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Espresso chocolate chip shortbread cookie. Recipe: espresso chocolate chip shortbread What new views through the lens?

espresso chocolate chip shortbread cookie

I went leaf hunting today and found… tall trees leftover snow on the mountains the big kahuna The rest of the sampler from today’s jaunt is on the photo blog. Right, so the title of today’s post should read “to the dogs(‘ sitters)”. Espresso to batter mini chocolate chips Of course, I don’t want any hard feelings to be taken out on my girl. Everyone likes some dough. Cookie and Brownie Mix In a Jar. Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies are rich, decadent and so perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie and cheesecake batter are swirled together to make a festive and impressive dessert. Indianapolis, along with many other states in the Midwest, is coping with a huge ice storm that is supposed to cover us in over an inch of ice. Unfortunately the worst of the storm is supposed to come tonight. Today the school district that I work for was actually closed! With all this ice and wind coming our way, the chance of us losing electricity is very likely. Yield: 16 large brownies or 24 smaller brownies Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2-oz dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring 2/3 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 8-oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350F.

Looking for more Red Velvet recipes? Browned Butter Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Home from an intense blogging conference and what am I doing?

Browned Butter Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Baking. Right now it is the best way to sort through all the info crammed into my head on topics such as viral marketing, blogging curation, and advanced monetization, to name but a few. There's also the song from the surprise flashmob that I performed in at the conference close; can't get it out of my head. Baking seems like the best thing to do at this point. At least it can help me avoid unpacking for a few more hours.

I mentioned these cookies in my holiday cookie swap recap, and promised the recipe sometime. Browned Butter Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies I'm not going to get into the whole 'Best Chocolate Chip Cookie' debate, although I do think mine can compete with the best of them. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda. Pour the melted butter in the bowl of a stand mixer. Add the egg, egg yolk, milk and vanilla extract. Slowly incorporate the flour mixture until thoroughly combined. To bake. Chocolate Chip Cookies. Now, I have a chocolate chip cookie recipe that I swear by.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love it, I think it is incredible, and I haven’t changed my mind about that. However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that’s why they call him Mr.

Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies. Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies with three layers of rich and decadent goodness!

Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies

A rich, fudgy, deep dark chocolate brownie with a delicious peanut butter filling that is topped off with a decadent chocolate ganache. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake. Skillet cookie. Skillet cookie.

For some reason, I was craving this on Saturday.

skillet cookie

Nothing else would do. All I wanted was a warm, gooey, chocolate chip cookie, straight out of an iron skillet. With just a little ice cream. I flipped through a cookbook or two, and discovered you could make chocolate chip cookies with melted butter. One recipe (from The Weekend Baker by Abigail Dodge) even had you mix the entire dough in the saucepan where you melted the butter, and then scoop out the cookies from there. As this was a lazy Saturday, and my intent was only to satisfy my craving (not a den of Cub Scouts’ or a mob of preschoolers’), I exercised no financial caution and dumped an entire cup of chopped Valrhona chocolate into the mix.

To make this, since it is such a simple recipe, use the very best ingredients you can. And then run a 5k. Now I know that most of you don’t have an enormous bar of Valrhona chocolate lying around. I know. To order the same Lodge Logic Skillet that I used, you can find it right here. Maple shagbark hickory nut cookies. Guest post and photos by Marcia in Rhode Island Shiny chartreuse spheres, dropping in our woods, send the squirrels scrambling.

Maple shagbark hickory nut cookies

Bucket in hand, I’ve joined the melee. We’re vying for the sweetest of all hickory nuts, the shagbark. Shagbark hickories are found throughout most of the eastern United States and are easy to identify. As the name suggests, long silvery strips of shaggy bark curve outward from the trunk. In autumn golf ball-sized nuts, in clumps of twos and threes, crash to the ground. Even though the yellow-green nuts are unripe, I follow Thoreau’s advice to pick them now before they ‘rattle out’ (separate from the husk), so my noisy competitors do not get them all. Once they rattle out, a quick tap with a hammer easily cracks the shell. Picking out the tiny meats is tedious -- this is when children are useful.