Nutella Brownies

Super dense, ridiculously fudgy Nutella Brownies.  Chocolate & hazelnut come together in this super easy, one-bowl, no mixer recipe. Super dense, ridiculously fudgy Nutella Brownies. Super easy, one bowl & no mixer required - you NEED to make these!Today is my birthday. Now – I have mixed feelings about turning one year older, and I don’t usually (ever??) wear a birthday crown or throw myself a party – but I ALWAYS  celebrate with birthday treats.

So this year – I decided to commemorate being one year older with brownies. Fudgy, Nutella Brownies in fact. Brownies that have a rich chocolate, hazelnut taste for my mature side. And are showered with sprinkles for my immature side because I’m young at heart.

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Butterscotch Cookies

Super soft & chewy Butterscotch Cookies. Brown butter is the secret ingredient for ridiculously flavorful, perfect butterscotch taste!Super soft & chewy Butterscotch Cookies. Brown butter is the secret ingredient for ridiculously flavorful, perfect butterscotch taste!

Lately I’ve been feeling nostalgic. I’m not sure if it’s because my birthday’s coming up, or because I just passed the 1 year anniversary of my first post….. but I’m getting sentimental. Anyways, while reflecting (aka drinking wine on a Friday night in my sweatpants) and reading old posts – I realized butterscotch hasn’t made an appearance on Just So Tasty in a long, long time.

Like…. almost a year.

I posted Butterscotch Blondies and Butterscotch Sundae Sauce last summer, but nothing since.

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Lemon Lime Cupcakes

These Lemon Lime Cupcakes are perfect for summer. Fresh citrus taste, ridiculously soft cupcake crumb & topped with perfectly smooth lime buttercreamThese Lemon Lime Cupcakes are perfect for summer. Fresh citrus taste, ridiculously soft cupcake crumb & topped with perfectly smooth lime buttercream!

There are few things in life that can top a cupcake. Fluffy, ridiculously soft cake. Sky-high frosting. Endless flavor possibilities. The prettiest dessert you can think of…

So when I arrived at a wedding a few weeks ago to an entire table of beautiful mini cakes – I knew the night was off to a good start.

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Super Easy S’mores Bars

Chewy, gooey, Super Easy S’mores Bars – so you can enjoy your favorite camp fire treat no matter the weather! A graham cracker blondie-like base, melted milk chocolate & gooey toasted marshmallows!

Chewy, gooey, Super Easy S'mores Bars - a blondie-like base, melted milk chocolate & toasted marshmallows come together in these amazing treats! Ready in no time and no mixer required! If we ever meet – within 10 minutes you’ll know I don’t go camping. It’s not that I’m a complete princess per se, but my common sense is lacking at best. And the only thing I know how to McGyver is sunken cake top.

If truth be told, I’ve never actually gone camping. I think my parents were too afraid to take us as kids (4 girls = a LOT of complaining), and now as a quasi-adult I’m worried to go with friends and completely ruin their trip due to my lack of camping skills.

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Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

The softest, most fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes imaginable. Perfectly golden edges & designed for soaking up lots of maple syrup – these are delicious topped with fresh fruit!The softest, most fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes imaginable. Perfectly golden edges & designed for soaking up lots of maple syrup - these are the BEST pancakes you'll ever eat!

There should be a rule that you aren’t allowed to go grocery shopping after Pinteresting. Because – at least if you’re me – it always leads to being way too overzealous about my kitchen abilities and buying copious amounts of groceries.

So on Saturday after 2 cups of coffee and a Pinterest bender searching spring recipes – I came home with 5lbs of fresh berries after a trip to the supermarket. Clearly, that little red “Pin It” button got the best of me.

But after snacking on a few berries, I realized I didn’t want to subject these tasty morsels to the fiery pven chamber. They were way too delicious and perfectly ripe.

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