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July 1st, 2014

Easy 4th of July Strawberry Sticks

Strawberry Sticks

Today is July 1st and that means on Friday people around the country will be celebrating the 4th of July. There will be picnics and barbecues going on all over the county and fireworks will light up the night skies. Hopefully, it will be a day filled of family, friends, good food and a whole lot of fun.

Every celebration needs great food, and these Easy 4th of July Strawberry Sticks are festive. Decorated in Red, White and Blue they are perfect for all those picnics and barbecues; or how about while watching fireworks.

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February 6th, 2014

Chocolate Strawberry Crisps

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This is a simple go to Valentine’s Day treat that is perfect for anyone. Perfect to serve at a party or give as a special treat to that special someone, or even someone not so special. ūüėČ These can be done with any type of chocolate (I like to use Ghiradelli Melting Wafers.) and can then be decorated in any way or not at all. I promise these little crisps are delicious. I am pretty sure that I consumed more than I actually got done to photo.

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Chocolate Strawberry Crisps

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June 13th, 2013

Sweet Liberty Cookie Bark

I love the 4th of July.  It is such a fun time of year.  The barbecues, the picnics, friends, family, fireworks and the list goes on.  Plus there is nothing like the patriotic feelings that we share each year in July.

Who doesn’t love cookie bark?¬† Cookie Bark is pretty much a classic, but here is a little twist to make it special for the 4th.¬† This Sweet Liberty Cookie Bark is all decked out in red, white and blue to celebrate the occasion.

 

Don’t forget to wrap some up with this¬†Sweet Liberty¬†gift tag to share with friends

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December 10th, 2012

English Toffee


Can you have Christmas without toffee?¬† Not at my house .¬†. . Every family has Christmas Traditions – toffee is one of ours; no matter what other goodies are around, there has to be toffee for Christmas!¬† This recipe is my mother’s – we’ve been making it as long as I can remember.¬† I love it because it’s simple; no special pan, no candy thermometer, and you can make it in under 20 minutes from start to finish!¬† Don’t get discourage if your first batch isn’t just right – once you get the feel of it you’ll love it

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November 16th, 2012

Thin Mint Cookie Bark


For those of you already planning your holiday cookie trays and neighborhood gift giving- have I got the perfect solution for you!  A fast and easy {only 2 ingredients} cookie bark that tastes amazingly like the Girl Scout Thin Mints we all know and love!

Have you seen these new baking chips from Nestle Рa combination of dark chocolate and mint?  {Brilliant}  When I first spotted them on the holiday baking display and knew they had loads of potential.

Nestle has a recipe for Magic Mint Chocolate Bark on the back of the package which consists of just melting

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