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Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Valentines Day is right around the corner.  Jeff and I usually play it low-key and try to avoid the commercialism of it all, but I must say that I’m still a sucker for the cute sweets and treats that people come up with around this time of year. …And if chocolate should somehow manage to […]

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Argh!  I have so my recipes piled up from the holidays to share with you.  I just can’t get to writing the posts fast enough! This is one of my favorites during the holidays because of the use of peppermint candies.  Not only do they taste great, but they are very pretty and festive cookies […]

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Iced Lemon Cookies (and a Girl Scout confession)

Every year there is always at least one woman around the office selling girl scout cookies on behalf of their kid. I’ll admit, I was always one of those kids whose mom did 99% of their cookie sales at her office and I frequently won the coveted “Highest Cookie Sales” badge as a Brownie. Some […]

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Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

If you’ve never had a shortbread cookie before, the best way to describe them is “buttery” and “decadent.”  They definitely are more of a traditional holiday cookie, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with tradition.  These classic cookies get jazzed up with just the tiniest dip in chocolate 🙂 …Or a large dip.  Your preference. This […]

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Bourbon Snowballs

If you saw my Bourbon Butter Pecan Gelato post earlier this year, you would have learned that I have an obsession with any kind of boozy flavored desserts.  Anything flavored with Kahlua, Baileys, Bourbon, Rum, etc. is A-OK in my book. Well here I am again with yet another Bourbon Dessert recipe.  In my XMAS cookie […]

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If your first reaction to this picture is “EWWWWWW” then I have achieved my desired goal. I know that I’ve previously mentioned how much I love Halloween.  While everyone enjoys the cutesie carved pumpkins and adorable costumes, I also enjoy the darker, creepier side of Halloween.  Spiders, Monsters… everything and anything eerie. Fun Fact:  Did […]

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I know Halloween is primarily supposed to be for the kids, but I can’t help it…  I.  LOVE.  HALLOWEEN.  How often can you dress up like anyone (or anything…) in the world, and walk around like it’s completely normal?  I think my brother was the one who ultimately got me hooked on Halloween.  When we […]

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Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

For my first real post, I thought I’d start with, what I know to be, a home run.  Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies.  Before you stop and say, BOOOOOORING, just wait…. These are not ordinary chocolate chip oatmeal cookies.  There are a few quirks to this recipe that truly make the final product unique and delicious. […]

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