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National Coconut Cream Pie Day – A Recipe, Coconut Facts & more…

National Coconut Cream Pie Day is here! Today is the perfect reason to pull up a chair and enjoy a slice of coconut cream pie while learning more about coconuts. This tropical food can be used in so many ways, but one of most delicious uses is in coconut cream pies. If you want to …

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National Peach Cobbler Day – Fun Facts, History & Peach Cobbler Recipes

You know what’s better than eating peach cobbler? Eating peach cobbler on National Peach Cobbler Day! Honor this sweet treat by learning more about it below. Did you know peach cobbler is hundreds of years old? Not only is it tasty, but it has a rich history as well. There are so many fun ways …

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Chocolate Mint Day – February 19 National Day – Fun Facts and Recipes

Get your sweet tooth ready, February 19 is celebrated each year as National Chocolate Mint Day. It is the day for both chocolate and mint lovers to indulge in their favorite treats all day long! There is a saying that everything goes better with chocolate. Add in some mint and you have an even greater …

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S’mores Cookies – Leprechaun Hats – Marshmallow St. Patrick’s Day Cookie

These St. Patrick’s Day cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. It’s time for some luck of the Irish with these adorable s’mores cookies made with chocolate and marshmallows. I love fun and easy holiday recipes that tell the story of the celebration by the look of the sweet treat. …

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National Frozen Yogurt Day – February 6 – History, Facts and Recipes

National Frozen Yogurt Day is celebrated each year on February 6.  Today is your chance to enjoy a frozen sweet treat that is a little healthier than ice cream but full of flavor. Make sure you check out the homemade soft serve frozen yogurt recipe at the bottom of the post. Any day is a …

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National Carrot Cake Day – February 3 – Recipes and Fun Facts

February 3 is National Carrot Cake Day.  Today is a day that we get to eat our cake and vegetables at the same time. I’ve included a carrot cake recipe with cream cheese frosting at the bottom of this post, just in case you want to bake your own carrot cake today! Any excuse to …

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies – Dipped Sugar Cookie Recipe

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. For me that means pink desserts like these white chocolate peppermint cookies.  These easy sugar cookies have a melted white chocolate top that is covered in crushed peppermints. They are nice to share with your special someone or a gal pal for Galentine’s Day. For an extra chocolate …

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Chocolate Dirt Pudding For Christmas – Oreo Christmas Tree Dirt Cups

Calling all Oreo fans! Let’s make some chocolate dirt pudding for Christmas. These fun Oreo Christmas inspired dirt cups are a dessert that the whole family will love. Your kids will enjoy helping you make these dirt cups which use waffle cones on top for delightfully delicious Christmas trees that add an extra sweetness and …

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National Gingerbread Cookie Day – Enjoy a Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Did you know that gingerbread cookies have their own national day? Keep reading for more about National Gingerbread Cookie Day and get a gingerbread cookie recipe to share. Gingerbread has been around for centuries, and has evolved and changed over the years. National Gingerbread Cookie Day celebrates this tasty treat with a sweet flavor, and …

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Pilgrim Hat Cookies – Easy No Bake Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

These delicious pilgrim hat cookies will look so festive on your holiday dessert table!  They remind us of the history of Thanksgiving while giving us a tasty treat to enjoy. Quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert ideas are what I am all about this time of the year. These adorable no-bake cookie treats are a great …

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Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving – Cute Candy Corn Turkey Cookies

Your children will love to help you make these cookie turkeys for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This fun Thanksgiving kid’s dessert features sugar cookies, peanut butter cups, candy corn and malted milk balls – all fashioned into one adorable cookie in the shape of a turkey. Sugar cookies are the staple in any cookie decorating …

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Rice Krispie Turkeys – Thanksgiving Turkey Pops – Treats for Kids

Gobble, gobble, it’s time to make some Rice Krispie turkeys! This fun snack is a seasonal take on the traditional Rice Krispie treat that we all love so much. October 30 is National Candy Corn Day, which makes it the perfect day to make these Thanksgiving Turkey Pops for the kids to enjoy. They are …

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Candy Corn Turkey Cupcakes – Easy Thanksgiving Dessert for Kids

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and dessert is a big part of the celebration. The kids will love these candy corn turkey cupcakes and you can let them join you in making them. Since November 4 is National Candy day, this day is also the perfect day to make this easy Thanksgiving dessert for …

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Dirt Cup Recipe for Thanksgiving – Oreo Teepee Dirt Pudding Cups

This dirt cup recipe for Thanksgiving is creamy, rich and crunchy with a fun teepee top, candy pumpkin and Swedish fish accent to give the dessert a real holiday look. Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with family and friends. One of the highlights of the holiday, for me, is preparing some fun with food …

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National Caramel Apple Day – Plus a Homemade Caramel Apple Recipe

If you love Halloween treats, get excited, because National Caramel Apple Day honors both caramel apples and Halloween! Read on to learn more. When the temperatures drop in the fall, and everyone starts putting up Halloween decorations, you know it’s time for caramel apples. In addition to being a tasty treat for the entire Halloween …

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Indian Corn Cakes – Harvest Cake Recipe – Thanksgiving Centerpiece

This do it yourself project for Indian Corn cakes will really brighten up your Thanksgiving table. The cakes are authentic looking and are easy to make. The only problem with this harvest cake recipe is keeping the kiddies from eating the cakes until it’s time to serve this sweet Thanksgiving dessert. Indian corn is a …

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Caramel Apple Toppings – The Best Ways to Decorate Caramel Apples

Caramel apples are the perfect treat for fall. Try one of these creative caramel apple toppings to take this dessert to the next level! If you’re looking for the perfect dessert to serve at a Halloween party or a Thanksgiving dinner look no further than the caramel apple. These treats are a special symbol of …

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Owl Cookies – Easy No Bake Chocolate Halloween Snacks for Kids

These adorable owl cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Dip into your Halloween candy bag and put these treats together in just minutes! Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for another …

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National Pina Colada Day – July 10 – Fun Facts and Recipes to Celebrate

National Pina Colada Day falls on July 10, and celebrates the creation of the Pina Colada.  While the Pina Colada origin is debated by some, there is no dispute about enjoying National Pina Colada Day! What Is National Pina Colada Day? The Pina Colada is a tasty drink with a rich history that deserves to …

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Blueberry Recipes to Celebrate National Blueberry Pie Day – April 28

Do you know that April 28 is National Blueberry Pie Day? In honor of this national day, I’ve put together a collection of blueberry recipes for you to enjoy. I was born in Maine and have fond memories of my family picking blueberries every year when they were in season. This delicious fruit is tasty …

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Animal Cracker Recipes to Celebrate National Animal Cracker Day – April 18

April 18 is National Animal Cracker Day. Remember those little red boxes, shaped like circus train cars full of tiny animals?  This childhood treat has it’s own special day! In honor of the day, I thought it would be fun to celebrate this National Day with some great tasting Animal Cracker Recipes.  Whipping up some …

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National Peanut Cluster Day – March 8 – Fun Facts, Recipes & More!

Who doesn’t love the taste of clumps of peanuts surrounded by rich chocolate?  Well, today is the day to indulge. March 8 is National Peanut Cluster Day. Chocolates and peanuts are both popular tastes that have their own national days.  National Peanut Day is honored on September 13. Even without peanuts involved, chocolate gets a …

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Oreo Cookie Pops – Halloween Mummy Cookie Pop Recipe

These Oreo cookie pops are a spooky snack on a stick. These mummy shapes are super easy to make and perfect for a Halloween party or for handing out to trick or treaters. For an even more special chocolate experience, serve these cookie pops with a glass of chocolate milk, or some hot chocolate. Since …

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Bird’s Nest Cookies – No Bake Easter Recipe

These adorable Bird’s Nest Cookies are ready in just minutes and are a no bake recipe that is perfect for both Easter and spring. The cookies are super easy to make and will delight your children and the young at heart. The taste is a crunchy mixture of chocolate, peanut butter and chow mein noodles with three …

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