Mocha Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hello all! To start off: Happy Belated Holidays and Happy New Year and Happy Start of the New Semester!!!! (If you're in school that is). Although the winter holidays are over, it is still absolutely freezing, with temperatures ...

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

First of all, a HUGE thanks to everyone who donated to our fundraiser! We managed (by some miracle) to raise a total of $1364.60 -- $364.60 over our goal! Thanks to all of you generous people, we'll be donating $682.30 each to Save the Children and Cookies for Kids Cancer. Of course, putting aside the worthy ...

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Green Tea and Red Bean Mochi

Happy Lunar New Year everyone~! I hope everyone made it through Nemo alright. I, personally, was thrilled to wake up and be greeted by 27 inches of snow...and miraculously still have power intact. I think our neighborhood is the most beautiful during the winter, especially when covered by snow.

 

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Try out these quick and tasty ideas!

  • Start the day off with a super healthy power shake. Blend 3/4 cup pomegranate juice, 1/2 cup plain yogurt, honey, lemon juice, and ice.
  • The snow's coming down and Father Winter isn't ready to leave yet. Stave off the cold and entertain the guests with a hot cocoa bar! Put out fun toppings for your cocoa, like butterscotch chips and chocolate-dipped pretzel rods.
  • Love shrimp cocktails but getting tired of that cocktail sauce? Spice it up with a bit of mango chutney or barbecue sauce.
  • A quick and easy breakfast treat: brush biscuit dough with butter, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, and bake.
  • Have a ton of candy canes left over from the holidays? Sandwich vanilla ice cream between your favorite soft and chewy cookies, then roll the edges in crushed candy canes.

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