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Sweet Treats

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Heart-Shaped Cherry Hand Pies

It’s Love Month! Enjoy a sweet treat with your valentines! These Heart-Shaped Cherry Hand Pies, from Savory Online, are SO easy and SO delicious. Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: A crisp outside and just the right amount of sweetness. We loved…

February 9, 2024
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Creamy Date Shakes with Cinnamon

I am practicing no added sugar January, so I tried out these Creamy Date Shakes with Cinnamon, from Real Simple magazine, for a sweet afternoon treat. But, they were a little too sweet for me. See below! Rating: C+ How to make it an…

January 14, 2024
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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a Christmas staple! The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies (their words) from AllRecipes were very good! Though I still prefer these! Rating: A How to make it an A+: These were good, but my favorite (linked above) have more sugar and vanilla…

January 1, 2024
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Double Chocolate Almond Brownies

While I’m not gluten-free, I love a gluten-free brownie. They’re usually incredibly moist and I am definitely a center-cut girl. I thought I would love these Double Chocolate Almond Brownies from Blue Diamond! Rating: C+ How to make it an A+: They missed the…

August 10, 2023
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Coconut Macaroon Brownies

Two incredibly delicious worlds collided in these Coconut Macaroon Brownies from Food & Wine magazine! They were not light on the ingredients, but still pretty quick and easy to put together! There is an hour refrigeration required half-way through, but if you have time…

July 17, 2023
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Double-Chocolate Muffins

These Double-Chocolate Muffins are a great way to get in some healthier ingredients! Swap the butter for avocado, use wheat flour, and enjoy some other healthier swaps in this Martha Stewart Living recipe! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: I…

August 7, 2022
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Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting

What a spring treat! If you love a carrot cake, try out this Carrot Cake with White-Chocolate Frosting from Martha Stewart! (I added the colored coconut and Cadbury Mini eggs for an Easter effect!) Rating: B+ How to make it an A+: I need…

April 23, 2022
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Double-Crusted Jam Tart

Oh, WOW! This Double-Crusted Jam Tart from Martha Stewart is really the over-sized, grown up Pop-Tart of your DREAMS! It’s incredible. The crust is identical, and the jam filling and icing, well, it’s BETTER! Check out this recipe and my thoughts on the jam…

July 24, 2021
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Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread

After a brief kitchen construction and childbirth break, I’m BACK! Here we have a tasty Wild Blueberry and Chai Bread from Real Simple! Details and recipe below! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: It’s really good! Reliable. I’d like a bit of…

July 6, 2021
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Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar

My goodnessssss, these are GOOD! My husband looked at me after taking a bite and said “Oh yeahhhh.” If you want your husband,, family, self to have a similar reaction today, make these Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar from Martha Stewart Living! Such…

October 18, 2020