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S'mores Cookies. Yesterday was busy with swimming, BBQing, and relaxing. My Laundry Monday turned into Laundry Tuesday topped with an additional load of damp swimming towels. Being the good parents we are we counted swimming as baths for the kids and sent them to bed smelling of sunblock. Then as I snuggled on the couch to write a post about these cookies I brought to our BBQ I just…could not…keep…my eyes…open. *Snooze* These S’mores Cookies are a perfect hello to summer. I’ve seen these floating around the web and you know how much I loved these S’mores Bars so I had to give ‘em a try. These cookies have a graham cracker base with a chocolate chip cookie sprinkled with chocolate and marshmallows topping it. Ingredients Instructions In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, sea salt and cinnamon to combine.

Notes. Three Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs: Chocolate Chip, Sugar, and Cake Batter! I’m siiiiick. If you follow Willow Bird Baking on Facebook or Twitter (you do, right?) , you’ve probably heard me whining about it lately (okay, maybe this isn’t the best way to encourage you to follow). It started with a sore throat and has turned into a beastly, phlegmatic ogre of a cold that has taken up residence in my chest and commenced hanging draperies and such. I have protested this development with various hot teas, soups, and my favorite home remedy suggested by readers: complaining. Three Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs: Chocolate Chip, Sugar, and Cake Batter! I know my students are to blame for this plague! They’ve been dropping like flies recently. I can’t stay home until I’m better, but I do tend to baby myself when I’m sick.

And I’m not even going to mention the amount of this cookie dough I consumed over the weekend. If nothing else, cookie dough is good for the soul. And now, look how far I’ve come: this weekend I made not one, but three kinds of cookie dough! Brownie 'n Berries Dessert Pizza (Gluten Free) Recipe from Betty Crocker. S'more Cups. If you ever camped during the summer, you've made s'mores. Here's an easy way to make mini s'mores at home. I found this recipe on the Pampered Chef website. S'more Cups 7 whole graham crackers (1 cup finely crushed) 1/4 cup powdered sugar 6 tablespoons butter, melted 4 bars (1.55 oz each) milk chocolate candy, divided 12 large marshmallows Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut marshmallows in half crosswise using shears dipped in cold water.

Note: Store the cups in a single layer in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Check out all my recipes on the Recipes page. If you love this recipe, subscribe to Texas Cottage. Carrots%2B13_1. Spiral sugar cookies. These colorful cookies from Sprinkle Bakes caught my eye last week as I perused for something festive to bring to Christmas Eve dinner. Aren't they pretty? The green swirl was fun for Christmas, but any color would be just as fun. Bright yellow for a spring-time cookie? Orange for a Halloween cookie? Not only are these pretty, but they are also deliciously tasty. In a food processor, combine: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar Process until combined. Add 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter (cold and cubed) and process until the mixture has a cornmeal consistency.

Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and process until the mixture just forms a ball. Divide the dough in half and return one half to the food processor. Add to the food processor: 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 tube gel food coloring (any color) 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour Process until just incorporated. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F. Enjoy these! Chocolate Chip Mini Cheesecakes. The only thing better than a full sized cheesecake is a mini cheesecake. One could argue that a full sized cheesecake is better because you get so much more – but there is a lot to be said for single-serving cheesecakes that can be made easily in small batches.

They’re quick and convenient to bake, and they offer both portion control and portability. And on top of all that, they taste just as good as the full-sized version. These Chocolate Chip Mini Cheesecakes are a simple cheesecake batter baked in a standard muffin pan, and no waterbath or other special equipment is required. This recipe makes a small batch, just 8 mini cheesecakes. Chocolate Chip Mini CheesecakesCrust 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tbsp brown sugar small pinch salt 2 1/2 tbsp butter, melted Cheesecake 8-oz cream cheese, softened 2 tbsp sour cream or greek-style yogurt 1/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350F. Makes 8. The Baking 911 Infographic Gets You Out of Bad Baking Situations. Story time! I was adapting a recipe (generally a big no for baking, but meh) and making mint chocolate chip ice cream cookies. 4 cups of flour seemed like an awful lot (and it was!)

So I instead put about a cup and a half in. Then it looked right, so I baked them. It turned into one gigantic, runny mess. A week later, my roommate was making cookies, too, and the same thing happened to her: gigantic, runny mess. Flour, as it happens, is an important part of baking. Cute & Easy Mini Santa Hat Brownies. Sugar Cookie Bowls. Skip to content FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $50! *Limited to domestic U.S. orders only. Sugar Cookie Bowls View Larger Image Rate 5 starsRate 4 starsRate 3 starsRate 2 starsRate 1 star 3.7 Average of 15 ratings Difficulty: Somewhat Easy Average of 9 reviews 3 Reviews - Post a Review 14 Questions - Post a Question Share: Share on email Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on google Share on tumblr More Sharing Services 5.9K Ingredients 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Easy-Add vanilla extract Add to shopping list vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon No Color Almond Extract Easy-Add No Color Almond Extract Add to shopping list No Color Almond Extract Makes 12 bowls.

Tools Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan Easy-Add Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan Add to shopping list Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan Instructions: Step 1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Step 2 In medium bowl, combine flour and salt. 10 Tasty Mug Cakes That You Can Make in Just Minutes. By bellalimento | I’m sure you’ve heard of cakes that you make in a microwave in MINUTES.

I have to admit the first time I saw a recipe for one I was skeptical. I mean how can you make a cake in just a few minutes in the microwave? So I set out to test the theory. Guess what? You CAN make a cake in minutes in the microwave, and they’re TASTY! Nggallery id=’120007′ Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Mug Cake Chocolate Fluffernutter Mug Cake Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake Read more from bell’alimento {Paula} on her Food Blog, Twitter & Facebook.

Want to whip up dessert in a flash? The 25 healthiest foods for under $18 breakfast recipes to make in a crockpot15 sinfully sweet dessert recipes in a jar8 homemade Girl Scout cookie recipes — Samoas, Thin Mints, and more17 drinks you wouldn’t guess are non-alcoholic More on Babble About bellalimento bellalimento Paula Jones started her blog, Bell'alimento, in 2009 as a place to share her recipes with her friends and family. Cookies & Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes | Handle the Heat. My FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookie. I have experimented with countless recipes searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie. The characteristics of the perfect cookie are a very personal matter, and here are my preferences: texture: chewy w. medium thickness --- everyone has their preference, and this is mine! Chocolate to cookie ratio: 50/50 --- I really enjoy having a lot of chocolate in every bite chips vs. chunks: chunks --- I like sizeable pieces of chocolate in my cookie. type of chocolate: bittersweet --- I like using Valrhona 61% extra bitter nuts or other add-ins: NONE!!

With the above criteria in mind, this recipe is the closest I've come to experiencing CCC perfection. . - Don't substitute the pastry and bread flours w. . - Hand chopped chocolate chunks, NOT premade chips - I will purchase a hunk of the best bittersweet chocolate that I can afford and hand cut them into chunks. . - Chill the cookie dough at least 24 hours (I let my dough sit anywhere from 2-3 days) before baking. What goes into making chocolate bowls. Leave it up to me to mess up every recipe in the world... but on the flipside, by experiencing everything that goes wrong, I end up learning the most.I had seen these bowls from Stephanie's Kitchen, and decided it was a fantastic idea for my food independent study. ingredients: chocolate, and balloons!

First, a giant bar of chocolate all the way from taiwan! And it's -special- grade, whatever that means. (i actually tried to pipe pretty lacy chocolate bowls first, but uh, that completely failed so i moved on. plus i don't like that pink fake chocolate.) balloons! Tip number 2, after you have melted your chocolate in a double broiler and poured it into a bowl for dipping, let it cool before you dip your balloons. because although you are really excited to dip them and set them down like this... five seconds later you shall hear a POP and you (as well as your kitchen) will be covered in chocolate because apparently latex doesn't like heat.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat! Can I just say that I have died and gone to heaven. Cheesecake stuffed strawberries….how have I not made these before?! I’m serious. Making up the filling was a breeze too. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Yield: 10 - 12 strawberries (depending on size) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound large strawberries 8 ounce block cream cheese – softened 3 – 4 tablespoons powdered sugar (depends on how sweet you want the filling) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or use almond, lemon, etc. ) Graham cracker crumbs Source: Inspired by pictures seen on Pinterest Directions: Rinse strawberries and cut around the top of the strawberry.

Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla with a mixer or by hand. You could also drizzle or dip strawberries in chocolate if desired. Enjoy!!!