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This is a great strawberry cake dessert for a dinner party that will impress everyone but simple enough to enjoy an...

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 (6-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 large can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen strawberries
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 (16-ounce) carton Cool Whip
3.8/5 (421 Votes)

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Here come the Easter bunnies speeding down the bunny trail! Easter Bunny Racers are easy to make and fun for Easte

  • Large marshmallows, cut in half crosswise
  • Easter Bunny Peeps
  • Round mini pretzels
  • Cream-filled snack cakes (like Twinkies, or Little Debbie Cloud Cakes)
  • White frosting or decorator icing
  • M&M candies
4.5/5 (175 Votes)

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A simple but colorful pasta salad that's perfect for potlucks, picnics, or cookouts

  • 1 (16-ounce) package fusilli (spiral) pasta
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 pound provolone cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 pound salami, cubed
  • 1/4 pound sliced pepperoni, cut in half
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 (10-ounce) can black olives, drained
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar pimentos, drained
  • 1 (8-ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing
4.4/5 (170 Votes)

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This apple filling makes the best pies

  • 7 to 8 cups sliced apples (thin)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter cut into chunks
3.8/5 (213 Votes)

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Are you looking for a fun and simple cocktail that will help get the party started? Try this Liquid Marijuana Drink...

  • 1/2-ounce Malibu rum
  • 1/2-ounce light rum
  • 1/2-ounce blue curaçao
  • 1/2-ounce apple pucker (or melon liqueur)
  • Equal parts sweet 'n sour mix and pineapple juice
4.1/5 (190 Votes)

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This scrumptious Philadelphia 3-Step Cheesecake is a super easy way to enjoy cheesecake any time

  • 2 (8-ounce) packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (6-ounce) Honey Maid Graham Pie Crust
3.9/5 (434 Votes)

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Combine brunch essentials overnight, including hash browns, eggs, cheddar cheese and bacon, for tasty brunch bites ...

  • 1 (30-ounce) bag hash brown potatoes, frozen country-style, shredded
  • 3/4 cup (from 10 3/4 ounce can) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup cooked real bacon pieces, from a jar or package
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
4.5/5 (157 Votes)

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Sure to please, this bread pudding delights with cinnamon, heavy cream and lots of vanilla! The praline sauce recip

  • Bread Pudding:
  • Butter to coat baking dish
  • 1 loaf Pepperidge Farm cinnamon-swirl bread
  • 2/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup vanilla extract
  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Praline Sauce:
  • 2 cups unsalted butter, cubed, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 3 pounds light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3.9/5 (212 Votes)

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Make sure you have plenty of this Orange Zucchini Bread on hand when served, requests for more will be forthcoming

  • GLAZE:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups zucchini, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt, scant
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup applesauce, or egg substitute
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • Zest of one orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/3 cup walnuts or raisins, optional
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon zest
4.1/5 (179 Votes)

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Halloween Oreos are officially back on store shelves! That bright orange Oreo creme just puts me in the pumpkin pat...

  • 3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (4.2-ounce) package instant Oreo Cookies n’ Creme pudding mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
  • 14 Oreos, crushed
4.3/5 (159 Votes)

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Are you ready for the easiest recipe of your life? Seriously this stuff is incredible! Not only is it unbelievably ...

  • 40 saltine crackers (I recommend using Nabisco Saltines with Sea Salt)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips, whichever you prefer, milk, semi or bittersweet. I used half milk chocolate half semi-sweet.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chopped, toasted nuts of choice - pecans, walnuts, almonds, cashews, Hazelnuts, optional
  • Sprinkles (optional)
4.5/5 (137 Votes)

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these fun velvet shamrock cup cakes! Shaped like shamrocks and filled with the ric...

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk, well shaken
  • 1 tablespoon green liquid food coloring
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature, 2 sticks
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch fine salt
  • Green liquid food coloring
  • 1/2 cup green sanding sugar, for decorating
4.5/5 (138 Votes)

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