Showing posts from February, 2020

Soft Frosted Valentine Heart Cookies

These heart cookies are soft, chewy, dense, made in one bowl, and you don’t have to roll them out. The easiest Valentine's Day sugar cookies ever!



 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), melted 1 large egg 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/2 cup sprinkles

 1/4 cup unsalted butter (half of 1 stick), softened about 2 to 2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 to 3 teaspoons cream or milk sprinkles, for decorating (I used a combination of these and these)

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The crunchy-sweet combination of vanilla wafer cookies and a white chocolate coating make these adorable goodies a perfect Valentine's treat for kids and adults alike!


1 box vanilla wafer cookies (you will need approximately 40)12 ounces white chocolate chips or white candy melts (1 package)red sugar sprinkles

To see directions and complete recipes visit 3 INGREDIENT VALENTINE CRUNCH COOKIES @

Heart Cookies

Simple sugar cookies with a marble glaze, these heart cookies would be a sweet Valentine’s treat.


1 cup unsalted butter softened 226g3/4 cups sugar 150g1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon salt1 large egg yolk2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 295g
Marble Icing Glaze

3 cups powdered sugar sifted (415g)3 Tablespoons light corn syrup3-4 Tablespoons milk1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon almond extractgel food coloring I used red, electric pink, and, for some cookies, just a touch of royal purple

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Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are perfectly soft, perfectly chewy, perfectly frosted with the best vanilla frosting. You will want to make them all the time, not just for holidays anymore.


1 1/2 cups white sugar2/3 cup butter (softened)2 eggs2 TBS milk1 tsp vanilla3 1/4 cup flour2 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt
For the Frosting:

1 TBS vanilla4 TBS butter (softened)2 TBS milk3 cups powdered sugar6 drops food coloring (optional)

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Homemade Almond Joys

Homemade Almond Joys is a chocolate treat filled with coconut and a roasted almond.  And the best part, it’s only 5-ingredients!


1 1/3 cups mini marshmallows1/2 cup light corn syrup (Karo syrup)pinch of salt7 ounce bags shredded sweetened coconut , about 2 cups1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract25-30 Roasted almonds12 ounce bags milk chocolate chips (good quality)

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Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes — soft and fluffy vanilla cupcakes topped with a bright strawberry buttercream frosting and finished with fresh strawberries. The perfect cupcake for any celebration!


1 cup + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour2 Tbsp cornstarch1 1/4 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt3/4 cup granulated sugar2 large eggs , at room temperature*1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract1/4 cup butter , melted and cooled slightly1/4 cup vegetable oil1/2 cup whole milk , at room temperature*1 recipe Strawberry Buttercream Frosting12 small fresh strawberries or strawberry slices , for decoration

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Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

These chocolate cake mix cookies are so easy to make. Soft, chewy, and bursting with chocolate flavor. Cover them in sprinkles for a festive treat!


1 box chocolate cake mix (I used Pillsbury devil’s food)1 teaspoon baking powder2 large eggs1/3 cup vegetable oil, canola oil, or melted coconut oil1 teaspoon pure vanilla extractoptional: sprinkles for rolling

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Saltine crackers are transformed into decadent white chocolate covered toffee studded with sweet cranberries and crunchy toasted almonds


40 Saltine crackers about 1-1/2 sleeves2 sticks butter (1 cup total)1 cup light brown sugar2 12 oz bags white chocolate chips1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 ounces bag dried cranberries 5-1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted

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Heart Healthy Chocolate Mousse

This easy chocoalte mousse recipe uses avocados for thickening and is much healthier than a normal mousse!


1 large avocado pitted and skin removed2 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate melted and cooled slightly2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk or nonfat milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 cup nonfat vanilla or plain greek yogurt regular yogurt is fine too2 packets sweetener or to taste I used Splenda

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Easy Chocolate Covered Cherries

Cherries for your Valentine?  Chocolate covered Cherries in a new, special Valentines day Edition ! You can whip them in an afternoon for the sweetest Valentine’s Day yet.


10 oz Maraschino Cherries2 tbsp softened Butter1 tsp Corn Syrup1 tbsp liquid from Maraschino Cherry1/2 tsp Invertase (It can be omitted without affecting the taste, but your centers will not liquefy)1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips

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