Every Chocolate Addict Needs This Upgraded Pumpkin Pie Recipe

POPSUGAR is bringing you an exclusive look at Thanksgiving recipes from famous lifestyle influencers. We’re excited to present the first online look at this chocolate-crusted pumpkin pie recipe from Candance Nelson’s The Sprinkles Baking Book. Every year, I pull the same fiercely protected, tried-and-true recipes out of my Thanksgiving file then set to work in […]

A Guide to Making the Cutest Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

Arguably the most fun part of Christmas parties is pulling out your beloved ugly Christmas sweaters. The more puffs, decor, and sequined appliqués, the better. However, take things a step further by icing cookies, inspired by these notoriously bad Christmas sweater designs. Gaudy snowmen? Check. Bright, blazing Christmas trees? Check. Naughty or nice? Check (the […]

The 50 Most Beautiful Christmas Cookies You’ll See This Year

A successful holiday season wouldn’t be complete without whipping up a batch or two of cookies; these bite-size beauties really make this time of year feel special. We’ve rounded up the prettiest sugar-laden treats, guaranteed to get your pulse racing and your mouth watering. Before you head into the kitchen and get to work, check […]

ATK Claims Its “Reverse-Creaming Method” Yields the Perfect Cookie

America’s Test Kitchen’s latest book The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies & Bars ($23) includes a recipe for Foolproof Holiday Cookies. How did ATK achieve such a feat? Well, it starts with a “Reverse-Creaming Method” (explained down below) and a key secret ingredient: cream cheese. This recipe and its unique, somewhat […]

These Soft and Chewy Christmas Cookies Have an Ingenious Secret Ingredient

The following post was originally featured on Alexandra’s Kitchen and written by Alexandra Stafford, who is part of Collective Food. There is a woman here in town who, I have no doubt, would defeat Bobby Flay in a Christmas-cookie throw down. Her name is Kelly, and I met her this past summer at a lawn-games […]

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 […]