Flourless Peanut Butter Oat Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Oat Cookies | The Blonde Buckeye

I’m slowly getting back into cooking and baking after having the little guy. Trying to plan baking times with napping times has proved to be much harder than expected! Ah the joys of motherhood…

Now that I’ve started again, I remember the main reason I love to bake; to bake for other people. Of course, I love baked goods myself (I can’t give something out without a taste test of course!), but I love baking for others even more. So what happens when you want to make something for someone thats super health-conscious? Like, someone that NEVER cheats! Ever. Um, these cookies people. I thought it would be nice to make something that seems like a ‘cheat’, but really isn’t too bad. The biggest challenge? There’s a fine line between delicious, healthier treats, and cardboard.

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Baby Break

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Oh hi!!! Long time, no see. I’ve been on a baby break! Our little one arrived a few short weeks ago so I’ve been taking a little breather from the blog. Don’t worry though, I have some new recipes ready to write so it should be soon. In the meantime, I’m just hanging out with […]

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Cinnamon & Chocolate Chip Blondies

Cinnamon & Chocolate Chip Blondies | The Blonde Buckeye

Chocolate and cinnamon?! I mean, come one. Another favorite combo of mine. These blondies sort of remind me of a breakfast coffee cake, but with the addition of chocolate. Not only did I use cinnamon in the batter itself, but I added cinnamon chips. If you haven’t had cinnamon blondies and you’re a cinnamon lover – […]

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Cornflake Crusted French Toast Waffles

Cornflake Crusted French Toast Waffles | The Blonde Buckeye

Remember these perfect whole wheat waffles? How could you not. Here is round 2, as promised. I turned these delicious waffles into french toast! I love french toast and I love waffles, so why not have the best of both worlds. So I had waffles one day, and french toast the next. Perfect breakfast(s) if you […]

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Light & Crispy Whole Wheat Waffles

Light & Crispy Whole Wheat Waffles | The Blonde Buckeye

I love waffles. You know this. But I also love whole wheat waffles… except when they’re dense bricks. Whole wheat baked goods sometimes have a problem staying the light and fluffy consistency you know. I often use half all-purpose flour and half whole wheat to avoid this. Not these waffles. They are THEE best whole […]

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Margarita Mini Cakes

Margarita Mini Cakes | The Blonde Buckeye

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I love making ‘themed’ desserts, and since we had a little double-dinner-date with some friends last night, I made these Margarita Mini Cakes. Since I don’t want to get my unborn child tipsy, I left out the tequila. But I added it to the recipe as an option, just in case […]

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Mini Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Mini Chocolate Strawberry Cake | The Blonde Buckeye

  There are very few things that pair better than chocolate & strawberry. They are just a match made in heaven. Plus strawberries make gorgeous decorations, without doing much with them at all. I think that’s why they call it ‘nature’s candy’. Or do they? If they don’t, they should…

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Peeps Macarons

Peeps Macarons | The Blonde Buckeye

I think you can make anything ‘Peeps’. Fill it with marshmallow and coat it with sugar, and Ithink you’ve got a Peep. That’s what I did with my Easter Macarons, or Peeps Macarons. They’re pink, they’re marshmallowy, they’re sugary, what more could you want on a day like Easter?

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Nautical Sugar Cookies

Nautical Sugar Cookies | The Blonde Buckeye

Every once in awhile I love to make a batch of decorated sugar cookies. You know, the ones with the royal icing that are decorated so beautifully… that are way harder than they look? Over time, I have learned my lesson and tried a TON of different recipes & techniques – for the cookies and […]

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M&M Vanilla Bean Whoopie Pies

M&M Vanilla Bean Whoopie Pies | The Blonde Buckeye

Sometimes I over-think things. Like for instance, are these technically whoopie ‘pies’? They are not your traditional whoopie pie base. Those are more like a cupcake batter, with a cupcake texture. These are actually cookies, so I guess these are more like cookie pies, or sandwiches… but at the end of the day, does it […]

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