Rocky Road Rice Krispies Treats

September 24, 2012 I have been experimenting a lot with Rice Krispies Treats lately, and I think I came up with a pretty neat recipe. I was inspired by my long time favorite rocky road ice cream and a box of Cocoa Krispies Cereal that I passed by at the store. Here’s a quick treat that any chocolate {More...}

Making Box Cake Mix Taste Homemade

August 13, 2012 Store-bought cake mix can certainly save you time in the kitchen, but it doesn’t always taste like it comes from the heart. If you don’t have hours to spend making something from scratch, you might still be able to get that homemade taste from a box. You just have to put a little twist on {More...}

5 No-Bake Treats

June 5, 2012                 As the summer months begin to heat up, the last thing you want to do is turn your oven on. But, that doesn’t mean your appetite for yummy treats is gone. So what is a girl to do? Thank heaven for no-bake treats. This type of recipe {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Baking With M&Ms

May 2, 2012 Who doesn’t love a bag of M&Ms? The colored chocolate candies are a yummy snack, but they also make a great ingredient for lots of baked goods. Add M&Ms to a cookie or other treat, and suddenly the snack becomes that much better! Cookies Add some M&Ms to your favorite cookie recipe and watch out! {Tags: , , , , , , , , } {More...}

Top 3 Homemade Study Group Treats

April 21, 2012 Study groups can be grueling. You all start off on a high note, ready to dig in and get that biology homework done, that business presentation prepared or that forensic psychology paper written, and before long, you are all dragging. Sometimes it’s the lack of sleep and sometimes it’s just the nature of the beast. One sure-fire {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

The Best Brownies on Earth

April 7, 2012 Ok, maybe these aren’t quite the absolute best brownies, but they are pretty close. These brownies are rich, dense and soft. They have a really good chocolate taste and are perfect to serve with a layer of icing on top or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Most people who have studied how to {Tags: , , } {More...}

3 Tips to Make Your Cookies Perfect

March 30, 2012 There are few things in life better than a perfect cookie. That soft, yet firm bite filled with sugar, chocolate or cream is the perfect ending to a rough day of working hard, doing homework and applying for scholarships. Let’s face it, not every homemade cookie is created equally, and, no matter how hard we {Tags: , } {More...}

A Spoonful of Sugar Makes You Kinder

March 16, 2012 According to a study by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, people who indulged their sweet tooth were more likely to be kind. It may be hard to believe, but the results are in. In the study, those who opted for a sweet snack, instead of something salty or savory, were more likely to {Tags: , } {More...}

Happy Birthday, Oreo!

March 3, 2012 This Tuesday, March 6, it’s time to put your studies aside and celebrate…it’s Oreo’s 100th Birthday! No matter how busy you are with your online school classes, or how much time you plan on spending on campus, set aside an hour to indulge in some Oreo goodness on this special day. Oreo, the delicious cookie {Tags: , , } {More...}

5 New Ways to Decorate a Cake

February 23, 2012 The idea of cake decorating throws lots of people into a panic. They think of elaborate designs done with icing decorating tips. They think of hours spent hunched over a cake trying to make it perfect. Well, guess what. Cake decorating doesn’t have to be like that at all. Decorating a cake can mean just {Tags: , , } {More...}

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

February 9, 2012 Making amazing chocolate chip cookies is not just about the recipe. The way, and how much, you mix the ingredients can make all the difference. This chocolate chip cookie recipe is delicious, and the way the ingredients are combined is the trick to making cookies that are soft, moist and just the right texture. These {Tags: , } {More...}

Puppy Chow

February 4, 2012 Looking for a quick snack that is perfect for game night or your next party? Puppy chow (chocolate, peanut butter and powdered sugar covered cereal) is the perfect finger-food for this kind of setting. Guests can grab a handful on their way in, or you can serve Puppy Chow in individual servings in paper cups. {Tags: , , } {More...}

Mini Monkey Bread

Sweet Breads
January 26, 2012 Looking for a dessert that doen’t require that you learn how to become a pastry chef before making? Then you’ve come to the right place. These mini monkey bread treats may look like they are hard to make and that you spent hours slaving away in the kitchen, but in reality, they are very easy to {Tags: , , } {More...}

Rice Krispy Treats

Bar Cookies
January 19, 2012 Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned Rice Krispy Treat? Most of us grew up snacking on these delicious treats, and, if you’re like me, every once in a while you get a craving for one. Rice Krispy Treats have been around ever since two Kellogg’s employees created the recipe for girls in Campfire Girls groups {Tags: , , } {More...}

Double Fudge Coca Cola Cake

January 13, 2012 If you’ve ever been to Cracker Barrel, you may have had their Double Fudge Coca Cola Cake. For chocolate lovers, this cake is a slice of heaven. It is fluffy, yet moist, and the rich frosting just adds to the goodness. Thankfully, you don’t have to make a trip out to get this dessert; you {Tags: , , } {More...}