Brown Butter Chocolate Hazelnut Pillows

Brown Butter Chocolate Hazelnut Pillows - Such an easy treat! www.theliveinkitchen.com

Nutella is surprisingly polarizing. People either love it or think it tastes like plastic. And once you hear people say it tastes like plastic, you’ll probably think it tastes like plastic. Dang. Will brown butter chocolate hazelnut pillows be polarizing? No way. Of course I’ve always been a huge fan of the chocolate hazelnut combo… 

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Vegan Cookie Dough for One

Vegan Cookie Dough For One - 5 minutes, 6 ingredients! The easiest, healthiest cookie dough you'll ever make! #vegan #glutenfree

You know you do it. You mix up some cookies. You try to be good. But ultimately, you’re there for the dough. You know it’s a little bit dangerous (raw eggs!!!) but one bite isn’t gonna kill you, right? And do you really know anyone who has ever gotten sick from eating cookie dough? So…… 

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Krumkake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Krumkake with vanilla bean ice cream

Welcome to my Scandinavian heritage. Growing up in the bluffs of blustery Wisconsin, my Christmases were filled with many delicious, but admittedly bland, Scandinavian treats. There is something so tempting and addicting about these simple confections. Maybe the lack of tooth-aching sweetness makes it seem acceptable to have four or five at a time. Whatever… 

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Two-Tiered Chocolate Cheesecake and Autumn Dessert Menu

Two-Tiered Chocolate Cheesecake - super decadent, covered in caramel, shredded coconut, and white chocolate cigarettes. A different kind of wedding cake!

We’ve reached the end of wedding desserts! I leave you with the ultimate in decadence – a two-tiered chocolate cheesecake covered in caramel topping, shredded coconut, and white chocolate cigarettes. This cheesecake was intense. Super chocolatey and rich, perfect for a special occasion. Below you’ll find the recipe for one cheesecake. I made two, one… 

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Cheesecake Cupcakes with Caramel Topping

Cheesecake Cupcakes with Caramel Topping

These cheesecake cupcakes were the definitive hit of the wedding. The real tragedy is that I didn’t get a very good picture of them! They were out amidst the other desserts and I put them together last minute so… this is the best I can do. Which is ridiculous because do you know how many… 

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Chocolate Banana Crisp

Chocolate Banana Crisp // The Live-In Kitchen

Chocolate and banana. Enough said. Well, maybe not. Maybe that’s all you need to hear to get you making this. You probably still want to know how easy it is. How chocolatey it is. How it’s almost acceptable breakfast fare because there is fruit and oatmeal.

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Betty Draper is my grandmother. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the show Mad Men, Betty Draper is the main character’s wife. The show is set in the late 50’s/early 60’s and I’m only just starting season three (thank you, Netflix) so DON’T spoiler me.