Carrot Cake Muffins with Light Cream Cheese Frosting

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These nutrient-loaded, sweetly-frosted ‘muffins’ are the perfect excuse to have dessert for breakfast. Apple chunks, shredded carrot and whole wheat flour help you start your day off right. The sweetened Greek yogurt and cream cheese frosting tastes like a treat while still offering some low fat protein. Customize your muffins with optional add-ins like pineapple, coconut, nuts or chocolate chips.carrot-cake-muffins-with-light-cream-cheese-frosting-1

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Vegan Raspberry Fudge Cake

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This quick and easy hot fudge cake produces its own rich chocolate sauce as it bakes. Top with a tart homemade raspberry sauce for extra decadence. You won’t believe it’s vegan!

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Reese’s Lovers Cereal Treats

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This Rice Krispies treat riff is perfect for the Reese’s lover in your life. Chocolatey, peanut buttery Reese’s Puffs cereal plus peanut butter and cocoa marshmallows plus chunks of Reese’s Cups.

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Nutella Chip Cookie Sandwiches + 12 More Nutella Recipes

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Nutella is quite possibly my favorite chocolatey thing in the world. I’ve used it in a few recipes on the blog but, let’s be honest, it’s just plain awesome by itself. This recipe is yet another ode to Nutella. Chocolate chip cookies flavored with Nutella plus more Nutella sandwiched between them. Yum! Since we’ve already done a brief history of Nutella, this post will carry on the theme with @##$$ other delicious recipes using Nutella.

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Turtle Mocha and Donuts Pudding + History of Bread Pudding

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This bread pudding riff combines all the delicious probably-shouldn’t-be-for-breakfast-but-are-foods… pecans, chocolate chips, espresso, donuts and caramel and chocolate sauces. …No, I’m pretty sure caramel and chocolate sauces are intended to be eaten at breakfast. Anyway, on the off-chance that you ever have leftover donuts, this is an excellent way to use them up. Already rich and decadent donut and espresso pudding with a turtle filling, topped with hot fudge and an espresso-infused caramel sauce… Yum… This caffeine and sugar-laden pudding is perfect served warm on a weekend morning spent in bed. Read on for the recipe and a brief history of bread pudding!

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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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