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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is not just an ordinary cookie. This beauty is a Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie. They’re thick. Soft baked. Chewy. Made with Brown Butter. Packed with chocolate. Topped with coarse sea salt. In one word: heavenly. It’s my most requested dessert from family & friends. 

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Chewy Brownies (Better than Box!)

Like many other baking enthusiasts, I never stop trying recipes, even if I already have a favorite. I love chewy brownies. And I love box mix brownies. But I wanted to find something that I could call “THE BETTER THAN A BOX MIX” brownie, with easy ingredients that I probably have stashed in my pantry in case the desire for a brownie hits me at 9 pm on a Thursday night. (Not saying that happens….just maybe). 

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dessert, recipes, summer

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Y’all. I’m trying really hard to become a summer lover. Or even a summer liker. This season is really super duper hard on me. Maybe it’s because May through August in Alabama feels like the surface of the sun. So my solution for summer survival? Lots of reading, watching my favorite movies, crafting, and of course – baking. It seems counter productive to heat up the house with the oven while outside it already feels like an oven. But the kitchen is my happy place, and making pretty food, well that’s my jam. Bonus points if the food is made in gift-able form, like these mini blueberry zucchini bread cakes. 

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes and Brown Butter Frosting

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes and Brown Butter Frosting

Well I’ve officially done it. I’ve created the best frosting I’ve ever had in my life. I’m a big fan of plain ole buttercream, but as I was preparing to make cupcakes, I decided to kick things up a notch. Instead of regular butter, why not brown butter? It has so much more richness and depth of flavor. And instead of plain vanilla extract, why not go with a stronger vanilla bean paste? Yes, I use vanilla bean in both the cupcake and the frosting! Check out those beautiful little specks. Brown butter & Vanilla Bean = a match made in heaven. 

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Sour Cream Apple Pie

This pie might change your life. Okay, so maybe not your life. But the way you think about apple pie. Because this isn’t just any pie. It’s sour cream apple pie. Now hear me out….I’m sort of hesitant to admit this, but I don’t love traditional apple pie. I’ll eat it if it’s offered, but I won’t go out of my way to get to some apple pie. Until this one. I happened across the recipe in one of my favorite blogs to read (Posie Gets Cozy) and her description was enough to make me get out and gather the ingredients. 

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Buttermilk Bread (step by step)

Delicious homemade buttermilk bread. I’m convinced there’s nothing that makes a house feel cozier than the smell fresh baked bread. Ever since stumbling upon this recipe on Pinterest, I’ve made it probably 30 times and it never fails to be the best homemade bread I’ve ever had. We love it. We eat it plain, right out of the oven. Or dipped in butter. It’s so good with stews. Or make french toast. Whatever you decide, you can bet it won’t last long. Better make 2 loaves while you’re at it!
 The best homemade Buttermilk Bread you've ever had! Recipe from www.katiegetscreative.com

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Chocolate Chip Brownies

Chocolate Chip Brownies. Doesn’t this picture make you want to dive right into the screen? If you’re looking for thick, chewy, chocolaty melt-in-your-mouth perfection, you’ve come to the right place! 
 
Chocolate Chip Brownies from www.katiegetscreative.com

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