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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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Pistachio Muffins

Make these hearty pistachio muffins for a holiday brunch with friends! I made it through the weekend, and pretty much in one piece. The last seven days were by far the busiest, craziest and most overwhelming of the season so far.  I could not be more thankful for my family and friends that chipped in […]

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Cranberry Apple Pie and Pie Week Giveaway

This double crusted cranberry apple pie is full of a melt-in-your-mouth fruit filling and covered in flaky pastry dough.  Wow your Thanksgiving guests with this holiday pie. Scroll to end of post for giveaway details. After making my Fancy Holiday Chocolate Pecan Pie, I couldn’t wait to use my new pan again.  And since I […]

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Fancy Holiday Chocolate Pecan Pie and Pie Week Giveaway

This chocolate pecan pie is the perfect addition to your fall holiday table! Get excited because in addition to yesterday’s awesome Amazon gift certificate giveaway, I have a few more giveaways coming your way this week (scroll down for details).  Oh right, and lot’s of pie!  A few other bloggers and I are sharing pie […]

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(Fresh) Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Brown Butter Cookies

Looking for a new way to use up your extra cranberries?  Cranberries get an upgrade in these brown butter cookies that are loaded with rich dark chocolate chunks. I have to tell you, these cookies surprised me!  They are so much better than I even expected.  Tart cranberries, rich dark chocolate (a lot of it) […]

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Cookie Butter Pumpkin Bites

The chewy Cookie Butter shell is the perfect compliment to the creamy pumpkin flavored Kiss!  This is a fun twist on the usual thumbprint cookie. Raise your hand if you will be heading to Target / CVS / [insert favorite supermarket] tomorrow for the day-after Halloween candy sales?  You and me both!  I can never […]

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Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache

 Rich pound cake layers with delicious fluffy frosting and a rich whipped chocolate ganache. I don’t know what it is, but when I travel for a weekend, I always have a million different bags.  Maybe I just should take 1 big bag and call it a day?  I just try so hard to be an […]

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(Real) Pistachio Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream

My dad isn’t a dessert person. I know, cover your mouth in horror!  Him and my sister both… my mom and I, we are just made differently.  Actually, I relate to my dad in a lot of other ways.  His math and science-geared brain, his smile, and his stubbornness, to name a few. When I […]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

Last night was my 10-year high school reunion.  I didn’t really know what to expect, but for some reason I was a little nervous about going.  There was the whole cliché of wanting to look good, which isn’t all that convenient two days after Thanksgiving, but I also wondered if it would be all that […]

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Mini Halloween Confetti Cookie Sandwiches

These cookies are so much fun for Halloween, not to mention, delicious!  Cater them to your holiday of choice with different colors. As much as I prepared before launching Keep It Sweet Desserts, there is so much learning that I’ve done on the job over the last few months.  Countless lessons learned, mistakes made, products […]

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