If you’re trying to lose a few pounds, no doubt you’ve made some adjustments to your regular eating habits. Perhaps you’re trying this celebrity’s diet on for size, or maybe you’ve sworn to switch your soda addiction habit for green juices. So, if this describes you, by all means do not eat the foods listed in this article. Just stop reading now.
But, if you enjoy indulging every once in a while (or once a day, like us), you need to try these recipes. Like, ASAP.
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cups
Everything about this just screams, “Yes!”
2. Super Soft Beer Infused Garlic Butter Pretzels
He’ll be happy. She’ll be happy. Basically anyone who tries this will be happy.
3. Edible Milk-and-Cookies Shot Glasses
I mean, honestly. All hail the genius behind an edible cookie shot glass. Santa would freak out over these.
4. Guinness Beer Milkshake
Listen to this combo: Guinness Stout and vanilla ice cream topped with Irish cream. Right?!
5. Warm Brie Cheese
6. Easy, No-Bake Cheesecake
No-bake = no brainer. You’ve got no excuse for not making these.
7. Homemade Nacho Cheese Dip
Your game day go-to.
8. Cheddar Bacon Tater Tots
The name of the dish tells you everything you need to know.
9. Homemade Coffee Caramels Recipe
If these caramels happen to fall into my mouth and no one is around to see it, does it still count as a calorie?
10. S’mores Cake Ball Truffles
Nom to the nom.
11. Easy Chocolate Croissants
Don’t be scared by this one. You can purchase an all-butter puff pastry to save time in the kitchen.
12. Cookie Dough Popsicles
Is it possible to marry a popsicle? Because I think I’m in love.
13. Homemade Coffee Cake
Because what kind of weekend warrior would you be if you didn’t make coffee cake to go with your Saturday morning French press?
14. Butterscotch Pots de Crème
It’s pronounced “po” de crème. As in it’s “po-fect” for my belly. (Insert audible groan here.)
15. Chocolate Macarons
You can thank us later for this one. It’s easier to make than you would think.
16. Grilled Blue Cheese Hamburgers
Guests will be bowing down to you at your next barbecue.
17. No-Churn, Five Ingredient Coffee Ice Cream
Do not get in my way when I’m heading to the freezer to sample some of this.
18. Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs
Cheese hidden inside savory meatballs? Surprise!
19. Sweet, Salty, Nutty Chocolate Bark
You had me at sweet. And salty. And nutty.
20. Cinnamon Bread Pudding
Buttery brioche coupled with dark chocolate chunks and a skosh of bourbon? We kid you not. This is happening.
21. Slow Cooker Jalapeño Beer Cheese Dip
If you’re into this kind of thing, we can be friends.
22. Dark Chocolate and Caramel Crepe Cake
Mic drop. We’re done.
By Laurie Gunning Grossman