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“Peaknut” Crinkles

“Peaknut” Crinkles

Each December for the last several years, I’ve dreamed up a Christmas cookie for the blog. This time, I might have found my very favorite–just in time for your weekend last-minute baking.  “Peaknut” Crinkles are a twist on the always-favorite Chocolate Crinkles so often made at holiday time.

My own crinkle recipe– pictured above–and this is a riff on that– is one I’ve made for years and I have no idea from whence it came.  More than once, I’ve really searched to discover its provenance, but the crinkle recipes I find are not like mine and so I have no idea. Thanks to that cookie baker I’ve never found!! Now, just so you know:  the difference between “my” recipe and the others is this:  mine uses melted chocolate and ALSO chocolate chips; every other one I locate is made with only cocoa.  So.   “My” Chocolate Crinkle Recipe.

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BLT Avocado Toast with Poached Eggs for Colorado Springs Labor Day Balloon Lift Off

BLT Avocado Toast with Poached Eggs for Colorado Springs Labor Day Balloon Lift Off

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Every Labor Day weekend, Colorado Springs, Colorado hosts an eye-popping hot air balloon show (Labor Day Lift Off) that begins not too early in the morning, but around a civilized 9 when the atmosphere just starts to warm up. Continue reading “BLT Avocado Toast with Poached Eggs for Colorado Springs Labor Day Balloon Lift Off”