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!

Red Velvet Cake Batter Dip

My latest obsession is cake batter dip. Lawd have mercy, I can’t stop myself. The kids LOVE when I make this stuff. LOVE it. They basically fight over it, and I have to threaten them to get them to share.

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

the only reason I got the dessert made is that it is no bake, and uses a pre-made graham cracker crust, so I threw the whole thing together in about 5 minutes, no exaggeration. It’s definitely going on my list of fastest and easiest dessert recipes EVER.

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.

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.

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.

Biscoff Granola Bars guest post

 Share on TumblrIt’s the middle of the month, and I am already over budget on the groceries.  I can’t help myself.  Sometimes I see something fabulous like mini-bell peppers or blood orange Chobani greek yogurt, or heaven help me, Biscoff spread, and I just have to buy it. Now school is starting, and I have [Read On]

Banana Chocolate Chunk Mini Muffins

 Share on TumblrI have this problem.  When I bake stuff, I always want lots of people to tell me how amazing it is.  Because I’m vain.  My family has learned to accommodate me. When I made these banana muffins, I was pretty proud of myself.  I yelled through the house, “Chow’s on!,”  expecting people to come running, [Read On]

Cherry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Share on TumblrI’m not a big fan of bribing my children, as a general rule.  I much prefer beating them.  (Calm down, I don’t actually beat my children.)  I think kids should behave just because I ask them to, and not because I begged and bribed them.  It gives the kids the impression that they’re [Read On]

Cinnamon Waffle Cookies

 Share on TumblrWhose idea was it to break my vacuum the same week I got a dog?  Thanks for that, universe.  Good one. My bedroom has been in a pretty desperate condition, overflowing with useless crap, and dirty clothes, and dust.  I just keep putting new containers on the floor.  My husband has about had [Read On]

Peanut Butter Bars (No Bake!)

 Share on Tumblr An easy no-bake recipe for peanut butter bars with chocolate frosting. Source:  Bakerlady Some days were made for baking.  When it’s cool outside, and you have lots of un-interrupted time and lots of fresh produce in your fridge, there is nothing better than spending a few hours creating marvelous meals and desserts. [Read On]

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows

 Share on TumblrLarge marshmallows dipped in chocolate and decorated with a variety of toppings. Yield:  About 30-35 large marshmallows It’s funny, how we make decisions sometimes.  I was wandering through the blogosphere, looking for fun cookies and other recipes to try when I found a picture of these marshmallows dipped in chocolate.  They reminded me [Read On]

Chocolate Waffle Iron Cookies

 Share on TumblrA very quick recipe for a chocolate cookie baked in a waffle iron. Source: My son’s junior high cooking class. Yield: about 30-40 little blobs My son is required to take this class at school which takes them through several practical vocational studies, including computers and bookkeeping, wood and metal shop, and cooking [Read On]