Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes (‘Tis the season for all things peppermint!)

Recipe: A chocolate cupcake with a whipped peppermint cream cheese icing topped with crushed peppermint.

It’s late and I have to go to bed, but I tried one of these babies and YUM! Couldn’t help but want to share immediately. Extended blog post to come in the next day or two.

Ok, so many many days later and I’m finally sitting down to write out this blog. Actually that’s not true. I’m at work on a Sunday night and while I’m waiting for our document database help me find the document I need to.. well, you don’t really care. The point is I’m at work waiting on this program and so instead of staring at the flashlight graphic as it searches for what I need, I’m going to write about cupcakes (MUCH more fun!)

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December 8, 2010. Tags: . Cupcakes. 2 comments.

Peanut butter cream cheese brownies (Yes, it’s another PB/chocolate recipe. What of it.)

Recipe: A basic brownie recipe with peanut butter cream cheese swirled throughout.

So yes, it’s another peanut butter/chocolate combo baking weekend for me. Don’t know what it is – just can’t get enough PB/chocolate recently. I wasn’t actually sure what to make tonight but knew I wanted to make something with basic ingredients I usually have on hand (mostly because it’s cold here and I have no desire to hike over to the grocery store). So I settled on brownies. But I didn’t want to do your standard run-of-the-mill brownies. I found a recipe for cream cheese brownies but that didn’t seem all that interesting so I decided to jazz it up with some good ol’ PB. Look at me experimenting with recipes! I’m excited about this… hopefully it turns out well so that my co-workers don’t become wary of my experiments…

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December 5, 2010. Brownies, Peanut Butter. Leave a comment.