Cookies

Chocolate Espresso Cookies

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Who's ready for a mid-week pick me up? I know I am! Sometimes in life you just need a really good cookie: rich and chocolatey, one part brownie with a sultry hint of coffee. If this strikes a chord in your heart (and trust me, it should) these cookies are for you. My sister made these for our families' Christmas and I seriously could not restrain myself. Who says delicious cookies have to end at Christmas? Not me! She found this delectable recipe from a bed and breakfast in Eureka Spr

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3 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate (No baking chocolate? No problem! Just substitute 3 T. unsweetened cocoa powder + 1 T. oil for EVERY OUNCE of baking chocolate. Stir together until smooth and carry on as usual)
2 c. semisweet chocolate chips, divided
1/2 c. unsalted butter
3 large eggs
3 t. instant espresso powder (I used instant coffee)
1 c. + 2 T. sugar
3/4 c. all purpose flour
1/2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
Preheat the oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a heavy saucepan, melt unsweetened chocolate (or substitute) with 1 c. chocolate chips and butter. Stir until smooth and set aside to...
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Nutritions

Calories
150

Sodium
20mg
0% DV

Fat
10g
15% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
14g
5% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV