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Tunnel of Lemon Bundt Cake

A lemon cake with a generous TUNNEL OF LEMON PUDDING INSIDE that is EXCELLENT! It is EASY to make because you use a cake mix, pudding mix, and canned pie filling! If you like everything from scratch, go ahead and make your own lemon cake and lemon curd! This is the lazy way! It is SO delicious and it’s a breeze to put together! Only…

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Oreo Stuffed Cookies

A whole Oreo cookie inside a chocolate chip cookie is out-of-this-world for the Cookie Monster people you know! They are wickedly delish so unusual they will disappear at the blink of an eye! But that’s okay, because with only two ingredients, they are VERY EASY to make! Each Oreo is encased and hidden inside the cookie dough. USE MINI OREOS with just 1 scoop of…

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NO-BAKE Cherry Cream Cheese Pie

For many decades, Cherry Cream Cheese Pie has been a favorite no-bake recipe! It first appeared in the1960’s as Borden’s Cherry-O Cream Cheese Pie. It became extremely popular and has been ever since! But to me, my mother-in-law Ruth’s little addition to it is the best! Her little change puts it above all the rest! I don’t see it done her way anywhere! She adds…

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Thin Split Pea Soup with Chouriço or Chorizo in a Crockpot

This soup has split peas in it, but it is not thick; it has a thin broth!  With the smoked sausage, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes, the seasoning amount has some heat, but not a lot. Start with the 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes. Increase it to 1/2 teaspoon if you want more kick. If you don’t like heat at all, just…

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Easy Berry Cake in a Pie Pan with Whipped Sour Cream Topping

Based on Betty Crocker’s new popular cake in a pie pan, this is definitely a keeper recipe! It got rave reviews so I gave it a try. Wow, everyone here loved it! It is really so delicious! It’s made with simple ingredients you probably already have. What makes this so good? Maybe it’s the sour cream in the cake or because it is baked in…

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WW, LOW-Calorie, LOW-Fat Banana Berry Muffins

Banana Muffins are so good, and this lower version is great, it is delicious! Considering a regular banana muffin starts at about 350 calories and can be much more, one of these muffins is 204 calories, 4 WW Smart Points, and has much lower fat. I do not miss the full-fat version at all! EASY TO MAKE! NO MIXER NEEDED! Mix everything by hand in…

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WW and Low-Calorie Berry Muffins

Muffins can be a high calorie item, but these Weight Watcher Cranberry muffins are just 4 smart WW smart points, or 136 calories! That is a big difference from standard muffin recipes. A plain muffin is about 340 calories! When you want a muffin, but not the high calories, try making these! They are delicious! I love them! They are EASY and FAST to make;…

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Chicken Nuggets like Chick-fil-A

Some huge Chik-fil-A fans I happen to know told me this recipe is not only just like it, but it is even better! They are delicious! There is an UNUSUAL MARINADE of milk mixed with pickle juice, believe it or not! Now don’t think “yuck” like I did! Ha-ha! It will give it that distinct flavor! You put the marinade in a Zip Lock bag…

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

This Zucchini Chocolate Chip Snack Cake tastes delicious! A pick-up cake; no need for a fork! You really don’t need frosting either, but if you want to add one, go ahead! I like it both ways! You will taste just a small hint of spices! There is ground cinnamon and cloves in it. The buttermilk and zucchini make it nice and moist! It is a…

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5-Minute Fudge

NO COOKING THIS FUDGE, NO THERMOMETER either! This is SUPER FAST and the EASIEST fudge I have ever made. You will see this popular recipe with slight variations everywhere! I have several fudge recipes I love, but they can be tricky to prevent a grainy texture and they have to be made just right! All candy making has to be very precise! Well, I was…

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Pumpkin Bread (Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread)

From allrecipes.com, I finally tried their Downeast Pumpkin Bread, and no wonder it got over 7K likes! It is the best pumpkin bread I ever tried. I love the pumpkin flavor and I love the clean cuts it makes. It is not crumbly at all. I know that butter is tasty in breads, but using oil makes them more moist. I usually like raisins or…

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Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

The most requested, most famous Impossible Betty Crocker Pie is this Cheeseburger one, and it is so good! Here I just scaled it down to a smaller pie to serve 3…. or 2 hungry people! I used a 6-inch pie plate. You can use a 5-inch pie plate for a little higher pie. It is a fast, easy meal to make that is delicious! My…

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Roasted Vegetables with Shrimp and Sausage

Healthy and Delicious Roasted Veggies with Shrimp and Sausage is an EASY, quick dish to prepare!  I used chicken sausage, but use any type sausage you want. Sausage gives a great flavor to this dish. The important thing to remember is to cut the different vegetables into the correct sizes so they all finish cooking at the same time. Root vegetables are cut up into…

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Red Velvet Cookies~with a Cake Mix

These Red Velvet Cookies from a cake mix are so-o good! And SO easy to make! It is a shortcut recipe with just a few ingredients. It takes just a few minutes from start to finish! My cookies pictured above have semi-sweet chocolate chips and macadamia nuts, but you can use whatever chips and nuts you want. Leave out the chopped nuts if you want!…

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