Chocolate candy cane cookies

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I’m often asked how all of my baked goodies turn so pretty and delicious and I don’t know what to answer. Truth be told, it doesn’t always happen. There are lots of recipes I had to taste-test multiple times, some didn’t even make their appearance on the blog because I wasn’t satisfied with the result…. 

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Mexican wedding cookies #25recipestoXmas

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Today’s cookies are brought by Joan of Chocolate, Chocolate and more. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that feels that way,  but you have to love a blog with that name. We’re talking double chocolate here. And Joan is one of the sweetest and most supportive bloggers I know. You may remember her from a couple of weeks ago when I… 

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Orange creamsicle shortbread cookies #25recipestoXmas

orange creamsicle shortbread cookies #25recipestoXmas

Today cookies are brought to you by Kristina of Spabettie. Kristina is one of those person you envy right from the start. You’re wondering why? Because she has a SPA at her fingertips. Isn’t that a dream-job? Except my spa envy I love her and her blog. She’s funny, talented and so sweet. Check out this amazing salted… 

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White chocolate cranberry cookies #25recipestoXmas

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Weeks ago, when the idea of 25 recipes to Christmas came to mind I asked hubby to make a list with his favorite holiday cookies. I didn’t want to make just my favorite treats, but also his own. Later that day he handed me the blank paper saying : I don’t have favorites, maybe some… 

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Semolina Coconut Cake

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  Today we’re going on a trip. Usually I tell you what’s going on in my neck of the woods and around it, but today we’re going to Middle Eastern. Do you wanna know why? Of course you do! My friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic just had her first cookbook released: An Edible… 

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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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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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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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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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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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Apple dulce de leche tart

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Apple Dulce de Leche Tart – buttery crust filled with sweet apples and brushed with dulce de leche. A wonderful easy to make fall dessert If you had asked me a year ago how many calendars I know of I had told you there’s just one calendar for everyone. Turned out I was wrong. There… 

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

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Chocolate chip pumpkin cookies – moist, cake-like cookies, packed with pumpkin sweetness and full of chocolate-chips. A delicious fall inspired treat. A new month. A new party. Today it’s the first Monday of the month, that means it’s time for a new #chocolateparty. September was our first month and I was happy to see your delicious… 

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Cottage cheese whole wheat dinner rolls

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I wish every-time I plan something it immediately gets checked on my to-do list. I’ve been meaning to bake along with my wonderful friend Lora aka Cake Duchess pretty much since she started the #TwelveLoaves. But you know how it is, life gets in the way, other recipes get prettier pictures, the dateline is over. If I keep… 

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Steakhouse Bread

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We don’t go often to steakhouse. As vegetarian we need a good excuse to have dinner at Outback or another steakhouse but we do go there when we’re visiting family in South Carolina. My mother in law loves a good steak and there are several local restaurants that we go to every time we visit her. The… 

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Zucchini wedges

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  Some might say Labor day is the end of summer. Some will consider September 21st the last day of summer. I’m in between. I love summer but I’m ready for fall. I’ve already started the fall baking. Last weekend I found some beautiful zucchini at the farmers market. We love zucchini and despite trying different zucchini recipes we… 

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