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Thick and Fudgy Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Super rich and fudgy brownies infused with the infamous peppermint mocha holiday flavor. Sometimes you just need a great brownie.  These peppermint mocha brownies are the perfect holiday brownie for this season’s festivities.  Thick, fudgy, rich and decadent… the peppermint mocha combination is a holiday favorite around here and it is hard to beat in […]

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Chewy Milk Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Chewy ginger-flavored brown sugar cookies filled with milk chocolate chunks.  This is a great holiday cookie! I have a bit of a weakness for ginger cookies.  My dad loves gingersnaps, but unless they are super crunchy (ahem, teeth-breakingly so), he will probably tell you they are underbaked.  I, on the other hand, like crunchy, chewy, […]

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Margarita Birthday Cake

This citrusy layer cake is flavored with lime zest and the frosting is made with tequila, cheers! A few weeks ago, my friend’s husband threw her a fabulous 30th birthday party.  There were chefs cooking Mexican food, plenty of drinks to go around, do-it-yourself ice cream sandwiches and finally this margarita cake.  For my friend […]

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Cookie Butter & Salted Caramel Cookie Sandwiches and other Mother

The Best Mother’s Day Desserts

Over 15 of the best desserts to make for Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is just 6 days away, and of course you should all send some of these treats to your mom… but if you are looking to bake something sweet, I have my favorite recipes for the special day here for you! Cookies Cookie […]

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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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