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Desserts

//Desserts

Sweet treats that make impressive desserts.

Cool off with ice cream in a bag

By Emmy Powell This summer has been HOT, to say the least. One thing that makes triple-digit days more bearable is a nice bowl of ice cream. Ice cream freezes at 21°F and can be made at home or in the classroom. The freezing point of water is lowered by adding salt to the ice [...]

Peppermint Cupcakes

By Kelly Bogard It's funny how the time of year can make you want certain flavors. I noticed that I have a flavor for every season. For spring, I like something bright such as lemon. And during the summer, I go for a classic vanilla flavor like in ice cream. In the fall, I can't get [...]

Pecan Pie

By Kelly Bogard Get out your stretchy pants! Thanksgiving dinner will be ready on Thursday. And there are so many tasty foods that make up a Thanksgiving meal. Family and friends are the most important on this day of thanks for the bountiful harvest. But next comes the food. Everything you can imagine ends up [...]

Peanut Butter Cups

By Kelly Bogard Some things are just better together. Spaghetti and meatballs, chili and cornbread, and green beans and bacon just to name a few. But peanut butter pairs well with so many foods, and it's tasty by itself! I wanted to do something special for National Peanut Butter Lover's Month. It was really hard to [...]

Apple Nachos

By Kelly Bogard Are you ready for the trick-or-treaters next week? I have the candy ready. But I also need a good dinner and a sweet snack so my kiddo can make it through the exciting evening! Apples are a great way to get that sweet flavor in a healthy way. And why not dress [...]