Oatmeal Maple Bacon Cookies

Oatmeal Maple Bacon Cookies @createdbydiane

These go Way beyond ordinary cookies. Dare I say these make the perfect breakfast, well there is oatmeal and maple and bacon and those are all breakfast items, but these are really great when it's not breakfast time. The bacon in these cookies reminds me of how delicious walnuts are in … [Read more...]

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Triple Lemon Cake

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This is lemon at it's finest. Delicious lemon cake, filled with lemon pasty cream and topped with lemon cream cheese frosting.   You know the days when life hands you lemons... First thing is call your mom....that always helps and since my mom brings me lots of lemons off her wonderful … [Read more...]

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Avocado and Strawberry Margaritas

avocado and strawberry margarita recipe @createdbydiane

May is just about upon us and with Spring in full swing here in Southern California that means lots of get togethers! Cinco de Mayo is at the top of my list for a really fun day to enjoy some delicious food and drinks and enjoy all spring has to offer, like beautiful flowers and the seasons … [Read more...]

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Easter Egg Toffee

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An all time favorite Easter candy makes it's colorful appearance in this sweet and creamy toffee. There is nothing more fun this time of year then an Easter Egg Hunt, until you grab a piece of this toffee. This makes it easy to be the winner, there are plenty of "eggs" in each piece. … [Read more...]

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Lemon Waffle Cookies

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Now there is no reason not to have waffles all day long... These waffle cookies remind me of fresh made waffles and ice cream at the board boardwalk, I'm not sure why....it must be the sweet smell of them baking or that slightly sweet lemony taste of lemonade I recall getting there too. I have … [Read more...]

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Margarita Scones

Margarita Scones @createdbydiane

You will love that you can take these Margarita Scones with you anywhere you'd like because you won't need to hide it in a paper bag and look like you are sneaking around with some unlawful substance you're not supposed to have on the street. Margaritas are my favorite drink! I do often … [Read more...]

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Drunken Rum French Toast with Rum Sauce

Drunken Rum French Toast with Rum Sauce @createdbydiane

This is one breakfast you WON'T want to miss out on. The party will never end with this breakfast! Thick and delicious french toast gets tipsy with some rum which means this will no only be great for breakfast but would make a fun midnight snack too. Some days start off needed and extra … [Read more...]

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Coffee Scones with Coffee Icing

Coffee Scones with Coffee Icing @createdbydiane

Nothing will get you going in the morning like these COFFEE SCONES! Well if you're a coffee drinker I'm sure that a hot cup of coffee will help, for me it's all about the yummy scones.....you can have the cup of coffee. … [Read more...]

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Lemon Sprinkle Cookies

Lemon Sprinkle Cookies @createdbydiane

Lemon Sprinkle Cookies may just be my NEW favorite cookie! It's all about lemon this week at my house, it seems like I've made everting with the wonderful taste of LEMON. I just love the colors of these sprinkles they are so bright and cheery, and these cookies not only look like spring … [Read more...]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Mint Chocolate Chip Biscotti @createdbydiane

Biscotti gets a delicious MINTY makeover today and not any time too soon, after all I think March is the month of MINT (unofficially, of course) and mint and chocolate go SO well together, wrapping it all up in biscotti HAD to be done. You know how much I love mint don't you? … [Read more...]

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February 2014 Recipes from Created by Diane

February Recipes from @createdbydiane

Here are the recipes I posted in February: … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Chip Mint Cut Out Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cut Out Cookies @createdbydiane

Not sure what it is but as soon as March rolls around, all things GREEN and MINT seem to consume my thoughts! After all St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, I really miss watching the parade I used to see years ago. It's still going on in the town I would see it, but I'm MILES … [Read more...]

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German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake @createdbydiane

For the LOVE of coconut.... this cake will knock their socks off. I'm not sure who created German Chocolate Cake, but it's not German at all. I was looking for a dessert to bring to a party where they were serving all types of German food, I was sure no one would pass this one up, German … [Read more...]

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Mint Madeleines

Mint Madeleines @createdbydiane

Oh how I love chocolate and mint together, one of my favorite things is chocolate chip mint milkshakes. This time of year, it is really hard to resist all the thin mints. But the milkshake remains my favorite, until now. I just love how Madeleines have a cake-like texture, and add mint … [Read more...]

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Birthday Cupcakes

Birthday Cupcake @createdbydiane

Whoo Hoo, today is my BIRTHDAY. Aren't Birthday's the BEST! You can tell I like celebrating, right? But the more opportunities to celebrate mean the more chances of eating desserts, after all it's not a celebration with out cake or cupcakes. This year I decided to make a SMALL batch … [Read more...]

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