Leftover Halloween Candy Ideas

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups Stuffed with Candy

I hope everyone had a fun Halloween–and I hope most of you were able to stay drier than my little corner of the world. Because of all of the storms, we only went trick or treating one night (what? you only remember ever trick or treating one night in any given year? Me too, but… 

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Chocolate Cookie-Pecan-Toffee Streusel Topped Chocolate Muffins

Dark Chocolate Muffins Topped with Pecan-Cookie Streusel

It has been a weird week around here. It has been a while since I have gotten so behind in recipes. That awesome Mexican chicken soup I made fed us for 3 nights. It did its work too, as I am feeling better, instead of descending into a sinus infection as frequently happens.

Milk Chocolate Ganache Glazed Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Bundtlettes: Chocolate Party

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Guys I am so excited to tell you about the weekend I just had in Chicago courtesy of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, but I just cannot think of  a way to work it around to this mini cakes. So it will have to wait, but suffice to say I am tired and a little… 

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Happy Thanksgiving! I had not originally planned to share these cupcakes. I was not super enthused about making them, is the honest truth. But Sammy had requested pumpkin cupcakes for her birthday celebration at school, so, being a good mother who only forces dessert choices on her kids for about half of their birthday celebrations,… 

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Carrot Cupcakes with White Chocolate "Creamy Dreamy" Frosting

I think I’ve mentioned somewhere on here before that my kids each get multiple birthday parties. It is a function of both growing older (and having kid parties) and having out of town families which are difficult to coordinate. So I stopped trying, and instead have 1 party for each side of the family and… 

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