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Pecan Pie Filling Cookies

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If you have been reading this blog for a while you know that I love to turn things into cookies.  These pecan pie filling cookies might be my best conversion yet and my first pie to cookie conversion.  They have … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Blondies with White Chocolate Chips

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To wrap up squash month on the blog here’s another great baked good using pumpkin!  Just like the pumpkin chai bread, these pumpkin blondies are a great way to deliver authentic pumpkin flavor during this pumpkin-y time of year.  I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chai Bread

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It’s obviously the season of pumpkin, and Streusel and I would be remiss if we didn’t spend some time here on the blog acknowledging the gourd and all it’s greatness. As a pumpkin-enjoyer (vs. pumpkin lover), I set out to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fries

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I felt like fries yesterday.  Recently, I have not been eating as wholesome as I normally do so in an effort to satisfy this craving and feel good about my food choice, I made these fries.  They were more than … Continue reading

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Zucchini Goat Cheese Tart

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I thought about making something sweet for zucchini month here on the blog.  Strudel’s Zucchini Chocolate Cake is a hard act to follow though so I opted for savory!   One quick internet search and I happened upon the always fabulously tasty … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

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 I’m very proud to say that my garden is growing beautifully this year – the tomatoes (my favorite!) are coming along nicely – the plants are huge and have tons of fruit, I’m just waiting (im)patiently for them to turn … Continue reading

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Sweet Olathe Cornbread

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For the final 9 x 13 pan recipe for this month, I thought I would end July with an out-of-this-world cornbread recipe.  I know what most of you are thinking, meh cornbread, I can take it or leave it.  No.  … Continue reading

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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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