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Chocolate and Berries Yogurt Dessert Recipe. Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies! Good Thursday everyone!! I am practically jumping out of my old computer seat dying to share my latest cookie with you :) A week or so ago as I was making the boys an ice cream shake, I started thinking…..hmmm I wonder how vanilla ice cream would work out in chocolate chip cookies? Well, can I just tell you it worked, and it’s over the top INCREDIBLE! I used a creamy all natural vanilla ice cream by Breyers. I really think any vanilla ice cream would work just fine. So, what you’ll taste is a delicious very “vanilla-y” flavored chocolate chip cookie. Have fun baking!! Here’s the line up of most of the ingredients.

Cream your butter and sugars as usual. Mix in your large eggs. And your pure vanilla. Here’s where the fun begins, get a nice big scoop of your favorite Vanilla Ice Cream. Yummy!! Our options are endless, can you imagine some other ice cream flavors? Add in your dry ingredients. And your favorite bag of chocolate chips Mix until just combined. Voila’ ready for the cookie sheet. Mini Peanut Butter and Nutella Cheesecakes. 28 Dec 2011 One of the perks of being a student (and right now as I’m in the middle of college applications and interviews there don’t seem to be many) is that you get a long Christmas break.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles. Cute & Easy Mini Santa Hat Brownies. Salted chocolate fudge bacon brownies: Celebrate National Brownie Day! -... Today is National Brownie Day, so celebrate!

Salted chocolate fudge bacon brownies: Celebrate National Brownie Day! -...

Brownie lovers all over the world are in their kitchens whipping up their favorite brownie recipes. The newest food trend is salt and chocolate. Salted Chocolate Bark, Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Salted Chocolate Caramels, Sea-Salt Chocolate and Pecan Tart, and the list goes on! Food Wishes Video Recipes. Cinnamon swirl buns + so much news. Friends, we have so much catching up to do.

cinnamon swirl buns + so much news

I promised before I went to the Bahamas that when I got back, I’d have some cool stuff to share, but somehow it is over four weeks later and we are really overdue for a pow-wow. Plus, it’s Tax Day and I’ve been moping around all week with my pockets inside out since I was presented with a bill with an impossible number of zeros after it, and hey, wouldn’t we all rather focus on the cheerful stuff? Of course. So without further ado: The Smitten Kitchen is moving: Well, not urls, thank god (though in a fit of obsessiveness last week, I decided at once to go on a domain shopping spree and you can now get here via, or But who cares about the neighborhood? So that’s the good news. The Smitten Kitchen is going to cow country. There are buns in ovens. Yes, I am dodging the subject again; burying the lede, if you will.

[P.S. Makes 18 buns. Lightly oil large bowl with nonstick spray. Cheesecake-marbled brownies. Rumor has it that pregnancy doesn’t just lead to swollen ankles, an insatiable need for peanut butter and a belly that causes what I will have to assume are otherwise polite people to ask if you’re having twins.

cheesecake-marbled brownies

Rumor has it that pregnancy quite often leads to teacup humans, and those teacup human need to be “delivered” from one world to another. Crazy Domestic: Melted Snowman Cookies. Chocolate Pudding Graham Cracker Dessert. Peanut Butter Pie. I made this pie today as a tribute to a fellow food blogger.

Peanut Butter Pie

One whom I've never met, but who's blog, In Jennie's Kitchen, I've been reading for longer than I've had my own. Tragically, her husband passed away this past Sunday...suddenly, of a heart attack. The food blog community immediately took to the internet, reaching out, wanting to know what they could do to help her. Amazingly, she posted to her blog this week, to talk about her husband and to ask her readers to make this pie today. It was something he loved, and making it is a way to celebrate his life. Sweet saturday: one minute peanut butter cake & Food & back to her roots. Picture this scene: it’s 8:30 in the evening.

sweet saturday: one minute peanut butter cake & Food & back to her roots

The sky is just starting to get dark outside your living room window. You ate a delicious, healthy and veggie-filled dinner a few hours ago and now you are ready to sit down to the most recent episode of So You Think You Can Dance and dive into a decadent plate of dessert. Oh wait, you have no dessert. No chocolate, no cookies, no ice cream, no cake, no pie, not even a Jordan almond. Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread. Looks yummy, right?

Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread

And let me tell you, this cinnamon bread really is yummy! Immensely! I am actually so impressed by it that I would call it a gift from heaven. Okay, maybe not exactly from heaven since the original recipe was born in Joy the Baker’s kitchen. Twix Trifles. TGIF, friends.

Twix Trifles

Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. Once Upon a Plate: Samoas ~ The Girl Scout Cookie Clone. Chocolate & peanut butter does a body good & Slow Like Honey. (Update- I entered this recipe into The Peanut Butter Boy’s 3rd PB Exhibition Event!

chocolate & peanut butter does a body good & Slow Like Honey

Check out his great site for all things Peanut butter inspired) This is the kind of cake that brings out your inner child. You know what I mean? The kind of cake that brings out your worst 5-year-old behavior. The kind where you just want to scream “Gimme gimme gimme”. Yum Alert: Bittersweet Chocolate Tartlets.