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The Best Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies

Thick and chewy peanut butter cookies for peanut butter lovers only. Wow, thank you so much for the kind notes, tweets, Facebook messages, etc. regarding our big news!  We really didn’t tell anyone (other than our parents and siblings) until a week or so ago.  Let me tell you, that is one hard secret to […]

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Pretty in Pink Buttercream Cups

These dark chocolate candy cups are filled with a delicious creamy buttercream. They are a gluten-free, no-bake treat for any occasion. Today’s post is exciting because I’m part of a huge group of blogging ladies celebrating Steph’s virtual baby shower! This sweet and talented blogger is due to have a baby girl in just a […]

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Fudgy Black and White Devil’s Food Cake

Four layers of rich chocolate cake filled with vanilla buttercream and covered in a luscious whipped chocolate buttercream. Not only is my mom an incredible baker, but she also happens to love cake.  Actually, love is probably an understatement and I’m not sure that “cake” accurately describes it.  Birthday cake is her favorite food group […]

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Mint Cookies and Cream Buttercream Cups

Rich dark chocolate candy cups filled with crème de menthe buttercream and crushed oreos. I’m not feeling all that great today so I’m going to keep this short.  These candy cups will kind of win over anyone who loves a little 2-bite treat.  My mom, while a buttercream lover, isn’t usually a fan of mint […]

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Extra Dark Chocolate Cake with Cookie Butter Buttercream

This light and moist dark chocolate cake is the perfect pairing for the creamy cookie butter frosting.  This is the perfect birthday cake or just because cake. Confession time:  I have all sorts of stuff going on that I can’t talk about here and it is driving me insane. I should just be super excited […]

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Mini Chip Brownie Bites with Pink Marshmallow Buttercream

Fudgy brownie bites full of mini chocolate chips and topped with a pretty in pink marshmallow buttercream, perfect for Valentine’s Day! This weekend completely flew by!  I’ve had a lot going on lately (work-wise and personally) so I feel like my weekend relaxing and me-time is extra precious.  I know myself, and I really need […]

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cookies

These giant cookies are fudgy and chewy in the center but perfectly crisp around the edges.  The salted caramel enhances the flavor to create a well-balanced treat. When I originally came up with the recipe for these cookies, I thought I might end up with a chocolate cookie that came out of the oven with […]

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Salted Caramel Oreo Bars

These sweet and salty dessert bars are packed with an Oreo crust, chocolate, pretzels and salted caramel.  You won’t believe how easy these are to make. Of all the salted caramel recipes I’ve made, these are by far the most dangerous. The first time I made them, Matt joked about how ugly they were and […]

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Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats with Mocha Ganache

Rice Krispie treats are all grown up with the addition of salted caramel and a rich mocha ganache.  Make this special treat for Super Bowl or your next gathering and watch the Rice Krispie treats disappear! Last Monday we talked the how-tos on making salted caramel.  Just a few ingredients and no thermometer; the basics […]

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Funky Monkey Cheesecake Bars

Fudgy brownie topped with a creamy layer of peanut butter banana cheesecake! Sometimes you just have to go back to your roots. I’ve been having fun with pumpkin and cookie butter and white chocolate, but let’s be honest.  Chocolate and peanut butter will always have my heart.  And as I look back over the last […]

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