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Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn– Frozen corn gets fancied up in this one skillet recipe with bacon, heavy cream and butter. Often times for dinner I open a bag of frozen veggies or

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homemade pizza dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough- A “home style” pizza crust with a crispy bottom. I love to make us homemade pizza for dinner and I do so fairly often. I have used

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6 slices of instant pot turkey breast on a white platter

Instant Pot Turkey Breast

Instant Pot Turkey Breast-is flavorful, juicy and it’s done in a little over an hour including release time. If you’ve got an Instant Pot this recipe is a great way

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Breaded Barbecue Chicken

Breaded Barbecue Chicken: Breaded chicken breast covered in homemade barbecue sauce and baked in the oven. No grill needed for this barbecue chicken! My husband, Jason loves barbecue sauce. Like,

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make sweet and sour chicken at home

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken-Breaded chicken smothered in homemade sweet and sour sauce. You will love being able to make this at home! I have been in a real dinner funk

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Homemade Vegetable Soup

If you are anything like me then you have looked at the picture(s) of this soup and thought something was missing. Yea, I did too. For about 6 hours  while

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Oatmeal Cookie Parfaits

Oatmeal Cookie Parfaits- Crushed oatmeal cookies, creamy french vanilla pudding, topped with brown sugar whipped topping and garnished with more cookie crumbs.  On Monday, I shared

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Upside-down Apple Cake

Upside-Down Apple Cake– Sliced apple layered on top of brown sugar, pecans and melted butter with cake batter poured on top of the apples.  Here’s

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peanut butter pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie– Graham cracker crust with crushed roasted salted peanuts filled with a sweetened creamy peanut butter filling.  So, I made a pie. It’s

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Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler- Homemade dough dropped onto fresh peaches and baked until warm and bubbly. Must serve with vanilla ice cream!  If you are on a

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crispy oatmeal cookies

Crispy Oatmeal Cookies

Crispy Oatmeal Cookies: A sweet oatmeal crunchy cookie. This recipe is one everyone needs to have in their collection.  Cookies are one of my favorite

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Fall Favorites


Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies made using a box of halloween funfetti cake mix. These cookies are so easy to make and taste delicious. Oh, and they’re cute and festive too!!

Black plate full of halloween cookies


I have a favorite cookie that I make during Christmas (recipe coming soon) and it’s very similar to these funfetti cookies. As I was walking through Target and was checking out the fall/Halloween section I saw they had the halloween funfetti boxes of cake mix and I thought I could make those Christmas cookies into a Halloween version. 



These Halloween Cookies in addition to the cake mix, uses a block of cream cheese, one egg, one stick of butter, powdered sugar and vanilla. I saw Halloween sprinkles and thought they would be a fun addition but it’s not required. My 2.5 year old wasn’t a fan of the eye balls so I didn’t use many of them. lol! Store these cookies in an airtight container for 2-3 days. 

box of cake mix, sprinkles, stick of butter, block of cream cheese, vanilla extract in a bottle and egg

Halloween Cookies


  • 1 box Halloween Funfetti Cake Mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 block of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 stick of butter at room temperature
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp additional sprinkles (optional)


  • In a large bowl beat together cream cheese and butter until well mixed together and smooth. Add egg and vanilla and mix just until combined.
    Add cake mix , a little at a time and mix in each addition until fully incorporated.
    If using the optional sprinkles add those in and and stir gently.
    Chill dough for at least 30 minutes or up to one hour.
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    Shape dough into 1" balls and roll into powdered sugar.
    Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper 2" apart and bake for 10-14 min; rotating pan halfway.
    Allow to cool on pan for 2 minutes and then cool on wire rack.
    Cookies should be golden brown on bottom and hold its shape well; if the cookies are lacking those things then continue to bake for 3 minute intervals.

A halloween cookie broken in half and on a white plate

If you’re looking for a pumpkin recipe I’ve got a great recipe for pumpkin bars and pumpkin snickerdoodle cobbler.

Boo! Don’t mean to scare, but please share!

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