Cream Cheese Cookies

Cream Cheese CookiesI know what you’re thinking – what am I doing putting cream cheese in cookies!? Well, I recently got the Food52 Baking cookbook and knew I had to try this recipe as soon as I saw it. C’mon, only five ingredients and one of them is cream cheese…yes please! Somehow both chewy and crunchy at the same time, they’re delicious – just trust me on this one. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!

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Wicked Whoopie Pies

Whoopie PiesI was house/offspring sitting again and since I had the help, decided to tackle a recipe I’ve always wanted to try – whoopie pies! Traditional recipes have a marshmallow filling, but we used cream cheese icing because my ‘baking assistant’ loves it and we didn’t feel like going out to buy Fluff. We made them and even though we both bake a lot, we were shocked at how good they were. The only downside is that because you put two together, it only makes 12 servings and you’re going to want more! Continue reading