Carrot Cake Dip

I can’t get over the fact that Easter is just over a week away! I am hosting Easter brunch at our house this year so I definitely need to get my butt in gear when it comes to planning a menu. At least I know I have a good resource for Easter recipes to turn to but I am still thinking of different dessert options. I don’t love the time it takes to bake so I am leaning towards something much easier like this three ingredient carrot cake dip.

Three Ingredient Carrot Cake Dip

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Kahlua Coffee Poke Cake

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t usually share a holiday themed recipe on the actual holiday but, if you are like me, the real St. Patrick’s Day celebration will happen this weekend! So, I am here to help you out with the perfect dessert to close out your delicious meal. While I love Guinness and Irish Coffee cupcakes, I was searching this year for something a little different. My indecision led me to create this Kahlua coffee poke cake that I am in LOVE with.

Simple Kahlua Coffee Poke Cake

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Baked Apple Fritter Muffins

Baked Apple Fritter Muffins are filled with delicious tender apples, brown sugar, and topped with a dreamy glaze. Perfect option for baking, not frying!

Hey y’all! It’s me, Allyson, again, posting on Just Us Four as Shannah’s Dessert Contributor!  This month I whipped up some delicious Baked Apple Fritter Muffins for y’all, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!

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17 Bomb Diggity Brownie Recipes

Do you know what happens when you go to Vegas and eat so much amazing food and then come home to attempt to get back onto a healthy eating plan? You dream of brownies. Like vivid dreams of rich, chocolatey goodness. So, in an effort to keep myself from eating all.the.brownies, I’ve got 17 brownie recipes you have to try {oh, and report back since you know…I am trying to only dream about them}.

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Easy S’mores Donuts

I am so excited to share with you my newest donut flavor as a way to highlight delicious TruMoo’s Limited Edition Chocolate Marshmallow Milk. As always, even though this post may be sponsored, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

I love donuts. There, I totally admitted it. No matter how much I love eating clean and enjoying all the real foods of Whole30, I still have a soft spot for a delicious donut. Of course, I am always trying to think of new donuts to try {as if Red Velvet, Eggnog and Peppermint Mocha weren’t enough}. This time, I am taking aim at one of my favorite childhood desserts and making s’mores donuts.

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German Chocolate Bars

Pop Quiz: Did you know that there isn’t really much German about what we know as German chocolate? When Maya moved with us from Germany, I talked to her at length about all the things we think are “German” but really aren’t and German chocolate stuff was top of the list. I guess it doesn’t matter where the name originated because it is so darn delicious. I rarely have the patience to make a German chocolate cake and typically go for these German chocolate bars instead.

German Chocolate Bars

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Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Hearts

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Hearts - Perfect for Valentines Day Dessert and SO delicious!

I am really excited to share this recipe with the Just Us Four readers today! I love making Oreo Cookie Truffle Balls, but I thought it would be fun to mix things up for Valentine’s Day and make some Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Hearts! There are a little time consuming, but totally worth it. I ended up bringing all my goodies to a Super Bowl party on Sunday and they were gone before half time! These truffles are a total win!

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Double Chocolate SNICKERS Brownies

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Every year, after we’ve recovered from the holidays, Mathlete and I start talking about what our next social event is going to be. Sure, my birthday is in early February but we usually like to have a low-key get together at our house before then. The logical choice is a party to watch the Big Game since a) we love football and b) it is the first major social event of the year. He  is in charge of TV stuff and I am in charge of food. Because everyone is so interested in the plays being made on the field, it can be hard for the food to get much attention. So, I wanted to wow everyone with some delicious food and started off with double chocolate SNICKERS® brownies.

The cheers for these brownies might be louder than the cheers for the big game this year! Double chocolate snickers brownies are sure to be a winner!

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35 Christmas Treat Recipes

Christmas and sweet treats go together like Santa and Elves. One just isn’t the same without the other. From cookies to fudge to other kinds of treats, you can find it all cooking in someone’s kitchen during Christmastime. In case you want to get in on the action, I’ve got 35 amazing Christmas treat recipes for you to drool over.

35 amazing Christmas treat recipes! I want to try them all.

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Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

I’m a real life cookie monster. Like, seriously don’t put cookies anywhere near me because I am not going to be able to resist. Mathlete claims my love of cookies is the reason I love Christmas so much. I mean, during Christmastime, you can’t go anywhere without there being Christmas cookies! When I joined the Cookie Exchange Blop Hop, I instantly knew my cookie would be some mixture of my two favorite holiday flavors and thus, peppermint chocolate cake mix cookies were born!

Peppermint chocolate cake mix cookies that are so easy to make but ridiculously delicious.

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