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Save and Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 30 cookies

INGREDIENTS

2 cups butter, melted

2 cups packed brown sugar

2 cups granulated sugar

4 large eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

5 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

4 cups chocolate chips

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until evenly combined and light in color.

3. Add in the eggs and vanilla, mixing until smooth.

4. Add the flour and baking soda, folding the mixture until it forms a smooth dough.

5. Fold in the chocolate chips until evenly combined.

6. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop 6 balls of dough onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Bake for 12 minutes, then serve!

FOR LATER USE

1. To save cookie dough for later use, scoop the dough into balls and place them side-by-side on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

2. Wrap the tray with cling wrap, then freeze for up to one month.

3. To bake the frozen dough balls, remove desired number from the tray and bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 375°F/190°C.

4. Enjoy!

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Waffle Grilled Cheese

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Waffle Grilled Cheese

Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

2 cups waffle mix

1 tablespoon minced rosemary (fresh or dried)

1 egg

2 tablespoon vegetable oil

1⅓ cup milk

8 ounces sliced sharp cheddar cheese

PREPARATION

1. In a large bowl, combine waffle mix, rosemary, egg, oil, and milk. Stir until well combined.

2. Pour about ½ cup of the batter into the waffle iron (amount may vary based on the size of the waffle iron). Cook until the waffle is golden brown.

3. Add slices of cheese on half of the waffle. Carefully, fold the other half on top and close the lid. Cook until the cheese is melted.

4. Serve & enjoy!

Mini S'mores Pies

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Mini S'mores Pies

Makes 20 mini pies

INGREDIENTS

Graham Cracker Crust

2 packets of graham crackers, finely crushed

1 stick unsalted butter, melted

⅓ cup granulated sugar

Chocolate Filling

1¼ cup of heavy cream

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed

⅓ cup granulated sugar

10.5 ounces / 300 grams dark chocolate (60% cocoa minimum), chopped

3 eggs, plus 2 yolks

20 large marshmallows

Foil cupcake liners

Muffin or cupcake pan

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 350˚F/175˚C.

2. Combine crushed graham crackers, melted butter, and sugar in a bowl until all of the crumbs are moistened with butter.

3. Fill foil cupcake liners halfway, then, using a small spoon or your fingers, push down the crumbs to form your crust.

4. Bake 5-7 minutes, until they are just starting to turn golden brown. Set aside.

5. Lower oven temperature to 275˚F/140˚C.

6. Combine the cream, butter, and sugar into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 90-120 seconds, stirring halfway through.

7. Add chopped chocolate and stir until all the chocolate is melted.

8. Whisk 3 eggs and 2 yolks in a separate bowl. While stirring eggs, add a small amount of warm chocolate/cream mixture into the eggs (to gently warm up your eggs so they don’t scramble!)

9. Pour the egg mixture back into the chocolate/cream mixture and stir to completely combine the two.

10. Pour the chocolate filling into cupcake foils leaving a little bit of room at the top (¼-⅛ of an inch or so).

11. Bake for 15-17 minutes, until the chocolate filling is just set and wobbles very slightly shaken.

12. Turn on the broiler to high and top each pie with a marshmallow.

13. Broil the pies until the marshmallows just start to char and brown. If the tops brown too quickly for the marshmallow to spread across the entire top of the pie, take the pan out and once they have cooled for a minute, press down on the top of the marshmallow and the gooey insides will come out and spill on the top of your pie!

Spinach Dip Mozzarella Sticks

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Spinach Dip Mozzarella Sticks

Servings 15-20

INGREDIENTS

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

½ cup cooked spinach, drained

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1 teaspoon Kosher salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 cups flour

4 eggs, beaten

2 cups seasoned breadcrumbs

Canola oil, for frying

Marinara sauce for dipping

PREPARATION

1. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, spinach, mozzarella, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, stirring until thoroughly mixed.

2. Transfer the mixture to a square baking pan lined with parchment paper and spread the mixture evenly in the dish. Freeze for 30 minutes.

3. Invert the frozen spinach dip onto a cutting board and remove the parchment paper. Slice the block into 1-centimeter strips, then slice the strips in half into sticks.

4. Place the flour, eggs, and breadcrumbs into three separate bowls. Dip the spinach dip sticks into the flour, then the eggs, then the breadcrumbs, then back into the eggs, and finally back into the breadcrumbs. Set the breaded sticks aside on a plate.

5. Heat oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Fry the breaded sticks for about 30 seconds to a minute, until golden brown.

6. Cool, then serve with marinara sauce!

Cookies & Cream Truffles

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Cookies & Cream Truffles

Servings 6-8

INGREDIENTS

36 chocolate sandwich cookies

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

12 ounces white chocolate, melted

PREPARATION

1. In a food processor, finely crush the cookies, reserving about 2 tablespoons of the mixture for sprinkling on top of the truffles.

2. In a large bowl, combine cookie crumbs and cream cheese, stirring until evenly mixed.

3. Chill the mixture for about an hour or until the mixture can be rolled into a ball and hold its shape.

4. Roll ping pong–sized balls with the mixture.

5. Dip the truffles in the melted white chocolate and place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

6. Sprinkle some of the cookie crumbs on top of the chocolate-coated truffle before the chocolate hardens.

7. Repeat with the rest of the truffles, reheating the chocolate if necessary.

8. Serve!

Guacamole Onion Rings

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Guacamole Onion Rings

INGREDIENTS

3 avocados /ripe

1 lime

1 tomato /diced and drained of excess water

1/4 cup cilantro /chopped

2 cloves garlic /minced

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp chili powder

2 small-medium yellow onions

Flour

2 Eggs /beaten

2 cups panic bread crumbs

oil for frying

PREPARATION

1. In a medium mixing bowl mash avocados with the juice of 1 lime. Mix in chopped tomato, cilantro, garlic, salt, and chili powder.

2. Cut onion into 1/2 inch slices. Carefully separate the layers into individual rings. On a wax paper lined tray lay out onion rings and fill each with guacamole. Place tray in freezer until solid (about 1 hour).

3. Add flour, beaten eggs, and panko bread crumbs to three separate bowls. Remove frozen guacamole rings from freezer. Roll each first in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs. Coat once more in egg and a final time in the bread crumbs.

4. In a large saucepan heat oil to 350˚F (180˚C). Fry guacamole onion rings in batches until nicely browned on all sides. Place on paper towel lined plate to drain off any excess oil. Sprinkle with salt and lime juice. Serve with sour cream. Enjoy!

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