While my pregnancy ended a few months ago, my intense cravings haven't really subsided. As a result, I keep a pretty well-stocked pantry, filled with my favorite candies, cookies and other snacks. But a few weeks back, I was desperate for home-baked chocolate cupcakes with a rich, buttercream frosting. It was a warm Sunday afternoon and though it would have been much more productive to do laundry or meal plan for the week, I felt like time in the kitchen would be much more therapeutic. Sometimes the sound of my stand mixer whipping up frosting and the smell of chocolate baking in the oven helps me reset after a long week.
Chocolately Chocolate Chip Cookies
As far as baked goods are concerned, it doesn't get much better than homemade chocolate chip cookies. At least that's what I thought until I made these. The cookie itself has a great, cake-like texture, but its rich, chocolately flavor is more reminiscent of a brownie. I used ...read more