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Hot cocoa cookies. I am a teeny bit obsessed with the cookies from the most recent issue of EveryDay with Rachael Ray magazine. This recipe is the second of many cookie recipes on my list to make this holiday season. Sweets are taking over my life! Just ask my coworkers.

They get my leftovers, and I think they are starting to resent the way I am forcing them to eat sinful treats. I don't think I need to tell you that these were tasty. The photos sort of speak for themselves.. Ooey gooey chocolatey marshmallowy deliciousness. In a medium saucepan, melt together: 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter 12 oz. chopped semisweet chocolate (bars) Stir frequently over medium heat until smooth. In a medium bowl, whisk together: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Using an electric mixer, beat together: 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Beat on low speed until smooth, 2 minutes.

Enjoy! Pumpkin Spice Latte. September 16, 2011 | Print | E-mail | Filed under coffee, espresso, pumpkin Note: This post was originally published on September 1st, 2009. I have since revised the recipe and instructions for a much easier-to-make syrup that is even better than the original version. I hope you enjoy the syrup, and I hope you enjoy saving money on pumpkin spice lattes! As far as I’m concerned, as soon as September 1st hits, it’s fall. I absolutely love fall. 1 cup water3/4 cup granulated sugar1 1/2 Tbsp pumpkin purée1-2 tsp ground cinnamon (or 3 cinnamon sticks)1/2 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp cloves For the latte: 2 cups milk1-2 shots espresso1 1/2 Tbsp pumpkin spice syrupWhipped cream (optional) In a small sauce pan, combine all of the ingredients. Let the syrup cool to lukewarm, and then strain it through a fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth to remove some of the grittiness from the spices.

To make a latte, make one or two shots of espresso using an espresso machine. Use the steam nozzle to froth the milk. Brown Butter Double Fudge Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies. Little bit of a mouthful there. But it’s like a cookie on top of another cookie! Yeah. Like total dirty cookie on cookie action. Except these ones down below wanted to try a few different positions. I dunno… they’re all mixed up. In order to solve a common I-want-a-chocolate-CHOCOLATE-cookie-but-he-wants-a-plain-chocolate chip-cookie dilemma that happens like, every single weekend here… I made both. On top of each other. Some of them smashed up against each other while others sat on top of each other but in the end, they all tasted… fantabulous. And then they tasted extra delicious after I spent two hours cleaning out the contents of our bar (take that as you will), after he spent three hours organizing the pantry (that was weird) and after we both needed to severely eat our emotions immediately post-Boardwalk Empire finale.

WHAT was that. ??????? Why??? Then I tried to dunk a cookie in milk and failed. I need cookie dunking lessons, a redo on season 2 (thanks HBO), and a salad. Makes 24 cookies. Monkey Bread. This Cinnamon Sugar Monkey Bread is not your mamma’s canned biscuit, heart-attack served on a plate kind of recipe. Sweet pieces of yeast bread can be pulled one bite at a time and dipped in a sugary glaze or eaten as is. It’s a favorite morning meal, but you can enjoy it any time of day! Believe it or not, Monkey Bread is mostly an American fetish. So many delicious foods can be traced back to other countries, but not this one. If there’s one things we can be proud of, it’s Monkey Bread! The inspiration for Monkey Bread actually began when we decided to make homemade pizza for dinner. With so much of my days spent being sedentary behind a computer, it’s nice to have some time moving around in the kitchen.

The thing is, I didn’t think of that until after the dough started rising. I could freeze the extra dough for a future pizza. Sounds so…perfect! No, I had to think of something to do immediately with that dough. I’ve been wanting to try this for some time now. I am vegan. Ingredients. Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Pie. Nutter Butter- Peanut Butter Pie If you hadn’t heard already, our food blogging friend Jennie lost her husband Mikey last week. It was a sudden and unexpected loss. The kind of loss that is unfair in every way. In the midst of grieving for her lost love, she asked the world to make a peanut butter pie (Mikey’s favorite) and share it with someone they love. In response, the world made pies. Lots of them. So here’s my Peanut Butter Pie, my tribute to Mikey and love to Jennie and her family, that I was able to share with my own family. I went with a Nutter Butter crust. If you’re not familiar with Nutter Butters- they’re pretty much just like an Oreo… with peanut butter cookie and peanut butter cream filling.

As much as we love Nutter Butters, they had to be smashed into bits for the crust. This is a no-bake, perfect-for-summer kind of pie. A nice layer of hot fudge is then spooned on top. Then it’s topped with the peanut butter cream filling… …and smoothed on top. Santa Hat Party Mix. This past weekend my husband and I got together with some friends and had a game night. Game nights are fun, aren’t they? Aren’t they? Well, they are supposed to be fun. Until… Men vs. Women. Apparently as a married adult it gets all kindergarten on game nights. When you are in elementary school it’s always boys vs. girls.

The sexes seem to come together in the mid teens through your twenties when you are wearing love goggles and you play “couples”. After you have been married for a while, you squeegee the steam off the goggles and it’s all boys vs. girls again. It all seems like good fun when the games start. Then, slowly but surely, the tide starts to turn. It would be remiss of me not to mention that I was on the losing side of the tide. Sometimes it happens like that. It would also be remiss of me not to tell you that this was a rematch. We have lost before. Losing is not so much fun. Especially when you were the ones that called for the rematch. An isolated incident. Apparently not.

Bugles Ingredients. Triple-Chocolate Flourless Brownies. Jamaican Banana Fritters - There’s a thing in my house that when you have ripe ol bananas either you make banana bread or banana fritters. These delicious tasty treats can be eaten morning, noon, or night, as a snack or as dessert. These fritters are so easy to make and will satisfy any craving you may have. So if you have a few of these bananas lying around your hose… don’t toss them, put them to GREAT use! Enjoy! Peel and mash the ripe bananas.

Beat egg, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Next, blend egg mixture with mashed bananas. Make sure it is all incorporated. Then sift flour and baking powder into the banana/egg mixture. Mix it all together. If the batter seems to be too thick add a little milk… I added about 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of milk. Add oil to a frying pan and place on medium high heat. Drop spoonfuls of the banana fritter batter into the hot oiled frying pan. Flip when you see the edges starting to get brown and golden. Lastly, combine cinnamon and sugar together to create your cinnamon sugar.

Ingredients. Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes. Well these naughty little treats are well….naughty but oh so necessary. There are a bit like my Brownie Covered Oreo’s from last Christmas but enhanced with layers of peanut butter and a double decker stack of Oreos in each little brownie cake. They are simply prepared in cupcake liners. Hope you enjoy this ultra sweet little cake Ok, I have to brag about this brownie mix from Trader Joes for a second.

I know not everyone has a Trader Joes near by, however if you do, get a load of their ready to pour baking mix. I am in love! Break out 24 Oreo Cookies. Some of your favorite peanut butter. Spread a teaspoon of peanut butter over Oreo #1. Press a second Oreo right on top One more teaspoon right on top. Place the little stack right into a cupcake lined muffin cup. Like so Take your brownie mix…. …and spoon a couple tablespoons right over top, letting it run around the edges of the cookies. Mmmm! Ahhhh, wait until you cut them in half.

Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes 24 Oreo Cookies 1. 2. Enjoy! Slutty Brownies. Now I don’t want to over sell this, so I’m going to be conservative and simply say, that these are… The Best Brownies In The WORLD. I know, big statement. They’re called Slutty Brownies because they’re oh so easy, and more than a little bit filthy. They’re best served warm from the oven, with good quality vanilla ice cream (devastatingly I didn’t have any in the freezer this time, so I guess I’ll just have to make them again). They take about 45mins to make, including baking time. The ultimate comfort food, whipped up within the hour. You will need… 1 Box of cookie mix, 1 Box of brownie mix, 2 Eggs, 2 Packs of Oreos (double stuffed ones are even better if you can find them) Some oil & your favourite ice-cream (optional) Preheat your oven to 350F, 180C, gas mark 4.

Line a baking tray with grease proof paper. Squidge (technical term) the cookie dough into a lined baking tray, until it covers the bottom. Cover this layer with your Oreos. Mix up your brownie batter. & pour over your Oreos. Bake for 30mins. Apple Pies. I know, I’ve made a few pies lately. But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are! I mean, come on. Could you resist? I sure couldn’t. Which explains why I don’t have a picture of these all plated nicely, snuggling with ice cream. We ate them before I had a chance to think about pictures. Oops. This is why I had leftover dough for that impromptu dinner. Although this recipe is a little time consuming, it’s no harder than making any sort of real pie. It still involves slicing fruit. Rolling out crust and making it look pretty. Mixing fruit and sugar and cornstarch. And taking bites with your eyes closed so you can focus solely on each flavor. Please give these a try.

Apple Pies Inspired by Pinterest Preheat the oven to 375F. Core an apple, then use a melon baller or knife to hollow out the apple more, being careful not to go all the way through the skin. Slice the apple bits into smaller bits, and then mix them with the sugars, cinnamon, cardamom (optional) and cornstarch. Recipe Print 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake recipe. Snickerdoodle Muffins.

Snickerdoodle Muffins I have been obsessed with Pinterest lately! Pinning this and that all while trying not to drool all over my computer. While I like pinning lots of different things, as you can imagine, I love pinning recipes. A picture of snickerdoodle muffins kept popping up all over my Pinterest page just begging me to make them. Could it be, one of my favorite cookies in a breakfast treat? I really need to stop looking at Pinterest after dinner! I found using an ice cream scooper with a release lever the easiest way to scoop out the batter. After the ball of dough is completely covered in cinnamon and sugar just plop it into the muffin liner and bake! Delicious muffins that combines the best of a snickerdoodle cookie with the comfort of a warm muffin, perfect for breakfast or dessert!

Yield: 16 muffins Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 18 minutes Ingredients: For the Topping: 2/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cinnamon Directions: Preheat the oven to 350ºF. One Year Ago: Orange Pound Cake. Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies. I am so in love with these darn chocolate lava cookies! What is it about a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie stuffed with decadent, rich, melted chocolate that makes it so irresistible?? Especially when topped with vanilla ice cream. These are one of Kev’s favorite homemade treats, and he usually asks me to make them at least once a week. They are so simple to whip up, and such a treat! Let’s make some right now :) All you really need for these fabulous cookies is your favorite cookie dough and a bag of chocolate chips. My favorite cookie dough just happens to be Picky Palate’s, and it works perfectly for this recipe, but you could just as easily use a store-bought mix or even refrigerated cookie dough.

Since these cookies are absolutely gushing with delicious rich chocolate, my favorite chocolate chips for this recipe are the Hersey’s Milk Chocolate chips. Now let’s make some chocolate lava cookies! Now for our gooey, rich milk chocolate filling. Heaven help me. Mama mia. 1. 2. 3. No-Bake Vegan Chia Cheesecake. Crumble Crust. This No Bake Chia Cheesecake vegan dessert is cool and creamy with a thick, rich, "cream cheese" flavor. Each chia-studded slice has a mellow, cozy sweetness from the agave syrup - a hint of tart too. I like to call this a soft serve cheesecake because it has a silky texture that melts in your mouth - yet it still stands up to being sliced like a traditional cheesecake. The nutty oat crust is cheerfully healthy and rustic - with walnuts and oats. Comfort cheesecake. Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia. Dreaming of an easy, unique vegan cheesecake recipe? Cheesecake. With blueberry topping.. This version had some added soaked raw cashews to the blend..

I've been obsessed with this recipe for the past week. Sweetener. Tart. Salt. Crust. Raw Oat Nut Crust.. Topping. Added Fat/Firming. So after much tweaking, here is the recipe I like best.. No-Bake Chia Cheesecakemakes one pie dish of cheesecake 16 ounces vegan cream cheese (2 tubs)1 cup vegan soy creamer (soy yogurt works too!) Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. SUNDAY BAKER: Peanut Butter Slice Cookies. One of the most frequent questions I get from blog readers is: "How do you eat all this food and stay so thin? " Never trust a skinny chef. I will tell you how it works for me (I know everyone is different). I've had comments that suggest maybe I don't eat any of the food I make. Well, you may remember that I've gone that route before and will never end up there again. I love good food and I don't put a recipe on here that I haven't approved of. I've learned things the heard way when it comes to food.

Neither worked for me. I don't recommend that at all. Then came the opposite way of thinking for me, where I told myself I could have all of those things. I had the mindset that I should have no apologies for wanting to eat whatever I wished. Finding a balance took me a long time. Food can be a wonderful experience in life, but it shouldn't be all you think about. Worrying about every morsel you put in your mouth is NOT normal. That's when I started to experiment in the kitchen. Moderation. 2 T. SUNDAY BAKER: Maple & Oats Cookie Chews (Flourless) This "cookie" is not very cookie-like, but I really love them. They're more like a "chewie" and are so good for you, with no processed sugars, flour, or artificial sweeteners.

This is not Grandma's big, soft oatmeal cookie. Not at all. These are chewy and not real sweet, but have just enough natural sweetness to make you smile. The smile part is because it satisfies the sweet tooth and the waist line! I like to eat a couple of these about an hour before I workout. I try not to eat junk filled cookies. If you missed your bowl of oatmeal this morning, grab a few of these instead! 66 calories per cookie (using a large cookie scoop. 33 calories with a small) Maple and Oats Cookie Flats Yield: 17 cookies 1 c. oat flour (grind instant oats in a processor until powdery) 1-1/2 c. instant or rolled oats 1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce 1/2 c. pure maple syrup 2 t. pure vanilla extract 1/2 t. cinnamon (plus dash more) 1/2 t. nutmeg dash of salt (optional) 1. 2. 3.

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