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Tiny One Bite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Mini, Sweets 2 Comments

One bite chocolate chip cookies are the most perfect tiny soft chocolate chip cookie for eating by the handful or drenching in milk and eating with a spoon, kind of like homemade cookie cereal!  I have a real problem right now. I CANNOT be in Target without gravitating toward the baby section. And I CANNOT look through the baby section of Target without inevitably buying several baby items. Have you looked at baby clothes lately?! THEY ARE TOO CUTE! Before you get all freaked, I’m not pregnant! But my sister is! And I am so darn excited to meet the …

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Chili Mocha Cupcakes

Baker Bettie Cakes, Cupcakes, Sweets 0 Comments

Chili mocha cupcakes start with a rich chocolate cake spiced with cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, and cinnamon! They are then topped with an espresso buttercream and a sprinkle of cayenne for a little extra spice!  I’m a pretty simple coffee drinker. I usually like a strong black cup or sometimes an americano. But every once in a while I like to indulge in a “fancy” coffee drink. My best friend once told me, “I always get a mocha on my birthday. Everyone deserves a mocha on their birthday!” She is SO right! Everyone DOES deserve a mocha on their birthday! …

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Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie

Baker Bettie Cookies, Skillets, Sweets, Vegan 29 Comments

This Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie is so incredibly easy to make and nobody will ever know it is grain free, vegan, and refined sugar free! The salted caramel sauce serves a dual purpose of the base for the cookie and also a decadent sauce to drizzle over the top!  I originally published this recipe as a guest post for the blog Fork & Beans in July 2012.  You may or may not know that in my real world job I am a private chef for someone with a very long list of food allergies. It is a fun challenge, to say …

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Blueberry Lemon Sour Cream Bread

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Sweets 9 Comments

Blueberry Lemon Sour Cream Bread is a quick bread that can be in the oven in just about 10 minutes! It comes out incredibly moist and tender and is drizzled with a tart lemon glaze! A great way to get some more blueberries in before summer ends!  I originally published this recipe in July 2013 as a guest post on the blog, The Cooking Actress.  A while back I started a series on my blog called Back to Bake-sics. In each post I brake down the science of various different baked goods to create very simple and adaptable recipes. One of …

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American Flag Cookie Cake

Baker Bettie 4th of July, Cakes, Cookies, Holidays 5 Comments

Make this American Flag Cookie Cake for your perfect 4th of July Celebration! The sugar cookie base is incredibly soft and fudgy and it is topped with a lemon frosting and fresh blueberries and raspberries. Since this cake is so easy to decorate, it is the perfect activity for kids and adults alike!  Oh, summer! Why are you so wonderful and so fleeting? I could live in your endless days and warm weather forever and ever! Mr.BB and I just got back from our little romantic summer getaway. It was so needed! We headed up north to a cabin on a small lake …

Lemon, Thyme, and Goat Cheese Icebox Cake

Baker Bettie Cakes, Sweets 4 Comments

Icebox cakes are a classic retro cake that are making a comeback. Lemon, thyme, and goat cheese icebox cake is an updated version of the retro classic. Thin cookies are layered with a creamy goat cheese filling that has touches of honey, lemon, and fresh thyme!  I am feeling very grateful today! Mr.BB and I are about to head up north to take a little vacation just the two of us. We realized recently that we haven’t taken a trip just the two of us since our honeymoon 5 years ago. We decided to take an early anniversary/we both turned …

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10 Tips for Baking Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Cookies, Sweets 6 Comments

Follow these 10 cookie baking tips to make your own perfect chocolate chip cookies! These tips will help you create cookies that taste amazing as well as look picture perfect!  If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you may have caught on to the fact that I have a love affair with cookies. My obsession for developing the recipe for my most perfect chocolate chip cookie was what really sparked my passion for baking. Here’s the thing, cookies can seem like a really easy and approachable thing to bake, especially something simple like a chocolate chip cookie. But …

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Triple Berry Cobbler

Baker Bettie Fruit Pies, Pie, Summer, Sweets 2 Comments

Triple berry cobbler is a very easy recipe to showcase all of those beautiful summer berries! Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries are the stars in this simple cobbler that bakes in a cast iron skillet!  You guys, I have all of this time on my hands all of a sudden and I barely know what to do with myself! You may or may not know that I am a private chef in my real world job. I am very much in love with the job. But since February, I have not had a co-worker which means I pretty much have not had a …