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Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

GIVEAWAY + Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie!


GIVEAWAY!!! In case you didn’t get the memo, I love a big skillet cookie. Even better, a giant Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie! I teamed up with California Olive Ranch to give away FIVE copies of The Cookie Book each with a bottle of their Mild & Buttery Olive Oil (which is ideal for baking!). To enter, simply tell…

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Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies


Coming in hot for the 12 Days of Sweet Treats are these Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies! Not everything needs to be peppermint and holiday spice this season, does it? This is the perfect example of such a treat. This is my favorite olive oil chocolate with some minor tweaks…I up’d the butter, never a bad thing. And then I pulled…

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Dulce De Leche Baci Kisses


Cookie season is here and I couldn’t be more excited to share these Dulce De Leche Baci Kisses!! To celebrate, I’ve partnered up with Amisha Gurbani (@thejamlab / TheJamLab.co) for 12 Days of Sweet Treats. Starting now through December 12th we’ll be sharing lots of sweet treats that are perfect for gifting (and eating!!) throughout December (and always?). We’ll be…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream


Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream. Did you get that? There’s a heavy hand of bourbon in this cake and it’s a lovely thing. And I have a strong affection for alliteration. So there’s that. Let’s just get this out of the way first: Yes, yes indeed you can make this cake without alcohol. I’ll tell you how…

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Caramel Mocha Dirty Chai Cupcakes + a Giveaway!


***Giveaway closed!***I’m giving away a copy of Amanda Faber’s new cake cookbook, Cake Portfolio + my favorite scale!! To enter, leave a comment below and tell me your favorite cake to bake! That’s it. You can also submit additional entries over on my Instagram starting Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 8am PST. Giveaway open to US addresses only and ends Friday, October 25,…

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White Trash S’mores Buns


Behold White Trash S’mores Buns! These beauties were 100% inspired by my recent trip to Alaska with Bake From Scratch magazine. We kayaked, we foraged, we baked, we were one with nature. And we also happened to stop by Two Sister’s Bakery in Homer and stuff our faces with delicious White Trash Buns filled with chocolate. We were obsessed. Brian (the…

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Whipped Goat Cheese Gougères With Glazed Walnuts + Jalapeños


We need a new party snack, don’t we? These little nuggets remind me of a very sophisticated bar snack. Something that would be equally at home next to a glass of champagne or watching football. Which sounds a little bit how I’d describe myself if we threw in a propensity for lounging and Netflix binges. And yes, I think they…

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Gianduja Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies


Gianduja Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies? I’ll take twenty-five please. I think it’s important that we celebrate all that is good in the world, with chocolate + hazelnut spread being one of life’s finest creations. Behold the Gianduja Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie. Bask in her glory. Note her splendor. She’s dying to get to you know. Really. Gianduja is just a…

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Salty Malty Cupcakes


Are we all full-swing into summering? The heat has hit the threshold of being just shy of uncomfortable in our non-air conditioned home. But we’re not there yet and I welcome the dewy glow it’s giving my skin. Stella and Gavin have been out of school for a week-ish and it’s been nothing shy of delightful. I boycotted alarm clocks…

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Lime Agave Cupcakes With Fresh Strawberry Basil Buttercream

Gluten-Free Lime Agave Cupcakes With Fresh Strawberry Basil Buttercream


The first thing I thought about when baking with Organic Agave In The Raw Nectar was making these Lime Agave Cupcakes With Fresh Strawberry Basil Buttercream. And I knew, from the start, I wanted them to be gluten free. Not for the sake of being gluten free (although that’s a perk for many) but because the idea of a  moist,…

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Pesto Pine Nut Pizza


Before I get into this Pesto Pine Nut Pizza (and how much I love alliteration), let’s just talk about pesto, shall we?   There is a lot of hub bub about grinding your homemade pesto in a mortar and pestle instead of using a food processor to sort the situation out quickly. I’m here to tell you it’s fine either…

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Chocolate Lemon Tart + Giveaway


Is there any better way to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring than with a Chocolate Lemon Tart? No really, is there? All of my favorite flavors are shoved into one delicious dessert treat that doesn’t just look beautiful, it tastes amazing. Even better, it’s a cinch to throw together. I mean it. This was utterly painless. I…

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Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake


Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake (aka The Little Black Dress of Cakes) + Simple Cake by Odette Williams Cookbook Giveaway Nothing speaks to me more than chocolate cake. And cookies. But today, we’re talking Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake from my latest favorite obsession, freshly released Simple Cake by Odette Williams. Simple Cake simplifies the cake world to the only ten cake recipes you’ll need, 15…

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting


Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting + Husband’s The Cook Cookbook Giveaway! Nothing gives me greater joy than sharing this recipe for Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting from my dear friends, Adam and Ryan’s cookbook Husbands That Cook: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen.    GIVEAWAY CLOSED!! Actually, I’m feeling equally joyful that I get…

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Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies with Coffee Ganache


We need chocolate and hazelnuts and coffee in our life. Right now. Full stop.   These chocolate hazelnut brownies come together so quick…in a flash. All your wet ingredients mingle together in a make-shift double boiler so that the chocolate and sugars get all melt-y and delicious. A quick whisk of the dry ingredients (and a sift if you’re feeling…

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