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Chocolate Chunk Macaroons

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These macaroon treats are great for Passover or any time of the year. They are easy, quick and delicious. continue reading

Chocolate-Pomegranate-Ginger Bark

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(Serves 6)

Ingredients:

10 oz. bittersweet chocolate (60% cacao), broken into 1-inch pieces
1 cup fresh pomegranate seeds (from 1 large pomegranate)
1-1/2 Tbs. minced candied ginger
1/4 tsp. fine sea salt

Directions:

- Line a baking sheet with silicone baking mat or waxed paper. Put chocolate in a wide, shallow microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high until it just starts to melt, about 1 minute. Stir with spatula until chocolate is completely melted and smooth, heating in additional 15-second increments, if necessary. continue reading

Strawberries and Crispy Wonton Bites

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(serves 4)

Treat your honey to this quick, good for you valentine treat this year. It says I love you in so many ways.

4 wonton wrappers (use a heart shaped cookie cutter for V Day!)
1 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted (can substitute lower fat)
2 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. sugar (can use Turbinado raw cane sugar or a sugar alternative) continue reading

Mexican Wedding Cakes

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(Makes 2-3 Dozen Cookies)

A fun treat for any fiesta is Mexican Wedding Cakes, These delicate and delicious Mexican cookies are great crowd pleasers for happy occasions.

1 stick unsalted butter (room temp)
1/4 cup sugar
1 yolk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 Tbs. milk or cream
1/2 tsp. salt continue reading

Chocolate Lava Cakes

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(yields 6 servings)

Who can resist the allure of warm flowing chocolate in anything? Baked in individual ramekins and unmolded hot, molten cakes reward us with a gush of heavenly sauce at the plunge of our forks. Create this recipe for your family and friends or just as a self indulgent treat for yourself! continue reading