Candy Cane Smores

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Put a holiday touch on your summer favorite treat. Candy Cane Smores – a fun treat for kids and not only to make while waiting for Santa Claus. If I have to choose one local store to buy chocolate World Market would be my choice. I love that no matter what time of the year I… 

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Peanut Butter Candy Bars

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Peanut Butter Candy Bars – crumbly, melt in your mouth peanut butter bars packed with chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups and topped with more candy pieces. Almost a week after Halloween and I still have plenty of candy left. We always buy candy as if you have hundreds of kids stopping by and the most… 

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Cranberry Chocolate Brioche Rolls

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What a trip this post has been. Let’s take a walk back in time. Few weeks ago I received an email from Hodgson Mill asking if I was interested in participating in their “Have a GRAIN Holiday” baking contest, using one of their flours. The idea of trying new flours was tempting, especially since they don’t sell it… 

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Buttery Garlic Crescents

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The other day my friend Kim asked me why I don’t care much for Halloween. The answer is pretty simple : we don’t have Halloween in Romania. Recently people started to dress up and throw a Halloween party but there’s no such thing as trick or treat. And since I moved on this side of the pond, somehow it… 

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Eggnog chocolate bread

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Have you ever wondered why books are priced $.1 on Amazon? Really? 1 cent? How bad can that book be to be priced so low. Why not just say it’s free. It’s not like it’s going to make a difference. You’ll still have to pay the $3.99 for delivery. I always wondered that. I still… 

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Pumpkin chocolate cake

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The buttermilk makes this pumpkin chocolate cake light, soft and crumbly and the melted chocolate on top makes it perfect for Halloween and not only. This is the most Halloween-ish I can get. It may not be spooky, it may not be scary, it may not have a web and 8 legs but it’s my Halloween treat…. 

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Pumpkin kissed brownie surprise cookies

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Soft with a rich chocolate taste just like a brownie should be and a melted candy baked inside, these pumpkin kissed brownie surprise cookies are a family favorite Halloween is probably my least favorite holiday. Maybe because I’m now a big fan of spider webs or maybe because I was born in Dracula’s country (not too far from his castle). The only part… 

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100 Chocolate recipes

100 Chocolate recipes

I’ve been waiting for this post … in like …. forever. You probably know by now how much I LOVE chocolate. I just have to have some every single day. I dream of chocolate rich desserts. I’m constantly looking for new ideas to use chocolate. I buy cookbooks just because they have chocolate in the… 

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Homemade chocolate coconut chew bars

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We’re a family of three but we all have different choices. I’m a chocolate girl all the way and my favorite larabar is by far the Chocolate Chip Brownie Bar followed shortly by Chocolate Coconut Bars. Hubby is a peanut butter addict (I swear he could live on peanut butter sandwiches) so his favorite larabar is Peanut… 

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Candy Cane Kisses Chocolate Sponge Cake

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  Out of all the Hershey’s kisses on the market, candy cane is by far my favorite. I love it so much I buy bags after the Holiday is over to have them year round and drop one or two in my coffee to cool myself a little bit during the hot summer season. Then… 

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Homemade peanut butter chocolate bars

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Peanut butter chocolate bars made healthier with no sugar added, naturally gluten free and vegan.  Say Hello to Peanut Butter and Chocolate Healthy Bars! These bars are gluten-free, vegan, sugar-free and no oven required. Don’t you just love peanut butter and chocolate even more now? The pink and healthy week continues. Did you see the… 

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Coconut cookies

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Everywhere you turn this month you’re surrounded by pink and pink bows. October is breast awareness month. According to BreastCancer.Org 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their life (that’s just scary).  About 85% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease (even scarier). When my friends Erin and Cassie… 

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Whole wheat pumpkin challah

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Today I have another whole wheat bread for you made with Red Star PLATINUM. I wasn’t lying when I told you I did a ton of baking with the latest Red Star Yeast before I wrote the review on Monday (you still have time to enter the giveaway if you haven’t yet) Just like the… 

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Pull apart nutella filled pumpkin bread

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Soft buttery pull apart pumpkin bread, filled with spoonfuls of Nutella and topped with sugar for a sweet crunchy crust. The bread-tastic week continues with a pull-apart nutella filled pumpkin bread. When i planned this week filled of irresistible yeast baked goodies i thought i had everything under control. But that was before I realized… 

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Plum cake

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My grandma’s small farm had a small orchard. A few apricot trees, few apples trees and mostly plum trees. Several types of plum trees. Some plums ripen during the summer months, some later during the fall. My favorite ones were the Italian plums. Somehow round, juice and easy to have their stones removed. We had only one Italian plum… 

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