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Chocolate Croissants – But Just Barely

I’ll admit to being pretty underwhelmed the first time I had a chocolate croissant, or “pain au chocolat,”as I’d mispronounce it; but eventually I realized the relatively sparse amount of chocolate wasn’t any kind of stinginess, but rather the true secret behind this amazing pastry. Properly done, this should ride that line between sweet pastry and a savory bread, so …

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Chocolate Bark – Temper, Temper

In addition to sharing an easy, and beautiful edible holiday gift idea, I wanted to make this chocolate bark so I could test a simplified technique for tempering chocolate without a thermometer. It sounded too good to be true, but worked fairly well, which is the problem. Is fairly good, okay?  Properly tempered chocolate will snap when broken, and retain …

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Chocolate Chip Cookies (with less fat!)

Chocolate Chip Cookies with less fat! Makes about 20 These cookies are tasty event though there is less butter (less fat) in them! I personally like to use dark chocolate chips but milk chocolate chips are great too. 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats1 ¾ cups all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, room temperature1 cup …

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Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Yummy! Better than a chocolate bar Chocolate Sugar Cookies Makes 122/3 brown sugar1/4 cup granulated sugar plus 1 1/2 tablespoons1/3 cup soft butter1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt2/3 cup cocoa such as Fry’s 3/4 cup all purpose flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. In a bowl, …

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Oatmeal Oven Pancake with Pecans and Chocolate Chips

I love oven pancakes. They’re often called Dutch  Babies or German Pancakes. They are easy to  make because they don’t require constant time  at the stove. I just need to pop them in the oven  and walk away to do other things. My oven puff  pancakes filled with fresh strawberries are a regular breakfast around our house.  They are  also a …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bundt Cake

 Here’s a cake out there for all of you Reese’s Peanut butter Cup lovers. This is rich, dense, moist and DIVINE. My favorite combination is peanut butter and chocolate. They’re just so perfect together. And this peanut butter ripple that’s in the middle of the cake really reminds me of a peanut butter cup.   So if you’re like me …

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Hershey’s Chocolate Cake with a Mousse Filling

 I’m definitely not going to take credit for this cake. I’m just making sure everyone is aware of how delicious it is:) I put a little twist in there, but for the most part, this cake is Hershey’s. They add 1 cup boiling water at the end to stir in. I add boiling hot coffee. You might think this is …

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The Best Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana and chocolate are flavors that are just meant for each other. When bananas get over ripe they are perfect  for my favorite Banana Bread or these moist  and delicious banana chocolate chip muffins.  If I’m not going to use them right away  I throw overripe bananas in the freezer. (no bag, un-peeled) to use anytime.   These yummy muffins mix-up in minutes  and take just 20 minutes to bake. If …

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Brownie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

The best thing about this cheesecake is that it’s a no-bake cheesecake. Well, I guess you have to bake the brownies. But COME ON! Look at this! It’s divine, delicious and indulgent. It’s also pretty fancy, but doesn’t require any skill…my kind of fancy. No brainer folks. You HAVE to make this! For the Brownie Bottom:* I usually just make …

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Chocolate Cobbler

Have you ever had a chocolate cobbler?  It’s thick, dense, rich, warm, oozy-gooey, and wonderful. And did I mention it makes it’s  own chocolate fudge sauce? You can whip one up anytime. It’s fast, it’s easyand you probably have all the ingredients inthe house. Start by putting 6T of  butter in an 8X8 pan in a 350º oven  while it preheats. …

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