Archive for ‘Cookies’

December 16th, 2013

White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Blondies

by Lauren

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Once again, I’m behind on the trend. I’ve said this before, but I don’t really enjoy baking. It takes a lot of patience and if I’m being honest, I lack patience. It’s a virtue I’m working on but have yet to even come close to mastering.

When I found out that you don’t have to wait for butter to come to room temperature when making blondies, I dove right in. You need a stand mixer either, anyone with a bicep … Read more...

October 25th, 2013

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

by Chrissy

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These cakey, pumpkin, chocolate-laden cookies might be my favorite part of Fall!

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I’ve already made 3 batches. That’s like over 100 cookies. And I can grantee I’ve personally scarfed about 20 of them. Probably more, but that’s something I’m not willing to admit, until another batch is made.

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So far, this season has been super busy. But since these are so easy to make, they keep well for about a week (if they last that long), and they bring huge … Read more...

October 2nd, 2013

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

by Chrissy

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Lauren is officially a Mrs.! She’s currently traveling Portugal and Spain on her honeymoon with her new husband, and when they return I’m sure that she will share beautiful pictures and memories, galore.

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I’ll just say that it was the most beautiful, perfect, love-filled day, and it was such an honor to be a part of it all, as her Maid of Honor.

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One of the really fun things that Lauren planned, was to have a cookie buffet, filled by … Read more...

August 13th, 2013

Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies {Gluten-free}

by Chrissy

Cookies for breakfast? The answer is YES. All day, everyday.

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Friends, I’ve been living it up and on total vacation mode these past two weeks.

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I adventured in Mammoth with Rob’s family–with wake boarding, fishing (we caught some rainbow trout!), hiking, and mountain biking–and then we headed up to LA for some time with my family–celebrating a birthday, and a Bon voyage, and venturing to the Getty Museum–our vacation was flush with fun activities and beautiful scenery. {Pics Below} Smile

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So, … Read more...

August 1st, 2013

Cakey Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies {+ coffee ice cream sandwich}

by Chrissy

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These cookies are soft, fluffy, and have just the perfect amount of banana flavor.
I’m not sure yet if they are more on the chocolate chip cookie gone healthy side, or more of the slice of banana bread gone unhealthy side.

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It doesn’t really matter because, regardless, I will eat 5 in one sitting. They are as light and cakey as air, and they seem to vanish by the handful.

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Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better we … Read more...