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In Praise of Leftovers | Carrot Cake Cookies - StumbleUpon

In Praise of Leftovers | Carrot Cake Cookies - StumbleUpon
I'm here to praise two things--carrot cake cookies and the CCP team I've been coaching for the last three months. Delicious, both. If I saw this photo, I'd be wanting to hear about the cookies first. And Number Five: they're not cupcakes. Now, please stay around for this. I made these cookies for them. Carrot Cake CookiesAdapted from Epicurious. 1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 large egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla1 cup coarsely grated carrots (2 medium)1 scant cup pecans (3 ounces), toasted and chopped4 Tb. candied ginger chopped8 ounces cream cheese1/4 cup honey10 green cardamom pods, seeds removed and crushedGrating of fresh nutmeg Put oven racks in upper and lower thirds of oven and preheat oven to 375°F. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.

Harry Potter's Butterbeer Recipe Uncovered? - FoxNews.com Got butterbeer? Harry Potter fans are all abuzz about butterbeer, and they've got the foamy mustaches to prove it. The cold and creamy, frothy drink is the most popular food item at the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, according to Universal spokesman Tom Schroder, with visitors lining up to try it. "Then they would walk around and have this mustache on," said Sabrina Sampson, 11, of Richmond, Va., who described the drink as tasting "like cream soda. It was somewhat thick, and it was really sweet, and then it got salty as you swallowed it, like butterscotch." Schroder said that about half the visitors to The Wizarding World sample butterbeer. "There may be no bigger product launch smash this year than butterbeer," WalletPop.com said. "It's interesting that one small thing they can sell for a few dollars is getting as much attention as the rides," said Gabe Travers, who reviewed the park for WESH.com, the NBC affiliate in the Orlando area. Servings: 4 1/2 teaspoon salt

Mint Chocolate Chip Cake - StumbleUpon Chocolate cake and I have had a very interesting romance. I started off with quite an intense dislike of chocolate cake. I KNOW. But try not to judge me too harshly, I had many bad experiences with store-bought dry, dense mudcakes covered in grainy baking chocolate icing. So this year for Regex Man's birthday I offered to do a chocolate cake even though he said it didn't have to be chocolate this year. I used David Lebovitz's devil's food cake recipe again, my new favourite chocolate cake since making it for my raspberry cupcakes when I launched the new site. Originally I was going to arrange the scoops of icing around the edge of the cake, but I realised I didn't have quite enough icing to do that so I ended up just doing a few of them in the middle. Mint Chocolate Chip Cake Butter and line the base of a two 9-inch cake tins (I only had a 22cm springform tin which I used for both cakes) and preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Mix together the coffee and milk. Happy Birthday Regex Man!

How To Make Perfect Brownies I’ve tried lots of brownie recipes: Boxes, scratch, frosted, plain, nuts, chips, fudge … Each of them has something to like, but depending on my mood I might want a change of pace. Not any more. My wife found this recipe, and it’s perfect. I’m done looking. Ingredients 1½ cups sugar ¾ cup flour ¾ cup cocoa powder (see note below) 3 eggs ¾ cup butter, melted ½ teaspoon salt (if using unsalted butter) ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (see note below) Directions A NOTE ON CHOCOLATE: You’ll notice the list of ingredients is very short. The assembly is about as easy as you can get. Do this by hand, until the dry ingredients are just incorporated into the wet, and stop. Stir in the chocolate chips. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment. Pour the batter and spread it out. Bake at 325° for 20-30 minutes. Very carefully lift the parchment out of the baking dish. Peel the edges and let cool for a few minutes before slicing. Pour yourself a glass of milk, and that’s it. Make these in two minutes flat

Stylish Cuisine « Peanut Butter Cup Bars - StumbleUpon My cousin Greg from DC stayed with us last night. It was great to see him. When we have company, what’s one of the first things that I think of? I LOVE Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and this recipe produces an unbelievable tray of them in bar form. I’m including the recipe as I found it on the Internet. Using a pizza cutter is a brilliant way to cut these bars after they’ve chilled. All four boys loved the bars, which surprised me because one of the boys has claimed for years that he doesn’t like peanut butter. Peanut Butter Cup Bars Recipe from Michelle at One Ordinary Day1/2 cup butter 1 3/4 cups confectioner’s sugar 1 cup peanut butter 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips(Line a 8×8, 9×9, or 7×11 pan with foil for easy removal of bars later.)Melt 1/2 c. butter of low heat. Print This Recipe

peanut butter pretzel bites & Two Tiny Kitchens Salty and sweet. Crunchy and melt-in-your-mouth. Peanut butter and chocolate. Dangerous and delicious (you know what I mean). Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites recipe courtesy Foodaphilia.com Calorie estimate: 4,000 – 5,000 for complete recipe (depending upon dipping chocolate and pretzels used, etc.) Yield 60 – 80 pretzel bites Ingredients 1 cup creamy peanut butter 2 tbsp softened butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar (maybe more) 3/4 cup brown sugar (maybe more) Pretzels 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions Combine peanut butter and softened butter in a large bowl with a fork or whisk, or in a stand mixer. Use a teaspoon measure to scoop the filling. Pour the chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl and heat at 30-second intervals, stirring occasionally until completely melted.

The best new recipes from Smitten Kitchen | punchfork.com Nanaimo Bars: The Real Deal | EclecticCook.com There are two three many things I miss about Canada; My friends, Tim Horton’s coffee, Montréal Smoked Meat Sandwiches, and the ubiquitous presence of Nanaimo bars at every donut shop and coffee house in the country. Every once in a wonderful while, a friend will send me a tin of Tim Horton’s coffee. My husband even had a tin shipped in for my birthday one year when I was feeling particularly homesick. But I had not had the gustatory pleasure of biting in to a lusciously sweet, decadently rich Nanaimo bar in over 5 years. FIVE YEARS. I consulted my bestest internet friend, Google, who gave me a whole whack of Nanaimo Bar recipe ideas (about 80,600 in 0.22 seconds). One of the few changes I made to the recipe was to reverse a step and add the hot cocoa and butter mixture to the beaten egg for the bottom layer. I’m sorry, I tried. The recipe calls for “Vanilla Custard Powder”, for which I substituted vanilla pudding. You might also enjoy:

28 Muffin Recipes You&ll Want to Try I love muffins. I love them even more than cupcakes. Probably because they are so quick to make. Of course, not all muffins are the sweet variety. Here’s a list of muffin recipes gathered from this site and all around the web too. Snickerdoodle Muffins – Just like the cookie, only in muffin form. Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins Cranberry Muffins with Orange Marmalade Glaze – The glaze would be really good on other kinds of muffins too. Chocolate Chip Muffins Blueberry Muffins with Orange Glaze Apple Brown Betty Muffins Poppy Seed Muffins Blueberry Sour Cream Muffins Graham Muffins Pumpkin Muffins Argan Banana Muffins from Maroc Mama Sweet Potato Spice Muffins from The Jammie Girl Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping from Hoosier Homemade Banana Muffins with Tart Lemon Icing from Addicted to Recipes Apple Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins from Barbara Bakes Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins from Mommy Hates Cooking White Chocolate Pineapple Muffins from Mommy Hates Cooking Pear Muffins from The Happy Housewife

simple cinnamon zucchini bread « the edible perspective You’re going to be seeing a lot of zucchini bread around here. I’ve made 7 loaves so far [all different, but 2 were fails], and have only used up HALF of the grated zucchini from last week. It’s like a never ending bowl of pasta. This morning’s recipe is similar to the savory zucchini herb bread . Well, besides that whole savory things. This bread is similarly nutrient dense, and great for on the go with a smear of your favorite nut butter. It’s also highly recommended to brown them in a pan with a little coconut oil, smash banana on top, and then smear with nut butter. This recipe took 2 trials. For round 2, I stuck with my 9” square pan and scaled back on the zucchini. In my testing, the best greasing method, is the grease + flour trick. All you need to do is spread butter or coconut oil [maybe Earth Balance or just any oil works too? I’ve never had a sticking problem with that method! Easy as pie. zucchini pie? You can also pop these in the toaster for a quick, morning heat up. Ashley

Watermelon, Meet Lemonade - Blog - food52 - food community, recipe search and cookbook contests - Merrill Last weekend, my sister and some friends threw me a lovely bridal shower. The food was delicious. Watermelonade Adapted from Go Catering Serves 10 ½ cup sugar4 cups cubed watermelon 3½ cups water ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1. 2. 3. 4.

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