Espresso

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espresso bark

December 19, 2013

Espresso bark is essential for the coffee addict in your life. Two layers of chocolate sandwich a layer of chocolate wafers; chocolate covered espresso beans give each piece a caffeine kick (I used a package of multi-color espresso beans, but any will work). Incredibly rich ...

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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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espresso brownies

September 17, 2012

I don’t use the expression “best-ever” often. It’s a weighty pronouncement to make, especially when it comes to brownies. I will say this: if you like fudgy brownies and have a weakness for espresso-flavored desserts, then these are the best-ever espresso brownies. Are you headed ...

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chocolate-espresso ice cream sandwiches

May 24, 2012

Memorial Day weekend is thisclose and can only mean one thing: three full days of grilling, relaxation, and fun in the sun. I’m looking forward to some serious lounge time by the pool! When I want to cool off and juicy slices of watermelon no ...

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espresso-hazelnut thumbprints

December 21, 2011

These deeply chocolate espresso-hazelnut thumbprints are positively over the top – an espresso cookie filled with hazelnut-chocolate spread defines decadence. Gift the coffee aficionado in your life with a plate of these cookies and they’ll be eternally grateful (and slightly more caffeinated)! If you prefer ...

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espresso crinkles

December 2, 2011

December’s arrival signals the beginning of the Christmas season – a time to deck the halls and embrace holiday baking. I love to gift neighbors and friends with festive boxes full of sweet edible delights like these espresso crinkles. The pillowy chocolate cookies are laced ...

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