Baking & Desserts

How to Decorate: Spring Umbrella and Raindrops Cookies
Spring showers and plump raindrops require a large and preferably fashionable umbrella to keep you dry. This chic design is perfect for beginners, requiring only some basic piping and flodding skills, but the impressive results will yield a downpour of compliments! Click on the below link to... More »
Airplane Napkin Fold (kid-fav)
Knowing how to execute a perfect napkin fold is not a skill everyone has, but it’s one you can easily and quickly teach yourself — with Denise’s help, of course! Napkin folds immediately bring a touch of elegance, whimsy or retro style to your table. And they take your table setting to the next... More »
Fun with Food this March Break!
 Seeking some fun ‘kids stuff’ ideas this March Break? Author of 12,167 Kitchen and Cooking Secrets, Susan Sampson has some fabulously fun ideas:    Fill a cash register with M&Ms or Smarties and jelly beans; the kids will have fun ringing in sales to pop open the drawer. They... More »
Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie Bowl (kid-fav)
If your kids like peanut butter and chocolate, they’ll be huge fans of this recipe! It makes an ideal March Break breakfast, snack or dessert. More »
Jammin’ Pancake Panini
Kids love to cook, so why not involve them in the preparation this March Break? Have kids help smear on the cream cheese and jam and layer the sliced banana. More »
Bake Up Some Memories With Your Kids This March Break!
When you bake with your children, you're doing more than helping them make treats they love. You're teaching valuable reading skills with every recipe. They're learning about math skills such as addition and measurement. Baking even encourages teamwork and teaches children about the "science of... More »
Movie Night Popcorn (Babycakes Cake Pops Maker)
When you’re hosting a movie night, having the gang sleep over or watching the big game, chances are you’ll be serving popcorn this March Break. Continue the theme with this fun centerpiece. More »
S’mores Cake
No campfire necessary! Wherever you are this March break, you can create your own fun with Camilla Saulsbury's cake version of S’mores! It’s near impossible to go wrong with the classic campfire trinity of graham crackers (here, stirred right into the cake batter), marshmallows and chocolate, and... More »
Lollipops
Perfect all year round! To liven up your lollipops, try decorating them with a few multicolored sprinkles while the candy is still warm. Have the kids decorate their own this March break. Wrap them in clear cellophane and add a colorful ribbon for a bridal shower or wedding party. More »
A-B-C Cookie Pops
Looking for something both fun and educational to do with your kids this March break? "I can't think of a more fun way to teach your kids about their ABCs or simple spelling than with cookies on a stick! But first, you have to help them with the decorating..." says author of 100 Best Decorated... More »
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