Neapolitan Cookies

This recipe is from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Three colors. Three flavors. Three experiences. The number three is weird. We separate phone numbers in three. We say statements like “third times a charm.” We count to three before we open a tight jar (I can’t be the only one who has trouble opening jars of strawberry […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate. Chocolate + cake. Chocolate + cake + frosting. Chocolate + cake + frosting + in your mouth. Yes, we are talking about chocolate cupcakes. Cupcakes are personal. They are single serving.  You don’t have to share. You shouldn’t share. I don’t think it’s possible to share these ones. With a decadent chocolate cake and […]

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Cheesecake Bars

I broke my favorite blue spatula while baking these bars. If that’s not a metaphor for life, then I don’t know what is. You’re going in with your day. Everything appears normal. Out of nowhere, something unfortunate happens. You just keep moving forward. That’s all you can do. Although my broken spatula is nothing in […]

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Triple Chocolate Cake (Does it get any better?)

I enjoy baking cookies instead of going out. I watch the news more than I watch normal television. I listen to more ABBA than you can ever imagine. Growing up, I always felt different — and at 18-years-old, I still feel different. As an 8-year-old, this was a constant crisis. I never connected with the girls […]

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

You may already know this, but I love desserts. Like, a lot. I am the happiest version of myself when I’m in the kitchen, around chocolate chips, surrounded by flour and sugar, etc. Life is good. My love for dessert runs so deep that growing up I would eat a chocolate Nutella sandwich for lunch […]

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Chocolate Chip Muffins

I am slightly obsessed with breakfast. Actually, I am obsessed with the morning. I love everything about the morning. Waking up, starting a new day, listening to my podcasts, and eating food. I just love the whole idea of a new day. There is so much to be done. There are endless possibilities. I sound […]

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Chocolate Oreo Balls

I love Oreo cookies. Not only are they delicious but they have childhood nostalgia wrapped into each layer. I remember opening up my lunch every day of 4th grade with a Ziploc bag of Oreo cookies hidden underneath my egg sandwich. Something so simple made me so happy. It’s the simple things, right? I like […]

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