13 Ways to Enjoy Cookie Dough

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Cookie Dough.  

The ultimate comfort food.  The texture.  The creaminess. The chunks of chocolate goodness.

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Cookie Dough has that feel-good quality.  It reminds you of childhood, while helping you forget the worries of adulthood.

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As tempting as it is to stick a spoon, a finger, or your face into a bowl of raw cookie dough, we all know the risks.  Luckily, there are plenty of recipes that embrace the flavor, without the worry. Here are some of my picks. What’s your favorite?

 

 

Twist and Shout!

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Do you know what today is?


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Yes, Pretzel Day.  And around here, that translates into Chocolate-Pretzel Day.

In these recipes, sweet meets salty, and it’s nothing short of delightful.

 

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Tart with Pretzel Crust

Recipe by Nosh On It


 

 

 

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Need a tall cold drink to wash it down? 


Salted Pretzel Nutella Fudge Milkshake with Malted Milk Whipped Cream

Recipe by Half Baked Harvest


Proof That Life is Better With Chocolate

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Here’s an experiment for you. Take a miserable situation, and write it in a sentence.  

 

Example 1:

There’s a strange guy at the front door.


Scary, right?  Now, add chocolate.

There’s a strange guy at the door…with chocolate.

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See that? The weird creepy guy just became a little friendlier.

 

Okay, let’s try another one…

 

Example 2:

The doctor says you need to go on a diet.


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Results:

The doctor says you need to go on a diet with chocolate.

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Okay, one more, just for the sake of science (and the high probability that I’m enjoying this too much.)


Example 3:

The weatherman predicted the likelihood of severe storms.

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GIf courtesy of Mattsko

 

Results:

The weatherman predicted the likelihood of severe storms with chocolate.

 

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In almost every unpleasant scenario, adding chocolate makes the situation better.  I’m not a scientist, but I think we’ve just found the secret to happiness. 


Chocolate.

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Have an example of your own?  Please share your “with chocolate” sentence in the comment section.


 

13 Crazy Good Nutella Recipes

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Nutella  has certainly made a comeback.  Lovers of the chocolate hazelnut spread are slathering it on bread, stuffing it into brownies, stirring it into coffee,…or eating it straight from the jar.

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Nuts For Nutella?

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Check out these over-the-top recipes, and make all your Nutella dreams come true.