Chocolate

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flourless chocolate-hazelnut cookies

December 2, 2013

Back-to-back cookie posts can only mean one thing: cookie season is officially upon us! No matter how full life becomes, I always leave room for a quick batch of cookies. These flourless chocolate-hazelnut wonders fit into my schedule easily – the dough comes together in ...

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brioche rolls with chocolate

November 15, 2013

I’m calling this recipe part two of my brioche series. This specific brioche dough from The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day can be refrigerated for up to 5 days, so it’s flexible around your schedule. When I made my loaf, I had ...

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almond roca brownies

October 7, 2013

Brownie lovers tend to fall in one of two camps – fudgy versus cakey. I prefer my brownies on the fudge-like end of the spectrum and these decadent Almond Roca brownies are no exception. A splash of Kahlua plus instant espresso intensify the rich chocolate ...

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mocha cookies with chocolate buttercream

September 13, 2013

For the moments when only double chocolate will satisfy (Friday afternoon, perhaps?), I bring you mocha cookies with chocolate buttercream. Adding bread flour and cornstarch to the cookie dough results in soft and chewy cookies; thoroughly chilling the dough before baking leads to thick cookies ...

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chocolate-espresso & caramel sandwich cookies

August 5, 2013

It’s official – I’ve developed a slight obsession with sandwich cookies. They’re completely versatile when it comes to flavors and fillings, and so fun to assemble (your kitchen may end up a little sticky in the process, but in this case, I’m willing to make ...

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chocolate-espresso ice cream pie

July 1, 2013

What’s a baker to do when temperatures read triple digits for days on end? I can think of no better time to turn to a bakeless treat. Let your freezer do the work for this chocolate-espresso ice cream pie while you stay cool by the ...

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mini chocolate & peanut butter cupcakes

June 13, 2013

I know I inherited my love of chocolate from my dad, but more recently, I’ve come to realize my infatuation with peanut butter must be genetic as well. Aren’t dads the best? They teach us things we’d never know otherwise, like how satisfying a toasted ...

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chocolate & cherry frozen yogurt sandwiches

June 3, 2013

There’s hardly a summertime treat more nostalgic or fun than the ice cream sandwich. I’m also well aware that it’s officially bikini season, so I opted for petite sandwiches filled with cherry-vanilla frozen yogurt for reduced guilt. Triple chocolate cookies make these three-bite froyo sandwiches ...

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