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Hazelnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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I’m a freezer nibbler. This doesn’t mean I go around compulsively gnawing on the corners of refrigerators and freezers (although what I do on my own time is my own business, thankyouverymuch). Rather, I’m one of those people who stash extra baked goods in the freezer and eat them later. I do this for a…

Gooey Chocolate Cookies

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You guys, I am in the midst of writing a cookbook and it is eating my brain and consuming my life. Anytime I want to use my computer I have to go all Indiana Jones and excavate my desk from the mounds of chocolate-smudged files covering it. I haven’t seen my friends in weeks but…

TWD: Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Cookies Go Whoopie

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Before we get into any fights and things get awkward around here, let me preface this by saying: there is nothing wrong with a cake cookie per se. Sometimes you might be craving a fluffy, soft dessert, and instead of hassling with cupcake pans and liners, you go with a cakey cookie instead. I get…

TWD: Chocolate Biscotti

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I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and first moved down to southern California to go to college. I was adamant that northern California (or “NorCal,” for the obnoxious) was the superior side of the state, and I would never devolve into a southern California beach bum who wore cutoffs everywhere, read Us…

Double Coconut Macaroons and Chia Gel

If I were to ask you what coconut macaroons and chia gel had in common, you might think it was a trick question. (You might actually think I was making up the concept of “chia gel” entirely, but I assure you–it’s a thing. And only tangentially related to the chia pet.) Yes, they’re both two-word…

Oh Yes I Did: Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies

Two words: sugar cookies. Two more words: cinnamon rolls. One question: can they be combined? Oh, yeahhhhh.

TWD: Chocolate Oatmeal Drops

This week’s recipe, Chocolate Oatmeal Drops, is a toughie to explain. Imagine cookies with the flavor and texture of brownies. Yum, right? Now mix in…oatmeal. It’s weird, it’s unexpected, but it actually kind of worked. Much like other unusual couplings–french fries with milkshakes, chocolate with bacon, Taylor Swift with Jake Gyllenhaal–sometimes it’s the contrasts that…

TWD: Midnight Crackles

HAPPY NEW YEAR! How has this happened? I wasn’t even used to saying twenty-ten yet, and now we’re already on twenty-eleven. (Cue old-lady grumping about the passage of time and kids these days.) We had an exciting New Year’s Day. I’ll give you a hint: it involved giant dragons… …and marching bands… …and horned frogs…

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