Deviled Egg Dip

deviled egg dip from @createdbydiane #appetizer

Deviled Egg Dip, a super fun and easy dip that is a sure fire HIT when entertaining. Think of it, Deviled Eggs or Egg Salad are SO popular at parties, why not make it in a dip! So wether you want to call it Deviled Egg Dip or Egg Salad it is... I just LOVE how versatile eggs … [Read more...]


Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Popcorn Cake

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Popcorn Cake #howto @createdbydiane

I'm partnering with JOLLY TIME Pop Corn to help them celebrate their 100th Birthday in October... Typically cake is in order for any least it is when my family is involved in the celebrations. Today is no different. It does deserve an Extra Special Cake... 100 … [Read more...]


how to perfectly roast pumpkin seeds

How to PERFECTLY roast pumpkin seeds @createdbydiane

Every Fall tons of pumpkins are carved and for some there is the BIG question of throwing out the pumpkin seeds or try to roast them. Today I'm sharing my secrets with you on how to roast them perfectly. Are you ready? You start by boiling them. You heard me right. You boil them … [Read more...]


October at Created by Diane

Created by Diane October Recipes

  Here are all some posts from October all in one place unless you missed any, click on the photo above that you would like to see the recipe to and it will link to that post. … [Read more...]


Chocolate Chip Halloween Mummy Cake

Chocolate chip mummy cake @createdbydiane

Halloween is creeping up upon us soon, I wanted to make a cake that was mummy, but know I didn't want to do fondant on the outside. I found this piping tip to be perfect with buttercream. The edges look a little tattered, just how a mummy should look! I used chocolate covered Oreos for … [Read more...]


Royal Icing Googly Eyes

How to make GOOGLY EYES with Royal Icing @createdbydiane

You know those googly eyes that you see on crafts that kids make, they wiggle and giggle and move all around, well these may not wiggle and giggle but they look like them in candy form. Like candy candy buttons, you remember those.... right? the paper stuck to the back of those cute colored … [Read more...]


Candy Corn Cake

Candy Corn Cake

October just wouldn't be October if you didn't see candy corn, right? I just love this time of year. The weather is typically cooling off from the summers heat and the leaves start turning and everything is all sorts of red, orange and yellow. Maybe they should have made the top color of … [Read more...]


Halloween Cake with a surprise inside

Halloween Cake ideas

  The outside may look like a typical Halloween Cake, but with Halloween you can never be sure what you'll find... You didn't expect this did you? It reminds me of when you go trick or treating to someones house on Halloween night and it seems all calm and normal from the outside. Then … [Read more...]


Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Pepitas (shelled roasted and salted pumpkin seeds)

  Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Since it's officially pumpkin time. Well in my house that is what I call it, as soon as mid September hits I think it's pumpkin time and I'm surprised they haven't changed October to Pumpkin yet, well I guess that would get confusing.s. I always look forward to … [Read more...]


Halloween Party ideas and Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili Recipe

Halloween Party Menu

When I plan a Halloween party, the first thing I think of is the food. Tell me I'm not the only one. For some it's the shopping, decorating, or costumes. For me it's all about the food. This years Halloween Party features my new Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili, I've attempted pumpkin chili before … [Read more...]


Ready for Halloween?

Halloween Treats Created by Diane

I love the fun of Halloween, and all the yummy treats and candy! I'm sure I could bake for months with Halloween in mind :) Here are some Halloween inspired ideas in case you've missed any. Pumpkin Cupcake  Faux Pumpkin Shake  Reese's Puff's Trick or Treat Tote  Ghost Cupcake  Pumpkin … [Read more...]


Mummy Cupcake

Where's my MUMMY? oh what a cute little cupcake I made 4 dozen of these cute little guys for a bake sale, when I dropped them off I noticed they didn't have very many donations. I went home and made a few more dozen. The next day a friend told me she heard the mummy's were the first to … [Read more...]


Better than Starbucks Pumpkin Scone

Pumpkin Scone @createdbydiane.jpg

It's PUMPKIN time of year! Yes that should be the official name to this time of year. Have you ever had a pumpkin scone from the coffee house we all know and love? If you have, and wished you could make them yourself, then your in for a treat. I have been told MANY time that these scones are … [Read more...]