Chocolate Chip Nutella Cookies


  How many of you have a secret pleasure in life?  That jar or carton of something that you keep hidden in the back of the cupboard or the freezer that you hope no one else finds.  Because you don’t want to share! Well,  I have several of them.  There is the bag of Cadbury chocolate eggs in my desk drawer, the carton of Haagen Daaz ice cream in the back of the freezer and then there is also the jar of Nutella hidden in the pantry. Today I decided [Continue Reading…]

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Nutella

Chocolate Banana Cookies with White Chocolate and Nutella

Super Yummy! Those are the words my daughter used to describe these cookies. I had 3 very ripe bananas on my counter and I wasn’t in the mood for my go to ripe banana recipe – The Best Banana Bread.  I thought about Banana Bars or Banana Cupcakes but none of those really did it for me.  I decided a banana cookie was in order.  A Super Yummy banana cookie. I wanted a nice moist cookie but I didn’t want it to be too cake like.  I used 3 ripe [Continue Reading…]

Nutella Cupcakes and Cupcake Baking Tips


Last week while I was in Utah I was invited to spend the afternoon baking with Lizzy from Your Cup of Cake.  I actually just visited and took pictures and she baked. But while I was visiting and taking pictures I did ask her for some cupcake baking tips.  She had some good ones. Lizzy is a college student at BYU in Provo.  Her baking inspiration comes from her grandmother who, stuck in the middle of no where, sleeping in  a tent, could make a delicious cherry cobbler over the [Continue Reading…]