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Gluten Free Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

      These are flourless and GF and if you like Almond Butter than you will love these. Oh yeah, and there is chocolate in them which immediately makes them delicious Oh and did we mention that these are a breeze to make? Cause they are. Feel free to get creative with these and add your own add ins….toasted
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Coffee Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

  We recently went to a wedding where the favors were adorable little jars filled with chocolate covered espresso beans. It seems the bride and groom met while working at a Starbucks. Adorable. Anyway…..We came away with three of these adorable favors and decided to bake something with them (of course we did), thus these yummy cookies…..delicious with 2 of
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Earl Grey Tea Cookies (with fresh orange glaze)

    Earl Grey Tea Cookies Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons fine Earl Grey tea leaves 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (vanilla extract can be used) 1 large egg 2 tablespoons grated orange zest (divided) 1
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When I was little, my favorite treat when Susie got coffee was to get an Almond Steamer (basically warm milk and almond flavoring, for everyone who hasn’t tried one). Though I don’t really like almonds, I love fake almond flavoring (I blame Susie). So, when I got my latest Graze box, I was thrilled that it included a snack that
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Truffle Pie

After I made way too many cookies for two people last week, I was trying to think of ways to use the cookies that had gone past their prime. I didn’t want to throw away the cookies simply because they’d gotten a little hard, but I also didn’t want to eat them. So I came up with a solution –
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Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Confession: this is my second time attempting to make malted chocolate chip cookies, and thank goodness this time worked out. I’m ashamed of my first attempt. Very ashamed. I haven’t made something so bad in years. I somehow made cookies that spread like crazy, burned around the edges, and refused to cook in the center. It was like burnt, crispy
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Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies

The December Daring Bakers’ Challenge had us all cheering – the lovely and talented Bourbonnatrix of Bourbonnatrix Bakes was our hostess and challenged us to make fun, delicious and creative whoopie pies! Delicious little cake-like cookies sandwiching luscious filling in any flavors we chose… What else is there to say but “Whoopie!” Though Susie has previously made whoopie pies (check
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Cheesecake Blueberry Cookies

One of our favorite parts of summer is blueberry picking. It’s fun, you get to be outside, and at the end you get a whole lot of cheap, amazing blueberries. If you haven’t gone, or haven’t gone recently, I highly recommend it. This year, Susie and I decided to make Cheesecake Blueberry Cookies. These cookies turned out super fluffy –
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Sesame Tahini Cookies

Did you know that tomorrow is Susie’s birthday? True story! Happy early birthday, Susie!!   While this recipe isn’t really related to Susie’s birthday, it is a fun alternative to a “usual” cookie. Not too long ago, Nick and I made hummus and had a bunch of tahini left over. I knew there must be something fun we could do
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Molly’s Peanut Butter Cookies (Vegan, Dairy Free)

I spent last week with Molly and Jack, both adorable, both like cookies. What’s a grandma to do but bake?! And bake with Molly of course After all, now that she is 20 months old, doesn’t eat sugar but has a sweet tooth (what baby doesn’t??) and likes to mix, taste and eat – this cookie couldn’t be better. This
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