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A plate of brownie cookie sandwiches

Brownie Cookie Sandwiches


Let’s just say it now– these fudgy brownie cookie sandwiches are the ultimate indulgence. You will be wooed by the taste of buttercream frosting sandwiched between two fudgy brownie cookies. This dessert combo is sweet, fudgy, chewy, and with a creamy rich filling. Just one bite into these and you won’t forget them. You’ll be smitten with this fudgy chocolate…

Ice cream sandwiched between a top and bottom layer of yellow cake mix then topped with whipped topping and sprinkles.

Ice Cream Cake


Transform an ordinary cake into a surprising homemade ice cream cake with this simple, easy-to-follow guide. And as your family and friends ooh and aah over this yummy dessert, they’ll never guess just how effortless it was to make. There are so many dreamy and mouthwatering flavors in each bite… soft, moist vanilla cake with cold, smooth ice cream, and…

A 3 layer cake frosted with buttercream icing and garnished with dried pineapple flowers.

Pineapple Cake


If you’re a huge fan of all things pineapple, then this is a must-bake cake. Interestingly, I’ve been looking to recreate the pineapple wedding cake from my destination wedding in Mexico over 11 years ago. So when I finally put the right ingredients together, I couldn’t wait enjoy slice of this homemade Pineapple Cake. And the 11 year wait was…

Fudgy brownie cookies in a pan with a glass of dairy free milk

Fudgy Brownie Cookies


These homemade gluten and dairy free fudgy brownie cookies have all the best parts of a brownie– the fudgy cake-like middle, chewy edges, and crackly crust. And let’s not forget about the decadent chocolate brownie flavor we all love and have to have. I’m not exaggerating when I say these cookies are my family’s latest sweet tooth obsession. We’re really…

Chocolate chip cookies sandwiching vanilla ice cream.

Ice Cream Sandwiches


It’s only June, and my family is already complaining about the heat. Mind you we live in Montana and have only had one day above 90 degrees. But, we know what’s to come over the next few months. And nothing beats cooling off with frozen ice cream sandwiches. Really– what is better then ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip…

3 stacked lemon streusel bars with a lemon filling in between a crust and streusel topping.

Lemon Streusel Bars


These luscious lemon streusel bars are a sure way to win friends and influence others. What sets this lemon bar recipe apart from others is how the creamy and tangy lemon filling is sandwiched between a sweet, crumble streusel. And I know there many delicious lemon bar recipes. But trust me when I say this one is the best. Combining…

Cherry Dessert Pizza

Cherry Dessert Pizza


This Cherry Dessert Pizza is a little slice of heaven– imagine cherry topping bursting with robust cherry flavor alongside a buttery streusel topping and sweet drizzle. This dessert pizza is commonly found at pizza buffets like Pizza Ranch and Cici’s Pizza. Since those are a bold no-go I just had to make my own for our family pizza nights. Then…

mini brownies with whipped topping and fruit

Homemade Brownie Bites


Who’s ready to enjoy a delectable dessert that’s also easy on the bank account? Not only are these homemade brownie bites fudgy and chewy, but they can be topped with all your brownie favorites too. Yes, you can truly have it all with this dessert. Best yet– not one bite tastes gluten and dairy free. It’s no surprise these homemade…

Easy Kid Snack Ideas


Anytime our children are out of school and home it guarantees we’ll be asked 53,958 times what’s for snack. Or is that just with my kids? Something tells me this is a more common situation than with just my family. And don’t get me wrong — I love every minute my kids are home. Therefore this valuable post will help…

A glass jar filled with a thick and creamy homemade oreo milkshake and oreo cookies on the side. All gluten and dairy free.

Homemade Oreo Milkshake


Not too long ago I realized I’d committed a serious mom fail. Quite honestly it stopped me in my tracks as I thought to myself, “How did this happen?” You see while my family was visiting extended family in Salt Lake City. One evening we were feasting on burgers at a local burger shop. That’s when my kids noticed one…