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Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups with Dried Blueberries

Recipe Remix: Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups with Dried Blueberries

Before I started my sugar avoidance kick, I posted a recipe for these almond butter cups that included some powdered sugar.  They were most delicious, and I was pretty sure I could make a version with minimal sugar, and so I did.  The only refined sugar in these comes from the dark chocolate, and you […]

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Rainer Cherries with Pistachios and Dark Chocolate (Seasonal and Savory)

Dark Chocolate-Dipped Fresh Cherries with Pistachio “Pits”

I recently received a cherry pitter from Oxo to test out for their blogger cherry contest, and I immediately decided that I needed to try some fresh cherries dipped in chocolate for my entry.  I love traditional chocolate-covered cherries (my favorites are from a great little chocolate place in Muncie called Lowery’s), but since I […]

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Chocolate Almond Butter Cups with Dried Blueberries

Chocolate Almond Butter Cups with Dried Blueberries

I was blog-hopping a couple of days ago and came across a stunningly beautiful recipe for Cranberry Pistachio Butter Cups.  They looked like grown-up Reece’s cups–how brilliant is that?  Of course I had to make some candy myself, stat. My version is kind of like marzipan with blueberries, and they really put the OMG in […]

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Blueberry Pistachio Bark with Two Chocolates

Blueberry Pistachio Bark with Two Chocolates

We are prepping for a “going away” barbecue party for our friend Michelle, and today I was working on some desserts and sides.  An easy hand-held dessert for walking-about events is chocolate bark, and it is adaptable to all sorts of fun ingredients.  For this batch I used a dark chocolate base and poured it […]

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Bittersweet Coconut Cream Truffles with Bubble Tea Powder

Bittersweet Coconut Cream Truffles with Bubble Tea Powder

My favorite sponsor booth at BlogHer Food was, hands down, the Scharffen Berger booth.  Not to play favorites or anything, as there were lots of amazing sponsors, but really, a whole bag of free chocolate (including a box of cacao nibs) is certainly the way to my heart.  Naturally, I decided to make some truffles. […]

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Gingerbread Truffles

Gingerbread Truffles

I love to make homemade food gifts, and since our altitude causes me no end of baking issues, I often go with things that do not require oven time.  Truffles are really simple, have endless potential flavors, and I have never met anyone who didn’t enjoy them in some form.  I am also an absolute […]

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