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Archive for January, 2012

red velvet cheesecake brownies

Gearing up for Valentine’s Day (so glad, I was starting to get post-holiday depression), and there’s no better excuse to try a new red velvet recipe.  These brownies weren’t super sweet, so they weren’t my favorite, but both my husband and 9-year-old said these were the best treat I’ve made in a long while.  Just like red velvet cake, the chocolate flavor is a bit milder, but the consistency is fudgy and moist, which I love.  Also, in my experience these are much better the next day, which requires patience I simply don’t have.  If you’re a fan of cheesecake brownies, and you don’t like sickly sweet desserts, you’ll absolutely love these!  And they’re quite pretty, if I do say so myself.

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double white chocolate and pretzel peanut butter cookies

Have you ever had white chocolate melted into your cookie dough before?  Because I haven’t, and it was amazing.  I absolutely love the texture of these cookies – moist and chewy, but also almost crumbly.  I hope I’m using the right descriptive words.  Let me just say that these are genuinely delicious and a new favorite.  Another fabulous salty/sweet combo, sure to satisfy both cravings.  Make them nice and big, and then have two or three with lots of milk on a Sunday afternoon.  That’s what I just did, and I’m a happy, happy girl.

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