Adventures in Baking

Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookies

When asked if I’d prefer a brownie or chocolate chip cookie, I tend to take Joey Tribiana’s (from Friends) stance: “Put your hands together!”. Generally, most chocolate chocolate chip cookie recipes I had come across either came out too fudgey or too dry. I wanted the texture of a chocolate chip cookie with the decadence… Continue reading Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Perfect Fall Oatmeal Spice Cookies

Cookies are my passion...of course we already know this, but honestly I would take a cookie over any dessert any day. In fact, I could just eat cookies and be completely content. Especially if that cookie diet consisted of these fall oatmeal cookies. Oatmeal cookies often get a bad rap. They are left out of… Continue reading Perfect Fall Oatmeal Spice Cookies

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Cookie Cutters Are More Than Plastic

I had the absolute honor of guest posting a blog for Heather Allen over at KaleidaCuts. Heather not only is an amazing cookie cutter designer, but she is a transparent, compassionate, and encouraging person. Her cookie cutters are some of my favorite designs and it was so fun being able to decorate a few of… Continue reading Cookie Cutters Are More Than Plastic

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Royal Icing Floral Tutorial

Making royal icing flowers is one of the most therapeutic things I do. I love just sitting down and piping flowers and then seeing the beauty unfold. Playing with edible glitter and embellishments just adds a little something extra! Some people golf, some people knit, some people read, I pipe! I have had a few… Continue reading Royal Icing Floral Tutorial

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To Liege or Not To Liege?…That is the Question

Wandering through our beloved Sprouts grocery store, there is always a nice healthy sized basket placed ever so temptingly at the front of the store, filled with Liege waffles. These tasty morsels cost $3.99/waffle (a waffle the size of a tea cup saucer). I have broken down a few times to purchase a couple because… Continue reading To Liege or Not To Liege?…That is the Question

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The Secret is Out: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes Revealed

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes  Ok...well that didn't take long. Third post in and I am already giving away my most famous secret weapon! Why? Well, that's easy...because these little guys deserve to be made over and over and over again! The happiness these little buggers bring with them are like nothing I have ever… Continue reading The Secret is Out: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes Revealed

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Das Ist Eine Authentisch Gute Brezel – Yeah It Is!

  Pretzels are my downfall - ever since I was a little kid, skipping my way through the Farmer's Market in Munich, Germany eagerly searching for that delectably soft, crunchy, salty goodness. There is nothing like a true German pretzel! The melt in your mouth, overly satisfying comfort of leaven! I am not sure if… Continue reading Das Ist Eine Authentisch Gute Brezel – Yeah It Is!