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Do you remember the movie Bridesmaids? It came out back in 2011 and is a real romp. The whole movie is endlessly quotable, and while it isn’t a masterpiece, there is one scene that has always stayed with me. It is when the main character, Annie, makes a single cupcake for herself. She is alone […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies for One

single serving chocolate chip cookies


When my PMS hits, all I want is sugary cereal and a burger (not together). So, while I don’t typically have a ton of cereal in the apartment—every once in a while, I have to pick some up. My typical standbys are Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios, and of course, Fruity Pebbles. This cereal […]

Fruity Pebbles Cookies


Carrots & Oats & Cream Cheese, Oh My! I know, two oat recipes in a row? Who am I? If I’m being honest, I wasn’t planning on featuring an oat cookie, because when I want a cookie, I want chocolate or caramel or peanut butter, not oats and definitely not a vegetable. So, I’m as […]

Carrot Cake Cookies


Finding the Internet’s Favorite Cookie Who decides what makes something “the best”? When it comes to food, everyone has their own unique palate and preference, so the blanket superlative of “best” seems sort of ridiculous to me. And yet, I’ve been trying to develop the “best” chocolate chip cookie recipe for months—I guess the ego […]

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Showdown


Double chocolate cookies perfect for any holiday dessert table. This easy recipe bakes up soft and chewy, and bursting with chocolate chips.

Double Chocolate Cookies


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