Easy Banana Nut Bread Recipe

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Easy Banana Nut Bread Recipe   My daughter begged for a huge bunch on bananas last week, with promises that she would eat every single one of them. Well, 6 days later, guess what? We had 4 very ripe bananas left, that were not going to get eaten. I hate wasting money so I had to think of something to do with them! It occurred to me that I have never tried to make banana nut bread! Now I have to admit something, I am NOT a baker. I don't have a fancy mixer (although I do stare at … [Read more...]

Skinny Italian Cream Cheese Frosting Cupcakes

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Skinny Italian Cream Cheese Frosting Cupcakes   This weekend my family is celebrating my Dad's Birthday! His...30th....Birthday...yeah..Ha! Every year he requests an Italian Cream Cake as his birthday treat, and every year we scour the stores to find one. (They are actually pretty hard to find around here!). But truth be told we shouldn't be getting him this indulgent cake every year. Why? Well, he is diabetic. Now you see the problem right? I didn't want to deprive my dad of his … [Read more...]

Cookie Butter Shake Recipe

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Cookie Butter Shake Recipe   So have you given in and tried cookie butter yet? If not, you have no idea what you are missing out on! I had not tried it until someone, who shall remain nameless (*cough* Gwen*cough*) sent me some in the mail. Oh my word, I had 1 spoon full and was hooked! There are so many different ways to eat cookie butter and this morning my daughter asked me if I could make her a Cookie Butter Shake. Why yes little one, I can and will. After tasting this shake, I … [Read more...]

Kid Cupcake Recipes – Chocolate Cookie Butter Cupcakes

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Kid Cupcake Recipes - Chocolate Cookie Butter Cupcakes Our Family is very fond of Cookie Butter and we love discovering new ways to incorporate it into our desserts. Any excuse to hop in the car and head to Trader Joe's to stock up is reason enough. This week we decided that we were going to try our hand at this Kid Cupcake Recipes Chocolate Cookie Butter Cupcakes. Now I was pressed on time this week so I used a boxed cake mix and doctored it up and it turned out fabulous. I did make the … [Read more...]

Sara Lee Pound Cake Dessert #SLSweetTreats

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#spon: I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Sara Lee. This could include the Sara Lee providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. Sara Lee Pound Cake Our family loves desserts! You can say that we all have sweet tooth so it's our favorite part of the meal. Because of this I make it a point to experiment in the kitchen and try out new dessert recipes for my family to enjoy.  This recipe using the moist and delicious Sara Lee Pound … [Read more...]

Easy Moist Chocolate Cake Recipes

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   Easy Moist Chocolate Cake Recipes     I love moist chocolate cake I also love making up recipes that look and taste awesome but anyone can replicate. This one is made using a box, a can, and a jar and eggs, oil, and water. I forgot to add love there is love in there! Okay so this is what I did and if you tell anyone my secret to to fantastic chocolate cake then you will owe me dessert! These are the ingredients for Easy Moist Chocolate cake A box of cake mix and the ingredients to make … [Read more...]

What do you use cookie butter for?

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What do you use cookie butter for?   Have you discovered the magic of Cookie Butter? If you have, you know it's power, and if you haven't I need you to locate you closest Trader Joes and get some! I had mine mailed to me by Gwen, another awesome Madame Deals team member. I am now hooked, and am always looking for new ways to use it. So, What do you use cookie butter for? Do you use it for breakfast? Snacks? Cookies!? Or do you go old school with a spoon? Here are some of my favorite … [Read more...]

Cookie Butter Apple Pie Shake

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Cookie Butter Apple Pie Shake   I am a Cookie Butter fanatic. Everything about this delicious goodness makes me want more. Our family even created Top 10 Ways to Eat Cookie Butter.  We were happy to experiment with other recipes and then I received the Ninja Ultima Blender Plus to review.  Of course the first thing I thought about making was a Cookie Butter Shake. The Ninja Ultima Blender offers Dual Stage Blending which I knew would be perfect for making a equally balanced shake (along with … [Read more...]

Cookie Butter Marshmallow Popcorn

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Cookie Butter Marshmallow Popcorn   My family is addicted to Cookie Butter and we have found many ways to Eat Cookie Butter. The best part is you can use it in different recipes to give an extra added oomph to the recipes flavor. It is also fun to play around with new flavor profiles and see which ones my family loves the best. I am not a big chocolate person so I decided to combine Cookie Butter with Marshmallow Fluff to create this decadent and tasty Cookie Butter Marshmallow Popcorn.  … [Read more...]

Jelly Bean Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

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Jelly Bean Strawberry Frozen Yogurt RecipeI love when Spring and Easter products come out in stores. It is not because I want candy but because the bright colors and designs are a much needed break from a dark and dreary winter. My family does not like store bought frozen yogurt so I use a few simple tips at home to create our own tasty Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe. This time in honor of the bright colors popping up around town we created Jelly Bean Frozen Yogurt Pops.  These treats were so … [Read more...]