Peppermint Icecream Sandwich Cookies

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I finally have a photography schedule for the Winter here. North Dakota Winters are not any fun. If you haven't been here before, it's usually below - 0 from Winter to March with wind chills of -30 sometimes! BRRRRR!!! You're probably wonder why I'm putting ice cream inside of cookies?  This sandwich cookie would be great for those of you that live where it's semi warm out around the Holidays. Lately, it's been in the 30's with days where there's hardly any sunshine out. I now make my food at ...

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Skinny Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

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  You can bring these cookies to a a Holiday party and not let anyone know they were Weight Watcher Cookies. Believe me, no one will know the difference! They tasted like the sugar cookies my Grandma would always make but with less butter. Butter is my favorite baking ingredient to work with and when I bake, I don't want to leave that out! The blue frosting color I made, almost reminded me of the Disney Movie Frozen. Make them for that too. Theyre supposed to be snowflakes. Parden my ...

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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Yesterday, was baking day. Made some Chocolate Peppermint Cookies, Pumpkin Cupcakes, and caramels. I'm STILL in a baking mood after all that. The caramels still need to be dipped in chocolate and they were made for a picture re-take from last year. It's my favorite caramel recipe. We went shopping at Sam's Club tonight and boy did I ever do something stupid. The guy at the check out said our card was expired. No it wasn't, my Mom and I got a shared membership there this summer, how can it ...

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Peppermint Oreo Icebox Cake

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Remember the Oreo Icebox Cake that I made? I took that same concept and made a Peppermint Oreo version. Have you tried the peppermint Oreos yet? Mmm think those are my favorite oreos ever. I've been looking for the candy cane ones and can only seem to fine minis. Then Trader Joe's has the Candy Cane Joe Joe's, those are fantastic and would be great in this. This time, instead of putting the oreos and cool whip into an 8x8 pan, I used a bread loaf pan so that it would look taller and a little ...

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EggNog Cookies

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This weekend,  I was in a Holiday baking mood. Everybody is making Thanksgiving sides and dishes, but I just want to go straight to the part where we make Christmas cookies and baked goods for friends and family.   These cookies were so good, I had to stop myself from eating them and drinking a whole container of eggnog by myself.  Is anybody else really happy that eggnog is back? What is your favorite eggnog? We like to get Southern Comfort eggnog, but since I am watching my calories it's Cass C ...

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Peanut Butter Brownie Cheesecake

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And this is why I can't lose weight. Just kidding. I have this obsession with making desserts. My secret to losing weight while eating luscious desserts like this is to 1. Share them whenever possible or 2. Only take little bites of it at a time. Like one or two bites a day. Then go to spin class after you've taken 2 bites of the cheesecake for an hour and you'll have worked off all those calories. Also, since this recipe requires a box of brownie mix, use applesauce instead of oil. That will ...

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Alton Brown’s Homemade Candy Corn

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This homemade candy corn recipe from Alton Brown is super easy to make, and you will never want to buy store bought candy corn again! Usually candy making is very intimidating for me. Dealing with thermometers and boiling sugar is not my cup of tea. I'd rather just mix something in a stand mixer and bake that in the oven. Now, I'm thinking I might go into my own candy corn making business. It was really fun to roll the sugar mess into ropes and make the ropes look yellow and orange. You have ...

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Candy Corn Cookie Pizza

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It's National Candy Corn day on October 30th, did you know that? Candy corn is everybody's favorite candy right? I guess it depends on the person because I've seen a lot of facebook pages ask whether or not they like candy corn lately. Some hate it, others love. It's kind of like cilantro. You either hate it or love it. At least candy corn doesn't taste like dish soap. I had to stop myself after eating one slice of this pizza! It was so good with some ice cream on top. Do you know why I ...

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