Coconut kisses chocolate bars

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Coconut creme kisses chocolate bars – Just like a magic bar but with a stronger coconut flavor and chocolate added to the graham crust Raise your hand if you have leftover Easter candy. I should probably raise both my hands. I still have leftover Halloween and Christmas candy. For me candy it’s mostly considered an… 

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Chocolate buttermilk bread

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Chocolate buttermilk bread – a cross between quick bread and cake, with a tangy buttermilk taste and slightly chocolate-y and sweet I’m starting to like making quick breads. A couple of weeks ago, maybe even months, I didn’t care much for a quick bread, I preferred making a yeast bread instead, but lately, after trying a couple… 

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Summer berry oatmeal muffins

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Berry oatmeal muffins – easy to make muffins, packed with fresh fruit, oats and whole wheat for a satisfying treat without feeling guilty Summer berry oatmeal muffins has been my go-to recipe lately. Perfect for those lazy weekends, when somethings freshly baked is mandatory with a cup of tea or coffee. What I like most… 

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Carrot cake cookies with cream cheese frosting

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Carrot cake cookies – just like a cake but in a soft, sweet cookie with a touch of spices and packed with grated carrots sandwiched with cream cheese frosting   Carrot cake cookies with cream cheese frosting. There’s something about carrot cake and Easter. For the last couple of weeks I see a carrot cake… 

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Romanian Easter bread – Pasca

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Pasca – Romanian Easter Bread. Sweet, soft, enriched yeast bread baked in a springform with a cheese filling inside After 7 weeks of fasting (abstinence from any kind of food derived from animals)  with Good Friday being the absolute fast (we’re not allowed to eat or drink anything the entire day) comes Easter, one of… 

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Greek Easter bread – Tsoureki

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Greek Easter bread – Tsoureki – soft, sweet, yeast egg-enriched bread flavored with citrus and aniseed. Tsoureki it’s the famous Greek Easter bread. It’s soft, sweet, yeast egg-enriched bread usually flavored with citrus, aniseed or mahlepi (sour cherry pits ground into powder). A couple of cooked red dyed eggs tucked between the braids, sprinkle some slivered… 

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Italian Easter bread – Pane di Pasqua

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Pane di Pasqua (Italian Easter breads) fluffy, slightly sweet, rich and soft, like a brioche, flavored with generous amount of lemon zest and a touch of ground aniseed Last week Italian Easter Pie, now Italian Easter Bread. These Italian Easter breads are fluffy, slightly sweet, rich and soft, like a brioche, flavored with generous amount of lemon… 

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Oatmeal breakfast bread

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Oatmeal breakfast bread packed with rolled oats, walnuts and raisins for a fueling and satisfying breakfast *This post is sponsored by Red Star Yeast. Oatmeal is my go-to breakfast Monday to Friday. Although I’m a stay-at-home Mom with a stay-at-home kid most of the days I don’t have all the time in the world to… 

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Caramel kisses brownies

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Caramel kisses brownies – rich, fudgy, ooey-gooey brownies with chewy edges and packed with Caramel Hershey’s Kisses How do you like your brownie? Fudgy? Cake-y? Filled with chocolate goodness? With or without nuts?  Jam-packed with Hershey’s Kisses? Right now, I’d take any of them, as long as they are brownies. My schedule for the rest of the week… 

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Italian Easter pie

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Italian Easter pie – sweet, creamy, light ricotta pie with chocolate chips and a touch of orange. Every time I see a cheesecake recipe my heart skips a beat. My all time favorite dessert is chocolate cheesecake and if I have to choose a recipe from my blog as a favorite I’d probably go with the brownie bottom cheesecake. This… 

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Ricotta and orange blintzes

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Ricotta and orange blintzes – baked thin crepes filled with sweet ricotta with a touch of orange Thin crepes filled with sweet ricotta cheese and a little touch of orange zest, also known as blintzes. Our breakfast yesterday. I’m not a pancake person. I love pancakes but if I have to make my own I prefer… 

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Cadbury creme egg brownies

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Rich, fudgy and totally addictive, these Cadbury creme eggs brownies will be the first to disappear from your Easter table. The ultimate Easter dessert!  There’s a new movie coming up this Easter season. Very similar with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory only this one is called Roxana and the Cadbury Creme Eggs Factory.  If I have to… 

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Nutella Magic Bars

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Nutella Magic Bars – oozing Nutella, melted chocolate, crunchy hazelnuts and a buttery crust in one irresistible bar Today we’ll be doing some magic. As in you close your eyes and count till 10 while I hide and eat the whole pan of these Nutella magic bars in a heart beat. I’ve made a couple… 

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Peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs

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Peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs – just like a melt-in-you-mouth peanut butter cookie with an extra peanut butter touchI’ve been meaning to use Reese’s colorful Easter Eggs in baking since I saw them on the shelves just before Valentine’s day. Of course I ate a few bags before I actually used… 

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Chocolate cake with mint buttercream

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Chocolate cake with mint buttercream frosting. Although we don’t celebrate St. Patrick’ day,  green is my favorite color and I could not let this Irish holiday pass without sharing one recipe with you. And since this is my only St. Patrick’ day related post I thought I go grande and celebrate with a Chocolate Layer… 

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Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin

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Potatoes au gratin loaded with cheese, cream and garlic. An easy no fuss no mess delicious weeknight meal. Today we’re talking dinner. Savory. Creamy cheesy garlicy potatoes. Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin. My friend Kita organized Pass the Cook Book Club. The idea behind the club is to dust off the cookbooks and actually test… 

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