February 2011

Banana Bread Cookies


I consider these little gems to be a hybrid between a crunchy oatmeal cookie and moist banana bread. Combining ripe bananas, rolled oats, cinnamon and nuts, they're proof that cookies can taste incredible and still be good for you. And they're cruelty-free, to boot!

Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies

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Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies with three layers of rich and decadent goodness! A rich, fudgy, deep dark chocolate brownie with a delicious peanut butter filling that is topped off with a decadent chocolate ganache. Oh yes, the classic peanut butter and chocolate combination! This dessert is incredible!

Piña Colada Cupcakes

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If you like Piña Coladas ... you'll love Piña Colada Cupcakes.

Triple-Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

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Triple-Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake filled with homemade lemon curd and covered in Zesty Lemon Frosting.

Gorgeous Le Creuset Casserole Winner!


The winner of our Gorgeous Le Creuset Casserole giveaway, is comment #61!

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Congratulations Kristy from Casual Dish! :)

Thank you to everyone who entered! We especially want to thank everyone for their awesome comments - we loved hearing about all the hearty savory AND sweet dishes, from homemade mac 'n' cheese to sweet fruit cobblers - yum! Thank you all for "liking" us, tweeting about the contest, subscribing to our RSS feed, and generally spreading the word. And of course, a big "Thank you!" to CSN Stores for sponsoring another awesome giveaway!

xo, Patty & Crispin

Mocha Sandwich Cookies


I could see these cookies gracing a beautiful party spread, or being packaged up in cute little gift boxes. Miniature desserts can feel so fancy and delicate, but sometimes it’s just fun to make them on a random Sunday afternoon!

Chocolate chip bread pudding

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Nigella has done it again - delicious bread pudding studded with chocolate chips. Yum!

Thick and Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies

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The first bite of this incredibly decadent cookie will have you reaching for more. These cookies are what we crave - warm from the oven, soft, chewy and rich! Pair these ooey-gooey cookies with a glass of milk and they will soon become one of your favorites.

Mini Irish Soda Breads


Mini Irish soda breads. No kneading time, no rising time. These little breads are perfect to make with kids. Don't wait till Saint Patrick's Day!

Granola for Lazy Days

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Homemade granola for lazy days - healthy and delicious!