Sugar Cookie Flower Towers

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This fun, sweet recipe will wow your loved ones and honored guests all season long! Tiny tiered soft-baked cookie cakes topped with rich buttercream and fanciful sprinkles. These flower towers are what SweetMeets is all about. These decadent treats are wonderful for Easter, Mother’s Day, spring birthdays or for any springtime get together you please. Switch up the shapes and colors and you can use this method for all manner of seasonal cookie cakes!

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Lemon Lover’s Cupcakes for Two

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This recipe is perfect for when you want an over-the-top lemoncentric dessert… but just a little bit of it. Bright cupcakes flavored with lemon extract, zest and juice filled with creamy lemon curd, topped with rich cream cheese frosting and tangy candied lemon slices. But only 3 of them. (Ingredients measurements are also included for a full batch of 12 cupcakes.)

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Funfetti Cookies n Cream Fudge

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This rich, colorful fudge will take you only minutes to throw together. Sprinkles, Oreos and white chocolate… what more could you want? Perfect for a unique birthday treat or just for eating on any old day.

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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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Lucky Charms Cookies

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These cookies incorporate two of my favorite breakfast foods: Lucky Charms and chocolate! A typical chewy, buttery chocolate chip cookie recipe gets a twist with white chocolate and marshmallow-packed cereal. Just after baking, sprinkle with additional cereal for extra color and sugar.

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Christmas Spice Soft Caramels

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These soft, chewy caramels are perfectly spiced for the season with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and a touch of molasses. Show the special people in your life how much you care by investing a little time instead of a lot of money. Don’t be intimidated by DIY candy. This recipe is surprisingly easy to pull off! Just use a reliable candy thermometer and stir often. This large batch recipe can be easily halved by using an 8×8″ pan instead of the 9×12″ mentioned in the recipe below.

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Instant Halloween Party

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Well, maybe instant isn’t the right word but these tips will help you throw together a cheap, fun Halloween party in 1 day. Though you may want to give your guests more notice than that. There aren’t that many components to a successful Halloween house party. Food, booze, music, decor, costume. We’ll go through them one by one and get you on your way to partying!

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