Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

January 8, 2015

You’ll love how easy this Slow Cooker Orange Chicken recipe is to make. Oh, it’s also insanely delicious too! Love this recipe? Sign up for Shugary Sweets email subscription and never miss out again! My husband and I have been married for almost 20 years. TWENTY YEARS! It’s crazy to even think about how long […]

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Zuppa Toscana Soup

May 14, 2014
Creamy copycat recipe of Olive Garden

Creamy, delicious Zuppa Toscana Soup. Copycat recipe based off the original from Olive Garden! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ Does anyone else go to Olive Garden JUST for the soup, salad and breadsticks? Certainly I’m not the only one right? Sometimes we go and I order my meal to go. Cause I know I’m […]

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Copycat Panera Macaroni and Cheese

March 21, 2014

Creamy white cheddar macaroni and cheese just like Panera. Give this copycat version a try. Oh and it’s quick and easy on the stove top too!! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ My kids are so predictable sometimes when it comes to ordering from restaurants. I like to order something different every time I go […]

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Skinny Shamrock Shake

March 6, 2014

Who needs the wasted calories and fat in a classic Shamrock Milkshake? Try making this easy, creamy, delicious SKINNY Shamrock Shake instead! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ So I’m going to confess that once upon a time I used to be addicted to McDonald’s milkshakes. Particularly the Shamrock Shakes. I would get so excited […]

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Irish Cream Coffee Creamer

March 2, 2014
Irish Cream Coffee Creamer: an easy homemade recipe. Chocolate, almond, espresso!

Making coffee creamer at home is affordable AND delicious! Irish Cream Coffee Creamer is one of my favorites. Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ I’ve got a serious coffee addiction. And making coffee creamer at home is one way for me to save money. Plus, I like to know what’s in my creamer. Irish Cream […]

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Orange Scones

February 16, 2014
Orange Scones: copycat Panera recipe

Forget Panera, these copycat Orange Scones taste amazing. Plus, you get more for your money! BONUS. Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ My family doesn’t do fast food very much at all. Panera, Chipotle and Subway are what we consider “fast food” around here. When it comes to Panera, I’m weak to the pastries. Those […]

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

January 16, 2014
Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe

Ditch that high sodium taco seasoning and make some Homemade Taco Seasoning instead! It’s so easy!! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ Every February my husband and I initiate a spending freeze at our house. We’ve done it several years in a row, and for the most part it’s been quite successful. Basically, we try […]

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Apple Pie Doughnuts

June 26, 2013
Apple Pie Doughnuts: Easy gourmet doughnuts made in 30 minutes. #Pillsbury grands doughnut #gourdoughs

Easy Gourmet Doughnuts made in 30 minutes! Pillsbury Grands Biscuits are the perfect base to these doughnuts piled high with Cream Cheese frosting, apple pie filling, caramel and peanuts! Let’s all do a quick, collective, “OMG.” Yes, I’m for real with these doughnuts. You may recall my trip to Austin Texas when I happened to […]

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Copycat Kit Kat Bites

February 14, 2013
Copycat Kit Kat Bites: little bites of your favorite candy bar made at home! #copycat #kitkat

I love Kit Kat candy bars so much, I created these bite sized treats to enjoy anytime! I love creating copycat recipes of my favorite foods! I was recently asked to create some Kit Kat inspired fudge. I’m always up for a good challenge! I have bought wafers online before, but since they aren’t readily […]

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Cadbury Egg Fudge

March 23, 2012
Cadbury Egg Fudge: delicious holiday fudge that tastes just like those Cadbury Eggs!

I’ve been staring at this recipe on Pinterest for awhile now. Are you all Pinterest yet? Talk about a total time buster, I can pop on for “just a minute” and realize 30 minutes have passed. But, if you need inspiration, it’s the place to go! You can follow me there too. But back to […]

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Pumpkin Scones

September 13, 2011
Pumpkin Scones: copycat Starbucks pumpkin scones, better than the real thing! Freeze well too!

I have never made scones before yesterday. I’ve eaten them, but never attempted to bake them before. Now that I have, my life will never be the same. Last week I bought a pumpkin scone from Starbucks, it was amazing.  I knew I had to have these in my life, and soon. The scone itself […]

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Caramel Cracker Bars

June 23, 2011
Caramel Cracker Bars: layers of crackers, caramel, and chocolate. SO GOOD!

Have you ever made cracker bars? Not to be confused with these. Two totally different treats. Cracker bars are layers of crispy crackers, chewy caramel, and topped with chocolate. Delish. Yeah, I know. Or as my daughter might text..ikr. I had no idea what that meant. ikr? If you’re sitting there as clueless as I was, […]

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Chocolate Wafer Cookies

May 16, 2011
Homemade copycat Oreo cookies with vanilla filling!

 Do you love Oreos? I mean really love Oreos? Yeah, me too. These aren’t Oreos though. In case you were wondering. These are crunchy chocolate wafer cookies with a delicious cream inside, but they are not Oreos. I didn’t want them to be, so there! Actually, I had been wanting to try out a new […]

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Peanut Butter Pretzel Fudge

May 6, 2011
Peanut Butter Pretzel Fudge recipe...aka #copycat Tiger Butter

Have you ever been to a good chocolate store? I like to visit and get ideas. Is that odd? Back in Illinois I used to frequent Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Oh yum. You may remember me making these treats. Well, have you heard of Tiger Butter? It’s basically a peanut butter and chocolate fudge treat. I have […]

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Oatmeal Cream Pie

March 30, 2011
Oatmeal Cream Pies: #copycat Little Debbie recipe!

Dear Michael, I love you. I really do. I know you said if I bake things you love it doesn’t show that. Because then you eat them. And regret it. But, I bake them because I love you. And the kids. Please accept this tray of homemade oatmeal cream pies as a token of my […]

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