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triple chocolate chip pudding cookies

Creating delicious goods for you to enjoy.

From our kitchen to yours, we hope you enjoy baking our tasty treats.
triple chocolate chip pudding cookies
Yellow Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Yellow Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Yellow Cake and Chocolate Buttercream were meant to be friends for life, but not just any recipe will do. With this recipe, you’ll be fighting with your lifelong friends for the last cupcake! I looked at the yellow cake mix box with frustration. The last decade has brought change to cake mixes. Even though less mix is put in the box, the same amount of eggs and liquid are still called for, affecting the size and texture…

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Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Although these Chocolate No-Bake Cookies don’t have any peanut butter, you’ll only complain until you take a bite. Then you’ll taste those rich, fudgy notes that peanut butter normally hides, and you’ll be sold! A classic no-bake cookie is the perfect quick and easy sweet treat for any event… and especially the best event of all: midnight snacks! These are my guilty pleasure, and I love to make and enjoy them at night when…

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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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Chocolate Lava Cake Bars

Chocolate Lava Cake Bars

No need to peek inside a volcano when you can make these rich, gooey, chocolate lava cake bars. A unique twist on a decadent dessert that will have you saying “I lava these!” These chocolate lava cake bars are worth their weight in gold! With a silky chocolate layer in between soft cake dough, these are tremendously rich. Do you have a wallet… I mean a stomach big enough to hold all the richness? To make this dessert even…

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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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Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

These Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies are two desserts destined to be together. With a bright raspberry filling, silky cheesecake, and a rich, fudgy brownie base, you won’t be able to stop at one! I could probably eat a brownie every day of life. One day, I was binge-watching a baking show and one of the contestants made Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies. Although hers were a total flop, I couldn’t stop thinking about them…

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Apricot White Chocolate Scones

Apricot White Chocolate Scones

These Apricot White Chocolate Scones are packed with delicious dried apricots and sweet white chocolate. With a beautiful, sparkly top, the flavors are the perfect indulgent addition to any breakfast or brunch! I like dried apricots and thought white chocolate and dried apricots might be good together. It seems there’s a lot of people online who feel the same way. I remember trying a scone recipe years ago…

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S’mores Bars

S’mores Bars

The only fire you need to make these S’mores Bars is your passion for dessert! With a Graham Slam Cookie Dough base and layers of silky chocolate and fluffy marshmallows in between, this is an irresistible treat for you to enjoy! This recipe uses the Graham Slam Cookie dough! It is filled with graham crackers and is rich enough to balance out the billowy marshmallow and creamy chocolate layers. When creating this recipe I…

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Oat Toffee Almond Cookies

Oat Toffee Almond Cookies

Spoonfuls of toffee in a soft oatmeal dough, topped with sliced almonds… you won’t be able to keep anyone away. Once you have a bite you’ll know what I mean. Ok, I get it. When you first see the name of this cookie you might think “Uh, I’ll pass.” At least I did as a kid, especially if there were regular chocolate chip cookies around. But boy was I wrong! If I could go back and tell myself these were just as delicious…

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Oatmeal Cookie for the Kids

Oatmeal Cookie for the Kids

The Kids Oatmeal Cookie, made from kids. I mean for kids! Have kids that hate oatmeal? They won’t after introducing them to this cookie! When I made this cookie recently, I said to myself, “Why don’t I make this way more often than I do!” I have many, many recipes I can make, and to say that about this cookie, says something. It began when I couldn’t get my kids to enjoy my Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie made with…

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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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Soft Pretzels

Soft Pretzels

No need to head to your local mall to grab some soft pretzels, because these will satisfy that salty, warm, pretzel craving you’re having at least once a week…or is that just me? That’s right, a throwback to New Kids On The Block. This soft pretzel recipe, if taken step by step, will be so fun for you to make and even more fun for you to eat! Don’t be scared of all the steps. I will walk you through it all and make it…

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Best Pie Crust

Best Pie Crust

This is truly the Best Pie Crust. With the classic buttery taste and smell of a delicious pie crust and tender, flaky, melt-in-your-mouth texture, this crust complements any filling you add to it. This is truly the Best Pie Crust. It was inspired by a friend who served a pie I couldn’t get enough of. When I went back for seconds, the whole pie was already gone. Of course, I asked for the recipe! Butter is finicky…

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Peach Pie

Peach Pie

Wow! With fresh, juicy peaches and the perfect flaky pie crust, this Peach Pie is absolutely everything you’d imagine it to be!Have you ever had a really good peach cobbler? You know, the kind made with height-of-summer peaches and the perfect balance of flavors. This Peach Pie was created to imitate the flavors of a really good summer peach cobbler in pie form. My research for this Peach Pie was the most fruitful when…

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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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