Feb242012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Every once in a while I’ll have a few days where all I want to do is bake. This past weekend was one of those times, and I searched through all my food pins on Pinterest to find one or two I could make with what I had in the pantry.

Planets were aligned and I found that I had everything I needed to make these amazing Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars from Brandy’s Baking. Read More

Feb212012

TWD Chocolate Truffle Tartlets

Chocolate Truffle Tartlets

I came thisclose to not doing this week’s Tuesday With Dorie assignment for Chocolate Truffle Tartlets.

I didn’t have tartlet pans, I didn’t want to have to hunt down biscotti, and the directions made me exhausted just reading them. But then I got swept up in the enthusiasm and decided I needed to give it a shot, long process or not!

I ended up getting the tartlet pans from Amazon and managed to find a box of biscotti at the grocery store, so I was set. I warned my family ahead of time that I’d probably be baking for most of Sunday and to not get their hopes up about me participating in much else (yeah, that always plays out well). Read More

Feb132012

Diet Coke Brownies

Diet Coke Brownies

Yesterday, I saw this pin on Pinterest for brownies made with just a box of brownie mix and a can of Diet Coke and I knew I had to give it a shot. Not only do I have a load of brownie mix in my pantry, but I’ve got approximately a year’s supply of Diet Coke in the fridge. I decided I could sacrifice one of each to give this a try. Read More