Cheesy Baked Artichokes and Spinach

Artichoke hearts, chopped spinach and water chestnuts come together in this mouth-watering side dish with a creamy sauce made of cream cheese and heavy cream plus a generous dusting of parmesan cheese on top.

This dreamy casserole combines two of my favorite dips! Spinach artichoke and the spinach dip my Mom used to make with water chestnuts in it. Water chestnuts are definitely underrated. … 

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Sugar Cookie Tartlets

I baked you something special. Cookie tartlets with little red peek-a-boo heart cut-outs. In honor of the occasion.

Soft sugar cookies sandwiched with tart strawberry jam and dusted with powdered sugar. They melt in your mouth in a blizzard of sweetness, tender cookie and the crisp bite of the jam…. 

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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy oatmeal cookies packed with oats, raisins and walnuts. When I say chewy I mean it.

They come from King Arthur Flour’s Cookie Companion, a cookbook that classifies oatmeal cookie recipes by how crispy, crunchy, chewy and soft they are. You gotta love that…. 

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Cinnamon Red Hot Sugar Cookie Bars

I wanted to make you an early Valentine treat. Something to say I appreciate you from the bottom of my heart. So. . . I did. With cinnamon red hots. Remember them? Nothing says I love you better.

Sugar cookie bars with zingy candy red hots baked into the batter with a more than generous layer of cream cheese frosting to top them off…. 

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Pizza Dough Pretzels with Cheesy Pizza Dip

Making soft pretzels at home has never been easier! Store bought or homemade pizza dough makes some of the best pretzels you will ever taste. They bake up golden and crusty with tender, chewy middles that are just as good if not better than traditional pretzels.

Where there’s pizza dough let there be cheese! Mozzarella, Parmesan and cream cheese plus pizza sauce equals a gooey dip made purely for your dipping pleasure…. 

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