Greek Yogurt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here–life took over for a bit. Don’t worry, I’ve still been cooking. In fact, I’ve written a few pieces for Daily Burn including my favorite White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Crostini [recipe]: But for today, I’ll leave you with a fantastic muffin recipe that will knock your socksContinue reading “Greek Yogurt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins”

Barb’s Cookies: The Secret-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

I almost didn’t want to post this recipe, since it is such a treasured one. Here’s why: 18 years ago, my family moved into a new house. The neighbors across the street, Bob and Barb, brought over housewarming cookies. They were so delicious that we asked for the recipe. We’ve since given a batch ofContinue reading “Barb’s Cookies: The Secret-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Father’s Day reminds me of the weekly Sunday drives I used to take with my Dad to visit my grandparents, NPR always filling the car. Upon arrival: a freshly baked tray of cookies. But peanut butter also always reminds me of my father–it seems to be a mainstay in the kitchen, whether for sandwiches orContinue reading “Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies”

White Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

These remind me of the oatmeal raisin cookies I used to eat in my elementary school’s cafeteria. Except that these White Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies are so much better. There is still the spice and chew that was so familiar in the grade school version, but now there’s a hint of maple, tang from the driedContinue reading “White Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies”

Chocolate Pistachio Bark with Sea Salt

Swoon.  That’s what I tried to make my boyfriend do by giving him this Chocolate Pistachio Bark with Sea Salt for Valentine’s Day. I used roasted pistachios and semi-sweet chocolate, though ideally I would have used raw, unsalted pistachios and excellent-quality dark chocolate. Alas, I go to college in upstate New York and this is what wasContinue reading “Chocolate Pistachio Bark with Sea Salt”

Golden Grahams S’mores Bites

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, in case you forgot. And if you did forget: rest assured. These Golden Grahams S’mores Bites are an easy treat to whip up. I made these back for the Superbowl and they were gone by halftime. What’s not to love about a gooey cereal bar filled with summer’s bounty, i.e. S’mores? Golden GrahamsContinue reading “Golden Grahams S’mores Bites”

Banana Cream Pudding Cookies

 Unexpected flavors, with the crunch of Nilla wafers, and the added sweetness of white chocolate pieces, these Banana Cream Pudding Cookies took me by surprise– in the best way possible. With the help of pudding mix, the cookies stay moist in the center, while still being sturdy. You could try using any type of chocolate chipContinue reading “Banana Cream Pudding Cookies”

Milk Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

I know what you are thinking: another cookie recipe? What if I told you that these Milk Chocolate Pistachio Cookies are filled with melty chocolate chunks and hearty pistachio pieces, with a slight chew and a slight crunch? Is your mouth watering yet?  I created these treats as a way to use up a Santa-shaped solid piece of GodivaContinue reading “Milk Chocolate Pistachio Cookies”

Brownie Mix Cookies

What a delicious problem to have: too much brownie mix. These Brownie Mix Cookies are perhaps the best way to solve such an “unfortunate” problem. If you are in need of a last minute cookie to bring to a holiday party, or you want to change up your brownie routine, these cookies are an easyContinue reading “Brownie Mix Cookies”

Butterscotch Pudding Cookies

Halloween is to sugar rushes, as Thanksgiving is to turkey-induced sleepiness. These Butterscotch Pudding Cookies provide all the sweetness you could ask for in one irresistible cookie. Made with butterscotch, white and semi-sweet chocolate chips, this is an instant favorite. Pudding mix keeps these treats moist, as seen before as an ingredient in Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies.Continue reading “Butterscotch Pudding Cookies”