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Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

This is a nutty twist on a classic Christmas cookie! The cookie itself is very delicate and tender and the Nutella tops it off perfectly.  These next few posts are inspired by Sally’s Baking Addiction. Sally does a series of cookie posts every year before Christmas called “Sally’s Baking Addiction Christmas Cookie Palooza.” I wait… Continue reading Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

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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

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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

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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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Soft and Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle cookies are always a crowd favorite! This recipe makes soft, thick and fluffy Snickerdoodles brimming with that classic cinnamon flavor. Snickerdoodle cookies hold a very special place in my heart. The first baking adventures that I embarked on began with my mom’s Snickerdoodle cookie recipe. One time during one of these baking excursions, I did… Continue reading Soft and Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Sweet Cornbread Cupcakes

These cornbread cupcakes have that classic cornbread taste but are more cake-like due to cake flour and the creaming method! Top them off with maple buttercream frosting and these are some of the best cupcakes I’ve ever had! I am a huge fan of cornbread. My love for cornbread began at Famous Dave’s. They serve cornbread muffins… Continue reading Sweet Cornbread Cupcakes

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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