Pumpkin Bars Are Like Cake With the Frosting Already Swirled In

Take pumpkin puree and add the heady, warm flavors of pumpkin pie to the mix, and you have a delicious batter; spread it out in a pan and then swirl in a generous dose of what is essentially cream cheese frosting, and you have a near-unbeatable treat. Tender, tangy, and moist (sorry if that word […]

This Fruity Pebbles Cake Is a Whole New Way to Eat Cereal and Milk

If Fruity Pebbles and birthday cake had a baby, it would look a little something like this. This colorful dessert (or breakfast?) is a fluffy vanilla cake speckled with Fruity Pebbles, slathered in cereal-infused vanilla icing, topped with even more Fruity Pebbles, and drizzled with a sugary vanilla glaze that gives it all a milk-and-cookies […]

35 Mind-Blowing Variations on Summer’s Greatest Sweet (the S’more)

Gooey s’mores assembled fireside are near unbeatable, but for those times when a campfire or fireplace is out of reach, these s’mores-inspired treats will fill the void, and then some. We’ve rounded up 35 stellar alternatives, from Biscoff s’mores seven-layer bars to s’mores waffle sundaes to even ice cream modeled after the summertime treat. Related25 […]

20 Pumpkin Cookie Recipes That Will Make Your Place Smell Like Heaven

When it comes time to embrace oversize sweaters and cozy Fall candles, nothing fits the mood better than a fresh batch of pumpkin cookies. The addition of pumpkin puree and warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg gives classic cookie recipes a wonderfully autumnal twist, and there’s bound to be at least one pumpkin cookie recipe […]

Better-Than-Pillsbury Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a prized breakfast possession in America, yet few families will attempt to make them from home. It’s understandable why. Who wants to wake up before the crack of dawn to let dough rise for several hours? Ahem, well maybe me, but I’m in the vast minority. Luckily, I’ve included instructions to prep […]

8 Hostess Treats to Make at Home

You could pick up a package of nostalgia-inducing Hostess desserts from the store, but we have a different approach: making our own! These re-creations of iconic bites like Sno Balls and Chocodiles look even better than the originals. And an added bonus? Those preservatives that will keep those Hostess treats (and possibly your gastrointestinal tract) […]

Recipe Flashback: Red Velvet Cake With Its Original Frosting

Many (including myself) have never known red velvet cake to go with anything other than cream cheese frosting – but discover this: ermine icing, aka “boiled frosting,” is in fact the original pairing for the crimson cake. Though neither name sounds all that appetizing, the frosting itself is all too finger-licking good. It’s a cross […]