How to Make Oreo “Dirt” Pudding Treats

How to Make Oreo "Dirt Pudding" Treats, Less Mess Style! Pizzazzerie.com

Hi Pizzazzerie readers! Cara here from One Swell Studio!  Summertime is in full swing!  Around here, our days are spent playing outside–morning, afternoon, & evening.  I can’t seem to convince these two little boys of mine to EVER come inside.  They’re entirely too busy digging in the dirt, making mud pies and searching for earthworms. I’m forever trying to think of fun crafts and snacks

6 Cute & Delish 4th of July Desserts

4th of July Star Pie

All about that blue, bout that blue…no treble! Ok, so despite the fact that I sang that during the entire creation of this delicious list, it’s all about that RED, WHITE, + BLUE today! I’m super excited to celebrate all things Americana this weekend, including a few sweet treats. Last year, little Blakely was just a few months old so we didn’t partake in the

Chocolate Malt Cupcakes + Cupcakery Book

cute summer cupcakes

You know I love sweets – especially adorable party-ready cupcakes! So when I heard about the new Cupcakery book by Toni Miller (the blogger behind Make Bake Celebrate), I knew I had to share it with all of you. The photography alone is just swoon-worthy, and this book is jam packed with fun ideas for party cupcakes for the whole calendar year! You might even

Chocolate Chip Cookie Parfaits & Cupcakes

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If you follow me over on Instagram, then you might have noticed this little #ThrowbackThursday post featuring a 2 year old version of yours truly enjoying one of my favorite things in all the world – a chocolate chip cookie! They’re so nostalgic for me as I remember baking up chocolate chip cookies in my grandmother’s kitchen every chance we got! I think of her

July 4th Recipe: Cast Iron Apple Pie

Set a perfect patriotic party table for July 4th!

With July 4th around the corner (I know, how is already time for July 4th!?), I wanted to share a little party table inspiration and of course, a recipe perfect for your celebration – cast iron apple pie! We’ve made this apple pie a few times now, and it truly is amazing. I will never buy a store-bought apple pie again. This recipe is really so

Watermelon Cake in Mason Jars: Perfect Summer Dessert

Watermelon Cake Layered in Mason Jars!

If there is one food synonymous with summer in my opinion, it’s watermelon! When dreaming up a picnic-worthy dessert (did you see yesterday’s bright and colorful summer picnic?!), I decided to turn this iconic summer fruit into a layered cake parfait. Desserts that are easy to pack as well as eat are the only way to go for a picnic, so leave messy treats at

Easy Mini Cherry Turnovers

Mini Cherry Turnover Recipe! Easy and delish!

Who is ready for Memorial Day Weekend? My husband and I have a few days to ourselves (baby girl is headed to the grandparents!) so we are doing lots of house projects and a couple date nights! He has yet to try these mini cherry turnovers so I’m definitely going to make him a batch to try! I know he’s going to love them! They

20 Amazing Fruit Cupcakes!

All the best Fruit Cupcake Recipes

Fruit lovers, this one is for you! It’s no secret that I post a lot of ooey gooey chocolate recipes, but summer has me yearning for all things fruit! Naturally, cupcakes are a fabulous party dessert so why not whip up a dozen fruity cupcakes for a weekend party! Celebrating any summer birthdays? Pool parties? End-of-school gatherings? You can’t go wrong with these delicious recipes.

Watercolor Graffiti Cookies {Sweetapolita Bakebook}

Watercolor Graffiti Easter Cookies

How gorgeous are these Watercolor Graffiti Easter Cookies? This sweet cookie recipe is from my friend Rosie’s new book The Sweetapolita Bakebook, which comes out next Tuesday, April 7th! I’m so thrilled to get to share this sample recipe, it is so easy and so delicious. I’ll admit, Rosie’s cakes and desserts are like works of art so I was nervous that mine wouldn’t hold up

{Real Sweet Book} Black and White Pancake Cake

Black and White Pancake Cake from Real Sweet | Pizzazzerie.com

Are y’all ready for a serious treat today? How gorgeous is this Black and White Pancake Cake! First off, the idea of a pancake cake is downright amazing. Why NOT turn this breakfast treat into a celebration dessert? Shauna Sever totally speaks my love language: sugar. Not just any sugar though. Shauna’s latest book Real Sweet is full of over 80 crave-worthy treats made with

Chocolate Cadbury Egg Easter Cupcakes

Cadbury Egg Chocolate Easter Cupcakes | Pizzazzerie.com

Oops, I did it again. I put Cadbury Eggs in a cupcake. I just couldn’t help myself. It’s not the first time. I did it a couple of years ago for these pretty little aqua cupcakes but I decided the world needed a fully chocolate (with caramel) drizzle version that was even easier to make. Enter these Chocolate Cadbury Egg Easter Cupcakes! You can make these

Cinnamon Sugar Stars & Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Cinnamon Sugar Stars with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, perfect for the Oscars + Award Season! Pizzazzerie.com

With the Oscars less than a week away, I wanted to share my favorite little treat to enjoy while watching the star-studded event – Cinnamon Sugar Stars and Chocolate Dipping Sauce! They’re similar to churros if you have ever had them, they’re ready in minutes, and oh so delicious. They’re the perfect star-shaped food to serve to guests to enjoy while watching the award show. I