Blonde Bars

Count on me to un-simplify something. On my trip to Missouri, my friend Courtney whipped up, before I even got out of bed, a treat that turned out to be a major problem for me. By that I mean, it was amazing and rich and sweet, and I couldn’t keep my hands off of …click to continue Blonde Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

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To be clear, I gave up Facebook, NOT chocolate, as my New Year’s Resolution. Good.

Now, I don’t like to think of myself as fussy, but sometimes one detail being out of place will cause me to not do a recipe for you. Case in point, several years ago, my friend Kim sent me …click to continue Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I made coffee extract with Dripping Springs Vodka and Noble Coyote coffee beans, two Texas businesses that I admire. I’m always looking for fun ways to utilize fun local products in my baking. Several years ago I happened upon the notion of making my own vanilla …click to continue Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hooky Cookies: Blueberry Cream Cheese Cookies

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There was once a cookie shop in Wichita Falls called Grandma B’s. They served huge, hot, fresh cookies to the masses. I can’t even remember when that spot closed but I will always remember their cookies. I loved the chocolate chip. But the 2nd most talked about cookie that they made, at least amongst …click to continue Hooky Cookies: Blueberry Cream Cheese Cookies

Very Homemade Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

Something so blatantly obvious shouldn’t seem like a mystery. Yet, I assure you that if you haven’t done so before, the first time you make homemade peanut butter you will stare at it as though some miraculous transubstantiation or alchemy has just occurred before your eyes. Squashed peanuts do, in fact, turn into peanut …click to continue Very Homemade Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

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