Category Archives: chocolate

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This will be a short post, but I couldn’t let today go by without sharing these amazing cupcakes with you! Irish Car Bombs are a favorite of mine and you all know how I feel about … Continue reading

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S’mores Bars

Are you looking for a new super simple dessert recipe? Something to keep in your back pocket for the next time someone says “CHOCOLATE” the next time you ask “what can I bring?” A quick and easy option comprised entirely … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Remember when I made Monster Cookies and they were incredibly delicious but kind of a failure in terms of their “monster-ness”? Let’s just say that was not a problem this time. Though I read a lot of different food blogs, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

These peanut butter chocolate bars are like blondies on crack. They are rich soft, and bursting with chocolate chips. And the batter…oh boy. The batter tastes exactly like Reese’s peanut butter cups. I’ve never understood when people talk about their … Continue reading

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Monster Cookies

Monster cookies. Beware, I am about to reveal some of my dizzy personality. I didn’t really think about what the monster in Monster Cookie means. So when I cut the recipe down to one third the original, I was expecting … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Eyeballs

“Eye” am wishing you a Happy Halloween a couple days early! Man, I’m corny. If you need a fun project for tomorrow that will result in something delicious, I’ve got just the ticket. Red Velvet Eyeballs are little cake truffles … Continue reading

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This easy and delicious chocolate treat is sort of like almond bark’s wacky cousin…deep, rich chocolate combined with crunchy, nutty pumpkin seeds and a touch of spicy chili powder for a memorable and unique Halloween candy. Originally from Sahagun Chocolates … Continue reading

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Chocolate Strawberry Pavlova

If you’re looking for an impressive dessert that’s a little something different, look no further. I have made one of Nigella’s dessert recipes before, but wasn’t 100% pleased with the results. This time, I could not have been happier. This … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Bars

Oh boy. Let me preface this post by saying that nanaimo bars (say it “nah-nee-moh”) are completely addictive. If you’re looking for a new no-bake treat, this is a surefire winner. I had all the ingredients on hand in my … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

The weather has been absolutely beautiful for the past week, so I put off making my Easter dessert until the last minute.  I’m glad I did, because I ended up also making a birthday cake for Andrew’s Aunt Sammy.  When … Continue reading

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