Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Chips

Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline is back this month with a fabulous pumpkin cake recipe.  And yep….it even has chocolate chips in it!

Fall is not quite in the air yet but that doesn’t mean that you can’t start doing some baking or saving some special recipes for the holidays and the cooler days ahead.

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Easy Strawberry Tiramisu

Y’all Mary Beth with Cupcakes and Crinoline is back again this month with an easy strawberry tiramisu recipe.  YUM!  If you love strawberries, you will definitely want to make this one for dessert tonight!

Are you a tiramisu lover? I have to be very honest….until just a few years ago I had never eaten it but once I did…yes, it quickly became a favorite of mine.  Never being one for the traditional I decided to throw a bit of a twist into the recipe and create a strawberry version using what I had on hand.  This is so easy to make and the results are quite tasty I must say!

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Slow Cooker Peach Dump Cake Recipe

 Y’all.  My slow cooker peach dump cake recipe is going to rock your world.  Seriously it is so yummy and you just dump it all in a crock pot and go.  Plus it is perfect for summer because there is no need to heat up your house by using the oven.  I call that one delicious idea.  I am using canned foods today as part of a sponsored canned food blog tour.  I am a canned food fan at our home.  The process seals in those nutrients at the peak of ripeness.  You can learn more at Cans Get You Cooking.

Slow Cooker Peach Dump Cake -- dump the ingredients for this cake into a crock pot -- no stirring required!

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Strawberry Cobbler in a Jar

It is strawberry season y’all!  I couldn’t let it pass without sharing a strawberry recipe.  This strawberry cobbler in a jar recipe is so simple and yet so darn good.  The individual portions are perfect for picnics and parties as well.  Grab some fresh strawberries and make a batch of strawberry cobbler this weekend.  

Strawberry Cobbler in a Jar -- get the super simple directions for making your own strawberry cobbler in a jar.  The perfect seasonal dessert!

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Easter Muddy Buddies

Easter is fast approaching y’all.  Grab this recipe for Easter muddy buddies and make a fun snack for your little ones or the Easter bunny.  Muddy buddies are amazing and delicious.  Throw in some fun seasonal ingredient and you have a snack mix that will make the Easter bunny proud.

Easter Muddy Buddies -- a super simple recipe to celebrate Easter and spring!



Easter Muddy Buddies Recipe

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Ingredients
  1. 9 cups Chex cereal
  2. 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  3. 1/2 cup peanut butter
  4. 1/4 cup butter
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  7. 1 bag Easter M and M candies
  8. 1 bag mini marshmallows
Instructions
  1. Measure the cereal into a large bowl and set aside. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  2. In a microwave safe medium bowl, microwave the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter for 1 minute, then stir. Continue microwaving in 30-second intervals, stirring in between.
  3. Pour the mixture of the cereal and gently mix until the cereal is all coated.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a 2-gallon ziplock bag and add the confectioner’s sugar. Seal the bag and shake until all the cereal is coated.
  5. Spread the cereal out onto the baking sheet to cool. Sprinkle M and M candies and mini marshmallows throughout the cereal.
  6. Store in an airtight container.
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Easter Muddy Buddies -- a super simple recipe to celebrate Easter and spring!

Enjoy these Easter muddy buddies with your family and friends.  Bet you can’t eat just one handful!  YUM!
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Spring Push Pop Cupcakes

 It may not feel like spring out there but it is here!  Spring is here!  I am going to celebrate a little with my spring push pop cupcakes.  This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed but I thought we would celebrate here a bit as well.  These are super festive and easy to make.  So bring it on spring we are ready for ya!

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Saint Patrick’s Day Brownies

Make something special for your family for Saint Patrick’s Day in just minutes with my Saint Patrick’s Day brownies recipe.  These are so super simple and quick that you can be the star of the kitchen in no time flat.

Saint Patrick's Day Brownies -- mix in mint M&Ms for a festive and easy brownie recipe.

Use your favorite brownie mix and mix according to package directions.  Pour into pan and sprinkle green M&Ms on top before baking.  You can separate out the green M&Ms from a package or they actually sell mint M&Ms now that are all green!

 

Saint Patrick's Day Brownies -- mix in mint M&Ms for a festive and easy brownie recipe.

So simple and so darn good.  Your family will love these Saint Patrick’s Day brownies fresh from your kitchen.  Bring on the green!
 

Fat Free Fruit Salad Recipe

Y’all I have a super yummy fat free fruit salad recipe for you today.  I am trying to eat a little healthier in the new year so this recipe was one that fit the bill.  Plus it only takes minutes to make so you can whip this up any day of the week.  Dive right into the recipe below and enjoy!

Fat Free Fruit Salad Recipe -- a yummy recipe that takes only minutes to make.
 
 


Fat Free Fruit Salad Recipe

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Ingredients
  1. 2 oranges (peeled and diced)
  2. 1 20 oz can pineapple chunks (in juice)
  3. 1 15 oz can sliced peaches (in juice)
  4. 1 6 oz container blueberries
  5. 1 8 oz container strawberries (sliced)
  6. 1 1.4 oz box instant fat free sugar free vanilla pudding
Instructions
  1. Drain all juices from canned fruit and save. Add all fruit to a large serving bowl. Sprinkle pudding on fruit and add about 3/4 cup juices. Stir until a pudding forms. Serve immediately or refrigerate for later.
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Fat Free Fruit Salad Recipe -- a yummy recipe that takes only minutes to make.
YUM!  This fat free fruit salad recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth and leave your diet in tact.

 

Strawberry Cream Cheese Gooey Cake

Valentine’s Day is almost here and my Strawberry Cream Cheese Gooey Cake is sure to put a smile on your sweetheart’s face.  So simple to make with only 5 ingredients.  Imagine a heart shaped slice of this to share with your loved one.
 

Strawberry Cream Cheese Gooey Cake -- perfect for serving heart shaped portions for Valentine's Day.
 
 


Strawberry Cream Cheese Gooey Cake

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Ingredients
  1. 1 18.25 oz package of strawberry cake mix
  2. 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  3. 3 eggs
  4. 1 8 oz package cream cheese (softened)
  5. 4 cups confectioners sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 13 inch cake pan with nonstick spray. Mix in a large bowl the cake mix, butter, and 1 egg. Mixture will be dense. Pat mixture into the bottom of your cake pan. In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, 2 eggs, and sugar. Pour the mixture over the cake layer. Bake for 33 - 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cut out with heart shapes once cool if desired.
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Strawberry Cream Cheese Gooey Cake -- perfect for serving heart shaped portions for Valentine's Day.

A bonus?  This will melt in your mouth and be amazing and gooey all at the same time.  Yea.  You know you want to make this!  Get your ingredients and make a Strawberry Cream Cheese Gooey Cake for your sweetheart.

 

Rolo Stuffed Cookies

Oh my y’all….my Rolo stuffed cookies are to die for.  Seriously.  Go ahead and run out for a pack of Rolos right now.  You will thank me later.  Grab this recipe and get to baking today.

Rolo Stuffed Cookies -- a perfection combination of chocolate and caramel all in one delicious cookie!


Rolo Stuffed Cookies

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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup butter (softened)
  2. 1 cup plus 1/4 cup sugar (divided)
  3. 1 cup packed brown sugar
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 2 tsp vanilla
  6. 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  7. 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  8. 1 tsp baking soda
  9. 1 package Rolo candies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter, 1 cup sugar, and brown sugar in a bowl. Add eggs and vanilla then mix well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, and baking soda. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture and stir until combined. Unwrap Rolo candies and shape one tablespoon of dough around each candy. Roll in remaining 1/4 cup of sugar. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 7 - 9 minutes or until top is slightly cracked. Remove from baking sheet and allow to cool. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen.
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Rolo Stuffed Cookies -- a perfection combination of chocolate and caramel all in one delicious cookie!

Be sure to eat these warm to get all of the ooey gooey caramel goodness out of the center.  I declare this one the best new cookie for my family in 2013.  Are you going to give this one a try?  Let me know what you think of my Rolo stuffed cookies!