White Chocolate Cranberry Blondie

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Deck the halls with lotsa blondies fa la la la la la la la la... I came across these on a NY Times article titled "Battle of the Christmas Desserts" or something like that. As I've mentioned in previous posts, I don't always eat chocolate, but when I do, I prefer white, so I decided to give these blondies a try (I know you chocolate purists are scoffing at me right now). I made them for a potluck holiday party my daughter was invited to and they were a big hit with both adults and children. Read more [...]

Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Cookies (for ice cream sandwiches)

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If you like brownies, you'll love its first cousin, the chocolate chocolate chip cookie. You feel like you're eating a sliver of chocolate cake, only denser and chewier. And the best part about these cookies? They are ideal for ice cream sandwiches. This wasn't what I intended for these cookies. But I made them for a dinner party at home, and when I placed these on the table, my spastic friend got up, raided our freezer, sat back at the table with a tub of ice cream, and began slathering it Read more [...]

Chocolate Chip Toffee Walnut Brownies

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Here we go again. Another chocolate recipe from the non-chocolate lover herself. Don't worry, I have the best taste tester at home in my chocoholic husband, so when I say these are tried and tested, I mean it. I don't know what it is that has me baking with chocolate so often these days, but I would venture to say it's my pregnancy. I think our little one has inherited her father's obsession with chocolate! These brownies were actually a bit of an experiment. I took a Chocolate Walnut brownie Read more [...]