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Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Krispie-Topped Brownies

Title long enough for ya?! I was thinking I’d go with Brownie Delights, but why when you can have a title such as that! The radio station that I listen to on the way to work every morning was talking about a dessert that McAlister’s serves. Since I was on my way out of the []

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Easy Taco Pizza

This is a great alternative to tacos (which our family loves!).  I’m always looking for new mexican dishes because we love them so much.  This is so easy and something everyone in the family will love.  For those that aren’t veggie lovers, you can always make half with it all and half without. Easy Taco []

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Waffle / Sugar Cone Cornucopia

These make such a fun treat whether for it for adults or children!  You could make them for co-workers or a class party! Waffle Cone Cornucopia Photo Courtesy of Paper Turtle Materials Needed: Small waffle cones Chex mix with Reese’s pieces (or other desired candies) Cellophane Paper Ribbon Directions Bring 1-2 inches of water to []

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Resurrection Rolls

Looking for a new way to tell the story of Easter to your kids?  This is a great (and tasty) way to do so! This easy, hands-on, delicious recipe not only allows for a special treat, but it also opens the door to a unique way of sharing with the younger ones the story of []

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Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

Our church youth group held a dinner and silent auction last night to raise money to go to church camp this summer.  I made three cakes to be auctioned and I do believe they were a big hit.  A mother of one of my students at Mother’s Day Out got the last bid in a []

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Jell-O Pudding Pops

Oh yeah, all of you remember these don’t you!  They always remind me of Bill Cosby.  I just finished making a batch of these for my daughter and she LOVED them (which I knew she would!).  I hadn’t thought of these in years but was trying to come up with different popsicles to make for []

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Hummingbird Bundt Cake

This was the third cake I made for the silent auction.  I hadn’t ever had or heard of this cake until about a week ago.  I ran across the recipe and had to make it for the name alone.  I didn’t even really pay attention to the ingredients.  My grandmother loved hummingbirds and now I []

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Roasted Ranch Potatoes

We had a potluck dinner for our Sunday School class after church this past Sunday night.  I saw someone post a picture of Ranch Potatoes on Instagram a few days ago and thought this would be the perfect time to give them a try.  They did not disappoint.  The entire 5lb batch was gone!  I []

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Luscious Lemon Bundt Cake

This is the second cake I made for the silent auction at church.  I couldn’t wait to use my Heritage bundt pan, and it did not disappoint!  I instantly fell in love with it.  I will be using it a lot! If you love lemon, you will love this cake.  If you’re not a lemon []

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Chocolate Pudding Dump Cake

A chocolate lovers dream!  This is a great dessert to make when you don’t have much time in the kitchen but want that little something sweet. Chocolate Pudding Dump Cake Ingredients: 1 chocolate boxed cake mix 1 small package cook & serve chocolate pudding (NOT instant) 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips []

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Praline Pumpkin Pie

I ran across someone mentioning they are planning on making a praline pumpkin pie for Christmas and it sounded delicious!  Since I have to make one more dreaded trip to the grocery store this week, I might as well get the makings for this scrumptious pie! Praline Pumpkin Pie Ingredients Filling 1 unbaked pie crust []

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Easy Parmesan Baked Salmon

Growing up I was not a huge fan of fish (to say it kindly).  I don’t know if it’s because we had it a lot or where exactly the dislike for it came from but I would not touch any kind of fish until a few years ago.  It’s growing on me.  I still only []

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Mexican Chicken Lime Soup

This is a recipe from Rachel Ray that I ran across the other day.  I love soup, and if it’s in any form a Mexican/tortilla soup, I love it even more.  I like trying them when I run across them….it always gives me an excuse to make some! Mexican Chicken Lime Soup 2 tablespoons extra-virgin []

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Snickers Salad

I was reading a blog and came across this and when I first read it, I thought to myself, “Snickers salad?!”  But as I kept reading, I thought, “Snickers salad!!”  Wow, what a treat!  Great for pot lucks, parties and the sort…or just a great treat for yourself : ) Snickers Salad Ingredients 1 (8 []

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Rolo Brownies

….need I say more? Rolo Brownies Ingredients 1 brownie mix 1 bag of Rolo candy Directions Make brownies according to directions on package. Unwrap all the Rolos and set aside. After the brownies finished baking, remove from oven and place Rolos on top of brownies. Turn the oven down to about 250° and put the []

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