Chocolate ricotta cheesecake bars

chocolate ricotta cheesecake bars recipe

Lighter than traditional cheesecake, these ricotta cheesecake bars are chock-full with grated chocolate and finished with a drizzle of chocolate ganache. Ricotta cheesecake doesn’t always make it on my bake-list. I don’t know why. Or maybe I do. The price of fresh ricotta may have something to do with it. Or the fact that most… 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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The best flourless hazelnut chocolate chip brownies

flourless brownies recipe

So rich and fudgy, these hazelnut chocolate chip brownies have an intensely chocolate interior and cracked tops. One bite and you’ll fall in love with these flourless brownies over and over again. I was a little skeptical when I was first offered a piece of  brownie with a cracked top. There was nothing appealing about… 

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Loaded chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

oatmeal cookies recipe 1

Melting chocolate, creamy peanut butter, flavorful shredded coconut, crunchy pecans and chewy oats – all combined in these irresistible chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. My favorite season is fall. That might have something to do with my birthday, but mostly it has to do with my allergies. Me, spring and pollen are not good friends. Not at… 

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Peanut butter and chocolate cake squares

peanut butter and chocolate cake recipe

Perfect for any occasion, this peanut butter and chocolate cake is so moist and delicious you’ll be making it over and over again. Although it looks like you worked all day, this cake is a breeze to make. Few weeks ago, on a unexpected sunny days after a week of rain I decided to do some spring cleaning…. 

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Chocolate coconut dessert

chocolate coconut dessert

Rich as a brownie but with a cake texture, this double chocolate coconut dessert is bursting with coconut flavor from both the coconut extract and coconut flakes. Top with toasted coconut flakes for a fancy look. Since I started this little blog of mine I’ve paired chocolate with so many ingredients I’ve lost count. Of course,… 

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Chocolate coconut cake

chocolate coconut cake recipe

All the flavors of the lamingtons in an easy one-bowl chocolate coconut cake. This cake takes less than 5 minutes of prep time, no mixer needed! My mom was an amazing home cook and bakers. With three kids she still found the time to make dinner from scratch every night and always have a sweet… 

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Candy cane kisses chocolate cookies

candy cane kisses chocolate cookies recipe

The star of this year’s cookie exchange – rich, fudgy chocolate cookies packed with chopped candy cane kisses and drizzled with chocolate and chopped candy cane for a festive look Confession time : the first smell of Christmas and my addiction for candy cane takes over. I’ve been in candy cane land for a couple… 

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