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Chocolate death star. HOME. Copycap recipies. Cookie-Stuffed Cookies. [Photographs: Adam Kuban] Have you seen Pinterest yet?

Cookie-Stuffed Cookies

(Yeah, we're on there — go follow us if you'd like.) I was on that site a couple weeks ago when I saw the most friggin' amazing thing: Oreo-stuffed chocolate chip cookies. WTH!? This Picky Palate woman is a genius, I thought. Problem is, I don't like Oreos. I felt I had to try the original recipe, though, before messing around with a tweak. Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies A picture is worth a thousand words, they say, so I'm not going to blab too much here. See also: The Best Chocolate Chips for Chocolate Chip Cookies » Here's the takeaway: Use a 1 1/2-tablespoon cookie scoop to dole out equal-size portions of dough, plopping one on either side of the Oreo. Palm the sandwiched Oreo and apply gentle, even pressure to mash the cookie dough around the Oreo, being careful not to crush the boring little cookie as you do so.

If you've done it right, it'll bake up to look like the cookie above, at right. Genius! Concluding Thoughts. Beef Short Rib Potpie. Comfort food at it's best.

Beef Short Rib Potpie

It finally snowed in Utah and the temperatures have dropped. It's time for food that's warming from the. Cheddar Cheese Rolls. Hey boys, look what Mommy made!

Cheddar Cheese Rolls

My little boys love these Cheddar Cheese Rolls. One of my little boys asked me if I was going to make these for Halloween this year. Of course I am. They decided it would be a good idea to come home for Halloween so they could have their traditional dinner and torment "Trick or Treaters". Since the beginning of our family I have made a warming Halloween dinner. To make the roll dough you will need: all-purpose flour, yeast, sugar, salt, butter and eggs. In the bowl of an electric mixer add 4 cups of the flour.

Add the sugar... ...the salt... and the yeast. Attache the dough hook to your mixer. French Toast Bread Pudding with Mixed Berries and Fat Sauce. Oh my goodness!

French Toast Bread Pudding with Mixed Berries and Fat Sauce

I had planned on posting earlier in the week, but life got in the way. That just happens sometimes. If you just happen to have a family that pampers you on Mother's Day, and let's you sleep in while preparing your breakfast, you can just go back to bed this post does not apply to you. My husband brought me breakfast in bed for Mother's Day once. He handed me a box of Trix cereal, a gallon of milk, a bowl and a spoon. This is a great do ahead breakfast. You will need a loaf of rich bread like Challah or Brioche. Cube about 12 ounces of the bread about 3/4-inch in diameter or close to that. Next: eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Give it a good whisking to completely blend together the eggs and milk. Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake Step # 3 Chocolate Ganache. My Crepe cake is finally complete!

Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake Step # 3 Chocolate Ganache

How awesome is that? Wow that took FOREVERRR! Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake Step # 2 Hazelnut Filling. I hope you have completed your chocolate crepes by now.

Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake Step # 2 Hazelnut Filling

It's time to start with the next step. The hazelnut filling. First make sure you have taken your crepes out of the freezer, if you froze them. Make sure they are nice and thawed before beginning the hazelnut filling. Once the filling is complete, you can start to spread the layers between crepes. Before you begin to make the hazelnut filling read the instructions thoroughly. Ingredients you will need are heavy cream, egg whites, sugar, unsalted butter (softened), vanilla, hazelnut paste or cream, and a pinch of salt. Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake Step # 1. This Saturday is LaNae's birthday and she requested that I make her "THE Crepe cake".

Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake Step # 1

I then had a request that I post on my blog a "How to" on the crepe cake. So here goes....The recipe is just a bit complicated. It consists of several chocolate crepes layered with a Hazelnut filling that is basically a Swiss buttercream (I think). It is finished off with a glaze of chocolate ganache. TO DIE FOR!! After watching Martha Stewart make this my daughter decided to make this for me for one of my many birthdays. Above you will see the ingredients for the chocolate crepes. Start with 1/2 cup water, chocolate and the butter. Ancho Chile Rubbed Steaks with Cuban Sauce. Can you believe I'm actually on top of things for Father's Day?

Ancho Chile Rubbed Steaks with Cuban Sauce

This isn't a bad idea for a Father's Day dinner. Of course it depends on what your Father/Husband likes. Crusty Bread. Jan. 1, 2015: Just released.

Crusty Bread

Instructional video for the Crusty Bread recipe. Crusty Bread 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour 1 3/4 teaspoons Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon Instant or Rapid-rise yeast 1 1/2 cups water In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt and yeast. I must begin by saying where the recipe originated, if in fact it originated anywhere...really.