maple walnut blondies

Courtesy: Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free I will never forget the first recipe I made from the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook. It was actually the first thing I baked, from start to finish, completely on my own. Blondies. I remember them being like a brownie, but without the chocolate. A blond brownie, with a deep brown sugar flavor. Same Read more…

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Magic Chocolate Pumpkin Frosting

Why do I call this recipe magic? Well, delicious Chocolate Pumpkin Frosting that’s a snap to make, allergy-friendly, and gets the kiddos (and adults) to eat something reasonably healthy that feels decadent seems like magic to me. So that’s what I call it. I actually used this chocolate pumpkin frosting to top some banana chocolate chip Read more…

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chocolate monster brownies

Courtesy: Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Gluten free vegan chocolate monster brownies. A SPOOKTACULAR allergen free Halloween treat! I love making fun, cute holiday desserts for my kids, especially for Halloween. Mummy sugar cookies, ghost cupcakes, skeleton gingerbread cookies. There are just so many simple ideas out there. You don’t have to be super crafty or spend a lot of Read more…

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chai spiced pear crisp

Courtesy: Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Sweet pears, crisp oat topping and a blend of warm spices make this gluten free vegan chai spiced pear crisp the perfect fall dessert. Fall is my most favorite season. For many reasons, but mostly for the fall baking. Everything with pumpkin, apples or pears. Pies, muffins, crisps, breads, tarts. I just want Read more…

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Fully-Loaded Brownies

These Fully-Loaded Brownies are packed full of chocolate + cheesecake goodness, topped with candy, nuts and deliciousness. If your haven’t tried loaded brownies, now is the time to start! You can use any GF flour blend you choose, but I like Pamela’s GF Artisan Blend in this recipe (and most others.) Try your favorite chocolate bars, Read more…

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Simple Fruit Crisps with Bob’s Red Mill

I’m a big fan of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free oatmeal, so when they sent me some handy oatmeal cups in fabulous flavors, I was pretty happy. The cups are ready in 3 minutes (holla!) and come in Classic, Apple Cinnamon, Brown Sugar & Maple, and Blueberry Hazelnut flavors. I like these Bob’s Red Mill Oatmeal Cups Read more…

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Gooey Chocolate Crackle Cookies

These Gooey Chocolate Crackle Cookies are hard to beat, and incredibly easy to make. They taste like a slightly tangy, buttery brownie with crunchy flaky edges. You could argue that these are a holiday cookie, what with the snowy-mountain appearance and all, but I think they have pool party, book club and Tuesday afternoon written all Read more…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Doughnuts with Glaze

This recipe makes delicious Gluten Free Chocolate Doughnuts with a perfect Chocolate Glaze! These are baked gluten free doughnuts, so you’ll need a doughnut pan or mini doughnut pan. If you’re looking for fried doughnuts, check out this recipe  from my girl Mary Fran of FrannyCakes. This chocolate glaze can go on pretty much anything, from doughnuts Read more…

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Chocolate Irish Cream Cereal Bars

Courtesy Kyra Bussanich Things have been nuts here, with all sorts of projects in the works. BUT, late last night, I was inspired by the bottle of Bailey’s in my liquor cabinet, and the box of Mom’s Best Cereal Crispy Cocoa Rice cereal. (Did you know that this is totally glutenfree? And that there are Read more…

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frosted sugar cookie bars

Courtesy Sarah Bakes Gluten Free Treats I have a soft spot for sprinkles. It’s their bright colors and fun shapes that add a little fun to any sweet treat. My kids are always requesting sprinkles on their ice cream. They say it makes the ice cream taste better. How could I disagree with that? Let’s Read more…

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