Beat the summer heat with great dessert and recipe ideas picked by our Facebook followers this week. Indulge in a Strawberry Cheesecake Pie, OREO Cheesecake Chocolate Cake, Fresh Strawberry Cake, S’mores Rice Krispie Treats, and a Lemon Layer Cake. Plus, Pepperoni Pizza Twists, Copycat Orange Chicken, and Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole will make great additions to your summer time menu.
- Keep kids busy this summer with 19 Great Summer Crafts for Kids.
Here are our Facebook followers favorite posts from this week:
Wow your family and/or party guests with this awesome treat idea that marries S’mores and Rice Krispy Treats. The best part of this delicious treat recipe is that you can forego the campfire and stick with your trusty microwave. You can even make these yummy S’mores Rice Krispie Treats ahead for a dessert table display on party day.
2. Strawberry Cheesecake Pie :: Spaceships and Laser Beams
This recipe for strawberry cheesecake pie is everything you’d dream it to be—creamy, fresh, and plenty sweet! It makes for a delightful ending to a meal and is a great celebratory dessert with friends. It is sure to be a favorite recipe in your dessert file for years to come.
Get ready for a tantalizing taste bud explosion with this fantastic copycat orange chicken recipe. Now you can have the delicious Asian flavors of your favorite Panda Express orange chicken right at home in this homemade copycat version. Easy to follow chicken preparation tips and a delicious recipe for the citrusy sauce will get everyone excited for dinner.
Recipes for comfort food that can be made ahead and stored in the fridge until baking time are the best kind of recipes. This chicken bacon ranch casserole is easy to make and so delicious. Chicken marinated in yummy spices, shell pasta, plenty of cheese, ranch, and crispy bacon make this one of the most flavorful casseroles that you can make
Decadent chocolate cake lovers, this Oreo cheesecake chocolate cake has your names written all over it. Imagine an Oreo cheesecake sandwiched between two fudgy layers of soft, rich Hershey’s chocolate cake. Add a chocolate ganache made from milk chocolate and heavy whipping cream for good measure, along with a garnish of whipped cream and mini chocolate chips. Chocolate-lovers heaven!
Prepare yourself for possibly the best lemon layer cake recipe in the world. Super moist, perfectly fluffy, and easy to make, the hardest part of your day may be in choosing whether to eat one piece or two. Homemade lemon cream cheese frosting is a definite temptation. Just imagine every bite bursting with lemon flavor. This cake is great for every occasion.
Genius—that’s what this no-mess omelette-in-a-bag recipe is! It’s as easy as breaking two eggs into a Freezer safe Ziploc bag, adding the ingredients of your choice, zipping the bag closed, and scrambling the ingredients with your hands! The bag then goes into a pot of boiling water for about 14-15 minutes. Use a permanent marker to write the name of each recipient on the bag. You can cook multiple bags of omelettes at once!
A great gift idea for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or even Grandparent’s Day, this footprint bears keepsake is a fabulous idea. Two shades of brown paint are needed to capture the footprints of you and your child on a tote bag or paper. A little effort with the paint transforms your prints into two adorable bears. Hot glue is used for the pom-pom tail, ears, and grass.
Move over ice cream, this fresh strawberry cake is a light, but filling treat that’s fabulous for summer. It may just be the best strawberry cake you’ve ever tried. Imagine three layers of rich, moist vanilla pound cake slathered with homemade whipped cream and delicious cream cheese frosting, all topped with fresh strawberries.
Skip takeout and delivery and choose to make these pepperoni pizza twists for a yummy entrée or appetizer. This easy recipe features store bought crescent rolls at its core. Imagine biting into a yummy twist filled with cheese, marinara sauce and plenty of pepperoni.
Cool off this summer with these great sources gathered by the cree at Spaceships and Laser Beams to help create a delicious summer treat.
(Amazon Affiliate Links)
- Nonstick 6-Piece Bakeware Set
- 3-Tier Cooling Rack
- Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat Set
- 24-pack Reusable Silicone Baking Cups
- ChefLand Mixing Bowls
- 21 Pcs Baking Pans
- 8-Piece Deluxe Stainless Steel Measuring Cup
- Mini Springform Pan
- Angled Icing Spatula
- Nonstick 12-Cup Regular Muffin Pan
Check out more great summer ideas you’ll love.