dessert ideas

The 101: Get Your S’mores Right!

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In the mood for something sweet? Make this basic dessert even better with these tips: Key ingredients: Graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate. Why you love them: This nostalgic dessert reminds us of summers spent by the bonfire with friends. Plus, they take about 30 seconds to assemble -- perfect for when those late-night sugar cravings... read more

5 Summer Desserts You Can Eat Without the Guilt

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You know the moment when you find yourself standing in front of an open freezer contemplating how long it will take to inhale that entire pint of Ben and Jerry's? We've all been there. And since everyone deserves a little post-dinner pick-me-up without feeling completely awful afterwards, I found five summer desserts you can enjoy... read more

6 Sweet Ways to Make the Most Out of Pi(e) Day

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Math nerds and dessert fanatics rejoice, because March 14th marks National Pi Day! Okay, technically the holiday celebrates 3.14159. And as much as I appreciate a good mathematical constant, it's much easier to celebrate today's holiday in a more literal sense. So put down that protractor and bust out your pie pan; because the... read more

Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day With These 5 Pinterest Recipes

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Is there ever any reason to not celebrate peanut butter? In short -- no. But on National Peanut Butter Lover's Day, March 1, you're allowed to indulge a little more than usual in your favorite gooey peanut butter dessert. Try one (or all) of the five below to get a jump start and let us... read more

14 Sweet Red Velvet Desserts You Need Right Now

The only thing that gets our hearts beating faster than the thought of a shirtless Bradley Cooper is desserts...and lots of 'em. And because there's no better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a cupcake in hand, we found 14 red velvet recipes that are too good to pass up. From sweet macarons to... read more

12 Sweet Desserts Perfect for Christmas

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Because chocolate-chip cookies just won't cut it, I found 12 Christmas desserts that you'll have trouble sharing this season: More Must-Clicks: 12 Surprisingly Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments Best Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas 5 Holiday Dinner Recipes You'll Love read more

7 Sweet Desserts for Peanut Butter Lover’s Month

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Try as you will, but you'll never find a better combination than chocolate and peanut butter. So, to celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover's Month, we've rounded up seven decadent desserts that won't disappoint. Try one (or all seven) tonight and let us know your favorite: Chocolate Peanut Butter Magic in the Middles Why We Love... read more

5 Chocolate Peanut Butter Desserts We’re Craving Right Now

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October officially marks National Dessert Month. That's right...month. And to start up your sweet tooth, we're serving up five chocolate peanut butter recipes that we can't get enough of. Now, can someone please find us a glass of milk? Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies Why We Love It: Homemade icing lets you get creative with... read more

Happy National Doughnut Day! Get Your Free Doughnuts (Or Make Your Own!)

Today is National Doughnut Day! Time to bring on the sweet treats. The holiday began in 1938 when the Salvation Army decided to honor the female volunteers who handed out the yummy pastries to front line soldiers during WWI. But you don't have to be a soldier to receive a doughnut today! Krispy Kreme is... read more

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream: Will You Boycott it Until it’s GMO-Free?

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When we're craving a bowl of Chunky Monkey we don't usually don't think twice about digging in. However, an announcement this morning is reminding us that certain treats could be more harmful to our health than we know--and not just because they're high in fat and calories. Ben & Jerry's confirmed that its ice cream... read more