Chocolate Chip Peanut Pie + WIN a Signed Copy of Something Sweet!

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Pie from my cookbook, Something Sweet, is indulgent and delicious, but also really easy to make! I've been teasing you guys for so long, first with a cookbook announcement, then a behind-the-scenes post, then I unveiled the cover and showed you some photos, but now, finally I'm ready to share a sample recipe from my cookbook! Make sure to scroll down past the recipe, because I'm also giving away a signed copy of the book! I'm especially excited to share this recipe because it's one of the first that I came up with for my cookbook, and it's so amazing, so indulgent, so delicious - yet ridiculously easy. If you, like me, are a lover of all things peanut butter … [Read more...]

Stone Fruit Cornmeal Cake

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This Stone Fruit Cornmeal Cake is bursting with fresh summer fruits and flavors, and is so easy to make! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.***   How happy are you that summer is finally here?  Ok, that's a trick question, because there's not really any answer except, "very!" I mean, the brutal winter we had in New York this year felt like it would never end (okay, okay, I know I've mentioned this before, but let me have this). My hatred of snow reached new heights, and pretty much the only good thing that happened this winter was that the … [Read more...]

9 Amazing Cookie Recipes Without Butter or Margarine

9 amazing cookie recipes without butter or margarine

These 9 amazing cookie recipes without butter or margarine will amaze you! It's pretty impressive how much times have changed. In the nearly four years since I started my blog, margarine (the old go-to sub for butter in non-dairy cookie recipes) has gone from totally-acceptable to something that people avoid as much as possible. Yes, I still use margarine - but only in recipes where you simply can't avoid it - like pie crust, frosting, etc. But lately, because I listen to my readers, I've been minimizing my use of margarine as much as possible. In fact, almost all of the cookie (and all!) recipes in my upcoming cookbook call for oil, not margarine, unless I simply couldn't find a way … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Trifles

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Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Trifles make a delicious and refreshing summer dessert! Well hello friends, it's been a while. I know, I know. It's an old story. I spend too much time here apologizing for my absence, but when I'm gone because I'm working on my cookbook, I know y'all will excuse me because it's going to be amazing and you'll all love it. Every bit of it. You know how I know? Because I am putting my heart and soul and 150% off myself into this book. Honestly. I don't remember the last time I went a waking hour without thinking about my cookbook, but I know it will all be worth it - and sooner than you think! One of the things I wanted to tell you - because all of you … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are dense and peanut buttery on the inside, and coated in chocolate - just like your favorite candy! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Hello folks, and welcome to the second annual Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! This is a multi-blogger event hosted each year on March 25th by Carla of Chocolate Moosey and Miriam of Overtime Cook (that's me!). If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you have got to know that I am intensely, overwhelmingly and ridiculously in love with the combined flavors of chocolate … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Coloring Book Cookies

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This kid-friendly cookie and party activity is easier to make than you think! Keep reading for these Easy DIY Coloring Book Cookies. ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Firstly, I want to thank you all for the overwhelming show of support and excitement over my announcement last week. If you missed it, you've got to check it out here. Anyhow. I know Purim is next week, and I already shared a ton of great ideas with you guys, but I have a show-stopper of a Purim idea to share with you today - make it for this purim, or tuck the idea away for … [Read more...]

Fluffernutter Hamantaschen

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The classic purim cookie gets a fun and flavor-packed update with these Fluffernutter Hamantaschen! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Can you feel it in the air? Purim is coming up sooner than you think. That means that this blog is about to be filled with all kinds of exciting purim-y treats, starting with these insanely good Fluffernutter Hamantaschen. Let's talk about Hamantaschen flavors for a minute or two. Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably noticed that the internet explodes right around this time of year with an … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies {Without Butter or Margarine}

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Chewy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are delicious - without any butter or margarine!) ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** What is it about a snow storm that makes people want to bake cookies? I dunno, but there's definitely something about that. In anticipation, I planned to post this recipe yesterday. I figured that with the Northeast all snowed in under a "blizzard of the century," you'd all be baking cookies, and would appreciate a new one to try. Well, turns out that the entire world (or so it seems) was baking cookies, but … [Read more...]

Orange Glazed Orange Cookies

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Bursting with orange flavor and boasting an incredibly chewy and melt-in-your-mouth texture, these orange glazed orange cookies are about to become your new favorite! This post is for my sister, Sarah. Don't worry, the rest of you guys can read along. You see, when Sarah got married a couple of years ago and moved to Israel, I went from seeing her almost daily, to seeing her...once or twice a year. And then she had a baby, but I didn't get to meet my adorable niece until she was about ten months old. It was tough...missing all of her early milestones. Phone calls, photos, even videos - it just isn't the same. It's a big world, and even with technology making it smaller, family … [Read more...]

Chocolate Sour Cream Donuts

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Chocolate Sour Cream Donuts have a perfect texture and fabulously chocolatey taste - making the ultimate fried treat! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** Are you sick of fried food yet? Sorry guys, but that's a real quick question. See, if you tell me you're not sick of fried food by the sixth night of chanukah, I'll probably think you're nuts. But if you are sick of donuts, that means you might not want donuts and latkes and...um, donuts. latkes. You can't be sick of those yet, right?! Well good news. It might be a trick question but I … [Read more...]