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How to Make Samoa-Inspired Girl Scout Cookies at Home

There is a large divide between those who love Samoas (otherwise known as Caramel deLites) and those who love Thin Mints. But I’ve never met a Girl Scout cookie I didn’t like.<p>I used to be a girl guide (that's "girl scout" to my American friends) and come cookie season, I went door to door, making …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Chocolate Oat Muffins

<i>Happy New Year!!</i><p>Yes, I know it’s a bit late, but both the holidays, and the subsequent catching up with everything else <i>after</i> the holidays, have been …

Carrot Cake Recipes That Change The Dessert Game

YUM.<p>In the world of cake, there are many great options. Flourless chocolate, red velvet, funfetti ... the list goes on and on. And then, there's carrot -- the only cake that uses a vegetable as its main ingredient and proudly tells the world about it. This cake is daring. This cake is bold. And …

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Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake

This is the kind of cake you can’t help but eat for breakfast the next morning. It’s the kind of cake you will make for all your friends when they …

The Best Cheesy, Bready Appetizer Is Like Garlic Bread, but Better

When we made caramelized onion and Gruyère-stuffed pull-apart bread in the Food52 office (inspired by French onion soup and this jaw-dropping Kitchn …

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Let’s face it, cheesecake recipes never come out right on the first try, and require <i>at least</i> 2-3 tests (or in this case, 4) before they are deemed …

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Key Lime Pie with Mango Sauce

Crust: Preheat oven to 350°. Combine graham-cracker crumbs, butter, and 3 tablespoons sugar in a medium bowl; mix well. Press into a 9-inch pie …

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12 Cookie Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

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It's Not Christmas Until You Bake These Norwegian Butter Cookies

When I was growing up, the only time of year we ever, <i>ever</i> had cookies was at Christmas.<p>It made the weeks leading up to Christmas even more intensely special—the evenings spent standing next to my mother, referring to the notes scrawled in Norwegian in her tattered folio of treasured recipes, …

Crock-Pot Christmas! 10 slow-cooker recipes to try

From easy cocktail meatballs to gooey chocolate brownies, put your Crock-Pot to work this holiday season with these 10 easy Christmas slow-cooker recipes for appetizers, mains, sides and desserts.<p>Slow-Cooker Cider Ham<p>Anyone who's cooked a 7-pound ham knows that it takes up the whole oven! Take a …

Cassava Cake with Creamy Custard Topping

Upon touchdown at Ninoy Aquino International Airport whenever I return home to Manila, there is one dessert I instantly dream of and crave - CASSAVA …

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Gooey Apple Pie Recipe

This apple pie slices cleanly and holds its shape as you lift it out of the pie plate. It has chunks of apple that are tender yet intact, lightly bound in a thickened sauce that's just sweet enough, with a hint of spice. This is the pie for all you gooey-pie-lovers out there (and you know who you …

The Worst Gluten-Free Mistakes

<i>By Cynthia Sass</i><p>After experiencing some wacky symptoms, I was recently tested for celiac disease, and while the report came back negative, I've noticed that I do feel better when I avoid gluten. Many of my clients are in the same boat, but others seek me out after going gluten free and feeling …

The Whole World Is Crazy For This “Japanese Cheesecake” With Only 3 Ingredients!

Want an easy dessert that is easy to prepare and even easier to eat it? Prepare your Japanese cheesecake of only 3 ingredients …<p>The whole world is …

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The Cheapest Days To Fly And 12 More Holiday Travel Tips

<b>By Hilary Solan, Travelzoo</b><p>Complaints about stressful holiday travel are as old as St. Nick himself. Armed with these tips, you'll be able to pack some holiday cheer (plus unwrapped presents) while en route to grandma's.<p><b>1. Pick the right day to fly.</b><p>Busy airports, crazy-high fares, winter weather …

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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef<p>Author: Alyssa<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 4 hours<p>Total time: 4 hours 10 mins<p>Beef that slow cooks to tender melt in your …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls With Maple Cream Cheese Frosting #SundaySupper

With fall here and the weather outside becoming chilly we are celebrating Sunday Supper with warming trend recipes to keep you cozy when the …

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Hungarian Coffee Cake

Sarabeth Levine | Sarabeth’s Good Morning Cookbook | Rizzoli, 2015My daughters go crazy every time I make this Hungarian coffee cake. It was a …

Pull-Apart Breads

Imagine a bread so soft and buttery that it pulls apart into tender pieces at the slightest touch. Is your dream bread crunchy with a caramelized …

Baking

27 Next-Level Brownies You Need In Your Life

Cakey vs. fudgy is for beginners.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook or pin them on Pinterest.</b>

The Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast for Tonight's Dinner

For as long as it's been published on The Chic Site this Balsamic Pot Roast has been one of our most popular recipes. The pictures are nothing fancy but the results are to die for! Plug in your slow cooker and make this cozy fall recipe for dinner this weekend.<p>Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast<p>Simply …

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Pumpkin Magic Custard Cake Recipe

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.<p>Melt the butter and set it aside to cool.<p>Warm the milk until it is lukewarm and set it aside.<p>Whip the egg whites with the …

Everything You Need to Know to Make Gorgeous Cupcakes

<i>Cupcakes may not be trendy anymore—but they're still adorable.</i><p>Cupcakes may not be at the height of dessert trendiness anymore (read: now you have to wait in long lines for <i>other</i> treats), but they will always be beloved. They’re nostalgic, miniature, and can be made to suit any tastes and styles. <b>It’s</b> …

How to make the perfect custard tart

Not to be confused with the Portuguese or French versions, this silky dessert in a crisp crust is a British classic. But should the pastry be enriched with sugar – and should your custard be made with cream or milk?<p>Despite a rich history stretching back to Charlie Chaplin himself, the classic …

This Is How We Roll

Croissant-doughnut hybrids may come and go, but doughy, icing-covered cinnamon rolls are forever.<p>They may not be sugar crusted and totally on trend …

Baking

Chewy Irish-Coffee Blondies

Skip the green food coloring. We've raised the bar for Saint Patty's Day desserts. These blondies are enriched with Irish coffee-inspired flavors -- ground coffee in the batter, whiskey in the sugar glaze. And you don't have to pull out the heavy stand mixer: A bowl and a wooden spoon will do.

Caramel Apple Streusel Muffins #SundaySupper

<i>Autumn means apples are in season. Enjoy them in these easy-to-make quintessential fall breakfast muffins: caramel apple streusel muffins.</i>As much as …

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