Valentine Pretzel Toffee

Valentine Pretzel Toffee @createdbydiane

It's February is upon us and that means all things pretty, heart shaped, pink and red are upon us. This is one of these recipes you will want to have on hand, trust me! … [Read more...]

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Cute and Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie

Cute and Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies @createdbydiane

I'm gearing up for Valentine's Day with this EASY cookie, really these are the type that are in the oven before you know it and well, you'll be glad this makes a lot. They will be devoured! Because, they are chocolate and peanut butter and well when those two get together... no one … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cones

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cones @createdbydiane

If eating the cookie dough out of the bowl has always been a favorite of yours, you will LOVE these Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cones. These are an easy no bake treat that you can whip up in minutes. I dipped the cones in melted white chocolate then rolled the edges in mini chocolate … [Read more...]

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3 No-Bake Christmas Treats

3 No-Bake Christmas Treats @createdbydiane.jpg

If you don't want to turn your oven on.... these three treats are for you! Maybe you oven is full of Lasagna, Ham or Turkey. That's a good reason to make these, they'll keep you busy until the food is done. … [Read more...]

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Red Velvet Snowflake Cookie

Red Velvet Snowflake Cookies @createdbydiane

It was snowing in my kitchen all weekend. Well it could have snowed outside, it's been really cold here in Southern California.....you'd think we were somewhere else. Since it was cold outside it felt like the perfect SNOW day to me. Well, that is in the kitchen at least. I couldn't wait … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cut Out Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cut Out Cookies @createdbydiane

Chocolate and Peanut Butter is such a great flavor combination, it's no wonder Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are wrapped in orange and all ready for Halloween. I wanted to make a slightly chewy chocolate cookie with peanut butter and here you have them. I decorated them with orange royal icing … [Read more...]

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Salty Sweet Pretzel Toffee

Salty Sweet Pretzel Toffee @createdbydiane

  If you are anything like me... salty sweet is where it's AT! This is like chocolate covered pretzels KICKED up a big notch! You like toffee, right? This toffee is easy to make  and believe me it does not disappoint. It's salty sweet crunchy and smooth all at once, how is that … [Read more...]

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Oreo Scones

oreo scones @createdbydiane

There are many ways to eat an Oreo some like to dunk them in milk, some like to spit them open and eat the cream filling first. One thing is for sure they are yummy. I may or may not be guilty of opening Oreos and eating a whole row before blinking. They are that good, don't you … [Read more...]

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Oreo Cake

oreo cake @createdbydiane

One look at those dark chocolate cookie crumbs... you know the them maybe you know them VERY well. They are Oreos. Have you ever snuck a sleeve or two up to bed for a midnight snack and then well, just maybe found crumbs the next morning? Oh, ok maybe it was just me. Just imagine … [Read more...]

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Fudgy Brownie Recipe

fudgy borwnie recipe @createdbydiane

To me there is no no use having a brownie if it isn't fudgy. I don't want a brownie to taste like cake, what is what cake is for...and well, I love cake but it has NO place in my brownies. These brownies are creamy, rich and fudgy and well to tell the truth, they are the ULTIMATE brownie in my … [Read more...]

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Rocky Road Cookies (Appreciation Post)

Rocky Road Cookies @createdbydiane

Today I'm sharing an "Appreciation Post" with you. ap·pre·ci·a·tion əˌprēSHēˈāSHən/ noun 1. the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something. I know my husband appreciates that I cook and bake. As the counters are typically full of food, food, food. My … [Read more...]

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How to make Hot Fudge Sauce

How to make Hot Fudge Sauce @createdbydiane #food #recipe #chocolate

Tell me you like HOT FUDGE SAUCE as much as I do. Really no ice cream sundae would exist without it, if I had anything to say. I'm not sure the first time I ever had hot fudge sauce, but I certainly know my life is better for knowing it well. I made my first batch of hot fudge sauce … [Read more...]

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Mocha Mint Cupcakes

Mocha Mint Cupcakes @createdbydiane.jpg

We are getting plenty of rain and by the looks of it.... the rain will continue into tomorrow. There should be RAINBOWS popping up everywhere. I took this photo  a few months ago when it rained, I love that when it rains where I live, we often see rainbows and even double rainbows.You can see … [Read more...]

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Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing

Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing @createdbydiane

It's all about the pink today. It's Valentine's Day! There is pink and red everywhere I turn. I even painted the tray pink to match the cookies, which now that I'm looking at it might have been a bit much. But I really like the tray in pink, maybe just not with pink cookies on top of it. … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Cheese and Wine

Chocolate Cheese and Wine with Brookside Chocolates @createdbydiane

I'm all about snacking I just love salty and sweet together I really love chocolate and cheese together and it never hurts to have wine with it too. I've had Brookside Dark Chocolate Acai with Blueberry pieces before and now that I've tried their Raspberry and Pomegranate flavors too, I … [Read more...]

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