This recipe for chocolate chip cookies made with browned butter may change your life. There are a few tricks that push these over the top to make them the BEST chocolate chip cookies around.
Shortbread chocolate chip cookies are a buttery treat that have just the right combination of chocolate chunks, salt and butter for a simple but fabulous cookie. Easily made into mini treats. These cookies have been all over Instagram since Alison Roman’s cookbook Dining In came out. I started with this recipe which are worth […]
Before Natalie went back to school we wanted to make something yummy for her to take back with her to get through sorority rush. The girls have always loved eating raw cookie dough, and it’s all the rage now with cookie dough bars and such. I prefer my cookies baked but I was out voted […]
Cherry chocolate crinkle cookies are not just for Christmas. Cherry preserves and bits of chocolate combine for a tasty treat any time of the year.
Peppermint Brownies with crushed candy canes have peppermint both inside and out for a perfect combination Don’t forget to throw in some white chocolate chips for a great Holiday treat. I always make these for Natalie on her birthday which is just a few weeks before Christmas. Much to her chagrin, it always falls during […]
Everyone loves cheesecake but it feels like such an indulgence to eat an entire slice. A mini version is needed and that’s what you will get with this recipe. Dipping them in white chocolate turns them in to finger food, so they’re great to take to almost any event and so much easier than making […]
I’m a crispy cookie kind of girl, soft cookies are just not my thing. Give me a crispy Potato Chip Cookie or crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookie and I’m good to go. However, my girls are always asking for soft cookies, go figure. I decided to make these for them, not expecting to like them at […]
My grandfather had an apricot tree in his backyard and every summer we would can and dry all the apricots we couldn’t eat. I’ve never been able to find apricots on the East coast like they grow in California. The ones we get in the grocery don’t even come close to what I remember. All […]
Apple Pie Bars have a buttery shortbread crust and cookie like topping over a combination of sweet and tart apples. Ina Garten’s recipe is a winner. No fork required for this delicious apple pie in a bar.
Hello all! I am Taylor, Barbara’s older daughter and official chocolate taste tester. Although I help Mom with her social media and have helped with cooking as well as being a hand-model for some of the photos, this is my first guest post and I am so excited to share this recipe with y’all!
Anytime I have something that doesn’t work out the way I expect it to, I’m on a mission to find a better recipe. I have cooked a few recipes out of Melissa Clark’s book, In the Kitchen with A Good Appetite and already have some favorites. She doesn’t have many desserts in the book but […]
I made these yummy streusel bars for my mom and mother-in-law last month. I was planning on making cookies, but for some reason, my cookies turned out flat, and while delicious, I didn’t want to send ugly cookies. After messing up the cookies, I was in a rush and needed something to put together quickly […]
It’s been ages since I’ve posted a sprinkle recipe. We tried these out when Natalie was home for a bit before starting her internships this summer. We were looking for something that she could take back with her. These were so tasty, that I’m not sure she had many to take back by the end […]
I’m surrounded by Carolina fans who are exuberant about their final four victory, while I’m still mopping about my Wildcat’s loss. Guess I’ll just eat chocolate and what better form then in a decadent rich chocolate cookie. These are Dorie Greenspan’s World Peace Cookies. They may not lead to world peace but they are great […]
While my mother-in-law was visiting she shared this recipe for Pecan Pie Bars which I’ve never had before but sounded fabulous. Think of pecan pie with a pecan shortbread crust topped with a thin layer of chocolate, and that’s what you get with Pecan Pie Bars. She would make them for family car trips. It’s […]
Yesterday was National Carrot Cake day and while I didn’t get a slice, it reminded me of this wonderful recipe for a cookie version. Carrot cake cookies are so much easier on your waistline then having a cake around. For some reason, if I have a cake in the house, I feel obligated to eat […]
I’ve mailed off my second gift box of goodies to my mom. My mother-in-law is visiting with us so she doesn’t get a box this month, instead, she gets to munch on all the goodies in my freezer! Natalie is responsible for the choice this month as she wanted Potato Chip Cookies to take back […]
Continuing with my sweet theme, I thought I would try making caramels. I love the caramel sauce that I use for my dark and white chocolate bark, so this seemed the logical step. It seems a bit intimidating, but this recipe made it sound easy so I decided to take the leap. The recipe walked […]
I normally try to mix in dinner or vegetable posts with the dessert posts. However, I’ve been baking a lot and desserts are just so much better than broccoli. Taylor wanted to bake cookies for friends, so of course she went with her favorite cookie, Sprinkle Cookies. We updated them to Christmas Sprinkle Cookies by […]
It’s Christmas week and you need to be baking something with candy canes. I love Candy Cane Brownies, and so why wouldn’t peppermint blondies be fabulous. The blondies themselves are pretty standard with butter and white chocolate chips, but they have a small amount of crushed candy canes in the batter itself. They are finished […]