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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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Burnt Sugar Muscovado Truffles | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Burnt Sugar Muscovado Truffles


Burnt Sugar Muscovado Truffles are up next in our 12 Days of Sweet Treats and they are such the perfect, ultimate sweet treat to my always modest palate. We whip up some burnt sugar which is so easy (1 ingredient) and takes little effort. It’s so easy we’re sipping champagne as we do this, because it’s the holidays and we’re…

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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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Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Breakfast Buns


These Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Breakfast Buns are not only my second FOMO Baking with Erin Clarkson + Brian Hart Hoffman, but they are also the perfect holiday breakfast-brunch treat. The original recipe appears in the latest Holiday 2019 issue of Bake From Scratch magazine. Erin and I did some tweaks to the original recipe and Brian made them as they…

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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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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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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 Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Jessie’s Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting


You haven’t lived until you’ve baked and eaten Jessie’s Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting. End of story. The creator behind this easy and gorgeous recipe is Jessie Sheehan, the genius behind Jessie Sheehan Bakes and the author of The Vintage Baker + co-author of Icebox Cakes. This lady knows her sweets. And I respect her tremendously for that.  …

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Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe | Displaced Housewife

Top Ten Recipes 2018


This is always one of the funnest posts to do every year. Can I say funnest? I love to see what everyone’s favorite DisplacedHousewife recipes are. And this year it’s lots of cookies, muffins, raspberries and chocolate: there’s a reason we’ve found each other. I’ve already started working on recipes for the New Year. I’m excited to have more free…

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Cherry Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe | recipe via DisplacedHousewife | rebecca firth

GIVEAWAY (yay!) + Tart Cherry Streusel Coffee Cake


GIVEAWAY CLOSED!!! First order of business, there’s a giveaway!!! I am so excited to partner with Oregon Fruit Products to give away a Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee Maker + Espresso Machine + 12 beautiful fruity cans of Oregon Fruit Products, so you can make this gem year round!!! All you have to do is comment below on your favorite holiday breakfast,…

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White Chocolate Fudge Brownies Brownies | The Cookie Book | DisplacedHousewife | rebecca firth

White Chocolate Fudge Brownies


Happy almost weekend! I wanted to share this easy holiday recipe for fudge brownies from The Cookie Book…think of it as a little holiday gift from me to you. But better, something to make + eat this weekend while you’re knee-deep into holiday-ing.   I’m keeping this blog post short + sweet. I’m in Chicago staying at one of my…

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Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle Cookies


First, let’s chat about these truffle cookies. Think of a cookie with deep chocolate flavors, a brownie-esque texture which to me equates truffles (the most sacred of food groups) and that beautiful toasty crunch that distinctively comes from hazelnuts. These are probably one of the easier cookies that you’ll throw together mingling everything on a double-boiler until it gets melted…

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