Count Chocula Cereal Treats

How can you go wrong with marshmallows and chocolate ghosts??
These quick and easy Count Chocula Cereal Treats are perfect for Halloween!

How can you go wrong with marshmallows and chocolate ghosts??  These quick and easy Count Chocula Cereal Treats are perfect for Halloween!I like to think that we’ve got a pretty healthy routine here in the Spiced house.  We get up early (really early) and go to the gym several days a week.  We eat yogurt + granola or healthy cereal every morning.  But sometimes it’s fun to indulge a little bit.  I’m not much on sugary cereals…until it comes to Halloween.  That’s when Count Chocula makes his appearance.  And like old-school Nintendo, hammer pants and Reebok pumps, I pretty much can’t say no to anything that reminds me of the 80’s.Continue Reading »

Homemade Caramel Apples

I’ve partnered with SocialStars and #WalmartProduce to create these
Homemade Caramel Apples.  Grab some crispy apples and fun toppings and host
Homemade Caramel Apple party this weekend!

Homemade caramel apples are an easy and fun seasonal treat!  Grab some juicy apples and top them with caramel, chocolate and chopped nuts. #ad #WalmartProduceOctober may very well be my favorite month.  Not only is football back in full force, but we have Halloween just around the corner, too.  However, the best part about Fall is the weather!  Here in upstate NY, the reds, oranges and yellows of the leaves as they change colors is absolutely stunning.  If I could live somewhere where it was Fall year-round, I might just do it.Continue Reading »

Candy Corn Cupcakes

A bit of yellow and orange food coloring turns these classic vanilla cupcakes into
Candy Corn Cupcakes.  They’re perfect for Halloween!

A bit of yellow and orange food coloring turns these classic vanilla cupcakes into Candy Corn Cupcakes.  They're perfect for Halloween!*Creak*  Wait.  What was that?  Do you get a little more jumpy around Halloween?  I know I do.  Things that would be completely normal any other time of the year all of a sudden take on a wicked twist.  I’ve always been a huge fan of ghost stories and things that go bump in the night–and I’m not talking about the neighbor.  Continue Reading »

Butter Pecan Pound Cake

Topped with toasted pecans and a simple glaze, this Butter Pecan Pound Cake is a delicious sweet treat for a cool Autumn evening!

Topped with a toasted pecans and a delicious glaze, this Butter Pecan Pound Cake is the perfect sweet treat for a cool Autumn evening! #IDelightEvery since I was a little kid, I’ve always loved pound cake. I’d actually venture so far as to say that pound cake is my favorite dessert. My mom makes a mean pound cake, and it was one of the first recipes that I asked her to teach me after I moved out on my own. Over the years, I’ve made that classic pound cake a number of times, but I’ve also experimented with it a good bit, too. Continue Reading »