Desserts, Food + Drink, Review

Cookie Dough Crescent Bites

Thank you SO much to Pillsbury for sponsoring this Cookie Dough Crescent Bites recipe! Although compensated, all opinions and views are those of Fantabulosity.Cookie Dough Crescent Bites: A quick and easy sweet treat dessert using Pillsbury Crescent rolls and store bought cookie dough! Drizzle with chocolate syrup and BITE!  Cookie Dough Crescent Bites Every Spring, our little guys LOVE to walk about our neighborhood leaving little surprise boxes of treats on doorsteps. It's finally warm enough outside at this point, to spend a good amount of time, and to pop in at our neighbors to bring them a little happiness. In my...

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Awww, how cute and easy are these! Easter Dessert Idea: "Bunny in the Hole" Donuts
Desserts, Food + Drink, Holiday, Parenting

Easy Easter Dessert Idea: “Bunny in the Hole” Cake Donuts

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterEaster #CollectiveBiasEasy Easter Dessert Idea: "Bunny in the Hole" Cake Donuts - Such a cute and creative recipe idea to make instead of the cupcakes and cookies!Spring is my Jam: When I was out and about doing my weekly grocery shopping at Walmart the other day, I couldn't help but head in to the seasonal isle and shop for colored candies and treats for Easter. The minute I see that isle decked out, I know Spring is coming, and I go completely...

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O-M-G!! This sounds crazy-good! Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Salted Caramel Cake
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Toffee Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Toffee Cake: An easy cake recipe to conquer your dessert sweet-tooth craving, that looks like it takes HOURS to make!Chocolate Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Toffee Cake It all started with a craving. I kid you not.  I looked at my friend Kate and said, "I want need, chocolate, and a little peanut butter wouldn't hurt either."So we headed to the pantry, and the words "cake," "toffee," "salted caramel," and cream cheese quickly followed.  The experiment was on, and a cake was in the works in the kitchen. (Kate is my good buddy who loves food as...

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Teddy Bear Food Idea - DIY Cookies. So cute for a woodland friends, camping, or forest party as a party favor too!
Desserts, DIY & Crafts, Food + Drink, Snacks

DIY Teddy Bear Cookies

Teddy Bear Food Idea - DIY Bear Cookies: A "beary" good food or snack idea for kids, for a birthday party treat, dessert, sweets, or party favor idea.DIY Teddy Bear Cookies My friend and I were grocery shopping together the other day (Yes, it's WAY more fun to grocery shop with a friend), and we stood in the snack cake isle drooling brainstorming over cute ways to create a fun treat for our kiddos, making something out of something on the shelves.The minute I saw the Little Debbie Star Crunch's, I saw the potential "fur," of a little critter.  I...

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Oh my gosh, how easy and cute! Winter Tree Forest Cupcakes
Christmas, Desserts, Food + Drink, Holiday

Tree Forest Winter Cupcakes

Tree Forest Winter Cupcakes are incredibly easy to assemble, for any winter themed party or holiday get together! An easy Christmas tree cupcake or for a woodland forest birthday party!As a "semi-homemade," kind of gal... you can guess how much I adore these little tree forest winter cupcakes. While working in the kitchen the other day on Winter based recipes with Kate (she's my right-hand gal that helps me with this thing we call a blog), a light-bulb went off and these little babies were born. Tree Forest Winter CupcakesIf you're hosting a winter themed birthday party, organizing a holiday...

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DIY Beverage Chocolate Melts: Coffee or Hot Chocolate Toppers! Fantabulosity
Desserts, DIY & Crafts, Drinks, Food + Drink, Gift Ideas

DIY Beverage Chocolate Melts: Coffee & Hot Chocolate Toppers

DIY Beverage Chocolate Melts: Coffee & Hot Chocolate Toppers... a delicious way to top your drink, or give as gifts for a sweet touch!This is a public service announcement: YOU MAY JUST FALL IN LOVE WITH COFFEE AND HOT CHOCOLATE ALL OVER AGAIN.DIY Beverage Chocolate Melts When I found a silicone square ice cube tray the other day at Ikea (similar here), I wasn't quite sure what I'd use it for, but I just knew that I had to have it.Then on my hour and a half drive home, I started brainstorming what I could put it to use for,...

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White Chocolate Spiced Pecans fantabulosity.com
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White Chocolate Spiced Pecans

White Chocolate Spiced Pecans Recipe: Easy, candied pecans coated in white chocolate that is a snack that will make two of your favorite worlds collide!White Chocolate Spiced Pecans So there's a little thing called "spiced pecans," that my momma makes every year.  It's pretty much the only time I'll eat nuts for a snack. Well, until now.The spiced pecans, covered in sugar and sweet spices... make my eyeballs roll back in my head.  So this year, when I was thinking about all of the crazy delish holiday recipes that were about to take place, I remembered these little gems.  As I...

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WHOA! This sounds amazing! Sweet Potato Casserole Bread Pudding Recipe
Desserts, Food + Drink, Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Casserole Bread Pudding Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole Bread Pudding Recipe: An easy side dish recipe for the holidays or any time of the year. Sweet potato casserole and bread pudding in one!Say what!? During a conversation with my friend the other day about Thanksgiving side dishes, she mentioned that Sweet Potato Casserole is her favorite. When I replied that I had never had that before, she kind of looked at me like (as we say here in Missouri) "a deer in headlights."So I kid you not, she told me that we HAD to make it so I could try it.  But as I told...

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The PUMPKIN White Chocolate Smores are INCREDIBLE!
Desserts, Food + Drink

Pumpkin White Chocolate Smores

Pumpkin White Chocolate Smores: A twist on the original smore, that SCREAMS Fall, and can be made outdoors over a campfire or indoors in a microwave!There's something about the flavor of pumpkin that kicks of the Fall season for me.  (I have a feeling it does most of you too, because my Facebook feed is FLOODED with the term "pumpkin," for a solid two-three months. Right!? I'm a sucker for taking the original creation of something, and adding an easy touch of flair, to kick it up a notch.  So when my gal pals and I were sitting around the table...

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Peppermint Mocha Crunch Cake Recipe, fantabulosity.com
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Peppermint Mocha Crunch Cake

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelightfulMoments #CollectiveBiasPeppermint Mocha Crunch Cake: Chocolate cake, LOADED with delectable frosting and crunchy peppermint candies, that's perfect for beginners in the kitchen.It's time to finally admit, my heart has been set on dreaming of a white Christmas, for some time now.  It seems as if stores are starting earlier, the songs on my radio stations are sneaking it in, and my Pinterest feed is slowly overflowing with holiday cheer!So it doesn't help that when I get together with my coffee-loving girlfriends, we start chatting about all...

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Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread - Made with Coconut Oil
Desserts, Food + Drink

Cream Cheese Toffee Pumpkin Bread – Made with Coconut Oil

Cream Cheese Toffee Pumpkin Bread: A dessert bread made with coconut oil, giving it a hint of coconut and a delicious blend of mouthwatering flavors.Can I just get a hallelujah for the genius who decided to add cream cheese to pumpkin bread?  I first saw the Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread recipe on Eat Cake for Dinner, and I knew it had to happen in my kitchen....and you know I can't leave well enough alone. I have to add my little spice to it, to experiment.  So with this one, I replaced the vegetable oil with coconut oil.  (And crossed...

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cereal Treats
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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cereal Treats

Oh mylanta.  My friends from General Mills, sent over a box of Limited Edition Strawberry Cheerios to me the other day.  After staring at the box for 10 minutes with excitement, we decided it was necessary to whip up something chocolate-related, to go along with them.  You know, because chocolate covered "strawberry," just makes sense. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cereal TreatsUsing the Cheerios to make a similar "rice krispy treat," they turned out exactly like we had hoped.We loved the idea of making them as "pops," so they were even more fun to eat! Simply insert a popsicle or sucker stick...

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OMG. Now THIS is the banana bread I'll be making. Blackberry Flax Banana Bread
Breakfast, Desserts, Food + Drink

Blackberry-Flax Banana Bread

Blackberry-Flax Banana Bread: The perfect way to use up those blackberries in the fridge, and the older bananas on the counter!  Serve for breakfast along with a cup of coffee, or make it an afternoon snack!Remember my banana bread recipe that went viral on Pinterest?  On average, we probably make this about once a month in our home.  My kiddos eat about a banana-a-day, but somehow we always end up with bananas that are a little too brown to eat by themselves. (It may have something to do with buying too many, so I then have an excuse to...

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OMG SOOO cute! Ice cream cone sugar cookies! Using fondant instead of icing is so much easier!
Desserts, Entertaining, Food + Drink, Kids

Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies

Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies: Perfect for an ice cream party, and for those that don't feel comfortable decorating cookies with royal icing! GAH! From the moment I found this ice cream table cloth at Target......I knew an ice cream party HAD to be in the works.  Then, like a match made in heaven, I happened across the most adorable ice cream cone sugar cookies from Suzy Lizz, and I knew they'd make the PERFECT addition.But before designing a whole ice cream party around these super cute cookies, we figured "practicing," first would be the best option.  ("We," as in the "#fantabteam"...

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Best Sugar Cookies for Decorating AND eating!
Christmas, Desserts, Food + Drink, Holiday

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Cut Out Cookies for Decorating

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Cut Out Cookies for Decorating: By far my favorite recipe to use when making cutout sugar cookies, AND they hold their shape!We all remember my sugar cookie decorating obsession last year, right!? Well since then, you've asked for the recipe that I use to make my sugar cookies, and I'm super excited to share it with you!They TASTE ah-mazing, and hold their shape after baking.  The best of both worlds, really! Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Cut Out Cookies for DecoratingBest Sugar Cookie Recipe: I use my Kitchenaid mixer to make these bad boys in... even though you...

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Red Velvet Cookie Dough Cupcakes
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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Chip Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Chip Frosting: A cake mix and a simple dip recipe combo that will make your tastebuds swoon with joy!Red Velvet Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Chip Frosting. 'Nuff said. Right?  In no way shape or form, will I EVER forget about these glorious cupcakes that "happened," in my kitchen the other day.  It was as if a lightbulb literally turned on above my head, the morning I grabbed a red velvet cake mix out of the pantry, and looked in the refrigerator and saw the cookie dough dip that I had made the night...

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No-Bake Mini Party Pies
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No-Bake Mini Party Pies

These sweet little no-bake mini party pies, are ridiculously easy to make.  Why are they called "party pies?" Because I absolutely LOVE having this option for a quick "sweet," to add to any dessert table. No-Bake Mini Party PiesWhen I saw the mini graham cracker pie crusts in the store for the first time, I knew that they would make the cutest little pies.  Being someone who focuses a lot on "presentation," for a party, I knew I wanted to find a quick and easy way to make the little pies, without spending a ton of time in the kitchen.  Which brings...

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Cookie Decorating for Beginners: Royal Icing How To fantabulosity.com
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Cookie Decorating for Beginners: Royal Icing

Cookie Decorating for Beginners: with Royal Icing.  Sharing tips and tricks on how to make cookie decorating easier, with royal icing! This post may contain my affiliate link, which means I will make a small commission if you click and make a purchase.  Thank you for supporting Fantabulosity. For more information, see my disclosure policy & earnings disclaimer.If you've been following over on Facebook, I've been sharing a few videos of little tips and tricks about my cookie decorating adventure.  If you're like me, you've been "ooooh'ing & ahhhh'ing," over those professional cookie decorating videos all over Facebook. Cookie Decorating for Beginners with Royal Icing I...

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Mint Chocolate Brownies
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Mint Chocolate Frosted Brownies

Oh mylanta. Mint & chocolate.  Chocolate and mint.   Brownies. I doubt I really need to go on, because I've already lost your attention with the two ingredients that I started out with. But I will.  I'm literally wanting to grab a glass of milk, curl up under a fuzzy blanket, grab my laptop, and devour an entire pan of these Mint Chocolate Brownies.  I'm such a sucker for the combination of the green and brown.Mint Chocolate Brownies Baaaah!  It's so easy you guys.  Just make your brownies with a mix that you love, and add a few extras...Full Recipe Below...Mint Chocolate...

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SERIOUSLY... these can't be this easy? Effortless Cheesecake Bites.
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Effortless Cheesecake Bites

Cheesecake Bites: No baking, no cooking, no prep... these effortless dessert mini's are perfect for entertaining, taking along to the family gathering or just to snack on!  You all will DIE when I spill the beans below, on how easy it is to make these Cheesecake Bites.I always try to make these for my parties, because I can switch up the topping, and color code it to my party theme! Remember my Nautical Party?  Yep, used blueberries for the blue color scheme, and it worked perfectly.Alright... so are you ready to see how I make these little things?Effortless Cheesecake Bites I grab...

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Get in my belly! Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Pudding
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Banana Bread Pudding with Chocolate Chips

Banana Bread Pudding with Chocolate Chips Recipe: So easy, and the perfect way to add in a bit of chocolate for chocolate lovers!  I'm such a sucker for bread pudding.  If you tried my, "bread pudding recipe," recipe, you'll know I'm also a sucker for having stale bread in my pantry, and I love having a bread pudding recipe on hand, so it doesn't go to waste. But if you aren't a fan of using stale bread, or if you aren't as lucky as me to always have stale bread in your pantry, you can whip up this Banana Bread Pudding...

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