Chocolate

Dark Chocolate Apricot Cookies

Betty Crocker has some great recipes out there. When I started cooking, my mom (Lena) gave me a Betty Crocker cookbook containing all of the basics, almost the same as the one she had when she started cooking. Two years ago, I was in line at the grocery store and I spied Betty Crocker’s Christmas […]

Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

We all have certain recipes in our repertoire that are full-proof, that we can come back to again and again because we know they’ll always be good. That’s how I feel about this Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake. It’s the most forgiving recipe I know. True story: one time, I was half-way through the recipe before […]

50+ Spooky Halloween Recipes…from Pinterest!

It’s now officially October and I no longer have to feel ashamed of obsessing over my October 31 costume or listening to the Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack on loop. Oh, who are we kidding. I wasn’t ashamed of those things before! :-p Seriously, though, I’ve been pinning recipes and other Halloween projects in anticipation of […]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Surprise Cupcakes

No “pinspiration” today – this is a recipe straight from my childhood. Growing up, these chocolate cream cheese surprise cupcakes were one of my favorite treats. Forget any Tastykake or Hostess cupcake out there. These are like, ten times better than anything you can buy. Plus, there’s a secret surprise in the middle. Who doesn’t […]

Red Velvet Thumbprint Cookies

I love red velvet. I love cookies. Oh and did I mention I love white chocolate too? This recipe for red velvet thumbprints seemed like an obvious choice to test out. Plus it’s not your normal, everyday chocolate chip cookie. It’s something that’s a little different and out of the ordinary. The best part is […]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Brownies

I’m a fan of easy cake mix recipes, since I’m not as good of a baker as Jess and our Mom (Sharon). Everyone I know loves the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies our family makes, and the Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins I made a few months ago were a big hit. But there’s always room in the […]

How to Make A Box Cake Mix Taste Better

My roommate, Leighann, has been super supportive of all the Pinter-Testing going on in our kitchen…even when the ultimate product is a complete mess! So, when her birthday rolled around a few weeks ago, I wanted to do something special for her. Of course, I headed to Pinterest to see what I could come up […]

Quick and Easy S’mores Bars

During my last semester of college, my roommate and I had late night chocolate craving all the time. Can you blame us? We were getting ready for our senior art show, job searching, and trying to figure out our futures! It quickly became a common occurrence to smell a batch of these gooey s’mores bars baking up […]

Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

We’re all about quick and easy recipes here on the PinterTest Kitchen, and this is one of my quickest/easiest. I made my first batch last Christmas and they were such a hit that they are now a go-to recipe in my arsenal. The credit actually goes to my mom (Sharon) for finding this recipe, but […]

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

I think this is my new favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. They are chewy and delicious. And they freeze well, too. I pinned this recipe from Jackie Gaccione who pinned it from PinCookie.com. Just make sure you check the pantry for the chocolate chips, because at my house some people get these chocolate cravings and […]

PinterMess Microwave Mug Cake…

If you ask me, who ever came up with the idea to combine chocolate and caramel should be worshiped by all and should have his or her face featured on the dollar bill. That’s how much I absolutely love these two ingredients together. I also love cake. I mean come on, who doesn’t like cake? So when […]

Two-Ingredient Frosting Fudge

A recipe that’s easy, fast, and chocolate? Count me in. I saw this pin originally from Jillee, who pinned it from You Pinspire Me. I have no willpower for something called “five minute fudge,” especially when I already have all of the ingredients in my pantry. And I don’t keep a super well-stocked pantry; there […]

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie – You Won’t Believe the Secret Ingredient!

Whenever someone puts the word “healthy” in front of a baked goods recipe, I’m always immediately skeptical. Chocolate isn’t supposed to be healthy. Cookies aren’t supposed to be healthy. And pie? Forget about it. So throw those things together to make a chocolate chip cookie pie and the result should be instant diabetes on a […]