Chocolate

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chocolate spiced almond blondies

February 26, 2015

Pour yourself a glass of milk or mug of coffee; you’ll need it to wash down these decadent chocolate spiced almond blondies. When you combine buttery rich, dark brown sugar blondies with chocolate spiced almonds, there’s no doubt you have a crowd pleaser on your ...

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salted brown butter chocolate chip cookies

February 23, 2015

Why do we like chocolate chip cookies so much? It’s certainly not for the originality but for the familiarity – you bite into a chocolate chip cookie with a certain level of expectation, a sense of what’s before you. These cookies don’t detour too far ...

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mocha almond fudge ice cream

February 5, 2015

A wise person (hi Mom!) once said that ice cream is to be consumed year round, and I’m inclined to agree. I understand that ice cream might be a strange concept when there’s snow on the ground for some of you, but if you’ve never ...

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chocolate cashew toffee cookie bars

January 29, 2015

When you’re short on time or feeding a crowd (say at a Super Bowl party this weekend?), the cookie bar is your answer. There’s no scooping and rolling dough or prepping multiple cookie sheets; simply press the dough into a tart pan and you’re set! ...

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espresso toblerone tartlets

January 15, 2015

You can never go wrong with chocolate and espresso; the duo is designed for one another and translates especially well to dessert. These espresso Toblerone tartlets feature just enough espresso for a pick-me-up and the mini size will satisfy a chocolate craving without undoing your ...

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dipped chocolate peppermint cookies

December 12, 2014

I challenge myself to a new peppermint bark inspired creation each December. Last year I went the cupcake route; this year I’m crushing on cookies. Dipped in peppermint-spiked chocolate and decked with crushed peppermint, these soft batch-style cookies are the epitome of chocolate peppermint bliss. ...

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mocha almond fudge

December 8, 2014

I don’t make much candy throughout the year, but come December, I find myself ready for any and all confections. First up is this impossibly smooth and rich mocha almond fudge, a chocolate lover’s dream! The deep mocha flavor is punctuated by crunchy roasted almonds, ...

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brown butter, cherry & hazelnut biscotti

November 24, 2014

Crunchy cookie lovers of the world, raise your hand! If you’re after a nice crunch, biscotti are your answer. Brown butter and Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur) flavor the gloriously golden cookies, transforming ordinary biscotti into something more sophisticated. Sweet-tart cherries and roasted hazelnuts up the crunch ...

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