Recipe 77: Dark Chocolate Heart Cutouts

Miss me? We’ll just pretend that 21 month gap didn’t exist. Let’s just call this season 4 of Nate Makes Cookies.

In today’s episode, Nate finds himself in his first house and beautiful new kitchen. Guest star: Brittany (sister).

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How sweet.  Continue reading

Recipe 70: Chocolate Chip Brownies

After last week’s disaster, I desperately needed something to go well. My reputation is on the line! I’ve had pretty good success with brownies, so I chose another.

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As you may remember from cream cheese and double-chocolate brownies, Martha cleverly placed 5 variations in the same section.  Continue reading

Recipe 60: Vanilla-Chocolate Wafers

Another log cookie. This one more complicated than the rest.

Vanilla-Chocolate Wafers

 

Yin-yang inspired? I wasn’t hopeful of the results.  Continue reading

Recipe 58: Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Cookies

I’ve been putting these off/I wasn’t going to do them because I don’t eat marshmallows. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m vegetarian, so I don’t eat gelatin. Surprise! They sell vegan marshmallows. We’re back in business.

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These are in the Kids Cookies section, so they’re easy, right? Let’s see.  Continue reading

Recipe 57: Salted Toffee-Chocolate Squares

Try not to hyperventilate. I say this because these caused some hysteria when I brought them to work.

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They went mad. Or is that me? I must admit I’m listening to Disney’s “it’s a small world” and it’s messing with my head. I love it. It’s 13 minutes long.  Continue reading

Recipe 53: Chocolate-and-Cream Sandwich Cookies

 

Thank you to all of you who worried about me in my absence. *crickets*

You guys…it’s been almost 3 weeks. I’m sorry. I’ll make it up to you today! These are fantastic.

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I just got back from a trip to Vegas this week and after a couple days of recovery, I was ready to bake!  Continue reading

Recipe 50: Double-Chocolate Brownies

This is brownie recipe number two from the app. I remember the cream cheese brownies being great, so I had high expectations.

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I already had the ingredients on hand (for once), so this was an easy choice.

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Recipe 47: Chocolate-Coconut Macaroon Cups

This might be one of my shortest blogs ever. These were that simple. I was attending a party and was asked to bring cookies. I made the very popular Coconut Cherry Oatmeal ones, but also made these for my gluten-free friends.

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Another use for the muffin tin? Sign me up!  Continue reading

Recipe 43: Cinnamon-Chocolate Macaroons

I’ve been blogging for a year! Can you believe it? I almost averaged 1 per week, which is pretty good!

This is my first holiday-ish cookie of the year. There are some weird ones coming up, but first, these!

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Recipe 42: Mocha Madeleines

What the hell is a madeleine? That’s a weird-looking cookie, I thought.

I found a madeleine pan at TJ Maxx and got ready. If you know me, you know how much I love coffee, so this was perfect.  Continue reading