S’Mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups for #SundaySupper


We are deep in the heart of BBQ Party season, so of course #SundaySupper had to join in the summer fun! I combined two classic desserts into one adorable little bite (that you can even make gluten-free!). So even if your barbecue only has a grill, don’t worry. There’s no campfire required for these S’Mores Chocolate… 

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Berry Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups {#glutenfree option} for #SundaySupper


Fourth of July, Canada Day, Bastille Day, or just the lazy, hazy days of summer, it’s time for a big #SundaySupper picnic. I’m bringing dessert – your favorite chocolate chip cookies (even gluten-free ones) as cupcake crusts capped with a Greek yogurt cheesecake topping hiding a bright red, juicy raspberry. Add a strawberry and blueberry… 

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Gluten-Free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two


If you love a soft and chewy, rich and buttery chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven, but don’t want four dozen of them sitting around all week, then you have to make these Gluten-Free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two. Made simply with almond meal and oat flour (just oatmeal ground to… 

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My Christmas Cookie Platter 2013 PLUS 10 More Cookie Roundups

2013 Christmas Cookie Platter Collage

Every year, our Christmas Eve dessert table pretty much consists of one thing… COOKIES! So whether you are doing some last-minute baking, are looking for an activity to do with your kids while they are on winter break, or just want to pin some inspiration for next year, here is my 2013 Christmas Cookie Platter… 

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Flourless Double PB Peanut Butter Cup Blossom Cookies


It’s Wayback Wednesday, and with the holidays coming up faster than we all care to admit, I thought I would bring you the full recipe for an easy and super-yummy cookie recipe that I shared over at One Creative Mommy. And the best past is, whether you are gluten-free or not, there are perfect because… 

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White Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Oatmeal Cookies for the #FBCookieSwap


Wait, wait, wait, let’s edit that title up there a bit. Today we reveal our recipes for the Food Blogger Cookie Swap, and if I am going to reveal the full name of the cookies I made, it’s Flourless Browned Butter White Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Oatmeal Cookies. Crisp and chewy oatmeal cookies studded with white… 

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Flourless Nutella Marshmallow Cloud Cookie Cups for #ChristmasWeek


Welcome to Day #2 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each… 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Nutella S’Mores for #ChristmasWeek


Welcome to Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today,… 

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{flourless} Double PB Peanut Butter Cup Blossom Cookies – Guest Post at One Creative Mommy

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Heidi over at One Creative Mommy has been very busy substitute teaching during an already crazy time of year, so I am happy to be guest posting for her today.  Speaking of busy, with the holidays coming up faster than we all care to admit, I thought I would bring you an easy and super-yummy… 

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Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) – November #ImprovChallenge


We’re back for another Improv Challenge, and this month stretched my culinary horizons to use an ingredient I’ve never cooked or baked with before.  We are all whipping up recipes using Orange and Cardamom.  For some reason, when I thought about these two ingredients, my mind immediately settled on cookies.  So today I am bringing… 

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{flourless} Fluffernutter Thumbprint Cookies for #CookieWeek

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#CookieWeek continues with these super peanut-buttery (because they are made without flour), tender, slightly crumbly thumbprint cookies.  And why fill the little thumbprint with jam when you can fill it with…  MARSHMALLOWS?!  Your kids and the kid inside of you will absolutely love these {flourless} Fluffernutter Thumbprint Cookies!

Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookie Bars with Peanut Butter Frosting for #CookieWeek

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The Bug loves cookies.  The Bug loves chocolate.  The Bug loves peanut butter.  The Bug also has no attention span.  So for Mama Monday and the kickoff of #CookieWeek, the perfect recipe for he and I to make together – Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookie Bars with Peanut Butter Frosting!

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes with Browned Butter Pumpkin Spice Frosting – October #ImprovChallenge


It’s Improv Challenge Day, and this month the theme is Cake & Frosting, boy do I have a treat for you.  No other words are needed besides the title.  Listen to this – Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cupcakes with Browned Butter Pumpkin Spice Frosting.  It’s a mouthful, but it’s a mouthful of YUMMMMMMM!

Meyer Lemon Shortbread Cookies – Guest Post from The Redhead Baker

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While I am wrapped up with feeding an infant, changing diapers, feeding an always ravenous preschooler, putting in a Toy Story DVD, chasing the aforementioned preschooler while holding the aforementioned infant, and all the other insanity that comes along with a new baby, my foodie friends are taking turns in the Cupcakes & Kale Chips… 

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Snowball Cookies for Mom & Sandy Hook | #BloggersforSandyHook


My very first teacher was my very best teacher.  And I know that besides my sister and I, there are a number of other people out there who would say the same thing about her. So I felt it was only appropriate to pay tribute to her with her favorite cookie as I join with… 

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Classic Snickerdoodles for my Dad


Here is a classic cookie recipe for you – Snickerdoodles.  I mentioned on my Facebook page that these were in my annual Christmas cookie repertoire when someone asked what they were, and I realized that they aren’t really just a classic cookie, they are a classic American cookie recipe.  And, though this is something I… 

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Almond Crescents and @Cookies4Kids Cancer


Yay!  Bonus Friday recipe!!  I have my reasons.  The first is that these are myyyy favorite cookies to make and eat at Christmas, so I had to share with you.  The second is that I am going to the cookie swap with the moms’ group at my church today, and these are the cookies I… 

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Chai Tea Cut Out Cookies with Chai Royal Icing


If you noticed my disaster of a kitchen in the background of the photos of The Bug on Monday, I clearly am not the neatest cook, nor the neatest person in the world.  My mom is, like, uber-clean, so I love when she is around in the midst of one of my major kitchen projects… 

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Coconutty Snickerdoodles (aka Coco-Doodles)


I like to think of myself as a little bit scientist, a little bit artist.  I read, study, observe, and experiment.  But I also throw in a little of this and a little of that, fancy things up a bit.  I do this is pretty much all aspects of my life.  All except baking… When… 

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Mama Mondays 12-10-12 – Sugar Cookie Bars with The Bug


As I mentioned yesterday, it’s Cookie Week here on Cupcakes & Kale Chips.  So for Mama Mondays, I am bringing you a really fun, easy, cookie to make with even the littlest little kitchen helpers.  And it would make a really sweet little gift from your little one.  You can even wrap it in homemade… 

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Almond Joy Macaroons (#glutenfree) for #SundaySupper Ultimate Cookie Exchange


Grab a glass of milk, and settle in for awhile – it’s time for the #SundaySupper Ultimate Cookie Exchange.  Do you love to bake cookies for the holidays?  I go a little nuts at Christmastime.  I always say I am cutting back, and I always end up with at least 8 different kinds.  Usually more…. 

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White Chocolate Salted Caramel Gooey Bars


Salted.  Caramel.  Yum!! So I am officially in love with Pink Parsley’s Salted Caramel.  This is my third recipe using it.  Actually, it is the first one I made, but the two cupcake recipes got posted first.  You see, I didn’t get to taste this one. *sniff sniff*  This makes me very sad, because they… 

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Whole Wheat Lemony Sugar Cookies with Strawberry Lemon Royal Icing – First on the First

First on the First

I am so excited to be joining First on the First this month.  If you don’t know what First on the First is, it is a fun monthly blog hop started by Kate of Food Babbles and Carrie of Poet in the Pantry.  Basically a bunch of bloggers and other foodie folks make something for… 

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