Tag Archives: Chocolate

Treats for Plummy!

I suppose I should get used to it…after all the wedding showers come all the baby showers. It is, as they say, that time of my life. Friends are getting married and having babies, which for me means a lot … Continue reading

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Good Riddance, January

To quote…something I read on the internet…”January is the Monday of the year.” I am officially over it and fortunately, it is just about officially over. To show this frigid, awful month who’s boss, I made these killer Sweet and … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark

It’s salty, it’s sweet, it’s chocolaty…what’s not to love? I prepped a batch of this Pinterest classic for my book club this week and let me tell you, it was a hit.┬áThe book? Not so much. I mean, the book … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need a Super Chocolatey Cookie…

I mean, right? A craving like that must be satisfied and these Outrageous Chocolate Cookies from good old Martha did just that. They may look like cookies, but they are basically dense, chewy brownies disguised as cookies with little bombs … Continue reading

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Making Cakes!

Nothing brings a smile to your face quite like a mouthful of homemade cake. My mom works as a hospice volunteer coordinator and I’ve been lending a hand by making birthday cakes for the patients. This is a jazzed up … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Cakes and cupcakes are great, but I love to try out new birthday treats like the Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie from This is a Cookbook made into bar form to feed a hungry bunch of co-workers for an office birthday. … Continue reading

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Salt that Caramel

Guys, salted caramel is all the rage. People are just losing their minds for that salty/sweet, gooey combination. And who can blame them? But let’s not pretend this is a new idea? Do I really have to remind you about … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake, Laura Ingalls Wilder-Style

Check out that gorgeous confection! You’d think it was made use all the usual modern conveniences such as high-speed mixers and modern ovens. Well, you would be WRONG. This cake was baked with love in a wood-burning cook stove fueled … Continue reading

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Springtime Treats

Do you think chocolate peanut butter sandwich cookies would be enough to lure this lovely spring weather into sticking around? I know these homemade versions of PB Oreos would be enough to convince me to stay anywhere, so hopefully it … Continue reading

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Fancy Schmancy Birthday Cake

Just look at that golden specimen of sweetness. Three thick layers of chocolate cake with a creamy chocolate-hazelnut filling and a fluffy caramel buttercream. Not to mention spiked candied hazelnuts around the rim and a melted chocolate birthday message. So … Continue reading

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