Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Bars

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This is a sponsored post, written by me, and created in partnership with Philadelphia Cream Cheese.  All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. Planning a holiday party? These Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Bars are such a festive offering! Creamy chocolate cheesecake is nestled in a crunchy cookie crust, and spiked with cool peppermint. So perfect for this time of… 

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Iced Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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These Dark Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs are Decorated with Pink and Red Candy Cane Stripes of Royal Icing!  Follow my Video Tutorial and enjoy this Fun and Festive Holiday Recipe. Today’s post is coming to you a little later than I would have liked, for a couple of different reasons.  One, I really wanted to make… 

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Peppermint Mocha Cookies

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These Soft & Chewy Cookies balance the Rich, Deep flavors of Chocolate and Coffee with a Cool hit of Icy Peppermint! Omg, you guys.  You. GUYS! I seriously need to get out more. I am waaaay too wrapped up in my own little world here.  It’s a character flaw.  I see it.  I get it. … 

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Chocolate Peppermint Meringue Christmas Trees

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These Frosty White Meringue Christmas Trees are kissed with a touch of Peppermint and Chocolate.  A Sweet Topper for Cake or Cupcakes, or a Fun Homemade Gift.  Gluten- and Dairy-Free. When you’re a little, the Christmas season is just so completely magical.  The lights, the yummy treats, Santa, the decorations, the parties, and, of course, presents… 

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Chocolate Orange Panettone

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Take your holiday tradition to the next level with this chocolate orange panettone!  Sweet, moist Italian yeast bread, studded with citrus and chocolate.  My grandfather was first generation Sicilian-American, but sadly, not much from his culture was passed down.  He was probably more interested in assimilating, like many other immigrants at that time. So no, I… 

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How to Bake (Easy! and Delicious!) Cutout Cookies with Neat Edges

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Learn the secrets to baking cutout cookies with neat edges, that won’t spread as they bake!  You’ll fall in love with baking and decorating cutout cookies. **This post originally appeared on my old blog, YinMom YangMom, and has now been updated with the above video, as well as brand-new, pretty pics!  Everything else is exactly… 

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Pumpkin Crepe Cake

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Pumpkin crepe cake: layer after layer of lacy crepes, filled with a fluffy spiced pumpkin pastry cream.  A showstopping fall dessert!  It’s about time this pumpkin crepe cake finally happened. A little less than a year ago, I tried my first Lady M’s crepe cake.  Have you ever?  Holy moly.  You’d never think something so… 

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Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

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This is a sponsored post, written by me, and created in partnership with PAM Cooking Spray. All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. This dense and creamy New York cheesecake is bursting with fragrant vanilla in every delicious layer! Rich cream cheese cheesecake filling is speckled throughout with sweet vanilla bean flecks, nestled… 

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Easy Hot Cocoa from Scratch

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Craving something warm and comforting?  This easy Hot Cocoa recipe won’t disappoint!  So much rich, chocolate flavor and it whips up in less than 2 minutes flat!  Made from scratch, in the microwave, with basic ingredients you probably already have on hand.   I can’t seem to get enough hot cocoa at this time of… 

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Gingerbread Cookies that Don’t Spread in the Oven

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Making gingerbread cookies this holiday?  This is the recipe for you!  These cookies have a wonderfully traditional molasses and spice flavor, a tender texture that’s not too hard, and the dough is a dream to work with.  No spreading in the oven!  Keep your cute shapes and neat edges.   It’s about time I’m posting this… 

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Homemade Mint Milanos

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These Homemade Mint Milanos are even better than the original!  A tender butter cookie is sandwiched around the most luxurious peppermint-infused whipped chocolate ganache filling.  Completely irresistible! Happy Monday morning, my peeps!  How was your weekend?  Mine was just lovely.  It was my first weekend at home with my family in what felt like ages…. 

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