3-Ingredient Hot Chocolate in 3 Minutes

While there’s always a spot in my heart for hot cocoa mix or Nutella hot chocolate, my favorite hot chocolate is made using this method, involving warm milk and high-quality chocolate. The peskiest problem most people face when making homemade hot chocolate is emulsifying (blending) the chocolate and the milk. Forget whisks or blenders – […]

More Than 30 Lush, Chocolaty Desserts For Busy People

Just because you’re busy doesn’t eliminate the want need to indulge in something sweet and chocolaty when a craving hits. If time is truly of the essence, pick up a chocolate bar at the store; when you have a bit more wiggle room, you can do no better than these 30-plus easy, chocolate-rich recipes. Keep […]

How to Make Butterscotch (aka a Lazy Cook’s Caramel Sauce)

People, let’s bring back butterscotch. Yeah, yeah, salted caramel has been all the rage the past few years, but butterscotch is the most underrated dessert sauce out there. Here’s the hilarious secret. You don’t even need a candy thermometer, fancy tools, or lots of candy-making experience to make a good sauce happen. It’s pretty much […]

12 Unexpected, Totally Tasty Thanksgiving Desserts

Classic pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies are Thanksgiving staples for good reason, but aren’t the only desserts suitable for your holiday spread. Perhaps you’re hosting a crowd and are looking for an extra treat to round things out, or maybe you’re going for a slightly less traditional spread overall. Either way, consider one of these […]

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 […]

How to Decorate Christmas Cookies With Royal Icing

Before beginning to decorate your sugar cookies this Christmas season, you’ll want to learn how to properly ice them. Christmas Cookie Swap! has a reliable recipe for royal icing and a step-by-step process to help you pipe the icing with success. Royal icing creates a smooth surface on decorated cookies. It’s made with either whipped […]

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 […]