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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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Sweet & Salty Party Cookies for a Virtual Bridal Shower

Sweet & Salty Party Cookies. aka Salted Milk Chocolate Almond Caramel Corn Cookies.  Nothing less for my lovely friend, Christina! For those of you who don’t know her, Christina is the incredibly sweet blogger behind Dessert for Two.  She is getting married soon and since she is such an amazing example of what a blogger […]

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Sweet and Salty Candy Bar Blondies

When I asked my Father-in-Law what he wanted for his birthday dessert, his only request was chocolate covered pretzels.  Sweet and salty, who doesn’t love those? But come on, it is a birthday dessert!  And since chocolate covered pretzels are what I make as an afterthought when I have extra melted chocolate, I just had […]

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Ooey Gooey Peep Stuffed Cookies

These days, it is very rare that I make a dessert recipe a second time.  Other than what I am selling, I like to constantly try new things and am always on a mission to share something new and creative with you. But sometimes, your friends and family cling onto that cookie you made and […]

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Sweet and Salty Party

Do you need to eat something sweet after each meal?  Do you ever finish dessert and realize you crave a bite of something salty?  I think it is that need for the balance of sweet and salty on our palates that makes the combination so addicting.  I’ve always been a fan of chocolate covered pretzels, […]

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Chewy Chocolate Covered Pretzel Bars

This has been one of those weeks so far: Our bedroom A/C has been broken since last Monday but won’t be fixed until next Monday, never mind the 100 degree weather I thought I figured out the source of my daily stomach pains but was proved wrong, the mystery continues As a result of the […]

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Brownies, Potato Chips and a Guest Post

I’m so excited to share a guest post from Lynn at The Actor’s Diet.  I like to think of her as a celebrity blog friend:-)  Lynn documents her daily eats and her life in LA so well that readers feel like they know her.  Although she enjoys dessert, she doesn’t normally do a ton of […]

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Margarita Cheesecake Bars with a Pretzel and Cookie Crust

It’s Margarita Time

This is one of those recipes that I came up with accidentally.  Sometimes I have bakers block and can’t think of anything new or interesting to make.  I was inspired by Victoria’s cookies and wanted to do something with lime and salt.  Then I remembered the cream cheese in my refrigerator and eventually these Margarita […]

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Brownie Cheesecake Insanity

Let’s talk about this dessert. Let’s talk about how many emails my mom and I exchanged regarding the details of this dessert. Ok, let’s not, because it is a little embarrassing.  Let’s just say I started craving cheesecake around 7am every day over the course of a week or so.  No big deal. We can’t […]

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