cookies/ brownies

Peppermint Sandwich Cookie Brownies

December 26, 2013
coffee and brownies

They say smells can bring you back  to certain memories. In fact, smells can change your mood. Coffee is one of my favorite smells that does just that. Coffee reminds me of so many good things. It especially brings me back to my early childhood and staying at my grandparents’ house during summer vacation. My grandparents were avid […]

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Homemade “Chipwiches” For National Ice Cream Month

July 16, 2013
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One of my favorite early teenage memories is swimming at the local town pool in the summer and eating chipwiches and cheese fries from the snack bar.  Ahhh, those were the days! We would get to the pool right after lunch.  First we would swim a little and dive for pennies. Then you went off […]

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Sugar Cookies with Monk Fruit In The Raw

May 20, 2013
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Disclosure: I was given a free bag of Monk Fruit In The Raw to use for this recipe and I have the chance to win a prize by showing a photograph of the cookies I decorated. I am attending Eat, Write, Retreat as a volunteer and was not compensated for this post. As always, the […]

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Cookbook Review : The Daily Cookie

February 25, 2013
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Did you know today is Chocolate Covered Nuts Day?  I didn’t either  until I used my new cookbook, The Daily Cookie: 365 Tempting Treats For the Sweetest Year of Your Life.  I guarantee that once you own this cookbook, you will never need to buy another cookbook on cookies. This book gives you recipes for […]

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Festive Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

December 18, 2012

I love this holiday time of year where there are plenty of reasons to make treats and desserts. Every year about a week before Christmas, I turn on the oven and bake up piles of cookies.  We like to give goodies to teachers, bus drivers, neighbors and friends.  Every person in our household has a […]

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Cherry Blondies

July 11, 2012

Believe it or not, I am not a chocolate person. I would much rather have a dessert filled with fruit and whipped cream. Give me strawberry short cake or key lime pie and I will skip the brownies every time. My son is the chocolate person in this house and he constantly begs for me […]

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Polish Pretzel Butter Cookies

November 17, 2011

This past week, my nine year old son had to do a cultural project for school. Since my husband’s father is Polish, my son decided to find out more about Poland. This included information on my favorite thing which is food. Most of the children decided to make some kind of cultural dish so my son picked […]

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Halloween Treats

October 29, 2011

The internet is buzzing with cute Halloween treats. My kitchen isn’t. After seeing a plethora of festive goodies, I felt the need to make something a little Halloweenish or at least something you can serve at a Halloween party. I came up with a caramel dip which is wonderful served with apples and graham crackers.  Basically, […]

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Palmiers Guest Post by Food Babbles

July 14, 2011

Today we have a special guest blogger. And yes, she is also another Jersey Girl. Kate Donahue is a paramedic, foodie and amateur fotog in New Jersey sharing her love of food on her blog Food Babbles. Kate is a big fan of baking and all the sweet things that life has to offer. You […]

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Bakery Style Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

December 20, 2010

I have heard that coconut oil has many health benefits and is a great butter or shortening replacement when cooking. A few weeks ago I was sent some Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil. *** With the holidays right around the corner, this was the perfect opportunity to try some in my baking. After using it […]

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