10 Must Make S’mores Recipes

smores waffle

I'm sort of a s'mores addict. Pretty much anywhere we go, if there is the opportunity to make s'mores, I'm on it. Any restaurant that has a s'mores inspired dish is a must-try. If I could have marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers every single day of my life, I would. It's definitely on my "if you could take anything to a dessert island" list because, DUH, … [Read more...]

35+ of Baby Gizmo’s Best Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Magic Bars

It's Monday. Mondays aren't fun. You know what makes them better? Chocolate!Looking for a fix? Check out our 35 best chocolate dessert recipes. There's bound to be something that will satisfy that sweet tooth, and make this week go much more smoothly.  CookiesSoft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee … [Read more...]

Magic Turtle Bars

Turtle Magic Bars

I'm going to be honest, I am on a roll this weekend. I haven't made too many treats since returning from Hawaii in February and jumping feet first into a healthy eating kick. I caught a glimpse of myself in a swimsuit on video that trip and it wasn't good. Clearly, this Memorial Day weekend is different. I've whipped up three ahh-mazing desserts for the family to enjoy poolside … [Read more...]

Death by Chocolate M&M Magic Bars

Chocolate Magic

Holiday weekends are my time to shine in the kitchen. For Memorial Day this year, we headed to spend some extra time with family before our big move next month. Like I've said before, there is an unsaid expectation that I will make something fabulously sweet when I'm visiting. It's expected that within 24 hours, there will be a homemade dessert. Not one to disappoint (even … [Read more...]

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Cookie Bars

Halloween Oreos

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday!This past weekend I was assigned the task of bringing a dessert to our neighbor's house for our weekly Sunday football get-together. The only request that I received (besides that it had to be fabulous!) was that it could not contain nuts. One of the kids is … [Read more...]

10 Delicious Dessert Bars You Will Want To Make

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My family has always been big on dessert bars. They are like the perfect combination of cookie, brownie, cake, cheesecake, you name it, it has it! You can basically turn any of your favorite treats into a dessert bar and they are usually pretty easy to make. Today I've gathered together 10 delicious dessert bars you will want to make.... For me. I mean, for your family. Of … [Read more...]

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies aren't new but they are delicious. It's a peanut butter and oatmeal based cookie chock full of M&Ms and chocolate chunks. What's not good about that, right? I make my monster cookies a little different than others. It's just a different combination of ingredients and while some people don't use flour in their Monster Cookies, I do. I also put just a bit of … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars

Heath Bars

Father’s Day weekend is another holiday that expectations are high for me to produce something fabulous in the kitchen. While some years I go with a new dessert, most of the time I stick to an old favorite. Dads are creatures of habit and they usually know what they like. Father’s Day isn’t a time to experiment because I don’t want to accidentally make something new that just … [Read more...]

The Best Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in the World

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been on a cookie baking craze lately. Last week, I started with the Best, Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, and this week it’s all about the peanut butter cookie. These aren’t your typical peanut butter cookie that you throw together and criss cross the top with a fork. No these are special. These are the BEST peanut butter cookies that you can make. I know, I know, I … [Read more...]

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I think everyone has had a chocolate chip cookie at some point. Some of us have had more than others. ;) We all have our favorite recipe whether it is from the back of the Nestle chocolate chip bag or from their great-grandmother's recipe box. My favorite recipe is from trial and error. Since I was 10 years old, I have tried almost every recipe out there. I'm kind of a … [Read more...]

Pretzel Crusted Caramel Brownies

Cararmel Brownies

This weekend we have family coming into town for my daughter's First Communion. Now, you know when my family gets together it means that I need to get my baking hat on and whip up some great desserts. I've already had some requests for the Pumpkin Crunch Cake and the Strawberry Cake (which I plan to make in the shape of a cross for the main cake!) but I thought we needed some … [Read more...]

Twix Brownie Recipe

Twix Brownies

This weekend we were invited to our neighbor's house to hang out. Well, really they invited another couple over for the afternoon and they wanted us there to bring more conversation. You know, make it less awkward. We aren't shy people so they figured we would come in with our circus...I mean our three children...and keep things lively.It was a beautiful day so we figured … [Read more...]

Snickers Brownies

Snickers Brownies

As Superbowl was approaching last week I knew I needed a good dessert to bring to the party we were headed to. It couldn't be a girly dessert since this was the Superbowl after all. It had to be easy to make because I was swamped planning and pulling off two birthday parties the week before. I wanted a bite-sized dessert that people could grab and eat as the game went on. The … [Read more...]

Recipe: Chocolate Butterscotch Bars

These delicious bars will channel your grandmother's amazing cooking with the freshly baked aromas and ooey-gooey chocolatey middles. With the perfect blend of chocolate and butterscotch, these bars are easy to make, pack well for lunches, and are the perfect dessert.Ingredients-2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 cup packed dark brown sugar2 sticks of … [Read more...]

S’mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

smores stuffed cookie bars

While I’m sad that summer is ending, I’m pretty darn happy that the kids have gone back to school. Before we really get into the swing of school activities, we took a quick trip to visit family over Labor Day weekend as one last summer fling. As I’ve told you guys before, there are a lot of expectations for me to make something fabulous while I’m there. It’s a lot of pressure … [Read more...]