Tag Archives: chocolate

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes


My granddaughter Amelia stayed over night on Friday. Saturday morning she and I made cupcakes. When I pulled everything together, I found that I had no white flour, but we wanted to make cupcakes. I did have some brown rice … Continue reading

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Three-Layer Mint Brownies


This is another of my family’s favorite holiday “cookies.” They are easy to make and very pretty when served alongside other cookies. They are also lovely served on a plate with a strawberry. RECIPE IDEA: When my daughter Erin was in elementary … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Squares


With the holidays just around the corner, I thought I would post some holiday recipes. Chocolate Cherry Squares are one of my daughter Erin’s favorite Christmas cookies. One year I mailed her a box of these cookies along with several … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolate Frosting


Chocolate Frosting Makes enough to cover the tops of 2 9-inch layers 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla 4 squares unsweetened baker’s chocolate, melted 1 Tablespoon soft butter Combine ingredients in order given, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Chocolate Cake


I love chocolate cake. Actually, I love just about anything chocolate. This recipe originally came from one of those spiral-bound cookbooks that contain recipes from multiple people. It was a Disabled Veterans cookbook. Everything I ever made out of that … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies


  Don is a purist. He thinks you should always use natural ingredients when you cook. He would never use margarine in anything, especially cookies. Generally, I agree with him, and I use butter instead of margarine. But for Chocolate … Continue reading

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