Edible Cookie Dough for One

Edible Cookie Dough for One

Got a cookie dough craving? This eggless chocolate chip cookie dough is the perfect amount for just you, or to share with a friend as you reminisce about how great 2020 was. Let’s be honest, the last thing we need is an entire batch of cookie dough sitting on the counter or in our freezer for us to munch on all night or over the course of a few days. In order to learn some self-control and satisfy our cookie dough cravings…

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Funnel Cake

Funnel Cake

Funnel cake – you know the smell, you know the look, and you know the taste! Fried dough covered in powdered sugar is sure to bring back memories and make your belly full of warm funnely sweetness. One of the things I love most about funnel cakes is how they remind me of happy memories. Whether that was going to baseball games with the family, enjoying a day at the amusement park, or heading to the local fair, a hot…

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Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

Wanna peach of this? Of course you do! Whether the warm peaches covered in a buttery soft cobbler topping evoke nostalgic memories of summer camps or bad fireside date nights, this Peach Cobbler is sure to create happy memories going forward. The name originates from the “cobble”-like way the biscuit topping looks when the peach cobbler is finished baking. It isn’t a perfectly smooth topping; rather, it has a rough finish…

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‘Pop’ular Cake Pops

‘Pop’ular Cake Pops

Bake, roll, dip! These sweet Cake Pops will be ‘pop’ular wherever you decide to take them, even if that place is your couch. Cake pops are fun because you can flavor and decorate them however you want, just like an ice cream sundae! Making these are exciting and because we recommend using a boxed cake mix it will take less of your time. No one will even notice you are using boxed cake after you add our homemade frosting…

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Graham Cracker Frosting Sandwich

Graham Cracker Frosting Sandwich

Talk about classics! This Graham Cracker Frosting Sandwich brings me back to my elementary school days when I’d open up my lunch box to find one of these and I’d look up to see my friends would be drooling. With delicious graham crackers and creamy Buttercream Frosting, these are a timeless classic enjoyed by all! Don’t toss that leftover frosting! Grab some graham crackers and sandwich that good stuff in between them…

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Refreshing Peach Slush Punch

Refreshing Peach Slush Punch

Refreshing peach slush punch packed with frozen height-of-summer peaches, bright flavors, and sparkling lemon-lime soda. Perfect for those hot summer days, weddings, and parties! On our wedding day, my mother-in-law served a fruit slush at the church luncheon after the wedding. It was 110*F and full sun in Mesa, Arizona. The cold, fruity drink was so delicious after being outdoors in a wedding dress! Her version was loaded…

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New York Cheesecake

New York Cheesecake

Fresh lemon juice brightens the creamy filling and a light coating of graham cracker adds just enough graham flavor. A creamy, perfectly balanced New York Cheesecake! Our home here in Pennsylvania is about a three-hour drive from New York City. I’m a true country girl at heart, but even I have to admit that they make a good cheesecake in the Big Apple! The first time I had this New York Cheesecake was about 20 years ago…

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4 Ingredient Homemade Fudgesicles

4 Ingredient Homemade Fudgesicles

You can count on one hand how many ingredients you need for these homemade fudgesicles. A creamy, chocolatey, chilly treat to enjoy all summer long! Growing up I loved eating Fudgesicles! They were my preference over any fruity ice popsicle that was around. I loved chocolate and couldn’t help but eat a few of these after hitting up the slip ‘n slide. Let’s be honest though, even as an adult these still are my favorite…

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Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

You’ll go bananas for these easy delicious Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas. With no baking and minimal prep, these are the perfect summer treat! Looking for the perfect, cold treat for those hot summer days? You’ve found it! These Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas are super easy and refreshing. With only a few minutes of actual prep work involved, these are quicker and easier than a trip to the store to buy those popsicles…

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Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza

Call the pizza guy! Oh wait, that’s you! With your choice of fruit and a sweet yet light crust, this Fruit Pizza is waiting to be delivered to your mouth. Fruit pizza is at the top of my list of favorite desserts, alongside Angel Food Cake, Pumpkin Rolls, and Fudgy Mint Brownies! However, I had a hard time wanting to create my own fruit pizza from scratch because using the store-bought sugar cookie dough crust is so easy…

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Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream

No oil? No problem! Enjoy this Fried Ice Cream that, shh… isn’t truly fried. Covered in a crunchy cinnamon coating and topped with salted caramel, this is a fun twist on an ice cream dessert. Everyone likes a good bowl of creamy ice cream. But what if you’re ready for a switch up from the same-ol’ same-ol’? This Fried Ice Cream has a big scoop of rich French vanilla coated in crunchy, “fried” Corn Flakes and is drizzled…

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Almost-From-Scratch Creamy Flan

Almost-From-Scratch Creamy Flan

This ultra-creamy Almost-From-Scratch Flan is incredibly easy. With homemade care, a little box of flan mix, plus your own special caramel touch, you’ll have everyone shouting “¡Olé!” The first time I ever had flan was shortly after my husband returned from a trade mission to Mexico with the Pennsylvania Governor’s office. It was different from anything I had eaten before. But, I grew up eating pudding, and this was…

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Dulce de Leche Mousse

Dulce de Leche Mousse

Creamy dulce de leche is whipped into a luscious mousse. With rich caramel flavor and a light airy texture, this Dulce de Leche Mousse is fit for a caramel connoisseur but easy enough for a weeknight dessert. Dulce de Leche is a delightful caramel confection made popular in Latin America. I love caramel. A friend introduced me to a candy recipe named “Brigadiero.” It’s from Brazil and is a chocolate caramel fudge ball. I…

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

Chocolate peanut butter eggs always hit the spot. These Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs are our homemade, so-much-better version. With creamy peanut butter inside and a smooth dark chocolate coating, you’ll love every melt-in-your-mouth bite! One of the best parts of every holiday is the limited edition Reese’s Peanut Butter-shaped cups. These are a little like those but a lot better. The peanut butter filling in these…

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Salted Caramel Mousse

Salted Caramel Mousse

A rich caramel flavor accented with the perfect amount of salt all whipped up into a smooth and light mousse. It’s an edible Pot of Gold! I like caramel. I like caramel a lot! Caramel rocked my world long before salted caramel became popular in the mainstream. If you asked me, “What two types of candy would you pick to eat for the rest of your life?” Without a doubt, I would choose chocolate and caramel. Why not make a…

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Hi, I’m Missy. Welcome to Taste Before Beauty. For 28 years I’ve been developing recipes that taste delicious, before they look delicious.

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