Rocky Road Cookies @createdbydiane

Rocky Road Cookies (Appreciation Post)

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 family isn’t going hungry anytime soon. I laugh when they say there…

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Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing @createdbydiane

Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing

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…

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Chocolate Cheese and Wine with Brookside Chocolates @createdbydiane

Chocolate Cheese and Wine

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 can’t decide which I like…

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Chocolate Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies @createdbydiane

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Merry Christmas everyone! I made about 15 dozen of these cookies in the last week. Chocolate meets gingerbread in this delicious combination. I couldn’t wait to create this combination as soon as I made these           Gingerbread Spice Cookies I’ve made many, many dozens gingerbread cookies this month and decided to…

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Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake @createdbydiane

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

It’s cookie time! Well really there is no better time for cookies than anytime if you ask me, especially chocolate chip cookies. They are just the BEST! I can’t think of a better way to serve them up than to pile them high with frosting, can you? This is the perfect little cake for one,…

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Mocha Chip Cookie Cake @createdbydiane

Mocha Chip Cut Out Cookies and a Cookie Cake

Not every birthday has to have a cake. This is a great alternative. A  cookie Cake. I made this beauty for a very sweet friend. She loves coffee and chocolate. So a Mocha Chip Cookie Cake was going in the oven!   I made the cookie cake in an 8 inch cake pan, lined with…

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Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes @createdbydiane

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Raspberry M&M’s

Chocolate and Raspberry together make a great pair. I couldn’t believe it when I saw Raspberry Dark Chocolate M&M’s. I grabbed the bag quickly and started plotting what I would do with them. I had purchased some cute cupcake liners a while back and knew they were black with pink and red flowers. I just…

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Reese's Peanut Butter Toffee Recipe

Reese’s Peanut Butter Toffee

Since chocolate and peanut butter go so well together, toffee will make a better right? Well it sure did to me. It’s crispy and crunchy with all three wonderful flavors together. After making Pretzel Toffee a couple weeks ago, I guess you could say I’m going toffee crazy. Toffee really is crazy yummy though, so…

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