Fun Dessert Recipes For Your NYE Party

chocolate bark with dried fruit and nuts recipe

My favorite parties to host are not sit down dinners, they are not formal affairs. My favorite parties are those where the guest are encouraged to eat, drink and socialize the night away. I'm a huge fan of appetizers and desserts in lieu of meals  - let's be honest those are often our favorite parts anyways. With that in mind, Monk Fruit In The Raw has some really … [Read more...]

{Thanksgiving Recipe} French Silk Pie

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A couple years ago I was in charge of the pies and the whipping cream. So as much as I wish I could tell you that someone in the family had a whipped cream allergy, the real reason there is only cream on half the pie is because I grossly underestimated how much cream you need to top three pies. Simply put, this is a decadent, creamy, thick, rich, amazing chocolate … [Read more...]

Spider Ice Cream Recipe: Halloween Mint Chocolate Chip Dessert

halloween spider ice cream sandwich recipe

In my opinion, mint and chocolate go together like spiders and shoes.  In fact, I am convinced that the reason people keep going back to Olive Garden is not for their alfredo, rather it is for the Andes Mints which they so generously give you at the end of the meal. Okay, well, maybe it is for both of those things. This is one spider, however, that you will want to … [Read more...]

When Mommy Deserves Dessert and A Night To Herself

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It doesn't happen very often but occasionally the stars align and mommy gets a night to herself. Even though I end up spending the majority of the night working and cleaning the house I always try to reserve some "me" time before I pass out early. It isn't very often that I can actually watch everything I record during the week. I don't remember the last time I got to … [Read more...]

Recipe & How To: Bullseye the Target Dog Cake Pops


Another fun Bakerella creation is Bullseye, Target's mascot and resident hound. I love Target and these Bullseye cake pops are darling (the lifesaver collar? Brilliant!). Target also carries a Bakerella Cake Pop Kit in stores that makes creating and presenting cake pops a breeze. The kit contains a booklet with ten cake pop designs with step-by-step instructions, a … [Read more...]

Dirt and Worms Pudding Dessert Isn’t Just for Halloween!


Who said you can't eat dirt? Or worms for that matter? I say eat both and say yum! This delicious Dirt and Worm Pudding dessert is so quick and easy the kids can make it. It's the perfect for dessert for birthdays, Halloween, or even your next BBQ. It's easy to take this basic recipe and really get creative! Chopped mint can resemble grass, experiment with different … [Read more...]