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Oatmeal raisin cookies are a favorite in our household. The standard recipe holds up well to experimentation. The trick is making certain there is enough “glue” in your ingredient mixture to hold the cookie together. Here, ground flax seed takes the place of two large eggs. If you don’t have flax on hand (or maybe you don’t enjoy it as much as I do) use the eggs instead. The same is true in this recipe for wheat flour vs. gluten-free pancake mix. If you don’t care one way or the other

Chocolate and peppermint. What a romantic pairing. And here it is again in yet another delectable form. Really, as long as it’s cold, I love peppermint. And my love of chocolate is neverending. This recipe is a re-share from my gluten-eating days. Makes 2 dozen cookies. My husband and I made these based on this recipe over at 101 Cookbooks. I stumbled upon it while looking for a peppermint bark recipe (posted earlier this Peppermint Week) and thought, “Hey! Why not?” We made them. They were good. Here is the

Nothing else quite says December to me. Whether it’s rainy days, sleet, snow, a fire in the fireplace and some peppermint bark stashed in a secret spot, perfect for discreet nibbling, or sharing if you’re feeling charitable. 😉 And it’s so easy! All you need is a little pent up wrath, some peppermint candy and chocolate chips. Makes enough for you, your family and some dearly loved friends. Ingredients: 3 cups chocolate chips (I used Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Chips with great success, but you can also use white or semi-sweet

Hooray for Winter and all things peppermint! I declare this week Peppermint Week. This is pretty much the only time of year when I enjoy mint anything, unless it’s Summer in Lebanon, but that’s another story. I’ll save it for a Summer day. As for now, here is the first of three peppermint recipes. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup milk if using espresso machine, 1.5 if using microwave (1/2 for each cup) two palmfuls of chocolate chips 1 oz Torani chocolate mint syrup (optional) peppermint extract (optional)–I didn’t try the

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