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Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies Recipe from Pillsbury

Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies Recipe from Pillsbury

Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes So, after being gone all last week, this has been catch up on the house week. Mostly laundry actually. Man, who knew that a weeks worth of laundry from 5 people could be so daunting. Yikes!! But I am kind of behind on my cooking and baking as well since I've been gone and cleaning. Not to mention, I needed an Oreo fix! Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes 1 box brownie mix, 8x8 inch size 24 Oreo Cookies 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 12 muffin cup baker with paper liners. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Makes 12 servings Recipe from

Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies This post comes to you from damply beautiful Seattle, Washington! Yes, kids, I am in Seattle for BlogHer Food 2012 and not just as an attendee, but I am speaking! I am nervous, but terribly excited, and ready to get the party started! I decided to make the filling for these little pies fairly rich. Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies Author: Kelly Jaggers Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: American Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Serves: 30 For the crust:2½ cups all-purpose flour2 tablespoons fresh grated orange zest2 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon kosher salt1 cup (2 sticks) butter, cubed and chilled3-6 tablespoons ice waterFor the filling:2 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar¼ teaspoon cornstarch½ teaspoon vanilla½ cup diced fresh strawberriesFor garnish:1 egg, beaten well⅓ cup coarse sanding sugar Begin by making the crust. To assemble the pies begin by placing a heaping ½ teaspoon of the filling into the center of 30 of the dough circles. Enjoy!

smitten kitchen Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars | Pumpkin Squares Recipe Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars Things are going well at our house. We love being parents. We are a little tired, but we can’t complain. Our little pea let us get six hours of sleep on Saturday night. He is a really good baby. I made a bunch of recipes before the baby arrived and will still be posting recipes on my regular schedule, so please come visit us:) We are slowly making our way back into the kitchen. These bars are a staple in our house. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars Yield: 24 barsCook Time: 35-40 minutes Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon pumpkin-pie spice 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chipsDirections:1. If you like these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars, you might also like:

chocolate chip cookie comparison Everyone is always talking about what the best chocolate chip cookie recipe is. Last year, it seemed like everyone was making the Best Big Fat Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie. A few months ago, Cooks Illustrated’s Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie was all the rage. These days, people are testing out the New York Times recommendation to chill the dough for 36 hours before baking. Until recently, I stayed out of this discussion. But eventually, curiosity got the best of me. Because, let’s face it, just about all chocolate chip cookies are good (and certainly the ones I was making would be), Dave and I decided we would need to do side-by-side comparisons to discern differences between the recipes. I wanted to publish this entry with conclusive results. But I just don’t think it’s going to happen. Regarding the overnight rest – it certainly doesn’t hurt, and I find it pretty convenient actually. My favorite was Alton Brown’s The Chewy. We were also very fond of the New York Times recipe.

Recipe Snobs: Cinnamon and Sugar Pull-Apart Bread I feel like through life we are always finding new things out about ourselves. Like for instance, as a kid I loved clam chowder. Now, I’ve come to realize that I really don’t care for it all that much, and that the only reason I was so crazy about it as a kid is that I thought it was fun to bite into the pieces of clam and have it feel and sound like you were biting into a balloon. I know… I was kind of a weird child, but weren’t we all ;) Anyways, through this blogging experience I have found that I love taking picture, but not just any picture. So I have an excuse for my addictive impulse to always shoot ingredients while I am pouring them, and I completely release full responsibility for my actions to my little split personality french photographer… who exists in my brain. Where was I going with all this?? Printable Recipe Filling1 cup sugar2 tsp. cinnamon1/4 tsp. nutmeg4 Tbsp. butter, melted In a large mixing bowl, mix 2 cups of flour. Sugar. Yeast and salt. Set this flour mixture aside.

One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a dessert that only makes two servings. Sometimes we just can’t handle 12 servings. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves. FYI: I have no idea what that is like. Haven’t you always wished you could make just enough dessert for yourself? Or… just yourself? Me too. But more often than not, I’ve found it to be a hassle to drag out the mixer, cream the sugar and butter, sift the dry ingredients and all that fun stuff for a measly two cupcakes. What can I say? Well, I was lazy. It is definitely your typical white cake; fluffy and soft, full of vanilla flavor, and the perfect vehicle for some fluffy white frosting. And it only takes one bowl! I think what I love most about these cupcakes is their customizability. [print_this] One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes for Two serves 2 1 egg white 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla (yes, a full teaspoon – they are super vanilla-y!) 1/4 cup flour 1/4 heaping teaspoon of baking powder pinch of salt

Mini M&M's Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Mini M&M’S® Cookies & $250 Visa Gift Card Giveaway Mini M&M’S® Cookies, fun bite size cookies that make a great after school snack! It’s back to school time! I know I will cry like a baby when Caleb is old enough to go to school, but I do look forward to him coming home and telling me about his day. I picture us sitting at the table talking, laughing, working on homework, and enjoying cookies and milk. We have a few years until it’s homework time and back to school for our little pea, but I made Mini M&M’S® Cookies anyways. These Mini M&M’S® Cookies are almost too cute to eat! I used M&M’S MINIS® to make the cookies extra special. I am normally not a cookie dough girl. I rolled the dough into teaspoons and baked the cookies until they were slightly golden brown around the edges. Cookie perfection! And now for some fun news! Mini M&M'S® Cookies Yield: 6 dozen cookiesPrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 8 minutes Soft mini chocolate chip cookies with colorful M&M'S MINIS®.