Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are definitely a popular cookie… and for good reason.  It’s in the combination of a sugary cookie and melted chocolate chunks. Not to mention their tastiness increases exponentially when dunked in a cup of cold milk!  There really is nothing like a soft, warm chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven.

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Raspberry Jam Diagonals

My mother has been making these since I was a little girl.  I have so many memories of helping her make them in the kitchen (and of pinching  off pieces of the sugary dough when she wasn’t looking).  My favorite part of making these was getting to eat the end pieces… they just didn’t make the cut onto the final plate.

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Key Lime Pie

As promised (and midweek too — can you believe it?) here is my lime inspired recipe!  If you only knew the week that I have had so far… late nights planning, kids gone wild, and our second grade open house.   Oh my goodness it is only Wednesday.  It’s a good thing I’ll have the product of my cooking for snacking tomorrow!  (Did I mention spring break is only 9 days away?)

I absolutely love lime.  Limeade, lime popsicles, a wedge of lime in my club soda.  But this… yes this… is my favorite way to take lime: key lime pie.  This key lime pie is not your typical version… It has two layers: a baked layer and a chilled layer.  The homemade granola and graham cracker crust is to die for.

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