oatmeal chocolate chip cookies stacked on a plate

Toasted Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m not saying that my marriage hinges on my ability to prepare a solid oatmeal chocolate chip cookie…but it might rank in his top ten favorite things about me (Note: Elias was not consulted about this claim but it’s my blog so I can say what I want). Anyway, there really is something special about […]

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A close up of toasted smores bars.

Smores bars

Smores remind me of fall. Of camping and spending all night in front of a big ol’ campfire. As much as I love fires, many summer days are just too hot for them. These smores bars are the perfect flavor fix to get you through until weather permits. Besides, it’s way easier to perfectly brown […]

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A zoomed in shot of one dark chocolate toffee bar laying on top of another on a white plate with blue and gold edges.

Dark Chocolate Toffee Bars

Layer bars are a super simple but very flavorful dessert. They are also the first dessert my husband requests when asked. I rarely use condensed milk in my cooking but it is practically made to be used for this recipe. It oozes through the layers of dark and milk chocolate, toffee, and flaky coconut, wrapping […]

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Fudgy Crunch Pecan Brownies

Brownies are sort of the casseroles of the dessert world (Why yes, I am midwestern, how did you know?). You can throw in a huge variety of chocolate sources, practically any nut, candy pieces, etc. and it will still taste good. Plus the preferred texture varies wildly. That means that it’s hard to truly ruin […]

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Three chocolate chip and pecan cookies stacked on each other

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

Chocolate chip and pecan cookies still on the cookie sheet, right out of the oven.

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