Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

December 15, 2014 / 2 Comments

Sometimes the cookie dough is the best part of the cookie.

Am I right? There’s nothing worse than denying yourself copious amounts of raw dough and then discovering that the unbaked dough was actually better-tasting than the baked cookies. You wish you would’ve just eaten the dough and saved yourself the time.

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Peanut Blossoms

December 8, 2014 / 3 Comments

Happy Monday!

My weekend was spent baking Christmas cookies in bulk, the scents of peppermint, eggnog, and gingerbread permeating the kitchen.

Early in the season, I usually bake up as many varieties as possible and pop them into the freezer so they can be eaten throughout the month. By the time Christmas rolls around, I’m usually out of freezer space because…what can I say?

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Nutella Krispy Truffles

December 1, 2014 / 2 Comments

It’s December!

For some of you, it may be hard to accept that Christmas is less than a month away, but I’ve been buried in snow for several weeks now, and I’m completely in the Christmas spirit. The tree is up, the shopping is started, and I’m ready to get baking!

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Gingerbread Cheesecake Cookie Cupcakes

December 23, 2013 / 3 Comments

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Merry Christmas!!!

It’s hard to believe that the time has already arrived to stuff ourselves with turkey and eggnog, revisit the miraculous story of Jesus’s birth, and set out cookies for Santa.

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Peanut Butter Krispy Truffles

December 16, 2013 / 3 Comments

It was one of those weekends where a full salt shaker landed in my bowl of cookie dough, tainting the whole batch; the peppermint brownies I left in the oven for almost an hour still came out wet and under-baked; and my brother started a fire in the kitchen.


(No worries: thank God, nothing was damaged but my ego!

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