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Raspberry-Almond Salted Chocolate Bark

April 18, 2015
Raspberry-Almond Salted Chocolate Bark - extra-dark chocolate sprinkled generously with freeze-dried raspberries, honey-roasted almonds, sea salt, and Demerara sugar. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Chocolate bark is officially my life-saver dessert. It’s that one thing you can reach for when plain ol’ chocolate just isn’t gonna cut it but anything else would be too indulgent (← my current situation — because it’s when I decide to eat healthy that I crave everything unhealthy more than ever). And even though I’m […]

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Pesto Swirl Bread

January 15, 2015
Pesto Swirl Bread - A fluffy loaf swirled with basil pesto and sprinkled with sea salt. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Whoever came up with the idea of swirl bread deserves a medal. When you take something that’s already fantastic (homemade bread) and swirl it with something else that’s pretty fantastic itself, you just KNOW that the results are going to blow your mind. (Or your tastes buds? BOTH.) So I’ve done the cinnamon-swirl thing and a chocolate […]

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Salted Caramel and Candied Pecan Biscotti

November 29, 2014
Salted Caramel & Candied Pecan Biscotti - crunchy candied pecans, a sweet caramel drizzle, and a sprinkle of sea salt turn simple biscotti into an extra-tempting treat.  | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Biscottttiiii! It is OFFICIALLY full-on holiday-baking time and I’m way too excited about all the recipes I have to share with you guys in the coming month. Full disclosure, I’ve been eating gingerbread since mid-October (did I call that breakfast? Oh yeah, I did) and pretending it’s Christmas since before Thanksgiving, so the fact that now I […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies with Salted Chocolate Ganache

September 27, 2014
Peanut Butter Cookies with Salted Chocolate Ganache - two amazing flavors come together in one super-soft cookie. | www.brighteyedbaker.com #OXOGoodCookies

Peanut butter + chocolate + a touch of flaky sea salt – yes, yes, yes and please pass me two. This is for all the peanut butter cup lovers out there because if peanut butter cups were cookies, these would be them. They’re perfect little bites of super-soft peanut-butteriness topped with a swirl of silky […]

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DIY Almond Butter {with Vanilla Bean & Sea Salt}

January 14, 2014
DIY Almond Butter {with Vanilla Bean & Sea Salt} - a naturally sweet and healthy nut butter that you can whip up in minutes. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Truth: If I had to pick between peanut butter and almond butter, I’d pick peanut butter any day of the week. Frankly, sometimes almond butter just feels boring to me. BUT, there are times when I’ll whip out the almond butter to make something healthy, and by whip it out, I mean whip it up. […]

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Confession #127: Cheese and Jalapeño Stuffed Pretzel Rolls

June 25, 2013
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Quick Note: If you use Google Reader to follow along this blog or any others by RSS, you’ve probably heard that it will be shutting down on July 1st. I would hate to not have you around anymore, so please be sure to choose a new RSS reader and keep following along with Confessions of a […]

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Confession #114: I CRAVE Soft Pretzels… Pretzel Rolls

March 8, 2013
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 I’ve talked about my love for soft pretzels before. I also said I don’t like salt on my pretzels – nix that. Homemade Pretzels Rolls sprinkled with sea salt are where it’s at. I’ve never been much of a fast-food girl, but soft pretzels are about as close as I get. You know the kind – […]

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DIY Caramel Sauce

July 24, 2012
DIY Caramel Sauce - an incredible caramel sauce made WITHOUT CREAM, using only milk, sugar, and sea salt. {Plus tips for getting it right no matter what your kitchen skills are like!} | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Caramel and I have quite the history. Cue the day I first decided to try making caramel. Because I wanted it for coffee and therefore wanted to keep it lighter on the calorie side, I decided to try a recipe I found online that included two ingredients: sugar and water. It was a dry-method caramel, […]

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