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Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

It’s so cold and snowy in my neck of the woods that I just want oatmeal. And coffee. And a heating blanket. And a quilted bag of warm corn kernels. . .no I’m not crazy.

Chocolate CherryBut I am cold. My aunt makes these quilted cloth bags filled with dried corn kernels and you stick them in the microwave to heat them and then put them on your freezing feet! They are probably also useful on sore muscles but I wouldn’t know because my feet are too cold to waste the warm corn on muscles. (side note-when I heat the corn my house smells of popcorn, which in turn makes me want to eat popcorn.)

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Boozie Chocolate Covered Cherries

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Creamy Chocolate Covered CherriesMy Valentine is getting these cherries. He loves maraschino cherries so I’m sure he will love them all candied and boozed up.

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Mini Snickers Pies

A month ago I got a cute little Wilton mini pie pan. On clearance, of course. If you know me, you know I refuse to spend money on that sort of thing unless there is a good reason or a good clearance.

I realize that this sort of pan will not be used enough to blink at. I’m hopeful that I will find lots of reasons to use it and it will be fabulous. BUT, I am realistic enough to know that it will probably become one more kitchen gadget that I don’t have room for and it will live in the basement. It will end up a waste of money. And possibly a Goodwill donation two years from now.

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Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with Cherry Buttercream

It’s my SIL’s birthday today so I made her these delicious cupcakes. Gotta fatten her up! (Just teasing, T!) Happy Birthday! Can you feel the love?

I stuck to regular sized cupcakes instead of jumbo ones for this batch. That makes them ‘light’ cupcakes, right?

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