No-Bake Desserts

This is what made me decide to bring you a bunch of quick and easy desserts that require no baking whatsoever. More than 50 of them, in fact. Just feast your eyes on this collection, and you’ll be no-baking your little heart out!

Coconut Truffles

When I spied these completely adorable Bunny Tails recently, I knew I had to give them a try myself. Partly because they’re adorable, but mostly because they are coconut. I can’t wait to make these for our Easter celebration!

Virgin Mojitos

Since my daughter had an upset stomach and a bad school day, I figured a little light, refreshing, minty beverage might be a welcome relief. Plus, it was as good an excuse as any to make this fun beverage I have been craving for a while now.

Chocolate Dipped Cream Cheese Mints

I figured it would be a good time to revisit the cream cheese mints. There’s something about the mint flavor that is so refreshing, don’t you think? And, I made them green, because it’s March.

Pumpkin Spice Nanaimo Bars

Let’s not forget that it is now November. I have no idea where this year went, and I can’t decide whether I’m happy or sad to have it behind me. But that is beside the point. The point is, it’s fall, and I needed some fall flavors in these bars.

Butterfinger Bark and Halloween Food Party

Because, y’all?! My friends are back!! And we’ve gathered up some amazing-awesome Halloween recipes just for you. Because that’s the kind of friends we are.

12 Easy Halloween Treats

Let’s just say you wanted to put together a fun Halloween party for your kids. Or your friends. Or your kids friends. Or your friends kids. Whatever. And let’s just say you didn’t want to spend a day and a half baking fancy treats and making complicated crafty decorations. You might like some fun Halloween ideas like those I’ve collected for you today.

Pretzel Toffee

Toffee is one of my favorite candies. Butter + Sugar… what’s not to love? I wanted to add a little salt to my sweet (salty + sweet is the best flavor combo) so I poured my toffee over pretzels. Pretzels go great with basically everything, if you ask me.

Brownie Mix Cookies

I nearly drove to the nearest fast food restaurant in the pouring rain for a chocolate milkshake, that’s how strong the chocolate craving was. In fact the only thing that kept me from doing just that was the knowledge that there was a brownie mix in my pantry.

Pizza Bites

I’ll tell you the truth… I’m not a big fan of making bread. All the kneading and waiting for it to rise and hoping your yeast is still good is just too much for me.
But I will do it on occasion when the recipe is right. And folks, this recipe is RIGHT.

Cheesy Mustard Dip

I love this dip served warm, all the melted cheese and spices make it so comforting and delicious. I figured I needed a pretzel rod with it, something that could hold up to the strength of the mustard dip.

Oreo Popcorn

Even with the 100-ish cookie recipes on this site, good old-fashioned packaged Oreos are still Robb’s favorite. I bought a package of plain original Oreos, and used half the package on this yummy Oreo White Chocolate Popcorn, and left the other half of the package for Robb to eat plain.

Lemon Sugar Cookies

I bought myself a new maxi dress, so I guess I’m ready for summer. Why does lemon seem so summery? Some fruits can feel at home in any season, but plain old lemon is a summer as it gets.

Coconut Biscotti

Since my kids are all late sleepers, all I have to do is get up the tiniest bit early to have a good hour of reading Emerson and sipping breakfast drinks. And eating biscotti.

5 Quick and Easy Treats

It all made me think about treats that can be made and cleaned up quickly and easily. I mean, you don’t have to be camping to want THAT, do you? I compiled a few of my favorites for you.