Homemade Peppermint Oreos

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Welcome Jen  of Yummy Healthy Easy to the blog.  I got to meet Jen at Blogher Food earlier this year and she was so sweet to let me hang out a bit with her and a few other fun bloggers!!  Her blog name tells you exactly what she is about – yummy, healthy and easy!  Please be sure and visit her and check out all her yummy recipes and enter to win a Blendtec Blender  and then check out what Mique andCindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hi everyone! I’m [Continue Reading…]

Minty Triple Chocolate Cookies

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Welcome To Aimme of AimeeBroussard.com.  I have never met Aimee but I am an admirer of her blog – be sure you pay her and visit and check out her beautiful work and while you are there enter to win  Blendtec Blender and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! ! Hi, friends! I’m Aimee. I’m the owner of Kitchen Spirit, author of The Traveling Apron Cookbook, and blogger at AimeeBroussard.com (so original, I know but all the good names were taken). I’m delighted to [Continue Reading…]

German Chocolate Fudge

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Today we are welcoming Mandy’s Recipe Box to the blog.  Fudge has always been an important part of our holiday food gift giving traditions at our house.  My mom is the expert fudge maker in our family.  I’m excited to have Mandy share this delicious 3 ingredient fudge recipe as part of Bake Craft Sew.  Be sure to visit her blog to enter a Blendtec Blender and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hey there! I am Mandy and I blog over at Mandy’s [Continue Reading…]

Peppermint Double Chocolate Cookies

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Welcome Laura of Pink Cake Plate to the blog today.  Although we have never met in person I know we would get along well since she is a fan of cake plates too!  She is also a woman after my own heart because she has a yummy recipe for peppermint cookies  for you!   Be sure to visit her over at her blog to enter to win a Blendtec Blender and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hi Y’All, Laura here from Pink Cake Plate! [Continue Reading…]

Fudgy Marshmallow Brownies

Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies

I’ve spent some time lately going through my piles and piles of recipes and some old family recipe books.  I have shared many of these recipes over the years here on the blog.  But as I was going through the recipes I realized there were some good old family favorites that weren’t here on the blog.  Ooops!  I shared one last week with these yummy Cowboy Cookies. Today’s recipe is one I got from Jim’s Aunt Dawn.  Dawn is a great cook and I’ve gotten lots of yummy recipes from her [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate S’mores Pie

Chocolate S'mores Pie

A few weeks ago we spent the week with all of our kids enjoying the Oregon Coast and our home in Manzanita. Of course the best part of the week is getting to spend time with these crazy kids! Man, I love them and miss them like crazy already! It was a glorious week full of lots game playing, golfing, kayaking, beach time, amazing sunsets and s’mores!  One of our favorite things to do at the beach is to head down there before sunset, build a fire, play some games [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Toffee Bars

Chocolate Toffee Bars

Today’s recipe is what happens when you have a major chocolate/toffee craving over the weekend.  You get Chocolate Toffee Bars on the blog! It was a rainy, gloomy kind of weekend and I didn’t accomplish much of anything which is always a bit frustrating. I started a few projects but didn’t complete any of them and I now have a great big mess in my attempts to get organized.  I  discovered that a sure fire solution to rain, gloom, ineffectiveness, lack of organization and frustration is chocolate and toffee!  I [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Cookies – a Chocolate Overload Cookie!

Chocolate Overload Cookies

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow.  The day of love and chocolate!  What would Valentine’s Day be without chocolate??!!!  Especially chocolate cookies. Today’s recipe is the perfect way to the heart of anyone who loves chocolate cookies.  It is pure Chocolate Overload!  This cookie uses cocoa powder, semi sweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips.  Triple Chocolate Power! The steps are pretty easy  – add chocolate, add chocolate, add more chocolate! The semi sweet chocolate is melted and added into the butter and sugar mixture.  Then you add the cocoa in with [Continue Reading…]

DIY Chocolate Garnish

DIY Chocolate Garnish

Making your own chocolate garnish for cakes and cupcakes just like you see in the fancy bakeries is easier than you think!  Today I’m going to show you how to use it for Valentines with hearts and the word Love but you can use it for so much more!  Once you have the technique the possibilities are endless!  Here are a few ways that I have used them in the past:  DIY Chocolate Garnish Melt chocolate or chocolate melts in the microwave and spoon into a piping bag with a [Continue Reading…]