Peanut Butter Kisses {gluten free}

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Ahhhh, peanut butter kisses.  Or, peanut butter blossoms.  Whatever you call ‘em, they’re delicious.  They’re ridiculously easy to make (only 4 ingredients!), and they’re gluten-free.  It’s a win-win. We make these cookies year ’round when we’re craving something sweet after dinner.  They’re quick (15 minutes or less), and don’t require lots of ingredients.  I can [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Soft + Chewy Gingersnaps

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It’s Day 2 of Cookie Week here on Dessert For Two, and we’re re-visiting an old favorite.  I shared this recipe a few years ago, but I think it bears repeating. These are the ginger cookies that dreams are made of:  soft and chewy with just enough crystalline crunch from the sugar coating.  These cookies [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Mexican Wedding Cookies

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When I hosted a giveaway last week, I made y’all tell me about your favorite holiday cookie. That was me secretly compiling information about which recipes to share next here on Dessert For Two.  Quite a few of you said that you were looking forward to Mexican Wedding Cookies.  I’m so excited to share this [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Red Velvet Truffles

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In the South, it’s all red velvet cakes and coconut flakes for Christmas.  These go-to recipes must be on the table or nothing feels right.  However, I’m always looking for a twist on the classics and had the idea for red velvet cake bites instead of a towering 3-layer cake. You’ve got options with this [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Cranberry Orange Pavlova

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Some women want diamonds for Christmas.  Some women want pearls.  All I want is local produce.  We’ve really been missing the fresh produce from California.  I heard a rumor at work that the FFA kids in Kansas sell big cartons of local citrus and avocados around the holidays.  I dreamed about it.  I lusted after [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

1 Dozen Monster Cookies

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How are y’all coming on your holiday shopping?  Done?  Half-way there?  Not even started yet?  Please say you’re like me and haven’t started.  I have lots of ideas for my friends and family, I just haven’t put it into action yet.  This year we’re splitting the holidays between Texas to see my family and Georgia [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Frosted Chocolate Cookies

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Hi friends!  I’m guest posting today for the sweet Kristan over at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen.  Go, check out the recipe for these soft chocolate cookies with the most perfect cap of pink frosting.  They’re addicting!  

Black-Out Cupcakes (+ giveaway!)

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First things first:  yes, those are chocolate cupcakes topped with pudding and THEN coated in chocolate cake crumbs. This recipe comes out of Kathleen King’s book Baking for Friends.  You know Kathleen King, she’s the mastermind behind Tate’s Bake Shop in the Hamptons.  I first heard about Tate’s Bake Shop while watching an episode of [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]