Low-Effort, Kid-Approved Desserts {Two Easy Recipes}


The following dessert recipes are perfect for the mom on the go, the tired mom, and the kid (or mom) with a sweet tooth. These recipes would also be great for kids to make or help make with an adult.


Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars {Only 4 Ingredients}

Ingredients: one stick of butter, one bag of yellow cake mix, one small bag of chocolate chips, and two eggs


  1. Whisk together eggs and melted butter.
  2. Add mixture to white cake mix and mix.
  3. Add chocolate chips. Mix.
  4. Spray 11×7 glass baking dish with baking powder or baking spray.
  5. Add all ingredients to baking dish evenly.
  6. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

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Oreo Mug Cake {Only 2 Ingredients}

Ingredients: Oreos, milk


  1. Place six Oreos in a mug and crush with a fork.
  2. Add a little under 1/3 a cup of milk to the mug and mix with the Oreos until there is a cake-like consistency. (Add the milk gradually to make sure that the “batter” is not too runny.)
  3. Put in the microwave for 2 minutes or less. Check the mug cake frequently after the first minute to make sure that it does not burn.

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Zandria Schnur
Zandria is originally from Northwest Ohio. She met her husband in the beginning of her freshmen year of college. He is a born and raised Cincinnati west sider. He took her home to meet the family that December and Zandria fell in love with her husband and Cincinnati. It was an easy decision to make as to what city they would live in after Zandria was done with school. Zandria has been married since 2008 and has lived in Cincinnati since 2009. She has two wonderful boys whom are 4 and 1 and also is pregnant with a third baby due in August 2017. When Zandria is not driving her boys around the city to have an adventure, she enjoys sewing, crafts in general, taking pictures of her family, debating with her husband over who is using a word correctly (and often getting out the dictionary), coffee, and great conversation.


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