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Coconut Cream Whoopie Pies

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True: traditional whoopie pies are not pie at all--rather, they are cake-like cookies with frosting sandwiched in-between. But in the case of the Coconut Cream Whoopie Pie, you can have your cake and eat your pie, too: the rich filling is sort of like a mix between coconut frosting and cream pie filling. More

Banana Split S'more Whoopie Pies

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It combines all of the key flavor points of both the banana split and s'mores, but the delivery is a bit of a curveball: cakey banana-marshmallow cookies are lined with chocolate before sandwiching ice cream flecked with graham cracker bits. More

Cakespy: Chocolate Covered Fig Newtons on a Stick

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Did you know that yesterday was National Fig Newton Day? If you dropped the ball on this little-known holiday, don't despair. Here's an easy (and delicious) way to create a belated celebration: dress up your Newtons by putting them on a stick and coating them in chocolate. More

Cakespy: Chocolate-Filled Pretzel Nuggets

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Guess what? Today is National Pretzel Day. But how to celebrate? On the one hand the answer is painfully obvious—eat pretzels. But what kind of pretzels? Well, here's a suggestion for those who like plenty of sweet with their salty: chocolate-filled pretzel nuggets. These pillow-like nuggets are sort of like Combos meet chocolate-covered pretzel—that is to say, the pinnacle of sweet and salty pretzel perfection. More

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