Baking 101 · Bars · Chocolate · Cookies · Recipes · Sweet Recipes

Chocolate Golden Oreo Cookie Bars

These extra chocolatey, fudge-y cookie bars are full of Golden Oreos and white chocolate chips! They’ll be snatched off the Christmas cookie plate in no time. The Cookie Countdown continues! Here is cookie number two, even though it’s technically a cookie bar but the road to these cookie bars results in a cookie textured thing. And… Continue reading Chocolate Golden Oreo Cookie Bars

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The Best Vanilla Cake

 This vanilla cake is the best vanilla cake I’ve ever had.The melted butter and a little bit of Greek yogurt result in a moist, tight crumb and is overflowing with vanilla, butter-y flavor. Put a thick layer of this fantastic frosting on it and you will be in vanilla cake heaven. Vanilla cake is/can be/maybe… Continue reading The Best Vanilla Cake

Baking 101 · Classic · Cookies · Experiments · old fashioned · Peanut butter · Recipes · Science

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

These are the best peanut butter cookies I’ve ever had. They “melt in your mouth” because of the loads of peanut butter, shortening and powdered sugar. You won’t be able to stop at one! Dear baking world, Every baker needs an excellent peanut butter cookie in their repertoire. I mean, nothing is as classic and… Continue reading The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Baking 101 · Chocolate · Classic · Cookies · Drop cookies · Recipes · Science

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

 These chocolate chip cookies are everything a chocolate chip cookie should be: chewy on the edges, soft and gooey in the middle; sweet and a little bit salty, with a deep caramel flavor. The secret? Bread flour and obscene amounts of brown sugar. This recipe was a long time in the making. I tried a… Continue reading The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

 These funfetti cupcakes are fluffy, moist and sprinkle-filled. Add a thick layer of cake batter frosting and these are perfect for any celebration! Who can resist a funfetti cupcake? I don’t know if it’s the sprinkles or what, but whenever I see a funfetti cupcake, I feel a child-like excitement bubble up in me and I… Continue reading Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

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The Every Thirty Days Experiment 2: Bring On The Heat

Hello! Welcome to my second Every Thirty Days Experiment. Today, I bring you something extra special and magical and mystifying. It’s the oven. Or rather, how hot your oven is running. When you bake any baked good, you typically bake at 350 degrees fahrenheit. (Muffins are an exception. You usually bake those around 400 degrees.)… Continue reading The Every Thirty Days Experiment 2: Bring On The Heat

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Brown Sugar Almond Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

 This brown sugar almond pound cake is extraordinarily moist and dense and overflows with almond and caramel flavor. The secret twist is the cream cheese center that bakes and swirls into the cake! Don’t forget the delicious lemon glaze to top it all off. One thing I’ve learned during my time as a baking blogger is… Continue reading Brown Sugar Almond Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Filling