Homemade Croissants

Here is my last recipe, Croissants, I made this year for our Blogger Thanksgiving! The FULL roundup with links to everyone will be posted tomorrow!

I have been making homemade croissants for years. I remember the first time I made then, about 7 years ago, I was so worried that they simply wouldn’t work. I mean they seem SO complicated! But in truth they are really SO easy, but a bit messy. There is simply a lot of waiting! Do a few steps, wait, do a few steps wait…. etc… But when you break one open they are SO worth it!

homemade croissants are actually super easy to make, just a little time consuming, but totally worth it.
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Brown Butter Madeleines

You guys know I like pretty food, right? So I just HAD to try Madeleines the first time I saw them! More cake like than cookie like, but small and bitesized? LOVE!  I have tried many recipes over the years and some are terrific and some… fall flat.  I really need to make and share more of my favorite recipes but for today we’ll start with these Brown Butter Madeleines.

I didn't try madeleines until I was an adult, a cake style of cookie they are so pretty and dipped in chocolate for added sweetness

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Perfect Chocolate Brownie Recipe

I have lots of recipes for homemade brownies, that are great and that I love. Frosted texas sheet cake, caramel brownies, chocolate oatmeal bars… But I’ve been searching for a certain kind of perfect chocolate brownie recipe. The crinkled top, fudgey brownie, like the box mix brownies, but better…

the perfect chocolate brownie recipe, dense with a slight saltiness that you'll love

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Harry Potter Snitch Cake Tutorial

My girlfriend, Kaylynn’s, birthday is tomorrow, the 31st.  It is also Harry Potter’s birthday, and she loves the Harry Potter books so she’s having a Harry Potter Birthday party and I offered to make the cake!  I’m also being featured today over at Rae Gun Ramblings where I’m participating in a full week of bloggers sharing Harry Potter crafts, food and more!  Go check it out!

a full tutorial for creating your own Harry Potter birthday party golden snitch cake

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Maple Bacon Donuts

I can’t make donuts and leave off my favorite!  I know I’m on a maple bacon kick, but I can’t help it, it is seriously SO good!  I honestly did NOT expect to like the maple bacon craze, but I has me, completely!

Homemade maple and bacon donuts are delicious and easy to make

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