Pizzookies are little individual servings filled with warm gooey chocolate cookie and ice cream.  We love topping our Pizzookie with chocolate and/or caramel sauce for a knock-your-socks-off dessert that’s fancy enough for company and easy enough for a casual family treat. They can be made with 100% store-bought short cuts, or you can make any…

Pizzookies
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Simple, Italian style pizza sauce has a light texture with chunks of bright tomatoes and a very short ingredient list that really lets each one shine.  Paired with our Neapolitan Style Pizza Dough, found here,  it’s perfect for re-creating your favorite brick-oven restaurant pizzas at home.   In Naples, this style of pizza is known for…

Simple pizza sauce in jar
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This Skillet Blackberry Cobbler is a delicious way to use up seasonal berries with a handful of pantry and refrigerator staples! Read more about it after the recipe. Fun fact about me: apparently my favorite fruit-flavored thing is blackberry. I make a mean version of a Dirty Diet Coke with blackberry syrup instead of coconut….

skillet blackberry cobbler from our best bites
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First of all, before we get into the 8 must-know recipes for kids, Sara and I want to thank you from the VERY BOTTOM of our heart for your response to Giant Cookie Week last week! We were stunned by the response…seeing all your cookies and creativity and families made us SO happy and reminded…

8 must know recipes for kids
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There may be no cookie quite as comforting as a giant oatmeal cookie and we’re actually giving you two options for today’s cookie!  You’ll see I made a giant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie, but if you prefer, with some minor adjustments you can make a Giant Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, if you prefer!  Oatmeal gives this…

oatmeal chocolate chip cookie
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A big, giant, single Snickerdoodle cookie with buttery crisp edges and a soft and chewy center.  This Giant Snickerdoodle cookie is perfection! How to make a giant Snickerdoodle Start by softening/melting your butter in a heat-safe mixing bowl.  It doesn’t need to be ALL the way melted.  I’ve found the best stage is when about…

Big Giant Snickerdoodle Cookie
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This cookie is soft in the center, crisp on the outside and the chocolate dough is loaded with chocolate chunks.  You might enjoy sprinkling some flaky sea salt on the top at the end like I did!  We hope you’ll try our big giant double-chocolate fudge cookie and share your photos with us!  Tag #OBBgiantCookie…

Big Giant Double-Chocolate Fudge Cookie
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Okay, so today’s cookie miiiight be my favorite!  This Giant Peanut Butter Cookie is amazingly soft in the center and lightly crisp on the outside and dare I say PERFECT. Scroll past the recipe for my creative tip on how to get that signature criss-cross pattern on a cookie that’s about 20 times bigger than…

Big Giant Peanut Butter Cookie
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We LOVE seeing you guys having fun in the kitchen and we’ve especially loved seeing a surge of kids in the kitchen during this unique time of quarantine. This week we are doing something fun that all of you can participate in and there’s $PRIZES$ involved!  Read on for all the details because this starts…

Join the Giant Cookie Bake-Along!
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So we’re like a month into this very special time in all of our lives. Things are kind of settling into a new normal (at least they are for us). I’m not (usually) staying up until 3 am anymore and I started cleaning my house again, so that’s good. But some things are still weird–and…

homemade hand sanitizer
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Before I get into Chocolate-Swirled Banana Bread, if you haven’t seen already, Sara and I are releasing hard copies of our Dinner, Simplified meal plan by themselves for the first time ever at a value rate! In the past, we’ve only offered it as part of a package, but to try and help you get dinner on the…

chocolate swirled banana bread
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This shortcut chicken divan recipe is a staple of my childhood.  Made by my grandma and aunts and sitting on our own dinner table on a regular basis, it’s a beloved family favorite.  It was often something I even requested on my birthday and in my adult years I would crave it when I was…

The Best Chicken Divan Recipe
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