Vanilla Dipped Blueberries

Vanilla Dipped Blueberries - the perfect light snack!

This summer has been c-r-a-z-y. A good type of crazy though – besides the fact that it’s slipping by all too fast! Isn’t that always the case? Things I’ve accomplished this summer: road trip to Colorado with the pups, horseback riding, restaurant hopping, volunteering, traveling for work… Things that I haven’t been so good at [Read more >>]

Red, White & Blue Party Sprinkle Cups

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I loved this simple idea from the moment I saw it on Tonia’s blog, The Gunny Sack.Who doesn’t want to drink out of a cup that is rimmed with sprinkles!? They couldn’t be more simple! If you’re looking for a cute idea for a party – this is it. I am now tempted to make [Read more >>]

S’more Grahamwiches

S'more Grahamwiches

4th of July…it’s approaching. And all too fast, because apparently MotherNatureMinneapolis can’t seem to get it’s act together. Somedays I feel like I live in Seattle, except for the brief period I was in Austin for the BlogHer Food Conference (more on that later). Enough complaining, because I truly can’t wait until July arrives. That means [Read more >>]

The Easiest Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones

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Waffle cone or sugar cone? I’ll admit, I’m not typically a waffle cone girl, the sugar cones are just way better. …until you bring chocolate into the picture. These are now totally edible. Sorry sugar cones, you have been replaced. And then when you add chopped pecans, *sigh*. I love ice cream and it deserves [Read more >>]

Easy S’more Pops – 2 Ways

Easy S'more Pops - 2 ways by Miss CandiQuik

Are you ready for the easiest treat ever!? No oven, no thinking, nada. Your two year old and you could knock these out. And I have two versions for you! Pretzels or lollipop sticks.  Which one do you prefer? I’m a lollipop girl myself, but there’s definitely a benefit to the pretzels: the whole dang thing [Read more >>]

Personal Vanilla Berry Cream Pies

Personal Vanilla Berry Cream Pie (in mason jars!) from Miss CandiQuik

Ok, maybe these aren’t sooo “personal” sized. Instead, you could grab 2 spoons and share - or not. They’re actually not all that much more than a large piece of pie. You know what, you could probably even freeze these and pull out whenever the time is right. Or bring them to work! Hey, you have to [Read more >>]

Patriotic Oreo Lollipops

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Happy Friday, friends! Forecast here for the next couple of days: 90 degrees and sunny. In other words, I really didn’t feel like turning on the oven. But I still wanted something sweet and satisfying. Whoever said you can’t have your cake and eat it too?! Speaking of ‘having your cake and eating it too’, who ever came up with [Read more >>]

Toasted S’mores Bars

Toasted Marshmallow S'mores Bars from Miss CandiQuik

Did you know it’s National Marshmallow Toasting Day?!   It’s true. Officially. Check out this cute calendar for more fun excuses to eat treats holidays! What else happens when you are totally bored out of your mind? Besides bake and look at wacky calendars?!

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

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Amazing, delicious, OMG, wow – why didn’t I think of these!?

Recently we had a little contest, that some of you may have heard of…if not, you seriously need to join Club CandiQuik…

The contest was named the “Make Our Ad” Contest. The Grand Prize Winner is receiving free CANDIQUIK for a year – yes, FREE (I need that deal)!

Oh – and did I mention her recipe is going to be featured in our next National Magazine ad?! Total bragging rights.

Here were the 3 finalists if you’re curious…

This recipe that I am about to share, however, did not “Make our Ad”. BUT it was dang good!

So I must share…

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries.

S’more Truffles

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  S’mores. Fire or no fire. You pick. You are probably (most-likely) in a warmer climate that I am and are still likely having bonfires (unless you’re in Alaska, but otherwise, I win). But I figured out a way to get my S’mores fix in the form of: truffles. Ohhh My!!! These are incredibly De-lic-ious! Consisting of [Read more >>]

4 Recipes for the 4th!

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[pinit]     However you celebrate the history of the United States -  whether it be with fireworks, parades, barbecues, parties, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, games, speeches and ceremonies, etc.ENJOY IT.   And wow, it’s July (essentially), that means a lot of things to me. Most importantly: 1 The weather better be awesome this month. 2 We [Read more >>]