Mini Cheesecake Bites with Dark Chocolate Cranberry

These delicious mini cheesecake bites with Dove® Fruit – Whole Cranberry as a topping are not only better for you desserts because they’re super tiny and made with fantastic ingredients, but are also part of a shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are, as always, mine alone. #CollectiveBias
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Whhhaaaaat say you? Better for you desserts? Dove® Chocolate Fruit – Cranberries? Tell me more!

Ok, ok, I’ll spill the beans, or should I say…I’ll spill the Dove® Chocolate Fruit – Cranberries (but if I were to spill any like I may or may not have when taking this picture, I’d eat every last one that may have fallen onto the floor..5 second rule, right?!)

Dove Fruit Cranberry

So I was doing some meandering around Sam’s Club, doing shopping for my hubby’s 30th birthday party (more about that below) and came across a bag of dark chocolate covered cranberries…they just found a way into my cart, don’t know how that happened lol.

Dove Chocolate Cranberry from Sams

As a huge lover of dark chocolate and dark chocolate recipes, I’m always trying new products to find ones I love. And fall in love I did. The smooth, mouthwatering dark chocolate covered cranberries were amazing, and a little birdy told me that while they’re only available for a little while at Sam’s (so walk/run/etc to try some) Dove®  is releasing Dove®  Cherry later this fall. You would probably win a bet if you think I’ll be first in line at Sam’s to try them #LoveDoveFruits !

When I was planning my husband’s 30th birthday, I asked him what dessert he wanted me to make. He practically yelled ‘Cheesecake!’ at me, but then he said ‘can you make it a little healthier?’ (we’re trying to eat better, so I definitely wanted to indulge him while making a better for you dessert.)

And since a big ‘ole honkin’ cheesecake isn’t exactly crowd friendly or healthy, I decided to make mini cheesecake bites and then topped them with some Dove® Chocolate Fruit – Cranberries!

To make these cheesecake bites, you set out your ingredients:

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Then you use a fork and stir together graham cracker crumbs and melted butter to make the crusts

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Then scoop a teaspoon full into mini muffin liner

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Then you press the mixture down – I do this with a bottom of a shot glass, anyone else have a shot glass collection? This Alaska one is from our honeymoon!

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Then bake the crusts, and while the crusts are baking, prepare the cheesecake filling

Mini cheesecake filling

And chop the Dove® Fruit – Whole Cranberry

Dove® Fruit - Whole Cranberry

Then remove the crusts from the oven

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Then fill each cup with a scoop of the cheesecake batter (I used a tablespoon cookie scoop and it worked fantastically!)

How to make mini cheesecakes

And sprinkle some chopped up Dove® Fruit – Whole Cranberries on top

Dove® Fruit - Whole Cranberry Cheesecake

And bake them, then transfer them to a cooling rack

Dove® Fruit - Whole Cranberry Cheesecake

Just look at these mini cheesecakes

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The end result? AMAZING! The creaminess of the cheesecake is perfectly complimented by the slight tang of the cranberries and finished by the rich dark chocolate .

Let’s just say I made a double batch of these mini cheesecakes (so we’re talking 64 mini cheesecakes) and not a one was left over! Not.A.Single.One!!!

And here are some pictures from my hubby’s 30th 80s themed birthday party!

80s Party

Because these mini cheesecake bites need to be cooled, they’re perfect for making the day before!

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Mini Cheesecake Bites with Dark Chocolate Cranberry
 
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Serves: 32-36
Ingredients
  • -Crust-
  • 1 Cup Graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 Tbs Butter, melted
  • 2 Tbs Sugar
  • -Cheesecake Filling-
  • 2 Packages (8oz each) Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, at room temperature
  • ¾ Cup Sugar
  • 2 Large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • -Topping-
  • ½ - 1 Cup Dove® Fruit - Whole Cranberry, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325. Line a mini muffin pan with muffin liners, set aside.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter for the crust for 30 seconds (if it's not melted after 30 seconds microwave for another 30 seconds). Then add the graham cracker crumbs and sugar and using a fork mix all ingredients together. Spoon 1 tsp of the crumb mixture into the bottom of the lined muffin pan, and use a shot glass to press down the crumbs. Bake for 5 minutes, then remove from oven.
  3. While the crusts are baking, make the filling. With a hand mixer (or stand mixer) beat the cream cheese (it is important that it is at room temperature-this will make it smooth and airy and not lumpy) for 3 minutes until smooth and creamy. Then add the sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract and beat for another 2 minutes until smooth and combined.
  4. Spoon 1 tablespoon of cheesecake batter on top of the crust.
  5. Chop up the Dove® Fruit - Whole Cranberry.
  6. Then sprinkle a few pieces on top of the cheesecake batter.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, then remove from oven. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then move to a wire cooling rack. Allow to cool for another 5-10 minutes, then allow to cool in the fridge for at least 4 hours, or overnight (perfect for making ahead!)
Notes
It is important that your ingredients are at room temperature - this will keep the batter from clumping!
Because of cooling times, these are perfect for making ahead!
Makes 32-36 mini cheesecakes!

 

Peanut Butter SNICKERS® Brownies (aka ‘husband brownies’) & Football Treats

These ultra decadent Peanut Butter SNICKERS® Brownies (aka ‘husband brownies’) are perfect for upcoming football season and are part of a compensated shop by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias

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They say the way to a mans heart is through his stomach, but that’s just too general for me, so I say the way to a mans heart is making these Peanut Butter SNICKERS® Brownies AND serving them while he watches football, one of the many reasons these are called Husband Bars:

  1. Give a man a good brownie, he will fall in love
  2. Let a man watch football while serving said brownie, he will fall in love
  3. Give a man some chocolate candy bars during the football game, he will fall in love
  4. Combine chocolate candy bars and brownies, he will fall in love
  5. Combine chocolate candy bars, brownies AND his favorite peanut butter cookies, he will fall in love
  6. Combine peanut butter cookie dough, chocolate candy bars, brownies AND football, you have yourself a husband and #Chocolate4TheWin

Since football season is coming up (seriously, time is just flying this year, where did summer go?) which means lots of last minute get-togethers for game watching, I like to keep some mini candy bars on hand for treats, and since buying chocolate candy in bulk is SO much cheaper at SAMs Club, I bought I giant bag and picked up a box of SNICKERS®

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Then what I like to do when guests are over put candy in a jar and put a simple little label on the outside of the jar to theme it up a bit (click here for the ‘Time Out Treats – free football party printable’). You can also use them as labels for your different dishes.

What you’ll need to make Time Out Treats are:

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You cut up the labels, put some tape on the back of the label, tape it to the jars, and put ‘like’ with ‘like’ candy into jars and you have yourself “Time-Out” Treats!

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Now, we’re going to talk about how to make Peanut Butter  SNICKERS®  Brownies, aka ‘Husband Brownies’ !

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For this I made what is a combination between a blondie and a peanut butter cookie recipe, all in one bowl for the bottom layer, a brownie layer (again, all in one bowl) and then cut up cut up SNICKERS® bars.

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Spread the peanut butter batter in the bottom of a pan, then lay the SNICKERS® bars on top and then spread the brownie batter on top!

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Then they’re all ready for the the oven

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Bake, let cool a little, and cut them and watch your guests (and husband) fall in love!

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Just look at them up close! OMG!

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Make these heavenly Peanut Butter SNICKERS® Brownies on game day and you’ll be the hostess with the mostess!

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And because they’re so decadent, you can cut them into little adorable brownie bites! I made these for my husbands birthday (because hello, they’re ‘husband brownies’ and they were requested) and after I set them out, I came back into the kitchen to get one, and they were all gone, so beware, set these out for a treat, and your guests will eat!

Peanut Butter SNICKERS® Brownies (aka ‘husband brownies') & Football Treats
 
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Ingredients
  • -Peanut Butter Batter-
  • 1 Stick Butter, melted
  • ½ Cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ Cup Flour
  • ⅓ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ⅓ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Vanilla Extract
  • pinch of salt
  • -Brownie Layer-
  • 1 Stick of butter, melted
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • ⅓ Cup Cocoa Powder
  • ½ Cup Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • -Other Ingredients-
  • 10 SNICKERS bars, cut into 3rds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9 by 13 pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter for the peanut butter batter in a microwave for 30 seconds. If its not melted, microwave it for another 30 seconds. When the butter is removed from the microwave and mix in the peanut butter, then the eggs and vanilla extract and stir until creamy. Then add the brown sugar, granulated sugar, flour, and pinch of salt. Stir until all ingredients are mixed together and set the peanut butter batter aside.
  3. In another microwave safe bowl melt the butter for the brownies for 30 seconds, if it is not melted, microwave for another 30 seconds. Remove from the microwave, then add the cocoa powder and vanilla extract, stir, then add the sugar and stir until creamy, then add the eggs and stir, then add the flour, baking powder, and salt, stir until everything is combined.
  4. Cut Snickers bars into 3rds.
  5. Spoon peanut butter batter into the bottom of the prepared pan, then layer the Snickers bars, then spread brownie batter over the Snickers bars.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove from oven and allow to cool for 20 minutes (to an hour) and then cut into small pieces and enjoy!
Notes
Makes 35 brownie bites

 

Sour Cream Cake with Almond Buttercream & Strawberries

Sour Cream Cake with almond buttercream and strawberries Happy Sunday! It’s been a while since I’ve done a ‘Sweet Sunday‘ where I talk about things I’m loving, so today I’m sharing with you something I’ve been wanting to share for a while.

A little over two years ago my older sister got married and had a backyard potluck for her reception. It was a very small and intimate event, and she asked me to make the cake.

It was the begging of June, very hot out, and I had never made a layered cake before and was up until midnight making it because I had work and rehearsal dinner for the ceremony until 9 pm….needless to say, the photos were horrible!

However, the cake was delicious. Superbly DELICIOUS!

The horrible pictures? Yeah, those were pinned, and re-pinned and re-pinned. I think at some point it was my most re-pinned recipe..nooooo!

The pictures have also gotten some not so nice comments (although true, still not so nice to read that someone says ‘the flavors look good, just don’t look at the cake’).

Since then, I’ve made the cake quite a few times, and the thing is, the recipe is spot on, but I always forget to take pictures of it!

It’s one of – if not THE- best cake I’ve ever made! The cake is super dense, yet moist, and holds up very well, then there is layer after layer of deliciousness. Such perfect flavor combinations of the almond butter cream and strawberries. Sour Cream Cake with Almond buttercream and strawberries I made this cake for my little sister when she graduated from medical school and made a little stencil of a star and filled it with gold sugar! Graduation Congrats Cake And, as Julia Child says: A Party without Cake is just a meeting! So next time you need a fancy cake, this is your winner!Julia Child Quote - A party without Cake is just a meeting

Sour Cream Cake with Almond Buttercream & Strawberries
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⅓ cups water
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups Strawberries, finely chopped
  • Almond Butter Cream : 3-5 c. confectioners sugar, 1 stick. butter at room temp, 1 tbs vanilla, 1 tsp. almond extract and 1-2 Tbsp. milk.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease spring form cake pans (I used 2-8 inch spring form pans for this cake) and place cake pans on top of a cookie sheet to catch any drips.
  2. Stir together the white cake mix, flour, sugar, and salt in a large bowl until well mixed. Pour in the water, sour cream, vegetable oil, almond and vanilla extracts and mix.
  3. In a clean bowl eat egg whites slightly and then add to other ingredients from previous step, beat with an electric mix on low until all the ingredients are mixed and moistened but it's ok if some minor lumps still remain, about 3 minutes.
  4. Pour the batter evenly into the two prepared cake pans, and bake in the preheated oven until the top is a light golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Allow to cool before frosting. Can be made up to three days ahead of time and stored in the fridge before frosting.
  5. Almond butter cream: In a bowl add butter that is at room temperature and cream with a stand mixer or hand mixer, scrape down sides of the bowl and add extracts and milk, beat with the mixer again until combined. Add powdered sugar until desired texture is reached...mine was somewhere around 4 cups powered sugar.
  6. When cake has cooled, cut each layer in half (cake will be moist so be careful). Spread a little of the frosting evenly over the layer, then add strawberries, then put the other layer back on. Repeat with each layer of spreading a little bit of frosting and adding strawberries.When you have all layers in place put one layer of thin frosting around the outside of the cake.
  7. Refrigerate the cake for an hour so that the frosting cool. Then remove from the fridge and put final layer of frosting on.
  8. For decoration I made a stencil of a star and filled it colored sugar.

Blueberry Basil Chocolate Cake

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This delicious, decadent, chocately goodness is made healthier by blueberries and then topped with basil to bring you bite after bite of  chocolate cake goodness! Aaaannnnd, the frosting is made with sugar free Cool Whip, so it’s a wonderful healthier cake!

I had just come back from the farmers market where I purchased the most gorgeous blueberries, but didn’t want them to go bad …you know when you buy ALL THE THINGS at the farmers market? Yeah, that happened to me, and I was in the kitchen for hours and hours on Sunday cooking meals and desserts for the week, THIS CAKE was definitely one of my faves from the day of cooking!

Blueberries from the farmers market

So you start by getting all your ingredients out. Because you’re using cool whip for the frosting with the chocolate chips, it gives it a gorgeous shiny look with a thick texture.

Blueberry Chocolate Cake Ingredients

Then you’ll make the cake batter which will take you a total of 1 minute, and since you’re putting blueberries in the batter all blended up, they’ll add a moistness while not overpowering with a blueberry flavor.

Blueberry Basil Chocolate Cake

Then you bake your cake, frost it, top it with some blueberries and basil, and voila, you’re ready to enjoy!

Blueberry Basil Chocolate Cake

Just look at a slice of this deliciousness!

Slice of Blueberry Basil Chocolate Cake

Don’t you want to take a bite?

Bite of blueberry chocolate cake

Blueberry Basil Chocolate Cake
 
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Ingredients
  • 1½ Cup Flour
  • 1¼ Cup Sugar
  • 6 Tbs Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Blueberries
  • 1 Cup Cool Whip, thawed
  • ½ Cup Bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbs basil, finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line the bottom of a springform pan with aluminum foil, spray springform pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a blender or food processor blend water, eggs, and ½ Cup blueberries.blend until no more large chunks of blueberries exist (about 30 seconds). When done blending, pour into a bowl.
  3. in another bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Slowly pour ingredients into bowl with blueberry mixture, and stir everything together until there are no lumps. Spoon cake batter into springform pan. Bake for 30 minutes, remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes, then gently remove springform pan and transfer to serving plate.
  4. To make the frosting start by melting the bittersweet chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 30 seconds intervals stirring in between (mine took 1 and a half to melt). Then slowly stir in cool whip and combine until smooth.
  5. Frost the cake when it is still warm by spreading the frosting over the cake, letting the frosting drop over the sides.
  6. In a small bowl combine remaining ½ cup blueberries and chopped basil, lay on top of center of cake. Cut slices, and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Whole Wheat Chocolate Blueberry Cake on Better Homes and Gardens.

5 Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Slice and Bake Cookies

With only a few ingredients, you will have chocolatetly and coconutty cookies in minutes!
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I’m excited to share my 5 Ingredient Friday recipe with you for 5 Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Slice and Bake Cookies! They’re super easy to make and taste absolutely yummy…the coconut toasts right up around the outsides of the cookies so you’re left with a delicious toasted coconut and rich chocolate cookie! Aaaaaannnndddd, they’re a recipe I did for a guest post for Meg of The House Wife In Training Files

5 Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Cookies

One of the keys to making these bad boys is letting the dough cool so that you can just slice and bake them…with my patience running low some days I have to force myself to leave the kitchen otherwise I will angrily stare at the freezer and say ‘freeze faster’ to which my husband replies from the other room ‘honey, it’s not going to freeze faster if you yell at it’ (since I’m in the kitchen and he can’t see me…insert some unseen eye rolls here lol).

How to make 5 Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Slice and Bake Cookies

After you do your obligatory waiting for the dough to cool, you simply slice and bake the cookies, let them cool a little, and viola, you’re all done!

What I love about these cookies is that they’re perfect for making ahead; you can even keep a batch made and freeze them for last minute guests, and trust me, your guests will love you forever for making them these fresh cookies!

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Want the recipe for these amazing cookies? Check it out here

Triple Chocolate Oreo Cookies

Triple Chocolate Oreo Cookies

Not one, not two, but THREE chocolates make up this most delicious, chewy and addictive cookie…and oh wait, there are oreos in the cookies too!

For some reason …I have made these cookies a bunch of times…like a BUNCH of times…hmmm…I wonder why?

You start by making your batter (a spoon full or two is ok for ‘tasting’ purposes, right?)

Best cookies ever - Triple-chocolate-oreo-cookies

Then you scoop some batter up

Triple chocolate oreo cookies batter

And place the cookie dough from the scoop on a lined baking sheet. I’ve made these on both a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and a silicone mat lined sheet – speaking of which, I absolutely love my silicone baking sheet and use it ALL the time (thanks Grandma Rita!), the one I have is this one from Amazon and I recently got my cookie scoop which I’m obsessed with-it makes the most uniform cookies and makes the baking process so much easier – I’ve linked both the silicone mat and cookie scoop to my Amazon affiliate, so if you purchase through those links (thank you) I will earn a few pennies :)

Triple chocolate oreo cookies batter

Then you bake the cookies and try not to eat ALL THE COOKIES when they come out of the oven smelling delicious!

Triple Chocolate and Oreo Cookies

And even though there are three types of chocolates in these beauties, you can taste each chocolate.  The cocoa in the cookie batter, the white chocolate chunks and the dark chocolate chips, all stand on their own. And then when you bite in and get a bite of Oreo along with the other chocolates you just can’t help yourself from wanting to grab another cookie!

The best cookies ever - triple chocolate oreo cookies

Triple Chocolate Oreo Cookies
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ⅓ Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1¼ Cup Flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ½ Cup Oreo cookies crushed
  • ½ Cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • ¼ Cup Baking White Chocolate, broken up into chunks
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  2. Cream together butter, sugars, and cocoa powder for 2 minutes with a stand mixer or hand mixer. Then add the vanilla extract and egg and beat until it all comes together and is creamy (about 1 minute).
  3. Next add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and pinch of salt. Combine everything until cookie dough is combined, scrape down the sides.
  4. Now add the crushed oreo chunks, chocolate chips and white chocolate chunks and stir it in with a wooden spoon.
  5. Spoon a tablespoon worth a cookie dough with a cookie scoop (or with a spoon, then if you're doing the spoon method, form it into a ball with your hand and then press it a little as you put it on the baking sheet) place cookies 1 inch apart on the lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake cookies for 10 minutes, then remove from oven and allow to cool (these cookies can over bake easily, so it's ok if they look a little wet in the middle, they'll cool and be chewy!)
  7. After 5 minutes out of the oven transfer cookies to a wire cooling rack, allow to cool for 5 additional minutes, and then enjoy!

 

One Bowl Salted Caramel Blondies

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These sweet, salty, quick and easy One Bowl Salted Caramel Blondies are perfect for any summer party!

One thing I love about blogging is the community and getting to know other bloggers. So today, I’m sharing my One Bowl Salted Caramel Blondies, but am sharing it as a guest post, so the recipe is over at Sarah’s blog called Sarah’s Cucina Bella 

Cucina Bella translated means ‘beautiful kitchen’ and isn’t that the perfect segue into asking you guys to vote for me to go to Italy? I was selected as a finalist and would LOVE if you’d vote for me to win a trip to Italy. If you’re so kind, you can vote here (you can vote once a day until July 31st :) ).

Ok, now more pretty pictures of making the blondies:

How to make One Bowl Caramel Salted Blondies

They’re super easy to make, taste absolutely yummy, and cleanup is a breeze!

Do you ever get invited somewhere and volunteer to bring something and then your mind goes completely blank on what to make or bring? This happens to me all the time, and I even have a food blog for Pete’s sake, so something delicious is expected. When I’m having one of those moments, my mind always wanders to these one bowl blondies…sweet blondies topped with ooey gooey caramel and a then the perfect complimentary saltiness from the sea salt. They’re always huge hit. They’re my fancy-yet-easy-go-to dessert. So let’s get started.

In a microwave safe bowl (and this is the only bowl you’ll be using) melt the butter a little, then add all the ingredients besides the toppings, mix, and spoon into a foil lined square baking dish (again, cleanup will be a breeze because you’re lining the baking dish with foil). Add the toppings, bake, and voila, delicious one bowl blondies!

What I love about this recipe is that it is so adaptable. Don’t have any caramel sauce on hand? Not a problem, use chocolate hot fudge sauce, peanut butter, chocolate chips or any type of candy, and top with sea salt.

If you’d like to see the recipe, please click here.

Red White & Blue Triflets

Patriotic Dessert - Red white and blue berry trifle

It’s time to get ready for 4th of July, which means Red White & Blue desserts!

This 4th of July I’m sharing a super simple and fun party Patriotic dessert-Red white and blue Triflets.

What makes this dessert perfect for parties (aside from being completely delicious, of course) is that you make it in little shot glasses so that they can be enjoyed in little individual bites!

Patriotic Dessert - red white and blue dessert

And since a traditional trifle is served in one big bowl, I thought I’d call these little individual desserts Triflets!

Annnnd…. did I mention how easy they are to make? You line up your little glasses, put a dollop of either cool whip or whipped cream in the bottom, but a few pieces of sponge cake, then put another dollop of cool whip on top and finish top off with blueberries and strawberries!

Patriotic trifle

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Red White & Blue Triflets
 
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  • 1½ Cups Cool Whip or Whipped Cream
  • 1 Sponge Cake (8 inch, either store bought or home made) cut into chunks
  • ½ cup Blueberries
  • ½ cup strawberries, sliced
Instructions
  1. Line up 12 shot glasses or mini bowls.
  2. Drop a dollop (a spoonful) of the cool whip or whipped cream in the bottom of the shot glasses, then put a few chunks of the sponge cake on top of the cool whip, then fill the glasses with more cool whip and top with blueberries and a sliced strawberry.