Month: March 2015

Easter Egg Truffles (again)

It's tricky writing a food blog.  On one hand, you want to try new recipes to keep people coming back.  On the other, you have favorite recipes you just love, […]

Cadbury Cupcakes (again)

Some recipes deserve a repost.  Cadbury Cupcakes are an Easter favorite.  Most of my conversations this year went like this: Me:  "Hi family members!  It's so great we're getting together for dinner.  […]

Cookie Pops

Cookie pops are fun, easy and fast.  They use "premade" ingredients which cuts down preparation time.  These would be perfect for Easter brunch, Mother's Day, a birthday or bake sale.  […]

Cowboy Cookies

The Oregonian recently ran recipes for 3 kinds of outstanding chocolate chip cookies.  The first are Cowboy Cookies made by Packard Orchards and Bakery.  These unique cookies are hearty and reasonably healthy (for […]

Vanilla Sugar Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla Sugar can be made ahead.  Put 2 C white sugar in a pint sized Mason jar.  Carefully score the side of 1 vanilla bean with a sharp knife.  Pull […]

Thin Mint Cupcakes

It's Girl Scout Cookie season!  From Samoas to Trefoils, it's like Christmas for cookie fans.  Thin Mint Cupcakes are dark chocolate, dipped in melted Andes mints and topped with mint […]

Nutella Ice Cream

We've established I'm Nutella junkie.  From Nutella Mascarpone Icebox Cake, Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies and Nutella Microwave Cake, I'm a little obsessed.  The latest Nutella binge involved making ice cream; it's delicious […]

Potato Chip Shortbread Cookies

Recently I went to San Antonio, Texas.  While I was there, I discovered a serious gap in my cookie experience.  A local bakery had Potato Chip Shortbread; I absolutely had to […]

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