Layered Funfetti Cheesecake Brownies + History of Sprinkles

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This dessert mashup combines three of the best sweet ideas ever – fudgy chocolate brownies, decadent cheesecake and rainbow sprinkles. Top with a dollop of cream cheese frosting, as pictured here, and who could ask for anything else? Cold weather is coming and you’re going to need the extra ‘padding’ this treat can provide to your midsection. There. Now eating tons of brownies is the responsible, adult thing to do. You’re welcome.

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Lemon Chip Frozen Lemon Curd Sandwiches

Lemon Chip Frozen Lemon Curd Sandwiches

This sunshine bright recipe is the perfect way to close out the summer. The 1st day of fall is coming up fast and temperatures are dropping so eat ye frozen treats while ye may. Chewy lemon and white chocolate chip cookies meet creamy frozen lemon curd for a tart, extra lemony burst of flavor. Also included are instructions for preparing your own lemon extract and lemon curd to save you money on these otherwise pricey ingredients.

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Oat n’ Almond Thumbprints + Jam v. Jelly v. Preserves

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These thumbprint cookies are perfect for a healthy and filling on-the-go breakfast or after-school snack. Whole wheat and oat flours plus whole oats and almond butter give them heft. Fruit spread adds a touch of color and sweetness. Use your personal fav or an assortment to please the whole family. An added bonus of the ‘assorted approach’ is the possibility of a lovely cookie rainbow as pictured here! Also in this week’s post… Jam vs. Jelly vs. Preserves: What’s the Difference Anyway?

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Homemade Pink Lemonade + 3 Ways w/Lemon Peels + Lemon Fun Facts

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My new beau is a big fan of lemons so I threw this together with a free bag from the local grocery. Throw in some sliced strawberries for a pretty in pink version. The juicing takes a lot of time but fresh lemon juice really is best! You won’t regret the extra time. On top of that, no part of the lemon will be wasted. I have included three ways to use up the peels here: lemon extract, lemon pepper and lemon sugar.

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Lucky S’mores Bars

Lucky Smores Bars

These quick cereal bars are a perfect way to get that smoky s’mores flavor without the campfire. Melted marshmallows mixed with Lucky Charms cereal, graham cracker pieces and chocolate bars topped with even more s’mores ingredients! Bake in the oven for a few minutes to melt and char the top.

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The Science Behind Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies + Recipe

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Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite of many but are surprisingly difficult to get just right. The appropriate size, texture, doneness, chocolate distribution and carmely color and flavor are a lot to think about. In this post, we break down the recipe by ingredient and process to help you figure out where you’re going wrong.

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Strawberries n Cream S’mores Bars + Niagara Falls Trip

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These no bake bars combine two summer favorites: s’ mores and strawberries and cream. A thick graham cracker crust, topped with white chocolate and strawberry bits and strawberry marshmallow fluff. Read on for the recipe and the history of the classic combo of strawberries and cream.

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