Category: Holidays

Crocheted Heart Amigurumi

You could put two drops of your favorite essential oils on a cotton ball and include it in the stuffing of this cute little project!

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Brownies with Cookie Dough Frosting

OMG – 2 favorites in 1!

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For the brownies:

  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (Dutch processed preferred)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

For the frosting:

  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

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Pull Apart Garlic Bread

This is a great appetizer; let your guests pull apart the garlic-y goodness.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup 8 oz warm water
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup 8 oz milk (I used 1%)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 1/2 – 6 1/2 cups 1 lb 9 oz – 2 lbs 3 oz bread flour

For Topping:

  • 8 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley finely chopped (or 4 teaspoons dried)
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

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