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Tag Archives: fruit



dark chocolate fruit and nut power pops

  Admittedly, this is a dessert blog. I can’t hide that fact behind my name. But contrary to popular belief (and by “popular,” I mean all my kid’s friends who think I just throw cookies at anyone that enters our house), it’s not all sugar all the time for me. I eat lots of green […]



attack of the mummy fruit

See? Not all of Halloween has to be about chocolate and candy. Sweet, sweet, delicious chocolate and candy. Fruit can dress up, too, into these bone-chilling, terrifying, straight-from-the-tomb mummies. Really, very scary. Ugh. Those dang googly-eyes are way too cute to be scary.   Geez Louise though, if you’re going to dress up the kids’ […]



The Mystery of the Monkey and Banana Decorated Cookies

So I was going through my (completely overwhelming, folders and folders) of photos on my computer and I found these cookies. I recognize them as mine and I sort of remember cutting these out by hand and decorating. But… why? For whom? For what purpose? A birthday? A baby shower? A friend’s request? I have […]



super-easy graham cracker flag dessert

I’m not usually one for pull-apart desserts (seriously, just make cupcakes, don’t turn it into a cake). And graham crackers aren’t my go-to snack. But gosh darnit if this wasn’t super delicious and gosh darn easy to make, too. Excuse my language, but I really like this one. learn how to make a pull-apart graham […]



Just for Kix: White chocolate cherry Kix clusters

I’m lucky that I got these photographs done. You see, this combination of white chocolate, dried cherries and crunchy Kix was so perfect I ate half the stuff while photographing. After 41 years of existence, I still have low enough self-esteem that I’m astonished when I produce something good. No, awesome. So I rewarded myself […]