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Molasses and Ginger Granola Bars

Molasses and Ginger Granola Bars inspired by Gingerbread Cookies, plus a simple 5 ingredient formula for creating your own homemade granola bars. I have never made homemade granola bars. I thought it was time to change that. They looked pretty simple and it’s always nice to have a semi-healthy sweet on hand for a snack …

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Chocolate Pecan Tarts

Chocolate Pecan Tart

Chocolate Pecan Tarts are a unique way to serve your pecan pie this Thanksgiving. In my opinion, is nothing better than real butter for a pie or tart crust. And there certainly isn’t a Holiday without at least one of those at the dessert table. My recipe for Pumpkin Pie with Caramel Pecan Topping will …

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Solar System Birthday Party Cupcakes

Solar System Chocolate Cupcakes

To see how the rest of the Solar System Birthday Party turned out see my post on How-To: Create a Solar System Birthday Party. I’ve included our snacks, decoration ideas, and party favor bags on that post. I dedicate this post to my sweet birthday boy. He probably never would have guessed in his wildest …

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vanilla sugar bread

Vanilla Sugar Sweet Bread

“Mama makes hot buns!” is what Eric announced the other night – referring, I’m assuming, to all the yummy, fresh, hot bread I’ve been baking lately. I’ve rediscovered my love for the bread machine an old neighbor gave me because she’d rather not be hassled with storing it. I, on the other hand, will gladly …

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