Tag Archives: Chocolate

Kris Kringle’s Chocolate Krinkles aka My Kids Favorite Christmas Cookie

I’ve been making the same cookies for Christmas for years now, since my kids were little. Most of my recipes come from the same book, A Baker’s Field Guide to Christmas Cookies by Dede Wilson. Such a fun book! First, the recipes are easy and turn out very well. Second, the book is cute – it reads like a field… Read more »

Mini Mint Filled Brownie Cupcakes

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Sometimes a girl just needs chocolate! Call it a craving, blame it on stress, whatever. It is, at times, needed. Just a bite of dark, velvety, fudgey chocolate, and in this case, with a creamy, melted mint center thanks to the “hidden” York Peppermint Patty. This Martha Stewart recipe called for large cupcakes, but I made mini ones for a… Read more »

Ginger Chip Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies and a Party

My friend recently updated her kitchen and invited a bunch of friends over last night to celebrate. ¬†Never one to go anywhere empty handed, I brought homemade cookies on a platter she could keep for her new kitchen, which, by the way, was fabulous! This recipe is from A Baker’s Field Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies by Dede Wilson. I… Read more »

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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Any kind of homemade bread is awesome. This quick bread recipe is…whatever is better than awesome. ¬†And your kitchen will smell great. And you will use up your over ripe bananas. There is no downside to making this recipe as far as I can tell. No kneading or waiting for it to rise. Just beat some ingredients, pour in a… Read more »

Ginger Chocolate Chip Cookies

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When I first started this blog I thought I would maybe run out of recipes or things to say. Turns out the real issue is which recipe to share and to hold back from posting to often. If anything posting has given me more ideas and made me more creative with recipes and what tastes good together. So when I… Read more »