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...]

Dunkable Fudge Brownie Sticks

Brownie Sticks

Mmmm....brownies! There is nothing better than a soft, fudgy brownie melting in your mouth. Unless it is made into a dunkable stick that is covered in dark chocolate!We were went out to dinner with the kids recently at one of our stomping grounds, Red Robin, when we spied a new dessert on the menu called Fruffles. Immediately, I was smitten with the idea of sinfully rich … [Read more...]

Applesauce As A Replacement For Oil In Brownies

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I'm always on the look out for ways to put a healthy twist on regular recipes. Since both my daughter and I have a sweet tooth, a healthy version of brownies is definitely in order around here.I'd heard rumors that you could make any ol' package of brownies a tiny bit healthier by substituting the oil for applesauce. This week, we gave it a try and I'm happy to report that … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Peanut Butter Bars

I was at the grocery store the other day and my kids were a little disappointed that their favorite Nutter Butter cookies were all sold out. My first thought was "How can Walmart be sold out of Nutter Butters? Aren't they supposed to have EVERYTHING?!?" After that shock wore off in like 0.3 seconds, I got back to business to why I was at the store in the first place. To get … [Read more...]

Salted Pretzel Caramel Brownies


Sweet, salty and chocolate-y are an amazing combination. That's why I love these Salted Pretzel Caramel Brownies. They are super easy to make and satisfies all your salty and sweet needs. You can make your own homemade brownies, but when I'm in a hurry, I use the box. You can make your own homemade caramel, but again, when I'm in a hurry (which is 95% of the time) I use a jar. … [Read more...]

Recipe: Peanut Butter Brownies With Pretzels And Sea Salt


I'm doing my good deed of the year by sharing this downright heavenly recipe with you all today. This may just be the best thing I've ever made. When my husband tried them, I swear to you his eyes rolled back in his head and he almost fainted. They are THAT good. I made these recently for a family get together along with a bunch of other treats and these were the first to go. … [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...]

Recipe: World’s Best Brownies


I bake almost every single day so I think it's safe to say that I have tried my fair share of different brownie recipes. This recipe that I am going to share with you today is by far the best and I have dubbed it the World's Best Brownie Recipe because that's exactly what it is. These are so simple to make, anyone can do it, which means your kids can help you and they are just … [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...]

Don’t Ever Buy Boxed Brownie Mix Again


I'll admit, I have a little bit of a sweet tooth. I make it a habit to keep some type of dessert on hand, because in the evenings when all is quiet nothing satisfies like a morsel of chocolate. Or two morsels if I'm being completely honest. In order to save myself a little bit of money on my dessert schemes I've started making my own brownie mix. Say what? You see, a box of … [Read more...]

Oreo Truffle Brownies

Oreo Truffle Brownies

One of my favorite go-to desserts for the holidays are Oreo Truffles (or as I call them - Balls from Heaven!). They are delicious, easy to make and I don't know one person who doesn't like them. They are great for cookie exchanges, holiday parties or any family get-together. Since my friends and family seem to expect me to show up with Oreo Truffles these days, when I saw these … [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...]

Chocolate Chip Chocolate Cheesecake Bars


It was Mother's Day this past weekend and I was baking again. I wanted to mix it up and do a little cheesecake to celebrate such a big day - celebrating moms and all! I have seen Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars before but it wasn't enough to make it exactly according to the recipe. I wanted to make it my way. Plus, my husband only likes chocolate cheesecake and doesn't care for … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter S’Mores Bars


My daughter is a Daisy Scout. She has been collected Girl Scout badges all year to add to her Daisy uniform and these patches are VERY important to a 7 year old! While I was on vacation last week, there was a big Girl Scout get together for them all to earn their baking patch. Unfortunately, my daughter was going to miss it which means missing out on a patch her friends would … [Read more...]