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The BEST Brownie Recipe: Brown Butter Brownies

Today I’m sharing how you can make the BEST brownie recipe from scratch. Brown butter brownies are just as easy as regular ones with just one added step (making brown butter) and it makes a huge difference! Learn how to make brown butter and take your brownies to the next level the next time your…

Perfect Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

Learn how to make the best vanilla cupcake recipe from scratch! This is my go-to recipe for moist and fluffy cupcakes. I’m sharing a simple filling plus different frosting options so you can make the most fantastic vanilla cupcakes. Plus, you can make them gluten-free or dairy-free! Of all the thousands (millions?!) of cupcakes I’ve made,…

Garlic Butter Chicken Vegetable Skillet

My Garlic Butter Chicken is an easy 30 minute meal made with fresh vegetables! It’s such and easy one pot skillet meal done in no time at all. Our entire family absolutely LOVED this meal. This post is sponsored by Challenge Dairy, but all opinions are my own. Challenge Butter is my go-to and upped…

Everything Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

Pigs in a Blanket are an easy appetizer recipe made with crescent rolls! They are seasoned with everything bagel seasoning to give them the best flavor. Plus, you only need four ingredients to make them. Add a dipping sauce for a snack that everyone will love! This is seriously one of our favorite recipes –…

How to Melt Chocolate

Learn the best ways to melt different kinds of chocolate, so it turns smooth and glossy every time. I’m sharing tips for melting chocolate in a double-boiler or a microwave, plus some of my favorite tricks to make it easy and stress-free! It might seem like a simple thing, but there are definitely “do’s and…

The Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipe EVER

If you’ve been looking for the BEST Chocolate Cupcake Recipe, you’ve landed in the right place! These chocolate cupcakes are soft, moist, and rich with the most amazing chocolate sour cream frosting. Plus, they are eggless cupcakes that are easy to make. I’m sharing all of my secrets and showing you how to make perfect…

Avocado Banana Bread

Avocado Banana Bread is banana bread made even better with avocados! This healthier banana bread doesn’t have oil or butter but is tender, moist, and full of banana flavor. If you’ve never used avocado in baking, you have to try it! I promise you that it’s not weird, using avocado in banana bread. It’s delicious – and…

Homemade Apple Pie Filling

Homemade Apple Pie Filling – this easy recipe takes just a few minutes and tastes so much better than canned pie filling! Keep it in your freezer for when you want pie filling ASAP! You never need to buy the can of pie filling again – just whip up this easy recipe to use for…

My Favorite All Butter Pie Crust Recipe

This All Butter Pie Crust is my absolute favorite pie crust recipe. It works EVERY time and produces flaky, buttery homemade pie crust that will make your pie recipe perfect! With this easy tutorial you will get the perfect pie crust every time. I‘m going to break down my favorite all butter pie crust recipe…

Zucchini Brownies

Zucchini brownies are a healthier recipe for brownies, and these are the BEST zucchini brownies ever! They’re ooey, gooey, and SUPER fudgy brownies. And NO one will know they have zucchini inside! PIN IT NOW to save for later! Yes, it is another zucchini recipe. I know, you’re probably yelling at the computer chanting “No…

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders are the perfect easy dinner recipe. These are baked in the oven so they’re healthier than fried, but they’re crunchy and full of flavor. I pinky swear: these are PICKY EATER APPROVED. When I can get my daughter to enjoy chicken, you know it’s a good recipe. If there is…

Easy White Bread (homemade recipe)

This EASY White Bread is made from scratch. It makes two loaves and is the perfect sandwich bread! Making homemade bread is easier than you think. This post is sponsored by Fleischmann’s® Yeast. Their RapidRise® Yeast makes making homemade white bread EASY! PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER This year, my goal is to…

Easy 5-Minute Gravy

This Easy 5-Minute Gravy Recipe is perfect for turkey, chicken, or beef! It’s so flavorful and it’s foolproof too and perfect for a any meal. PIN IT NOW TO SAVE FOR LATER! Gravy has always been sort of an enigma to me. I’ve never known the exact ratios of liquid and thickener or whether to…

Ultimate Pizza Dough Recipe

This is the ULTIMATE Pizza Dough Recipe! This easy pizza crust recipe can be made thick, thin, or personal sized with whole wheat or gluten free flour. You can make a baked pizza crust or a grilled pizza recipe. Top it with whatever you like for the best dinner, or make a dessert pizza! Never thought you could…

Peach Pie (double crust or crumble recipe)

Peach Pie is such an easy pie recipe that is classic for summer. Make this easy peach pie with a crumble topping or as a double crust pie or even with a lattice! Once you have my peach filling recipe, you can make this into any pie you like. Peach lovers will love this pie.…

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Garlic Butter Chicken Vegetable Skillet

My Garlic Butter Chicken is an easy 30 minute meal made with fresh vegetables! It’s such and easy one pot skillet meal done in no time at all. Our entire family absolutely LOVED this meal. This post is sponsored by Challenge Dairy, but all opinions are my own. Challenge Butter is my go-to and upped…

Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza

Easy homemade BBQ Chicken Pizza is the perfect easy weeknight meal or dinner recipe! This easy pizza recipe has chicken, cheese, and BBQ sauce all on a homemade pizza crust. It’s the perfect copycat recipe. We absolutely LOVE this pizza, whether or not I make my own crust. It’s one of the best pizza recipes…

Easy Swedish Meatballs Recipe

This easy Swedish Meatball Recipe is a delicious 30-minute dinner. Frozen meatballs make it so easy to make, and the quick homemade sauce takes them over the top! Serve it with noodles for a cozy, comforting dinner. One of our favorite easy dinners to make is Swedish meatballs and noodles, and my recipe is so…

Teriyaki Chicken Bowl Recipe

Make this Teriyaki Chicken Bowl for dinner, or make it ahead for meal prep. Either way, it’s an easy recipe that is light and flavorful. Tender chicken and vegetables are coated with an easy teriyaki sauce and served over rice for a delicious dinner that’s quick to make. When we want something light, we make…

Black Bean Burgers with Beets

I started making Black Bean Burgers about 10 years ago and we’ve been enjoying them ever since. I absolutely LOVE beans, so making them into a burger was not a stretch. These are an easy 30-minute meal that’s vegan with a gluten-free option. They’re a meatless burger you WILL want to eat, and I added…

Pesto Pasta Salad with Tortellini

This Pesto Pasta Salad recipe is perfect for parties, potlucks, BBQ or weeknight dinners! It’s full of flavor from basil pesto along with peas and sun-dried tomatoes. Plus, it’s made with cheese tortellini! This pasta salad keeps well for up to three days and is delicious for dinner or as a side dish. I think…

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Healthy Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an Asian-inspired dinner that you can make in 30 minutes! These lettuce wraps are keto-friendly, paleo and 0 Weight Watchers Smart points. This is such an easy dinner – it’s one of our favorite weeknight meals. Do you love PF Chang’s lettuce wraps as much as we do? So good,…

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How to Make a Football Cookie Cake

Are y’all ready for some football? I hope so because today I’m teaching you how to make a Football Cookie Cake – an easy recipe you can use with almost ANY cookie recipe! Honestly? If I’m being truthful, I’m never ready. Football just kind of…exists for me. For my husband? It’s a whole ‘nother ballgame.…

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Mini Pecan Pies

Mini Pecan Pies are the perfect bite size pie recipe! Mini pies are great for smaller gatherings, holiday platters, or just because you love pecan pie. Plus: I’m showing you how to make TWO sizes! This post is sponsored by Karo® Corn Syrup, whose traditional pecan pie recipe is a classic – and perfect for…

Chocolate Chess Pie with graham cracker crust

There are days when you just need ooey gooey chocolate. This pie is perfect for those days; it’s a Chocolate Chess Pie with a graham cracker crust. It’s ooey, gooey, chocolatey, fudgy, and crunchy all at the same time! We’re heading full-tilt into pie season…and this Chocolate Chess Pie needs to be on your list…

Easy Mini Pumpkin Pies Recipe

The only thing better than pumpkin pie is mini pumpkin pies! You don’t need a special pan to make these cute pies – they bake in a muffin pan and are so easy to make. You only need a few ingredients and you can use homemade or store-bought crust. Everyone will love these delicious mini…

No Bake Butterscotch Pudding Pie

This is the best Butterscotch Pie recipe that is easy to make completely from scratch. It has a creamy butterscotch pudding filling, a delicious graham cracker crust, and a pillowy-soft topping. PLUS, it’s a no-bake pie that you can make ahead for holidays or anytime you want a slice of a creamy, cold pie! This…

Peanut Butter Chess Pie

This peanut butter pie recipe is SO GOOD – it’s a Peanut Butter Chess Pie filled with peanut butter goodness! This is an easy recipe that is so creamy, it tastes like the inside of a peanut butter cup! Peanut Butter Lovers rejoice – THIS is the pie you’ll want to make over and over.…

Apple Slab Pie Recipe

Apple Slab Pie is my favorite kind of pie: it’s baked in a sheet pan so there is more crust/crumble ratio to apples. This recipe is completely from scratch – I’ve done all the math for you to convert my favorite dutch apple pie to a slab pie! Do you love pie? I do. Obviously.…

Banana Cream Pie Recipe from scratch

Learn how to make a classic Banana Cream Pie recipe from scratch! It has a flaky homemade crust, the best creamy pudding filling, and a fresh whipped cream topping. You will love how easy it is to make this old-fashioned pie. I have a soft spot for old-fashioned pie recipes and banana cream pie is…