Tag: dessert

Easy Easter Pudding Cup Dessert Ideas

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Easy Easter Pudding Cup Dessert Ideas #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias #ad

Hoppy Easter! We are getting in to the spirit at our house with these sweet little Easter pudding cup desserts. They are super easy to whip up, and give awesome Easter flair to afternoon snack time or after dinner dessert. Everyone in our family loves a Snack Pack, so this was a huge hit with my kids and husband. I’ll show you how to make them in less than five minutes to surprise your family with a special treat.


Easy Mickey Mouse Mini Popcorn Balls

Easy Mickey Mouse Ear Mini Popcorn Balls

We are huge Disney fans at our house, so when we were asked to host a DisneySide home party we were thrilled. I’ll be sharing the party next week, but for today’s Fabulously Frugal Link Party I’m showing you how to make these super cute little Mickey Mouse Mini Popcorn Balls. They are super easy to make, very budget friendly, and bring a little Disney fun in to your snack time or party. Read on to find out how to make them and link up your own frugal posts to the link party below.


Double Chocolate OREO Cookie Ball Christmas Ornaments {Perfect for Gifts!}

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Double Chocolate OREO Cookie Ball Christmas Ornaments with a Free Printable Gift Tag #OREOCookieBall #ad

Holiday treats are one of my favorite parts of the Christmas season, and I love to make them for our family and to share and give to friends. Today I’m sharing an easy recipe for Double Chocolate OREO Cookie Balls made to look like little Christmas ornaments with candy cane hooks. These adorable treats are perfect for teacher, neighbor, and hostess gifts, or for your own holiday party. Find lots more fun ideas for making festive OREO Cookie Balls. I’ve long been intimidated by cookie balls and was shocked to find out how easy they really are to make. Read on to find out how to make your own.


Feed a Football Crowd without Missing Game Time + Make Football Ice Cream Brownie Cake & Cupcakes {Recipe & Tutorial}

It’s that magical time of year when big games are played and football party food fills your shopping list.  I’m sharing a few football party ideas to help you feed a crowd without spending a fortune or missing the game as well as a recipe for a delicious ice cream cake and cupcakes perfect for your big game celebration.  I picked up some delicious game time goodies from Walmart and prepped them ahead of time.  I also whipped up a few cute decorations in our team colors (spoiler alert: they didn’t win).

Game Day Goodies: Snickers and Milky Way Double Chocolate Brownie Bites {With a Coupon!} #GameDayBites

As a member of Collective Bias, I was asked to create a tasty tailgate party treat to share with y’all.  Brownies are a favorite of the Eby family, so I whipped up a tiny and delicious version perfect for toting to your next tailgate party.  These pint size cuties are portable and contain a special surprise in the center – Milky Way and Snickers Bites!  If you love coupons, head here to grab 2 for Mars Snickers and Milky Way Bites.  Both coupons double when you share them.

Until a few years ago I had no idea baking brownies from scratch was so incredibly easy and delicious.  I really thought that box mixes were the best option out there.  I still love a baking mix, but try to bake from scratch whenever I can.  You can bake from scratch.  It doesn’t take much more time, and is typically more frugal.  

Tail gate party food is tricky because it needs to be portable finger food, and is best when it can be easily packed and moved and not refrigerated.  These brownie bites would be delicious iced with cream cheese frosting, but then their portability would go out the window.  These game day goodies are so easy, and baking from scratch is delicious and satisfying.  

Ready to make your Snickers and Milky Way Double Chocolate Brownie Bites and be the hero of your game day gathering? Here we go…

1 bag Mars Snickers Bites
1 bag Mars Milky Way Bites
1 cup butter, melted
2 cups sugar
1 tbsp vanilla
4 eggs
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
mini muffin tin
48 mini cupcake paper liners (optional)
Serves 24 (2 brownie bites each).

Preheat your oven to 350.  Line your mini muffin tins with your paper liners.
Add one Snickers Bite to the bottom of each cupcake liner of one pan, and a Milky Way Bite to the bottom of each liner in the other pan.  Be sure to differentiate between the two in case of a peanut allergy.
Beat your eggs with a hand or stand mixer.
Add in the melted butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt.  Mix until smooth.
Add the flour and cocoa powder and mix well, scraping the sides and bottom of your bowl until smooth and well mixed.
Add the chocolate chips and mix slowly until incorporated.
Spoon approximately one tbsp of batter into each cupcake liner.  Smush the batter down into the liner, or go chase your toddler around for a few minutes and let gravity do the work (my method).
Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes.  Check them often because they bake very quickly.
Serve any time and enjoy the compliments.

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What’s your go-to game day treat?

Glen Rose Getaway – Dessert with the Pie Peddlers

On our weekend getaway in Glen Rose, we happened upon an antique car show in the main square surrounding the court house.  The streets were closed off and lined with fabulously restored antique cars.  This was perfect for us, because I could wander through the antique shops and boutiques while Jed obsessed over the cars.  Every few minutes he would come in a store to see something I wanted to show him, and I would come out to do the same.  Perfect.  We stumbled on a little place called the Pie Peddlers, and had to stop in.  

  The pies are all made fresh daily, and they have a great selection.  Unfortunately we felt that it was a little overpriced.  The slices were $4 each.  I know that is pretty standard or cheap for restaurant dessert, but you know we are super frugal.  We decided to go for it since we were on vacation.

 Jed ordered the coconut caramel, and was definitely the big winner of the day.  It was phenomenal.

 I had the key lime pie, which is my go-to dessert.  It was good, but not fabulous.  I’m a little bit of a key lime pie snob, apparently.

Overall, I would say that stopping in Pie Peddlers is worth it for the ambiance and great service.  The same ladies who make the pies wait on the tables, and are super sweet.  Skip the key lime and go straight for the coconut, chocolate, or coconut caramel.  
What is your go-to dessert?  
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