Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies

Are you tired of sandwich cookies yet?  We aren't! I like mint and chocolate, and since we bought peppermint extract, we decided we'd make a mint chocolate recipe.  We thought about making bars, but I decided I really wanted to make more sandwich cookies. Here's how to make them. First, combine the chocolate chips, brown sugar, water, and butter in a saucepan.  Cook and stir until the chocolate chips are melted.  This takes a little while. Here's what it'll look like when they're … [Read more...]

Chocolaty Double Crunchers

My mom and I found this recipe in an old Taste of Home magazine.  We were actually supposed to make Midnight Mint Bars, but we couldn't because we were out of mint extract. Plus, my mom and I both have always sort of wanted to make sandwich cookies. The chocolate filling is really yummy, and the oatmeal cookies are good because they're crunchy and chewy.  You should make some! First, mix the butter and sugars together in a mixer bowl. (actually, first you should turn your oven on to … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Fudge

I picked this recipe because I love peanut butter!  I've never made fudge before, but this was very easy. This fudge tastes a lot like the filling in peanut butter cups, so my mom and I thought that maybe next time we should add a chocolate topping. Here's how to make a batch yourself! First, mix the sugar and the milk in a pot, and bring it to a boil over medium heat. Boil for three minutes. Stir in the peanut butter and marshmallow creme. I stirred in just the peanut butter at … [Read more...]

Welcome, welcome!

Lisey and I are so glad to have you here. Lisey wants to be a pastry chef when she grows up, so I thought it would be a good idea for me to help her get a little head start in the kitchen. And there's no time like the present, right? We'll be baking one recipe together every week, and we'll share those recipes (plus photos, of course) right here on this blog. Since we'll be posting just once a week, you'll probably want to subscribe so that you don't miss a post from us! It's free, and … [Read more...]