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...]

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...]

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...]

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cookies

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Christmas equals cookies, right? Even though I fall into the category of cookie monster mama, I've hit my max on gingerbread and peppermint this holiday season. And so, I'm switching gears with my baking to salted caramel inspired treats. Salt caramel is that perfect blend of sweet and salty - just what I need after a long day! Hope you love these as much as I do ... … [Read more...]

Delicious Cookie Recipes!

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It's cold, it's the holidays, no-one's dieting for another week, so just grab your kids and loved ones, and let's start baking! Because who doesn't love cookies? Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies- Joy Of Baking. Please tell me you've all tried some kind of version of these cookies before?! Mini Reese's peanut butter cups pushed into thick sugar cookies! Simply … [Read more...]

Molasses Cookies For Christmas

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Around here Christmas isn't complete without a batch of molasses cookies. They've got that sharp, distinct flavor that pairs perfectly with a cup of eggnog and when pressed in sugar, they glisten a bit like snow regardless of whether or not you're experiencing a real white Christmas. Although, don't you always hope that you'll wake on Christmas morning to a blanket of snow? I … [Read more...]

Super Healthy, Protein-Packed Breakfast Cookies

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My husband and I just ain’t got time for breakfast. He’s a grab-a-coffee-and-chug-it-on-the-way-to-work kinda guy. I’m a stay-at-home mom of three under 3, so nobody cares if I eat anything before nap time because they want their breakfast NOW. When I discovered the idea of breakfast cookies I was so super excited. Pinterest really comes through sometimes, folks. I have been … [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...]

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

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My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and to make it into some kind of lesson.  (We homeschool, so they end up with a mini math lesson when we measure … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Cookies

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My kids are treating this pool like it is a job this week! We are staying at my dad's house while we wait for our new home in NC to be finished and they are out at my dad's amazing pool for 6-8 hours a day. Yesterday, 10am-5pm. Like I said, like a job! There are worse jobs though! :) As a mini-break yesterday, I whipped up a batch of cookies that were just too amazing … [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...]

Death by Chocolate M&M Magic Bars

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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...]

Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate and sea salt. The perfect pairing in my world. There's something about the sweet and salty combination that can easily fill any craving I have, so, although not a guilt-free treat, this recipe for Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies is my personal favorite. INGREDIENTS 2 1/3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon fine sea salt (I've moved away … [Read more...]