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Cherry Almond Streusel Coffee Cake

Tender, moist almond coffee cake loaded with fresh cherries crowned with a crunchy, sweet crumb topping and drizzled with a sweet almond glaze. A delicious way to enjoy those gorgeous cherries that are only at the market for a short time. I bought a bag of dark, red, juicy Utah cherries at the supermarket, but my family was… 

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Easy Brownie Cake Pops

Summer is a time for get-togethers with family & friends – barbeques, picnics, festivals & camping. This year, put a twist on your summertime classic with Silky Smooth DOVE® Dark Chocolate. I’ve teamed up with DOVE Chocolate again this summer to create three fun summertime treats using DOVE Silky Smooth Dark Chocolates. For this first… 

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Rich, fudgy chocolate cookies loaded with semi-sweet chocolate chips and soft peanut butter chips.  A few weeks ago, I was shopping at Trader Joe’s and a package of Peanut Butter Chips caught my eye. I’m sure I’ve seen peanut butter chips at the grocery store before, but this little package just seemed to be calling… 

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Whole Wheat Torta Rolls

A flavorful, chewy, ciabatta style roll made with whole wheat flour. A copycat whole wheat version of the popular Torta Sandwich rolls sold at Costco. Have you tried the La Brea Bakery Torta rolls from Costco? I’ve been buying them every week for probably the last year. We keep them stocked in the freezer. They make… 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Puff Pastry Turnovers

Rich, buttery puff pastry wrapped around a tart homemade strawberry rhubarb pie filling baked until it’s golden brown, crisp and flaky, and drizzled with a sweet vanilla glaze. After I baked my Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with a Streusel Top, I still had plenty of rhubarb left from the big bunch my mother-in-law had given me. Since my family loved the… 

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Mini Coconut Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

A fun mini size skillet cookie made with coconut oil instead of butter and loaded with chocolate chips and shredded coconut.  Recently, I had the opportunity to attend BlogHer Food in Miami. It was a chance to learn ways to improve my site and network, learn and have fun with other food bloggers. We were also able… 

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BBQ Bacon Cheese Hot Dogs

Bun length beef hot dogs stuffed with creamy gouda cheese wrapped in bacon and slathered in tangy BBQ sauce, then grilled until the hot dog is sweating, the cheese is melty, the bacon is crisp and the BBQ sauce is sticky and caramelized. One of my most popular posts in the summer is my Bacon… 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with a Streusel Top

Fresh, sweet strawberries combined with tart rhubarb in a buttery, flaky pie crust and crowned with a sweet, crispy streusel top. A perfect combination of flavors and textures.  My husband was helping his mom plant flowers this week and she sent him home with rhubarb from her garden. Strawberry rhubarb pie is one of my… 

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Whole Wheat Caramel Pecan Pull-Apart Bread

Irresistible, sweet, buttery pull-apart bread layered with cinnamon brown sugar and crushed pecans, baked until it’s golden brown and drizzled with a sweet salted caramel sauce.  My daughter recently said she’d been dreaming of a caramel pecan version of my Lemon Pull Apart Bread. So when Red Star Yeast asked me to team up again to create two new recipes… 

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Lemon Blueberry Quick Bread

A moist, rich, delicious lemon blueberry quick bread baked in mini loaf pans; kind of a cross between a blueberry muffin and a blueberry coffee cake.  My family loves my lemon blueberry coffee cake, so I couldn’t resist turning it in to a quick bread for an upcoming bake sale. This is the fourth bread that I baked for… 

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