Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies @createdbydiane

The combination of chocolate and pumpkin spice is irresistible in these adorable and easy cut out cookies. Fall is upon us and the leaves are changing colors, combining pumpkin spice orange and chocolate together in these cookies seems pretty NATURAL.... well not like leaves in all … [Read more...]

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November Recipes from Created by Diane

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Just in case you missed seeing any of my posts this month, here they are...   November was a month full of Fall baking and some other great recipes!   … [Read more...]

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Mango Scones

Mango Scone Recipe with Fresh Mangos

I hid a ripe mango from my son. Yes, sometimes I have to be sneaky, you see if he saw the mango, he would have eaten it. I know him well. He's not as tall as me so I get to hide things easily on him, I'm sure that will change in a few short years. I hid the mango so I could make these scones, … [Read more...]

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Cinnamon Rum Raisin Scones

Cinnamon Raisin Scone Reicipe with cinnamon sugar icing

  Cinnamon Rum Raisin Scones  They are a kicked up version of cinnamon toast, is all I can think to describe these scones. One is certainly not enough! Make sure the butter is REALLY cold. It  will result in higher, lighter, flakier scones. I often take the butter out of the … [Read more...]

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The BEST Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies-homemade nutter butter

I'm sure you've had your fair share of peanut butter cookies from Nutter Butters to the Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies from the Girl Scouts and all the homemade and store bought peanut butter cookies  in between. For anyone allergic to peanut butter, I am so sorry! These peanut butter cookies are … [Read more...]

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Caramel Apple Scones

Caramel Apple Scone Recipe

Being left behind can be the best thing ever! There always seems to be an apple lying around my kitchen, just like the last banana. This is for the lucky apple that didn't make it along the way to someones exciting day. You may first think being left behind is bad, this is one time that it's not. … [Read more...]

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Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites

Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites @createdbydiane

Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites We woke to 39 degrees, it's much colder than the 95 degree days we had a week ago. It's a hot tea and cookie type of day. With the smell of gingerbread in the oven, I think I need to start writing my Christmas list.... Have you written your list yet? Do you have  a … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (Skookie)

Pumpkin one pan skillet cookie how-to pizookie-skookie

Some days I just want to smother my worries in sweets. This is one of those days! I don't like to worry and be upset. I'd rather be worry free and happy. As we all know all days aren't happy and we have to deal with the reality that there are days that we worry and are upset. I worried years ago … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Treats Recap and other pumpkin recipes from great bloggers!

pumpkin treats

Pumpkin Treats   It's no secret I LOVE pumpkin! Here is a recap of some of the pumpkin treats I've made recently... Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Pumpkin Cheesecake Cobbler Pumpkin Rice Pudding Pumpkin Scones Pumpkin Cookies Pumpkin … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

How to pipe a pumpkin onto a cupcake Created by Diane Blog

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Chocolate and pumpkin are two great flavors that go really well together, add on pumpkin cream cheese frosting and it's a win-win! I love Fall, pumpkin and all that goes along with Halloween. Having fun dressing up and the silly … [Read more...]

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Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno, Cheese and Bacon

Jalapeno Stuffed Cornbread with bacon, tamale

Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno Cheese and Bacon Bite sized comfort food! It's actually cooled off a few nights here and feels like Fall. Well at night it does, it the daytime it's still in the 80's. I love Fall, but still have trouble with the whole daylight saving concept. It's getting dark … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

  Pumpkin Cookies I'd like to introduce you to my new favorite cookie. Not only do they look like pumpkins they taste like the most wonderful pumpkin cookie. I made them based off my Snowball Cookie Recipe, otherwise know as "the Wedding Cookie".  Mexican Wedding Cookies, Italian … [Read more...]

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Halloween Cake with a surprise inside

Halloween Cake ideas

  The outside may look like a typical Halloween Cake, but with Halloween you can never be sure what you'll find... You didn't expect this did you? It reminds me of when you go trick or treating to someones house on Halloween night and it seems all calm and normal from the outside. Then … [Read more...]

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Pepitas (shelled roasted and salted pumpkin seeds)

  Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Since it's officially pumpkin time. Well in my house that is what I call it, as soon as mid September hits I think it's pumpkin time and I'm surprised they haven't changed October to Pumpkin yet, well I guess that would get confusing.s. I always look forward to … [Read more...]

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Halloween Party ideas and Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili Recipe

Halloween Party Menu

When I plan a Halloween party, the first thing I think of is the food. Tell me I'm not the only one. For some it's the shopping, decorating, or costumes. For me it's all about the food. This years Halloween Party features my new Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili, I've attempted pumpkin chili before … [Read more...]

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