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Peanut Butter Cookies

Can a peanut butter cookie recipe that doesn’t have the criss – cross of fork tines be any good? You betcha! These cookies, are soft and chewy – and full of peanut butter flavor. I promise,  you won’t be able … Continue reading

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Let the Baking Begin!

I took out some of the cookie dough I had squirreled away in the freezer to bake this afternoon. First up, are these Lemon Butter Cookies, click on the link for the recipe! Happy baking!

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

This is the cake I made for Joe’s birthday. It’s a rich chocolate cake with a cream filling, covered with chocolate ganache. This recipe is going into the permanent birthday cake collection – it was delicious!

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Apple Raisin Braided Bread

Now that the weather is getting cooler, I’ve been baking again. Braided breads are always fun to make, on Sunday I combined apples and raisins into this marvelous, sturdy dough –  baked in a cast iron skillet. When cool, I … Continue reading

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Italian Cream Cheese Cake

This cake is marvelous – it’s made with lots of eggs, buttermilk, and coconut, with a cream cheese frosting! It’s light, moist, and made for a perfect birthday cake.

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Chocolate Banana Muffins

I buy bananas, and two days later, they’re covered in brown spots due to the heat wave we’re having. I was going to make a banana bread, but muffins take less time to bake, and I had to do something … Continue reading

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Fudgy Brownie Cookies

These cookies are like a brownie in cookie form – chewy, but slightly crispy -and very chocolate! I made them for the lifeguards at our pool, but it looks like I’m going to have to make another batch, because they … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Due to July’s stifling heat and humidity, I haven’t been baking as much as I’d like. So when the thermometer dips below 90º, I pull out my trusty mixing bowl and hand mixer, and get to work! This recipe is the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bavarian Torte

It’s my neighbor’s birthday today, this is the cake I made for her celebration tonight. A three layer chocolate cake with a whipped cream icing with cream cheese, light brown sugar, topped with grated chocolate. It does require to be … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, these molasses cookies are the cookies to have next to you when you’re camped out on the sofa watching old movies. These cookies are soft, the texture is more cake-like than a crisp cookie. They’re … Continue reading

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