Easy Oven Made S’mores!

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Let's face it, only a small percentage of the year's weather is appropriate for campfires and thus, s'more roasting. But does that mean we need to deprive our kids (and ourselves) of this decadence? No, not one bit! If you have an oven, you're in luck! S'mores can be your dessert of choice all year long! Here's how to whip up oven s'mores in a few simple steps … [Read more...]

10 Must Make S’mores Recipes

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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...]

Gluten Free Cookie Dough Truffles

Gluten Free Cookie Dough Recipe

I do not have a gluten allergy and neither do my children; however, since several of my friends do, I have been exposed to the gluten free world. Unfortunately, there are not many products out there that are gluten free and that taste as good as the original, so I set out on a mission to be one of the many people to help right this wrong! Today I'm sharing one of my quick go-to … [Read more...]

S’mores Waffle Bites Recipe

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Summer break is three days away for us but that doesn't mean we couldn't start the s'mores early. The Junior Gizmo kids whipped up some amazing s'mores this past weekend but these had a twist. Instead of graham crackers, these were made with my 5 year old's favorite breakfast item in the world - Mini Eggo Waffles! The S'mores Waffle Bites are so easy to make that the kids can … [Read more...]

Vanilla Wafer Chocolate Banana Bites Recipe

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Heading into summer means that I'm going to want to turn on the oven less and less as the weather heats up. Charlotte gets quite hot in the summer so I'll be looking for delicious cold snacks and desserts to keep things chill but yummy. One of my favorite summer desserts is chocolate covered bananas. I make a batch of bite-sizes treats and keep them in the freezer for those … [Read more...]

35+ of Baby Gizmo’s Best Chocolate Dessert Recipes

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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.   Cookies Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee … [Read more...]

Dunkable Fudge Brownie Sticks

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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...]

Chocolate Kiss Cookies

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It's not a Happy Valentine's Day without indulging our sweet tooth, now is it? These decadent chocolate cookies are sure to bring a smile to your sweetheart or your kid's faces. There is just nothing quite like chocolate on chocolate with a dose of pretty sprinkles! Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 4 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup cocoa … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Desserts

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It's that time of year again, friends! No, I'm not talking about tax season- I'm talking Valentine's Day! As I mentioned before, I tend to think of this 'holiday' as unnecessary and extravagant. That said, I love food and I especially love dessert. And because my husband also loves dessert, I find it extra romantic to whip up a delicious dessert for us to split (once the … [Read more...]

Recipes for National Chocolate Cake Day!

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Happy National Chocolate Cake Day! Because chocolate cake is so good our nation had to make a day to honor it. I don't know about you, but I'm all about this kind of day. So here are some amazing cake recipes. Go on, bake them. The nation is telling you to! ;) Chocolate Raspberry Cake- My Baking Addiction. Oh my golly, this cake looks delicious! Layers upon layers of … [Read more...]

How to Make Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts (VIDEO)

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Looking for a fun craft and snack to make with the kids? We have your Halloween snack idea right here and the kids will LOVE it! These Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts are so easy to make that the kids can help, and you'll tackle snack time at the same time. The best thing about these ghosts is that they don't taste like candy corn AT ALL! Woot! Woot! (I hate candy … [Read more...]

How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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  Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What's not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun! Today, I thought I'd take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to show you a really fun and easy DIY Halloween … [Read more...]

Chocolate Lasagna

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This is the week that I've been looking forward to and dreading all summer. It's time for the kids to go back to school! Now, let me be clear that they NEED to go back. My 2nd and 4th grader have been getting crazy lately because their normal routine is all out of whack. They are ready to go back and I'm ready for them to go back. So, that is the part I've been looking forward … [Read more...]

Microwave Chocolate Lava Cake

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I've raved about Pampered Chef's amazing kitchen products before, but have failed to mention that they have divine recipes too! This particular recipe isn't technically Pampered Chef, but it is from my favorite consultant. Who would have guessed you could make something so quick, easy and delicious IN YOUR MICROWAVE?!? This microwave chocolate lava cake is the perfect … [Read more...]

Magic Turtle Bars

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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...]