Dessert

Chocolate Raspberry Bites

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 21, 2014

Because I love chocolate and I love raspberries. And I love them together. mmmmm. mmmm. This is super simple and goes like this… Melt chocolate chips in the microwave or in a double boiler. Follow the directions on the photo above, using a mini muffin tin. Freeze or chill the bites. (I prefer to freeze […]

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I hope y’all have enjoyed the first few recipes in this month’s 31 Days of Slow Cooker Recipes series. This is the first new recipe that I’m sharing in the series…and I can’t wait to share the other new ones with you in the coming days and weeks! This Pear Blueberry Crumble recipe is adapted […]

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How to Make the Perfect S’mores

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 17, 2014

This past week was our spring break…and we enjoyed a part stay-cation here in San Antonio, followed by a long weekend at my friend’s ranch-river house near Leakey, TX. It was little boy heaven and no one wanted to leave, myself included. My happy, carefree, adventurous Charlie, walking through the river. Nevermind that wet jeans […]

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Today is national π Pi Day! And, how can we celebrate Pi Day without PIES?!  Enjoy some of our favorite pie recipes for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and of course, dessert! Breakfast “Pies” Pumpkin Pie French Toast Egg Pie (aka Roasted Poblano Pepper Quiche) Lunch & Dinner Pies 15 Bean Pot Pie Shepherd’s Pie Sausage […]

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Peanut Butter & Cookie Dough Valentine’s Bites

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 10, 2014

These Peanut Butter & Cookie Dough Valentine’s Bites make for an easy after school snack or quick dessert idea this week, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Plus, if you are a big fan of eating cookie dough while you bake, then you’ll love this recipe!  It tastes just like it, but there’s no eggs, […]

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Salted Caramel Brownie Parfaits

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 24, 2014

I’m sorry, but I couldn’t resist. I adore the salted caramel flavor. So I made this parfait. And then I died a little. Seriously, this is so good that it might have killed a few taste buds. This is a hybrid recipe cross my recent Salted Caramel Mocha Fudge and Raspberry Brownie Parfaits. If those […]

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Kid-Made Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 20, 2013

Coat something in sprinkles, especially the Christmas variety, and it’s bound to be a hit, right?! The idea to coat a cookie dough truffle with sprinkles comes from a contestant at this year’s Pillsbury Bake-Off. I decided that one of the several “cookies” that we would make this holiday season would be these chocolate chip […]

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Homemade Gift Ideas: 9 Tasty Christmas Treats

by Jenn K on December 19, 2013

We are in the “less than a week before Christmas” frenzy, which can cause crazy stress as you try to figure out what to get a particular friend or loved one. How about instead of one more trip to the store or one more online order (really isn’t that the most fun way to shop?!), […]

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Salted Caramel Mocha Fudge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 16, 2013

Yesterday we had a packed day…church and Sunday school, then home for lunch, then back out the door to drop off the baby with Nana, in time to get to the Woodlawn Theatre for the A Christmas Story, Musical. (Fabulous show, if you are in San Antonio!) While we were shuffling through the kitchen, I […]

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Petit Elefant just ramped up the deliciousness of hot cocoa during cold winter months with these Peppermint Marshmallows!  Not only will your family enjoy them, but she shows us an easy way to package them up for a great holiday gift for neighbors, coworkers, teachers, and more. Tune in every day for the next twelve […]

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