Magic Turtle Bars

Turtle Magic Bars

I’m going to be honest, I am on a roll this weekend. I haven’t made too many treats since returning from Hawaii in February and jumping feet first into a healthy eating kick. I caught a glimpse of myself in a swimsuit on video that trip and it wasn’t good. Clearly, this Memorial Day weekend is… Read More

Death by Chocolate M&M Magic Bars

Chocolate Magic

Holiday weekends are my time to shine in the kitchen. For Memorial Day this year, we headed to spend some extra time with family before our big move next month. Like I’ve said before, there is an unsaid expectation that I will make something fabulously sweet when I’m visiting. It’s expected that within 24 hours,… Read More

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Cookie Bars

Halloween Oreos

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! This past weekend I was assigned the task of bringing a dessert to our neighbor’s house for our weekly Sunday football get-together. The only request that I received (besides that it had to be fabulous!) was that… Read More

10 Delicious Dessert Bars You Will Want To Make

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My family has always been big on dessert bars. They are like the perfect combination of cookie, brownie, cake, cheesecake, you name it, it has it! You can basically turn any of your favorite treats into a dessert bar and they are usually pretty easy to make. Today I’ve gathered together 10 delicious dessert bars… Read More

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies aren’t new but they are delicious. It’s a peanut butter and oatmeal based cookie chock full of M&Ms and chocolate chunks. What’s not good about that, right? I make my monster cookies a little different than others. It’s just a different combination of ingredients and while some people don’t use flour in their… Read More

Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars

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Father’s Day weekend is another holiday that expectations are high for me to produce something fabulous in the kitchen. While some years I go with a new dessert, most of the time I stick to an old favorite. Dads are creatures of habit and they usually know what they like. Father’s Day isn’t a time… Read More

The Best Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in the World

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been on a cookie baking craze lately. Last week, I started with the Best, Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, and this week it’s all about the peanut butter cookie. These aren’t your typical peanut butter cookie that you throw together and criss cross the top with a fork. No these are special. These are… Read More

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I think everyone has had a chocolate chip cookie at some point. Some of us have had more than others. We all have our favorite recipe whether it is from the back of the Nestle chocolate chip bag or from their great-grandmother’s recipe box. My favorite recipe is from trial and error. Since I was… Read More

Pretzel Crusted Caramel Brownies

Cararmel Brownies

This weekend we have family coming into town for my daughter’s First Communion. Now, you know when my family gets together it means that I need to get my baking hat on and whip up some great desserts. I’ve already had some requests for the Pumpkin Crunch Cake and the Strawberry Cake (which I plan… Read More

Twix Brownie Recipe

Twix Brownies

This weekend we were invited to our neighbor’s house to hang out. Well, really they invited another couple over for the afternoon and they wanted us there to bring more conversation. You know, make it less awkward. We aren’t shy people so they figured we would come in with our circus…I mean our three children…and… Read More

Snickers Brownies

Snickers Brownies

As Superbowl was approaching last week I knew I needed a good dessert to bring to the party we were headed to. It couldn’t be a girly dessert since this was the Superbowl after all. It had to be easy to make because I was swamped planning and pulling off two birthday parties the week before.… Read More

Recipe: Chocolate Butterscotch Bars

These delicious bars will channel your grandmother’s amazing cooking with the freshly baked aromas and ooey-gooey chocolatey middles. With the perfect blend of chocolate and butterscotch, these bars are easy to make, pack well for lunches, and are the perfect dessert. Ingredients- 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup packed dark brown sugar… Read More

S’mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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While I’m sad that summer is ending, I’m pretty darn happy that the kids have gone back to school. Before we really get into the swing of school activities, we took a quick trip to visit family over Labor Day weekend as one last summer fling. As I’ve told you guys before, there are a… Read More

Chocolate White Chip Oreo Brownie Bars

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I was going to save this recipe until next week so it was a little closer to 4th of July but I just couldn’t.  I couldn’t even wait for “Foodie Friday” to bust these out. Not only is this not a recipe to keep to myself but it also makes a great dessert for Father’s… Read More

Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Bites

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We all know I have a sweet tooth. The endless dessert recipes that I post doesn’t hide that for one second. I pretty much don’t discriminate in the dessert world. I love ‘em all. Loving the sweets like I do isn’t all the great on the waistline if I indulge too much. I’m pretty good… Read More

Chocolate Chip Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

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It was Mother’s Day this past weekend and I was baking again. I wanted to mix it up and do a little cheesecake to celebrate such a big day – celebrating moms and all! I have seen Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars before but it wasn’t enough to make it exactly according to the recipe. I… Read More

Peanut Butter S’Mores Bars

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My daughter is a Daisy Scout. She has been collected Girl Scout badges all year to add to her Daisy uniform and these patches are VERY important to a 7 year old! While I was on vacation last week, there was a big Girl Scout get together for them all to earn their baking patch.… Read More