post is from Krissy at the Dainty Chef.  Her blog is full of delicious recipes and beautiful photos.  You must check out her Pumpkin Spice Trifle, Apple Pie Cupcakes, and Brownie Batter Ice Cream,  I’m so glad she was willing to share a delicious recipe with Keep It Sweet readers.  Be sure to […]

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Chocolate Glazed Cookie Cheesecake Pie

Chocolate Glazed Cookie Cheesecake Pie

A couple of weeks ago, Jennie of In Jennie’s kitchen lost her husband, Mikey suddenly to a heart attack.  While I don’t know her personally, I’ve visited her blog a couple of times and my heart broke for her.  She invited us to celebrate Mikey’s life with his favorite peanut butter pie. Hearing about such […]

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