Bake or Break Recipes

Entries from January 2012

Salted Caramel Cookie Bites

January 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from King Arthur Flour. Read more at Bake or Break. 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 large egg 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 to 1/2 cup caramel bits (or chopped caramel) 1/4 cup […]

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Tags: cookies

Chocolate Macadamia Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

January 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from The Good Cookie: Over 250 Delicious Recipes from Simple to Sublime. Read more at Bake or Break. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, slightly softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 […]

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Butter Pecan Shortbread

January 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Land O Lakes. Read more at Bake or Break. 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/3 cup firmly packed light or dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 & 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon chopped pecans, divided 2-3 teaspoons coarse sugar (may substitute granulated sugar) Preheat oven to 350°. […]

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Tags: bars · cookies

Salted Caramel Pecan Bars

January 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from Southern Living 2010 Annual Recipes. Read more at Bake or Break. 12 whole graham crackers 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (optional) Preheat oven to 350°. […]

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Peanut Butter Mud Bars

January 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from The Buttercup Bake Shop Cookbook. Read more at Bake or Break. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 large egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup + 2 […]

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Tags: bars · chocolate · peanut butter

Fleur de Sel Chocolate Chip Blondies

January 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe adapted from Food Network. Read more at

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Black Bottom Brownies

January 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from The Sweet Melissa Baking Book. Read more at Bake or Break. Brownie Layer 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1 cup unsalted butter 1 & 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 4 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 2 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Preheat oven to […]

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Coca-Cola Cake

January 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from Classic Southern Desserts. Read more at Bake or Break. Cake 1 cup Coca-Cola 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 & 3/4 cups granulated sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 & 1/2 cups miniature […]

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Tags: cakes · chocolate

Peanut Butter Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chunks

January 9th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from Baked: New Frontiers in Baking. Read more at Bake or Break. 1 & 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, softened, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup […]

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Cocoa Cake

January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recipe from Gourmet. Read more at Bake or Break. 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 & 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 & 3/4 cups packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 & 1/3 cups water confectioners sugar Preheat […]

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Tags: cakes · chocolate