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Molasses Cashew Bars

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I love Molasses.  I didn’t know how much I loved molasses until I made Amish Shoofly Cake.  Due to my love for molasses I later adapted the cake into cookies.  As I thought about a bar recipe to make this … Continue reading

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Chewy Granola Bars

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 Making my own granola bars has never really been on my radar – I don’t eat them often, so why would I make my own? But in chatting with my lovely and thoughtful and smart pal Amy a few weeks … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pie Bars

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July is the ultimate backyard cookout… invite friends over…drink cocktails on a warm summer night…kind of month.  The best kinds of desserts for backyard cookouts are the 9 x 13 favorites!  Easily transportable, easily enjoyed.  Strudel and I decided this month … Continue reading

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Cherry Scones with Fresh Flower Glaze

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 I’m not too shy to acknowledge that, for this week’s post, I got fancy. Well, fancy on the outside – since I’m generally interested in making foods that are delicious yet simple, I wanted to see how I could incorporate … Continue reading

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German’s Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

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Just when I thought Spring had arrived, wintry weather reared its ugly head!  Springtime in Colorado can be very indecisive and this month is no exception.  It was 80 last week and today it is snowing!  Being stuck inside made me … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cocoa Nib Cookies

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 Even though we declared that it’s Passover/Easter recipe month here at S&S, since both holidays have come and gone, it seems reasonable that I can instead just post whatever I want to. I’m therefore using the opportunity to once again … Continue reading

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Pavlova for Passover

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Strudel and I typically only see each other once a year and it’s usually when she comes back to Denver to visit family during Passover.  Although she never feels too far away because of this blog, it’s so great to hug one … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

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 Streus and I decided for a holiday-themed April; with Passover and Easter this month, we figured it was an excellent opportunity to dig up some recipes we like for the season.   I’m of the Passover celebrating persuasion and per … Continue reading

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Lemon Lime Rounds

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With the last of this month’s cookie posts I decided to convert another cake to a cookie.  I was inspired by the recent King Arthur Flour catalog I received in the mail.  In it was a recipe for Lemon Streusel Coffee … Continue reading

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Coffee Malteds

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 As I’ve started baking my way through “Dorie’s Cookie’s” I’m finding recipes with ingredients not commonly found in cookies (a mincemeat option for cookie bars, for example – I’m assuming she means the kind without beef).  I love hearing about how other … Continue reading

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