Category Archives: candy

Apr 18

Peeps Candy Bars

Just in time for Easter! This delicious dessert will satisfy even the non-Peeps lover like myself, thanks to the gooey chocolate base. I know some people go crazy over those cute little chicks/bunnies, but not me. I could keep a … Continue reading

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Jan 9

Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls

I know, I know…you’re thinking these are too “Christmas-y”, aren’t you? Think I’m a little late posting these? No way. These babies are great year round. I should have doubled the recipe and stuck some in the freezer, because I … Continue reading

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Aug 14

All Things Milk Chocolate Cake

There are few things better than a full-on chocolate cake. My sister agrees. That’s why she asked for a full-on chocolate cake for her birthday. MILK chocolate, that is. The cake part was easy, using this recipe I’ve made several … Continue reading

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Jun 14

Kit Kat Cake

Happy Friday! Hope you all have a fun weekend ahead planned. We will be going to Bella’s first dance recital tomorrow (!!!), then having our family back at our house to celebrate Frank’s 40th (this has turned into his birthday … Continue reading

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Apr 1

Bunny Bark

Well, it was a wonderful yet exhausting weekend!  We hosted our families on both Saturday and Sunday.  2 egg hunts, 2 different pasta courses, 3 meats, several sides and apps, and 5 desserts later…I am WIPED.  Still, we love every … Continue reading

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Jun 28

Snickers Pie

FACT:  Snickers is one of my absolute favorite candy bars. FACT:  This pie was a HUGE hit among family/friends. FACT:  I’m going to have to make 4 or 5 of these next time! Snickers Pieslightly adapted from Confessions of a … Continue reading

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May 7

Toffee (Secret Recipe Club)

My secret blog assignment for this month’s Secret Recipe Club was The Yummy Life, and that it definitely is!  There were a lot of great recipes to choose from on Monica’s blog.  I browsed through the recipe archives on and … Continue reading

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Jan 30

What’s Baking Roundup – Snowday Treats

It was my turn to host our monthly What’s Baking? group challenge, and I figured January was the perfect month to choose a theme involving snow.  Normally, by this time of year, our area has already seen plenty of it. … Continue reading

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Dec 27

The obligatory holiday treat

Technically, it may be a few days late…but the truth is, there’s never a bad time for peppermint bark.  I’ve been making this for years – it’s one of the most popular holiday treats around, and by far the easiest … Continue reading

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Dec 7

Crazy sweet boozy goodness

I’m getting a little overwhelmed.  And it has something to do with the nearly full tray of fudge in my fridge. I’ve taken on yet ANOTHER cooking challenge.  Yes, in the midst of all others, plus the holiday madness, plus … Continue reading

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