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“Make do” Cookies

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Strudel and I had different plans for this month’s theme but in these interesting times we ALL had different plans, right? High school seniors were planning on graduation parties… Busy brides were planning their dream wedding… Many people were planning … Continue reading

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Nutella Cupcakes

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You know when you have one of those busy weekends and before you know it, it’s Monday again? So went my last weekend (and maybe the 50 weekends before that too).  So when thinking of something chocolate and cake, I … Continue reading

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Hot Cocoa Cookies

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As the snow falls outside this morning, what better way to enjoy some hot cocoa than in these warm, buttery hot cocoa cookies!  These might be the easiest (and tastiest) cookies I’ve ever made.  It’s hard to follow Strudel’s amazing … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Chocolate Checkerboard Cake

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For those of us that bake a lot – and even those who dabble – I think many of us find inspiration (or envy!) from what we see others doing in their homes, bakeries, etc. I know that I find … Continue reading

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Multigrain Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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These cookies screamed, “Ready for my close up!” so I had to oblige.  Did you ever think you’d see multigrain and chocolate chunk in the same name for a cookie?! Me neither!  These cookies are a perfect chunky, sweet and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Graham Ice Cream

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  On Friday morning, I told Brandon that one of my goals for the weekend was to eat ice cream. Since I’m a task-oriented person, I’d achieved that goal by Friday evening.   We went to Bluebird where I had a … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Many months ago, a work colleague told me that he had found the best cookie he’d ever eaten; a thin, slightly chewy, crisply sugar-crusted peanut butter chocolate chip treat. They came from a coffee shop near his house, and one … Continue reading

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Healthy Buckeye Balls

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We’ve got one more holiday gift recipe for you before we launch into December!  We apologize for the brief hiatus from posting.  Strudel and I have been enjoying this blog for 8 years and it was time to do a … Continue reading

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Espresso Cocoa Nib Peanut Butter Cups

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The holidays are speeding their way to us – I know this because Halloween came upon us so fiercely that I never had time to put together the Inigo Montoya costume that I so very much wanted to wear. Knowing this, … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Nougat Squares

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  As frequent readers will know, Streusel and I will pretty much stuff chocolate in to any recipe we can. Streusel, in particular, gets creative with it. I’m super in love with peanut butter and chocolate together, in any form, at anytime. And since … Continue reading

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