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Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie… Oh My!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie… Oh My!
There’s nothing like a good chocolate chip cookie… unless of course, if it’s super-sized and more than an inch thick. So when I found this recipe from my aunt’s Nestle Classic Recipes Cookbook a while back, I knew it was a must-make. Serve it warm, with ice cream, with syrup… and with caution… because you’ll definitely want another slice. Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie1 unbaked 9-inch (4-cup volume) deep-dish pie shell*2 large eggs1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup packed brown sugar3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate morsels1 cup chopped pecansServe with ice cream (optional) Preheat oven 325 degrees F.Beat eggs in large mixer bowl on high until foamy. Recipe from Nestle Classic Recipes, 2003* If using frozen pie shell, use deep dish style and thaw completely.

Vegetarian Cold Sesame Noodles March 11, 2014 Cold Sesame Noodles Serves 2 to 3 Adapted from Saveur Ingredients: ½ lb whole wheat spaghetti, cooked al dente, according to package directions (soba noodles also work, but I find they have a slightly bitter after-taste that’s distracting) – $2.19 4 Tablespoons sesame oil, divided – stock 2 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce – stock 1 […] Read the full article → Classic Chickpea Hummus February 17, 2014 Classic Chickpea Hummus Makes about a pint Slightly adapted from Simply.Food Ingredients: 15-oz can of chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed – $1.29 1 clove garlic – stock 2 tablespoons water – stock 1 tablespoon olive oil – stock 3 teaspoons tahini (sesame seed paste) – $4.79 2 teaspoons lime juice – $0.59 Freshly […] Read the full article →

Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Bars | The Sweet Life WARNING: This post is going to be 97% rant and 3% delicious baked goods. It’s my blog and I can rant when I want to. It’s kind of a rite of passage into adulthood that at some point in your grown-up years, you have a really terrible landlord. But I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again…my landlord is pretty much the WORST. Exhibit A: The other day my roommates and I got locked inside our apartment (HELLO fire hazard) because our doorknob fell off. Just a casual turn of the handle and *pop! Our landlord, right? Wrong. Luckily we have a back door and were able to escape, praise Jesus. Exhibit B: I recently received an IRATE phone call from Landlady Extraordinaire because we’ve apparently been shortchanging her on rent each month. Try to guess how much we’ve been shortchanging her by. A penny! I get it. So obviously we stuck an envelope of pennies underneath her door with this month’s rent. None of that had to do with peanut butter cup s’mores. yield: 16 large/20 small squares Ingredients

cake batter blondies. | girl meets life. I don’t say this very often. But this is one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten. Remember how I made dense, fudgy brownies by using a boxed chocolate cake mix? Well, let’s just say that I haven’t been able to stop imagining doing the same with a yellow cake mix ever since. I thought, if this method can get me to actually love chocolate, how insanely good would a cake version be?? So, chocolate-lovers, this isn’t entirely for you. cake batter blondies. ingredients: 1 box yellow cake mix1/4 cup canola oil1 egg, beaten1/4 – 1/2 cup milk1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional) directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. notes: I should mention that because I don’t have any bakeware yet, I actually baked this batch in a casserole dish (I’m classy like that, what can I say?). **edited to add: I made these again in an 8-inch cake pan, and they came out perfectly! **also edited to add: I made the blondies successfully without using eggs!

Lattice-Top Nectarine-Blackberry Pie The 30 Healthiest Foods By Liz Welch and Lindsay Funston To adopt healthy eating strategies, start by incorporating these foods into your diet. Super Foods Real Simple asked the country’s top dietitians and nutritionists to tell us which superpowered ingredients we should be incorporating into our diets regularly. Mushrooms Meaty and filling, as a stand-in for beef they can slash up to 400 calories from a meal. Try this: Sauté sliced mushrooms and shallots until tender. Barley Another high-fiber cholesterol fighter. Try this: Add sautéed mushrooms and sherry vinegar to cooked barley.

Red Velvet Brownies *If you like recipes like these be sure to stop by my new E-cookbook E-licious and use code BROWNIES50 to get the book 50% off ,making it only $2.50 for over 45 recipes! Brownies are huge in our house, but I’ve never made brownies from scratch, weird I know. Those brownies from a bag are just too good and easy, or so I thought. (ok brain fart, I have made brownies before, like zucchini brownies, 2 kinds, lemon brownies, pumpkin blondies, and black bean brownies) So on Valentines day I decided to make a special treat. This recipe isn’t difficult and the results are so totally worth the effort. I initially used this recipe for mascarpone frosting too. Let me show you how the brownies are made. Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature; 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar; 1-1/2 cups brown sugar; 4 large eggs, at room temp; 2 ounces red food coloring (optional); 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract; 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour; 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder; 1/2 teaspoon salt

Individual Banana Cream Pies Mini Banana Cream Pie ~ A classic pie gets simplified and individualized in a cupcake liner. This might just be the easiest pie to make-ever! Throw all your ingredients in a blender or a food processor and process, then bring it to temperature–pour, chill and serve. Individual Banana Cream Pie It’s been a while since I made a banana cream pie. Now, you know me and pretty food-I’m a perfectionist. A few notes: If you do not have food processor, a blender will work just as well to process the custard filling.I added coconut and pecans to the graham cracker crust for added flavor. Mini Banana Cream Pie Makes approximately 14 individual pies Preparation: Fill cupcake pan with liners. Ingredients: Coconut and Pecan Graham Cracker Crust: 1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs½ cup sweetened coconut shreds, toasted½ cup pecans½ cup sugar8 tablespoons butter, melted Banana Cream Pie Filling: Instructions: 1. 2. 1. Assembly: 1.

Mini Chocolate-Raspberry Tartlets 25 Vintage Baking Tips: Timeless Wisdom I’ve collected these snippets of baking tips from vintage cookbooks and magazines dating from the 1940′s through the 1950′s…the Timeless Wisdom collection is a regular feature on Tipnut where I organize and share all kinds of tips from the past. Vintage Rolling Pin, Eggs & Flour Butter and sugar can be creamed easily when butter is hard by warming the sugar slightly.Light-colored molasses can be darkened to make dark gingerbread by adding a teaspoonful of melted chocolate to each cup of molasses.Cream which is hard to whip will whip quickly by adding a few drops of lemon juice.Molasses can be prevented from sticking to the measuring cup if the cup is first greased with butter or lard.Shortening can be measured exactly.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Brownies are sort of like cheesecake, aren’t they? There’s nothing better than the perfect dense, fudgy brownie, just like not much can beat a classic piece of creamy cheesecake. Yet with both of these desserts we’re always fiddling around with different versions, swirling things in and layering things on the top and the bottom (incidentally, peanut butter goes well with both!). It’s an endless merry go round of dessert experimentation, where there really can never be a bad result. Feel free to check out all of my brownie recipes and cheesecake recipes to see how many times I have spun around this little kitchen carousel. When I first saw these over on RecipeGirl I stopped in my tracks. You know how milk and cookies go well together? Back to the merry-go-round to do more kitchen experiments! One year ago: Homemade Pop-TartsTwo years ago: Chunky Pecan Pie BarsThree years ago: Pasta Fagioli