Showing posts from December, 2015

Double Chocolate and Caramel Cookies

Eddie and His Brothers all LOVE chocolate and since today is one of his brothers birthday I decided to go all in with the chocolate and make a chocolate chip like cookie with chocolate batter and throw in some caramel because why not? :)

Double Chocolate and Caramel Cookies
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4-1/2 cup Baking Cocoa
1/2 Cup Chocolate Chips
1/2 Cup Caramel Bites

1) Pre Heat Oven to 350 degrees
2) Cream Butter and Sugars
3) Add in Egg and Vanilla
4) Add Flour, Baking Soda, and Cocoa
5) Add in your Mix Ins
6) Bake for 10-15 minutes depending on the size of your cookies

Thanksgiving 2015

As the years before we headed to Eddie's Mom's house for Thanksgiving - theme this year was to keep it easy!! I brought along the appetizers and potatoes and we spend the day watching football and getting our drink on!! No Black Friday shopping this year for us unless it was something we found online and instead spent the night relaxing and not worrying about what was on sale

For the Appetizers we went with things that you could spread or put on bread - I've been on a bit of a dip kick lately so this was right up my alley and for the potatoes I've been wanting to try out a crock-pot mashed potato recipe for a while and thanksgiving seems to be the prefect time for that
THE APPETIZERS Bread - Pretzels - and Crackers Cheese Ball Spread Bacon Jam Spicy Cannellini Dip Meat and Cheese Plate
THE POTATOES Crock Pot Loaded Mashed Potatoes
NOTES: 1) The Bacon Jam was a total bust and I will not be sharing that recipe . . . From what sounds like would be amazing was really just a …