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Hot Cocoa Cookies + Homemade Marshmallows {No Corn Syrup}!


Have you ever tried a homemade marshmallow?  It wasn’t until college that I had my first taste.  Until then, I was firm on that I disliked this chewy goop, excluding the ones found in a box of lucky charms, of course.  That year could possibly be marked as the marshmallow-insaned year of the comedically gigantic marshmallows, more

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies


Thick double chocolate cookies that are soft and cakey with a peppermint crackle.  These just scream Christmas to me and while I weighed out my ingredients, folding this into that, I finally allowed myself to fully immerse in the Christmas spirit {as I feel fairly strongly about not allowing Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday, to more

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No-Bake Pumpkin Pie


I love pumpkin pie but faced with the prospect of baking several pies in a few weeks on top of Thanksgiving supper, I figured I’d whip up a no-bake version for myself when the craving was fierce but the effort must be kept to a minimum. Cue this layered custardy treat that involves no more

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Snickers, Homemade


This recipe is Dad approved. He is addicted to these things so I was more than happy to whip some up that were homemade where I could control the quality/quantity. I also figured that there could be a million things that could be done to spruce up this classic candy bar, including but not more

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