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Bourbon Street Blackberry Brut Cocktail

  It’s Mardi Gras time so where ever you are let’s celebrate !!  You don’t have to go crazy, but how about a nice easy refreshing cocktail? That’s right, a cocktail. Put an umbrella in it too if it makes you feel more festive and while you’re at it, throw your beads on   Bourbon Street Blackberry Brut Cocktail  
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Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies

Blondies are amazing. We love them. But lets face it if you’re trying to watch calories – butter, lots of sugar, chocolate, etc.? So when the New Year came around we started thinking that maybe we should start baking more healthy. HaHaHa. That’s hilarious, like that will ever happen on a regular basis. Anyway…..this recipe actually IS a bit healthy
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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are good. They have a lovely chewy texture with a fun surprise of a caramel center -plus lots of chocolate and don’t forget that final finish of salt. Yum. And yeah, just a bit addictive…… Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies   Ingredients   2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1
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Chocolate Caramel Honeycomb with Salted Mixed Nuts

It is national squirrel appreciation day on Thursday, the 21st. That’s right, you heard me. National. Squirrel. Appreciation. Day. We did not make this up. And some of you might not appreciate squirrels at all. Like when they eat all that bird seed you put out for THE BIRDS or how about when they run under your car? We hate
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Triple-Lemon Layer Cake with Fresh Lemon Curd

This cake really should be called the “Can’t it almost be Spring already cake”?? I mean, it’s the middle of January and aren’t you ready for warmer sunny days?  Remember what that’s like? Anyway, here is a bright, light, sunshine filled cake and it’s a delight to make (process wise) and even better to eat. We put candied lemon peels
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Dirt Bombs

  Yep, Dirt Bombs. What a weird name, right? No idea why. But these are good and they don’t taste like dirt. They are like this yummy buttery-cinnamon-sugar coated doughnut hole. Yeah, you’ve been warned.   Dirt Bombs   Ingredients Muffins: 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2  teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup
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Almond Cloud Cookies

These are my (susie) personal new favorite cookies and they don’t even involve chocolate. Go figure. They are irresistible, warm and just as addictive room temp. They are chewy and crisp and oh so good. Easy to make and would be a great gift all pretty in a cellophane gift bag tied with a pretty festive New Year’s ribbon. We suggest
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Chocolate Christmas Stout Cake

  Need a fancy Christmas dessert? This is it. It takes a while to prepare but you won’t regret it and it can be made a couple of days ahead. Just keep it in your fridge and then take it out about an hour before serving. This is decadent and will definitely impress but mostly, it is just so damn
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Go To Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Need holiday cookies in a hurry? We’ve got you covered. Besides being a classic cookie, these are super easy to make, only have a few ingredients, melt in your mouth and are delicious! Happy Holidays! Go To Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies Ingredients:   1 cup butter 2/3 cups granulated sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoons almond extract (or vanilla)
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Happy Hanukkah Easy Jelly Doughnut Holes

  Happy Hanukkah!! It is definitely that time of year again and we know you’re wishing you had a easy peasy recipe for doughnuts, or maybe not. We were so came up with these, adapted from a King Arthur recipe. The beauty of these is that it’s just a simple baking powder dough that only takes minutes to whip up.
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