Monster Cookies

This is not your typical chocolate chip cookie. It’s soft, dense, chewy, and chocolatey. In other words, it’s dangerous. Sister-in-law Megan introduced us to these... Read more

Chocolate Eclairs

A few weeks ago we visited family in Ann Arbor, and BJ and Megan were the perfect hosts. They recently moved to Michigan from Alabama... Read more

Birthday Cake

Nick returned from training in Indianapolis just after midnight, missing his birthday by only an hour. But that didn’t stop Emily from singing “happy birthday”... Read more

Truffle Brownies

(easy and impressive for dinner parties and birthday desserts!) Ingredients for Brownies 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 stick... Read more

Chocolate Hazelnut Lava Cake

Valentine’s Dinner 2008 (we adjusted the ingredients to yield 2 large cakes) Ingredients 4 heaping tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 stick butter 1 cup powdered... Read more

Oreo Truffles

Perfect (and incredibly simple) Valentine’s Day treat from Kirsten! Ingredients 1 package of Oreo’s 8 oz. package of cream cheese 2 bags of chocolate chips... Read more

Chocolate Crinkles

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 vegetable oil 3 1 oz. squares unsweetened chocolate 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 2 cups flour... Read more