Banana Cream Pie Cookies

Banana Cream Pie Cookies from The Food Charlatan

These cookies taste like mini hand-held Banana Cream Pies! It's a cookie (made with graham cracker crumbs) topped with pudding and cream cheese whipped cream. A perfect summer treat for a crowd!  A friend of ours dropped off his son to play at our house on Saturday so they could go car shopping. I had literally just walked in the door from a 15 minute run and was looking red faced and sweaty. I answer the door. “Hi guys, come on in!” He looks at me. Confused. “Hi…are you Karen’s

Hot Cross Buns from The Food Charlatan

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns! Hot Cross Buns! These beautiful rolls are an Easter classic. They are sweet (but not too sweet), studded with dried currants, swirled with warm spices, and crowned with a glossy white cross. Eric and I keep eating these Hot

Mandarin Orange Ambrosia Salad from The Food Charlatan

Mandarin Orange Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad is an Easter classic! I doubled up the mandarin oranges because there are never enough, right? This dreamy creamy fruit salad is kind of hard to stop eating.  Today Charlotte was taking a survey of everyone in the house. Not to

Make Ahead Green Beans with Garlic Bread Crumbs and Almonds from The Food Charlatan

Make Ahead Green Beans with Garlic Bread Crumbs and Almonds

These easy make-ahead green beans are perfect for the holidays! Who's got time for elaborate side dishes? These are simple yet delicious. The garlic bread crumbs and almonds add tons of flavor.  "Eric, you have a bug on your face! Oh wait.

Ultra Creamy, Cheesy, MAKE AHEAD Mashed Potatoes from The Food Charlatan

Ultra Creamy, Cheesy, MAKE AHEAD Mashed Potatoes

Why stress last minute when you could make dreamy creamy mashed potatoes ahead of time for the holidays? This recipe is easy and ultra cheesy (thanks to goat cheese and Parmesan). It is a perfect side dish for Easter, Thanksgiving, or

Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing from The Food Charlatan

Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing

This 4 ingredient salad is a total show stopper! It's simplicity lets the strawberries and cucumbers shine. The only other ingredients are balsamic vinegar and honey. It is an impressive and healthy side dish to bring for your Easter

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Beer-Battered-Fish Burrito Bowl with Orange Avocado Salsa +GIVEAWAY!

Crispy fish is one thing, but BEER battered fish takes it to a whole new level. Throw it in a burrito bowl with some Orange Avocado Salsa (plus allll the fixin's) and you've got one incredibly satisfying Mexican inspired dinner for the winner. Check

The BEST Buttercream Frosting for Sugar Cookies from The Food Charlatan

The BEST Buttercream Frosting for Sugar Cookies

The only buttercream frosting recipe you will ever need to top your Sugar Cookies with! Two special ingredients make this frosting the most vanilla-y recipe you ever did taste.  Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! What are you doing to celebrate

The SOFTEST Sugar Cookies of Your Life (That Hold Their Shape) from The Food Charlatan

The SOFTEST Sugar Cookies of Your Life (That Hold Their Shape)

A secret ingredient makes these sugar cookies the SOFTEST and most flavorful cookies of your life! And they even hold their shape after baking, so you get exactly what you want instead of sad blob cookies. (Frost them with this amazing buttercream

Chicken, Mushroom, and Cream Cheese Stuffed Rolls from The Food Charlatan

Chicken, Mushroom, and Cream Cheese Stuffed Rolls

A can of biscuits means these stuffed rolls come together really quick! They are filled with cream cheese, mushrooms, and chicken. You can have dinner on the table in 30 minutes. Or you could serve these as an appetizer. They are a total crowd

Extra Cheesy Penne and Mozzarella Casserole from The Food Charlatan

Extra Cheesy Penne and Mozzarella Casserole

You can throw together this easy, cheesy, hearty Penne and Mozzarella Casserole in 45 minutes, tops. You don't have to cook the sauce, just stir some spices in and call it good. This is a great meatless Monday meal!  After posting my 30 Minute