April 15, 2013 by Holly
And then there were cookie bars...
Remember that last post about sea-salted brown butter chocolate chip cookies stuffed with Nutella? Well, I've made that recipe easier [and equally as delicious] by turning them into bars! Who wants to spend the time stuffing cookies, when you can just throw them in a pan, whip up a yummy frosting and call it a day?
Don't get me wrong, the original recipe is pretty much the best cookie I've ever eaten. No seriously... best ever. But it does take a lot of effort Read more [...]
Category Bars, Chocolate Chip | Tags: #chocolatechipcookiebars #nutellafrosting #baking #cookiebaking #cookies #seasalt #brownbutter | No Comments
July 26, 2012 by Holly
Any baking addict, by nature, is also a Pinterest addict. They go hand in hand. I’ve never found a website that can literally envelop hours of my life and never lose my attention. I rarely come across a recipe I don’t like and Pinterest might as well be my baking kryptonite. Whenever I get on the site, I usually walk away with at least a dozen recipes I HAVE to make. I swear, all this working out I'm doing is immediately ruined as soon as I get on Pinterest. (Sugar is the achilles heel of my Read more [...]
Category Bars | Tags: baking,Bars,chocolate,coconut,peanut butter | No Comments
July 24, 2012 by Holly
If you haven’t figured it out yet, I love peanut butter. I am constantly finding ridiculous reasons to indulge in it. Oh I haven’t had enough protein today? I need peanut butter. I’m depressed. Peanut butter will make it better. The dog looks hungry. I better give her a spoonful of peanut butter. Man I got WAY too much, I’ll just take a little off the top and give her the rest. (And these are some of the mild excuses). Just a few weekends ago, I found myself hauled up on the couch with Read more [...]
Category Bars, Healthy | Tags: baking,banana,Bars,oatmeal,peanut butter | No Comments
February 20, 2012 by Holly
I purchased my very first scale today. Sure, my parents had one at their house when I was growing up, but as an adult woman, I made a promise to myself that I wouldn't obsess over a number on a scale. Setting it up, I had a moment of panic. What if this calorie counting thing hasn't been working? What if I step on the scale and I haven't lost anything? Or worse, what if I've GAINED weight?!
But after stepping on the scale, I was suddenly thrilled. I think I must be getting the hang of this calorie Read more [...]
Category Bars, Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Chip, Cookies | Tags: Bars,Cookies,whole wheat | 2 Comments