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If You Don’t Like Peeps, We Can’t Be Friends

Peeps. Everyone has an opinion on Peeps. There has never been a more controversial topic around the family Easter table that has resulted in so much thrown ham. They are either a perennial Easter favorite or a much maligned “last treat in the basket” candy. Some adults have fond memories of these sugar coated marshmallows …

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Mocha Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting

You’ll cause a stir when you bring these Mocha Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting to your next office party! This time-saving recipe takes minutes to create but tastes so delicious your co-workers will swear you never sleep. What You Need To Make Mocha Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting: 1 box of chocolate cake mix 1/4 cup instant coffee …

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St. Patrick’s Day Oreos

Everyone makes such a big deal about Valentine’s Day. I suppose it is the biggest holiday after Christmas, but there’s only so many red and pink hearts I can handle before I start questioning my sanity. So while everyone else is fretting about their relationship status and buying overpriced chocolate and teddy bears, I’m always …

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The Best Fruit Salad You Will Ever Eat

I love this fruit salad recipe. Of all the things that I remember and enjoyed throughout the holidays, I love the fruit salad my mom makes every year.     I can’t wait to share this holiday tradition with my kids. Mostly, I love this fruit salad because it’s more than yummy-it’s fantastic. It makes …

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3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are my favorite cookies of all time. You see, the thing about 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies is that they only take three ingredients to make. Oh, and you can probably make these cookies with things you already have in your pantry. Which is seriously the best kind of cookies. …

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33 Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes

Mornings don’t have to be about rushing around when you’ve got a slow cooker! Instead, check out these 33 Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes! You can set them the night before and wake up to delicious, wholesome home cooked food that’ll give you and your family energy enough to tackle the entire day. Want more slow …

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Deliciously Classic Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

Remember when you were a kid and all you wanted for lunch was peanut butter and jelly? And your mom tried to convince you to eat apple, too, or maybe some carrots or celery, but we all knew that was a losing battle? Nothing tastes better than a good old fashioned peanut butter and jelly …

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Wine Infused Strawberries

There’s something about strawberries that makes me think of warmth, sweetness, and the changing of the seasons. Or maybe that’s just the wine in these Wine Infused Strawberries that has me feeling really good about life today. Seriously, I didn’t think the concept of chocolate-covered strawberries, as simple as it is, could ever be improved upon. …

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Sweetheart Cheesecake Wafers

You want to give your sweetheart something nice and sweet this Valentine’s Day, right? Something smooth, chocolatey, memorable… Something they’ll think about on those days when sweetness isn’t on the menu. These Sweetheart Cheesecake Wafers are exactly what your love-muffin is craving, they just don’t know it yet. Smooth as Barry White’s voice and just …

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Candy-Dipped Valentine’s Day Oreos

Now I don’t know about you, but I’m a little tired of getting the same old heart-shaped box of chocolates every single year on Valentine’s Day. There’s only so many times you can open the box before the mystery of which chocolate contains the delicious peanut butter filling is lost because you know exactly which one …

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Drizzled Pretzels

This is the simplest thing you will ever make for Valentine’s Day. After all the hand-crafted cards and macaroni hearts and special classy dinners, all you will have left is a strong desire for something salty to counteract the sudden influx of candy in your life. These Valentine’s Day Chocolate Drizzled Pretzels are so easy they …

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30 Unbelievably Fast Pressure Cooker Recipes

No pressure, but if you aren’t cooking with a pressure cooker yet – you’re wasting your time. Seriously, pressure cookers are truly fast food…and most of the dishes can be made in 30 minutes or less! That means even if you get home late from work, you can have a hot, home-cooked meal on the table …

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Totally Cravable Apricot Kolaches Are A Winter ‘Must Bake’

I never tasted a kolache until I moved to Texas. Before the move, breakfast was all about donuts, or the occasional sausage gravy over biscuits. Both amazing options, don’t get me wrong, but nothing compared to a delicious kolache. See, kolaches make you feel as if you’re both getting a treat, and eating a somewhat …

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25 Super Easy Last-Minute Cookie Recipes!

Winter is filled with to-do lists. Between shopping, baking, holiday parties, kid recitals, school parties, and a dozen other things you won’t know about until last minute, sometimes it feels like winter is trying to kill you. Not only is there a ton to do, but almost every stop involves you making or bringing some …

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Orange Cranberry Muffins Your Family Will Love!

When it comes to winter flavors, one of the first things I start to crave each year are fresh cranberries. By themselves these tiny tart berries are a bit hard to handle, but once you start mixing them into delicious recipes? Boy, howdy, I’ll be one of the first to gobble them up. These orange …

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Old Fashioned Bread Pudding With Rum Sauce

Confession: I always thought I’d hate bread pudding. The name itself does not sound appetizing. It sounds like bread that’s been sitting in goop for too long and getting mushy and now you’re trying to convince me to eat it and you’re calling it a ‘classic dessert’. Um…no, thankyousomuch. But a few years ago while …

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Lick The Bowl Clean, No Churn Patriotic Ice Cream

The best part about celebrating Independence Day in the summer (aside from the fact that, you know, it’s always on the 4th of July) is that summer = ice cream. And let’s face it, ice cream is basically the best dessert ever. Only problem is, the store-bought stuff isn’t quite festive enough for ‘Murica Day. Don’t …

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Mardi Gras Muddy Buddies

Since Mardi Gras is a holiday that’s all about pure, innocent fun, especially for everyone heading to New Orleans for the carnival celebration, we thought we’d celebrate here at Totally the Bomb with something equally fun and exciting: Mardi Gras Muddy Buddies. Traveling to good ol’ NOLA may be out of the question, but at least …

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Elsa’s Frozen Candies with Coconut Buttercream Filling

Some people might call what’s happening outside in the Northern Hemisphere a “winter wonderland.” Personally, I like to call it various slightly inappropriate words that I’m not allowed to use on this website. Either way, we can probably all agree on the fact that it’s rather…frozen out there. Luckily, there are several ways to combat …

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Christmas Crack (With A Twist)

Sometimes I want to be just a little naughty. No, scratch that, I want to be Very naughty. And this Christmas Crack (with a twist) is so naughty, it’s nice. Forget your diet for the day and indulge yourself in these sugary, buttery, chocolatey treats that (rumor has it) were created by a hedonistic ex-monk who was out to …

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Lemon Meringue Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie treats were one of my favorite snacks as a kid, but since then I’ve sort of outgrown them. Why waste time getting marshmallow creme in unmentionable places when I could just gorge myself on Ben and Jerry’s instead? That said, I’m going to have to revise my opinion after trying these Lemon Meringue Rice …

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Mario and Princess Peach Cupcakes

It’s the greatest love story never told – I spent as much of my young life wondering if Mario was ever going to find out what castle Princess Peach was in as I did doing my homework…well, probably more, if I’m being honest. And continuing to be honest, I’ll admit that I haven’t really been keeping …

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25 Slow Cooker Chocolate Candy Recipes

Even if you don’t have time to stand in front of a hot stove, stirring an even hotter pot, you can still make chocolaty goodness in your own home. These 25 Slow Cooker Chocolate Candy Recipes will make great gifts for friends, snacks for late night movie watching, and desserts that can be enjoyed year …

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Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

The seasons of being trapped inside during stormy, cold weather is upon us and kids are already starting to go a little stir crazy. “Can we go outside?” No. “Why?” It’s raining. “Please?” Because please makes it not rain, right? LOL! It’s okay, just because they’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you all can’t have a …

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Kahlua Fudge Frosting – Because We Can’t Pick Our Families

This Kahlua Fudge Frosting is nature’s answer to, “What do I do if I can’t find a boyfriend before the holidays??” Find it hard to deal with relatives? Make this frosting. Grandma wants to set you up with her dentist’s son? Make this frosting. Your sister just gave birth to adorable twins who sleep all night …

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These Jack Skellington Cookies Are Easy To Make

Anyone worth their Halloween salt is a fan of Jack Skellington and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. No, no, it’s true. I mean, Jack Skellington is the king of Halloween town, after all. And if it isn’t, I don’t want to know. I’m such a HUGE Nightmare Before Christmas fan that basically if it involves …

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Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats

There is something magical about neapolitan ice cream. Something about those layers of chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla together that make it so much more than mere ice cream. It’s like by themselves they’re a little boring, but as soon as they’re in the same bowl, the clouds open up, rainbows cover the earth, and unicorns …

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Chocolate and Popcorn Candy Apples

There are people in your life right now who are going to tell you that you can’t have everything. You need to get rid of those people, because either they’ve never tried these Chocolate and Popcorn Candy Apples, or they don’t believe something as epic as this can exist. Let me repeat…chocolate…and popcorn…coating a caramel …

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33 Slow-Cooker Dessert Recipes

No time to make dessert? No problem! You can have a truly mouth-watering, make your knees quiver, send your spouse to bed happy dessert in 5-7 hours. Well, usually a lot sooner than that, but these 33 Slow-Cooker Dessert Recipes are so scrumptiously, amazingly delicious that it’ll seem like you spent hours slaving away over them. …

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Chocolate Covered Bacon Potato Chip Treats

If you haven’t latched onto the chocolate covered chips craze yet, you haven’t lived. Really. There’s just something amazing about that salty/sweet/creamy taste that makes being human worth the effort. But I’m here to tell you – even if you’ve tried that, you haven’t lived yet. Not really. Check out this recipe for Chocolate Covered …

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Mason Jar Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I think every family has birthday traditions, and mine is no different. The birthday person always picks their favorite dinner – lasagna for me – and their favorite cake (chocolate on chocolate anything is mine). It’s so predictable in my family that I could actually list off exactly which cake each person would pick, without batting an …

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Snacktastic Yellow Chocolate Minions Cups

My nephew loves yellow. LOVES it. It’s his favorite color, his favorite socks, he even wants a yellow room at some point (but he shares with his brother, so let’s face it – probably not going to happen). So is it any wonder he’s gone completely mad for the Minions in all their bright yellow …

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Aggression Cookies An Allergy Friendly Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Sometimes you get mad, and that’s totally okay. Sometimes kids get mad, and that’s okay, too. The problem comes when kids can’t figure out how to channel their anger, but this cookie recipe can fix that. So, if you have mad kids, make aggression cookies! I don’t talk about this very often, because we don’t make …

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Breakfast Blackberry Cobbler {in a Jar}

Dessert and breakfast are like the meal that married yummy (and there’s two of them EEP!). I love the joining of sweet and I-just-got-out-of-bed best. Its the best way to start the day. But I also understand that having straight dessert for breakfast every day is not really the best way to a nice waistline. …

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Manly Chocolate Guinness Cake With Salted Caramel Sauce

You know what a man wants? Cake. And not just any cake, he wants a manly cake that will put some hair on that chest. Impress your man with this manly chocolate Guinness cake. He’ll ask for seconds. Promise. Yes! Just look at that, sticky on the outside, sweet on the inside. Perfect. What You …

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36 Decadent Dessert Recipes You Have To Eat Right Now

You have to make these decadent dessert recipes right now. All sorts of things will happen if you don’t. 36 Decadent Dessert Recipes You Have To Make Right Now You should make this recipe for Decadent Chocolate Rice Krispie Chrunch Cake or you’ll grow ten new chin hairs next week. It’s your choice, your in-laws will come live with you …

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Graham Cracker Houses and ‘Smore Snowball Cookies!

Today, I needed a break from cooking pre-Thanksgiving food. Holy Smokes, I want to be a Thanksgiving Hero sooo BAD! But, ultimately, a girl can cook only so much before she just gets tired of thinking about that one meal. I wanted something fun and tasty…I had some Honey Maid Graham Crackers, a jar of Skippy Peanut …

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