Crazy for Crust

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Jan 01

2012: YOUR Favorite Sugary Posts

Happy New Year! I hope you all were safe and responsible last night and that you are having a wonderful holiday!

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You all, my readers, have made this an absolutely fantastic year for Crazy for Crust. Last week I shared with you my favorites…and now I am sharing with you YOUR favorites; the top viewed posts here at Crazy for Crust.

I must say, some of these would have been on my favorites list, had they not made this one. Some of them I wouldn’t have thought twice about. But all of them had more hits than I would ever have thought possible! So thank you, for making this list possible.

Peanut Butter Football Dip – this post was my first (only?) post that went “viral.” As in, it will probably be #1 for a loooong time. I have no idea what the appeal was other than it was peanut butter and chocolate…but everyone loved it so much people stole my photos and recipes as their own…so I guess that means I made it!

Butterfinger Fudge – such a simple idea…and I was amazed at the response.

ICEE Cupcakes – holy cow this one went crazy. Jordan loved these…me, not as much. But all her friends adored them, and I immediately got an order for a set.

Oreo Truffle Brownies – this was followed later by my favorite of the two, Nutter Butter Truffle Brownies.

Devil’s Food Cake Batter Dip – this is an amazing treat…but what I came away with was those pie crust dippers. Best invention ever!

Lemon Meringue Pie Fudge – I think the triangles did it. Seriously.

Rolo Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies – again…not a new thing but OMG y’all love a stuffed cookie, don’t you?

Teacher Appreciation Ideas – I run a dessert blog, have less than a handful of non-dessert recipes, and one makes the top 10. Who knew?

Coffee Cake Pie – shockingly good.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes – a second variation on one of my favorite cupcakes!

Thanks for supporting me in 2012! What will your favorite recipe be in 2013? I guess you’ll have to keep reading to find out!

What do YOU want me to make this year?

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19 Responses to “2012: YOUR Favorite Sugary Posts”

  1. sally @ sallys baking addiction posted on January 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm (#)

    It’s always so funny to me to read about what recipes really take off! For me, it was my super simple Peppermint Crunch Puppychow! For you – the peanut butter football dip! No bake recipes – people LOVE them! Dorothy, I loved so many of your goodies this year. Especially your lemon meringue pie fudge (even though it didn’t make the list!) I love lemon desserts. And those ICEE cupcakes are so popular with kids!

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    • crazyforcrust replied on January 2nd, 2013 at 7:46 am

      I know, no-bake rocks. I’m going to do so many more of those!!! :)

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  2. Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground posted on January 1, 2013 at 6:23 pm (#)

    Quite the yummy year, Dorothy! I always love going back through the posts to see what’s been most popular. You run a dessert blog and had a non-dessert post in the top 10 … I run a not-only-desserts blog, and NINE of my top 10 were desserts! I guess we all love our sweets!! Happy new year to you!
    Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

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    • crazyforcrust replied on January 2nd, 2013 at 7:38 am

      That is funny. We love our sugar! Thanks Tracey!! Happy New Year!

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  3. Mom posted on January 1, 2013 at 6:34 pm (#)

    Congrats on a great year! You can make me some more of those mini mountain bar candies!!! YUM!!!!!!
    Love you,
    Mom

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  4. Susan posted on January 1, 2013 at 7:43 pm (#)

    What a sweet year! Congratulations and keep up the creativity, XOXO

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  5. Jocelyn @BruCrew Life posted on January 2, 2013 at 6:34 am (#)

    I’ll take one of everything please!!! Love that your football dip was so popular…it was a pretty awesome idea!!!

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  6. Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel posted on January 2, 2013 at 7:51 am (#)

    Oh my word. This year, your stuff blew me awaaaaaay. So many yummy things and I am SO glad I got to taste test some of them :) the cake batter pie cupcakes are still my favorite–and the almond joy pudding cookies–OH MY GOD. Love this list!

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  7. Liz posted on January 2, 2013 at 8:13 am (#)

    Thanks, Dorothy, for being such an inspiration this past year! Wishing you a very happy 2013!!!

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  8. carrian posted on January 2, 2013 at 10:12 am (#)

    Oh! I love all of these!!!! Coffee cake pie, yup all over that!

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  9. Jennifer @ Mother Thyme posted on January 2, 2013 at 11:15 am (#)

    Happy New Year! Great round-up! I can’t wait to see what you are cooking up in 2013! :)

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  10. Kristin posted on January 2, 2013 at 12:15 pm (#)

    I think those straws you “acquired” are what pushes those Icee cupcakes over the edge to cuteness.

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  11. Lisa posted on January 3, 2013 at 10:12 am (#)

    You did some awesome things in 2012 Dorothy! I can’t wait to see what 2013 brings to Crazy for Crust!

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  12. Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen posted on January 5, 2013 at 9:11 am (#)

    That lemon meringue pie fudge is the coolest idea ever! Such a fresh take on fudge that’s normally loaded with rich chocolate. Can’t wait to see what you bring to us this year!

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