Archives for September 2011

Amped Up White Chocolate Creamsicle Pudding Cookies

Amped Up White Chocolate Creamsicle Cookies       You may be wondering why I call these cookies “amped up.” Well,  the addition of FRESHLY grated orange zest and TWO bags of white chocolate chips make them no ordinary cookie. They have an intense citrus flavor with a loud backdrop of vanilla bean and white […]

National White Chocolate Day & White Chocolate Covered Oreos

      Happy National White Chocolate Day! Yes, it really is a designated holiday. Even a CNN correspondent wrote an article about it here.      What better way to celebrate National White Chocolate Day than with white chocolate covered Oreos?! They are far better than the ones you can buy in the store, let […]

My Daughter’s Hello Kitty Party

       It is hard for me to believe, but my baby girl turned two years old last week. We had a small Hello Kitty party for her, complete with cake, cupcakes, and brownies.     For the cake, I used a Hello Kitty molded cake pan, with a Betty Crocker yellow butter cake mix and aerated […]

White Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

     So what does one do with a craving for white chocolate and Rice Krispie treats? She makes White Chocolate Rice Krispie treats! I took the classic Rice Krispie treats recipe and simply added one cup of Ghirardelli white chocolate chips. I always have marshmallow creme in my cupboard from all of the fudge […]

White Chocolate Wonderful Peanut Butter Cookies

White Chocolate Wonderful Peanut Butter Cookies      My husband’s favorite cookie is peanut butter. I often make him the peanut butter kiss cookies, but the chocolate candy on top tends to get quite messy for my two year old daughter. One day I happened upon  a recipe from Broma Bakery for chewy peanut butter cookies, […]

Brownie Cookie Dough Ice Cream Cake

Brownie Cookie Dough Ice Cream Cake      My mother put on a beautiful barbeque meal with sides for Labor Day. I was in charge of dessert, but she requested that I respect people’s diets and only make one this time. How to decide what to do? Brownies? Cookies? Ice cream? How about all three?! […]