13 Ice Cream Sandwiches with a Twist ūüć¶

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Nothing perks up a blistering hot day like a cold, creamy helping of your favorite ice cream.

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Add a couple of cookies and some sprinkles, and you’ve got yourself the perfect summer treat.¬†

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But what happens if you’re fresh out of cookies?

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No problem. Check out these alternative ingredients, creating some unique takes on the classic ice cream sandwich.

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13 Ice Cream Sandwiches with a New Twist

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Let me know in the comment section which ones are your favorites!

 

Chocolate Profiteroles

Recipe here by Cooking NYTimes

Chocolate Dipped Doughnut Sandwiches

Recipe here Taste Spotting

Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwiches

Recipe here by Sugar Hero

Chocolate Dipped Graham Cracker Ice Cream S’mores

Recipe here by Love and Olive Oil

Chocolate Dipped ‘Churros’

Recipe here by Hola Jalepeno

Ice Cream Whoopie Pies

Recipe here by Good Food Stories

Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Macarons

Recipe here by Barbara Bakes

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwiches

Recipe here by Country Cleaver

Rice Crispy Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

Recipe here by The Gunny Sack

Caramel Peanut Butter Fudge Pretzel Sandwiches

Recipe here by Half Baked Harvest

Nutella Pizzelle Sandwiches

Recipe here by My Boys and Their Toys


 

Heath Bar Blondies

Recipe here by Real Simple

Chocolate Waffle Raspberry Sandwiches

Recipe here by Dessert for Two

13 Chocolate and Peach Recipes ūüćĎ

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 I think you’d agree that some fruits just naturally pair well with chocolate. 

Such as….

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Chocolate and bananas?

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How about….

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Chocolate and strawberries?

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But, what about chocolate and peaches?

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Granted, peaches are not the most common fruit found in chocolate desserts. Actually, the combination might even sound a bit odd. But maybe we just havent given the humble peach a proper chance to shine. 

Still skeptical?

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I’ve researched the most appetizing chocolate and peach recipes on the internet. Let me know which ones you’d be willing to try.


And if you’re ready to start baking, check out this tip:

See how to peel a peach perfectly without a knife here.


13 Chocolate and Peach DessertsūüćĎ

Dark Chocolate, Carmelized Peach, Marscarpone Grilled Cheese

Recipe here by How Sweet It Is

 

Carmelized Peach Chocolate Dutch Baby

Recipe here by Chocolate and Connie

Chocolate Ginger Peach Icebox Cake

Recipe here by Serious Eats

Peach Pavlova

Recipe here by Home Cooking Adventure

Chocolate Peach Shortcakes

Recipe here by A Couple Cooks

Chocolate Chip Peach Cake with Coffee Frosting

Recipe here by The Pancake Princess

Chocolate Chip Peach Walnut Cookies

Recipe here by Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen

Chocolate Peach Tart

Recipe here by You.co

White Chocolate Peach S’mores with Ginger Grahams

Recipe here by Peanut Butter and Julie

Chocolate Peach Pancakes

Recipe here by Healthy Little Cooks

Peach and Brown Sugar Scones with White Chocolate

Recipe here by Sweet Peas and Saffron

 

Chili Chocolate Pudding with Grilled Peaches

Recipe here by Playful Cooking

Southern White Chocolate Peach & Pecan Pizza

Recipe here by A Lovely Place to Land

13 Chocolate Christmas Recipes for National Cookie Day

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C is for Cookieand Christmas, AND Chocolate!

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We’re celebrating National Cookie Day with 13 of our favorite holiday cookies.¬†

Chocolate Mint Truffle Cookies

Recipe here by Inside Bru Crew Life

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Reese’s Cup Leg Lamp Cookies

Recipe here by Delish


Double Chocolate Snowball Cookies

Recipe here by Crazy for Crust


Rudolph Cookies

Recipe here by Your Cup of Cake


Chocolate Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Trees

Recipe here by The Java Cupcake 


Dark Chocolate Almond & Orange Lace Cookies

Recipe here by My Jerusalem Kitchen


Chocolate Chip Maraschino Cherry Shortbread Cookies

Recipe here by OMGChocolateDesserts


Chocolate Peppermint Iced Cookies

Recipe here by Baking a Moment

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Marshmallow Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

Recipe here by Smart Schoolhouse 

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Sea Salt Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe here by Cookies and Cups

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Triple Chocolate Melt-Aways

Recipe¬†here¬†by A Treat’s Affair


Andes Chocolate Mint Cookies 

Recipe here by Chocolate with Grace


Caramel Macchiato Chocolate Cookies

Recipe here by Tammilee Tips

Gifts for the Chocolate Lover

What do you buy the chocoholic for Christmas? Chocolate, of course. While a true chocolate enthusiast will appreciate any sweet offering, how about something unexpected?

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A note about the suggested items: 

The lists have been created based on my opinion. (Basically, all these items would be on my Wish List).  *Please note, I’m not affiliated with any of these companies or products. Ive included a link for purchase with each item for your convenience only. If interested in the product, I suggest researching the product for more details and price comparison.

Week #6: 13 Unique Gifts for the Chocoholic  

Chocolate Brix Tasting Set and Cutting Board

You can buy it here.

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Jacques Torres Hot Chocolate

 You can buy it here.


Chocolate Dipped Wine

Wine or Champagne Dipped in Belgian Chocolate 

You can buy it here.

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Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar

You can buy it here.

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Chocolate Scented Flowers

You can buy it here.

Chocolate Passport- Chocolates from around the world

You can find it here.

 

Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur

 You can find it here.



Hot Cocoa Maker

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Chocolate Fondue Cascading Fountain 

You can buy it here.

Mexican Chocolate Kit

You can buy it here.

“Chocomize” Custom Chocolate Bar

You can buy it here.

Chocolate Tabasco Wedges

 You can buy it here.
Chocolate Dipped Pears
You can buy it here.

Agatha’s 13 Weeks of Christmas: Gifts for the Blogger

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Week 5: Gifts for the Blogger

Stumped finding the perfect gift for the blogger on your Holiday List? Try these ideas! If you’re a blogger, let me know what you’d add to the list!

As with all my gift lists, these are just ideas. I’m not promoting any brands or stores- just fun products.


Camera Lens 

What blogger doesn’t want to take better photos?

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Universal Phone Tripod

For photo ease.

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Backlit Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard 

For those late work nights, a lit keyboard does wonders.

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Nano Wireless Mouse, 5 buttons

Purchase together or separately with a comfortable mouse pad.

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2017 Blog Planner

The perfect way to keep organized.

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Portable Charger

For the blogger on the go.

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Stylish Laptop Bag

Function meets Fashion.

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Personalized Website Pajamas

Sadly, I think I could live in these. 

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Blogger Journal

Because we all need a place to jot down ideas. (An alternative to coffee shop napkins).

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Blogger Mug (for endless caffeine).

“Be careful or you’ll end up on my blog.”

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Colorful Pen Set

For Brainstorming Colorful Ideas, of course.

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Gift Card or Basket of their Favorite Coffee/Tea

Because more caffeine equals higher word count.

Personalized Social Media Necklace 

Personally, I think any item customized for the blogger’s site, would be well received!

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13 Haunted Gingerbread Houses

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Some of the most amazing¬†gingerbread houses¬†you’ll ever see…and they’re haunted!

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Ghoulish Haunted Gingerbread House

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Spooky Haunted Gingerbread House

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Trick or Treat Gingerbread House

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Haunted Gingerbread Mansion

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Weasley Burrow Gingerbread House

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Halloween Haunted House

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Gingerbread Mansion

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Cookie Manor

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Haunted Mansion

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Haunted House

Photo via Yummly

 

Gingerbread Manor

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Bates’ Psycho House

Photo via Pinterest

 

Hogwarts Castle 

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Top 10 Chocolate Festivals in the World: Fall 2016

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Like Chocolate? Then you’re going to Love these chocolate events! Some of the biggest chocolate festivals in the world, are happening this fall. 

 

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Top 10 Chocolate Festivals this Fall


Dallas Chocolate Festival 2016: Lights, Camera, Action

September 9th- 11th

Addison, TX

More Details here


Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival 

September 10th-11th

San Francisco, CA

More information here

 

 

Las Vegas Chocolate and Pastry Show

September 15th-18th

Las Vegas, Nevada

Details here

 

 

The Big Chocolate Show

October 8th-9th

NY, New York

Details here

 

 

The Chocolate Show London


October 14th-16th

London, England

More details here 

 

 

Eurochocolate Festival 

October 14th-23rd

Perugia (by Milan)

More details here

 

 

Toronto Chocolate Festival 

October 15th-November 6th

Toronto, Canada

More Details here

 

Salon Du Chocolat

October 28th- November 1st

Paris, France

Details here 

 

 

The Chicago Artisan Chocolate Show and Wine Tasting

November 11th-12th

Chicago, IL

Details here

 

The Northwest Chocolate Festival 

Seattle, WA

November 15th-18th

Details here