Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies

I was organizing the food in my kitchen cabinets and I found that I had some macadamia nuts.  Hmmm, I wondered how could I use these up?  I instantly thought of Pepperidge Farm’s Sausalito Milk Chocolate Macadamia cookies and that inspired me to make these delicious chocolate macadamia nut cookies.   I should have been thinking of a healthy way to use them since I’ve been on a health kick lately but dessert wins again.    🙂 Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe (Makes 24 cookies) Note on the preparation time: The dough is chilled for 2 hours. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (equivalent to 1 …

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Coconut Fudge Bars

No bake bars…chocolate…coconut…yup, I’m sold!  I’ve made these chocolaty treats a few times and they are always hit.  I mean how can you go wrong with sweet chocolate topped with crunchy coconut?     😉 Coconut Fudge Bars Recipe (About 32 servings) Ingredients: 1 cup butter (equivalent to 2 sticks of butter), divided for two steps below 2 and 1/2 cups honey graham crackers (equivalent to about 2 sleeves of graham crackers), finely crushed 1 can (5 ounce) evaporated milk 1 cup white sugar 1 (10 and 1/2 ounce bag) package of miniature marshmallows 8 squares (8 ounce box) Baker’s semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup …

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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

My neighbors’ daughter recently found out that she has to follow a gluten-free diet for health reasons.  I’ve never baked gluten-free desserts before so she has inspired me to expand my horizons.  I have a tall order to fill to impress an amazing 8 year old girl! These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are really the quintessential representation of chocolate and peanut butter but in a gluten-free and flour-free way! Gluten-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe (Makes about 18 cookies) Note on the preparation time: The dough is chilled for 2 hours. Ingredients: 1 cup creamy peanut butter * 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 large egg 1 …

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