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Grapeseed Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cinnamon Roll Cookie Bars

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BlogHer Food Austin

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Milk Chocolate Coconut Brownies

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Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

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The Best White Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Skillet Chocolate Cake

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Folgers Fresh Break Giveaway

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2 Ingredient Chocolate Frosting

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Brown Sugar Banana Bread

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Root Beer Cookie Sandwiches

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Homemade Peanut Butter Cup Candy Bars

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Ben and Jerry’s Week ~ The Recap

Hey there! So Ben and Jerry’s Week is in the can.   It was a totally fun week, but unfortunately (or fortunately?) it’s sparked a trillion more ideas, because B&J’s has some pah-rittee excellent flavor selections. Before we start planning the sequel though, let’s recap the week that was…  ...
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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What a Cluster Bars

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