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Six Favorite Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

I put together my Six Favorite Girl Scout Cookie Recipes to celebrate some of my favorite cookies to buy…for a good cause of course!  From cookies, to bars, to buttercream to pastries!  All of these are drool worthy recipes you are going to love.

Is everyone as obsessed with Girl Scout Cookie season as I am? I tend to mostly buy Thin Mints and Tagalongs, but they are all so good right?

Love getting the kids in the kitchen to help bake something delicious.  Even though I don’t have little girls, my boys are getting used to helping mom, lol!  Love these boys of mine.

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I’ve put together some of my favorites on Picky Palate plus some of my favorites from around the web.  Get ready to salivate :)

Hope you enjoy!

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Peppermint Thin Mint Buttercream

Peppermint Thin Mint Buttercream

Mar 2, 2015 | Desserts | Tags: , , , ,

My Peppermint Thin Mint Buttercream is great eaten with a spoon or used for cupcakes, cookies and graham crackers.

My Girl Scout Cookie obsession continues, lol!  I have a thing with Thin Mints.  Perfectly crunchy with the the right amount of chocolate and mint.  There’s no way you can eat just one!

Use this buttery sweet frosting for your favorite cakes, sandwiched in cookies, over cupcakes and on graham crackers.  Nom Nom Nom :)
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Peanutty Tagalong Brownies

Peanutty Tagalong Brownies

Feb 25, 2015 | Brownies and Bars | Tags: , , , , ,

My Peanutty Tagalong Brownies are the perfect sweet treat for any occasion. Use your Girl Scout Tagalong cookies to make this killer bakery style brownie!

Let’s be honest, how can you turn down the Girl Scouts selling cookies?!  I can’t…ever.  I’m all about the Tagalongs and Thin Mints no question.  Chocolate and peanut butter have always been my weakness, but there’s something about those darn thin mints that make eating the whole sleeve no problem, lol!

I created this uber rich chocolatey thick brownie that will put a big smile on your face.  Homemade and peanutty fabulous.

Hope you enjoy this fun Girl Scout cookie creation!


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How To Make The Perfect Waffles

How To Make The Perfect Waffles

Feb 23, 2015 | Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts | Tags: , , ,

Ever wanted to know How To Make The Perfect Waffles?! I’ve got you covered. I perfected some pretty amazing waffles that I can’t wait to share with you.

I can hardly contain my excitement today.  I have finally developed a perfectly buttery crisp waffle that is better than any waffle I’ve ordered out.

I have learned that it’s important to get to know your waffle maker.  They are all going to cook a bit different, so test out timing with the first one to make sure you get the perfect golden brown color and crispness.

The KitchenAid Waffle Baker is seriously the best waffle maker I’ve ever worked with.  I’ve had it for a couple years and forget … Continue Reading »

Green Chilie Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake

Green Chilie Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake

Feb 18, 2015 | Chicken, Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , ,


My Green Chilie Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake is the perfect weeknight dinner and works great as a make ahead freezer meal!

It’s no secret I love developing quick and simple dinner recipes with my favorite products.  Old El Paso enchilada sauce and chopped green chilies makes this rice dish so simple to prepare.  I also wanted to develop a recipe that you could freeze and have ready to heat up later or give to family and friends in need.  We sure love Mexican recipes and this one was a favorite for sure!
Hope you enjoy this simple dinner that is perfect for freezing to save for another time!
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Parmesan Pecan Chicken Tenders

Parmesan Pecan Chicken Tenders

Feb 16, 2015 | Chicken, Dinner, Skinny Palate, Sponsored | Tags: , , , ,

My Parmesan Pecan Chicken Tenders are a nice healthy lunch or dinner recipe to add to your menu! The entire family will love these flavorful tenders.

It’s such a pleasure partnering with Fisher Nuts to bring you a healthy recipe to celebrate Heart Month!  My family goes nuts for homemade chicken tenders so I knew I wanted to make a healthy pecan coated version.
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Twelve Favorite Chocolate Recipes

Twelve Favorite Chocolate Recipes

Feb 13, 2015 | Desserts, Valentine's Day | Tags: , , , , ,

My Twelve Favorite Chocolate Recipes are just in time to surprise your special loved ones for Valentine’s Day!  Cakes to cupcakes and brownies to cookies, there’s a little something for everyone!

Happy Friday friends!  Hope everyone has some fun plans for Valentine’s Day weekend ahead.  Pretty low-key around here.  My husband and I are going out to dinner tonight then hanging with the boys Saturday.  Looking forward to some great Arizona sunshine and hanging with my favorite boys.
I’ve collected some of my favorite chocolate recipes to whip up in no time at all for Valentine’s Day.  These do NOT disappoint!  Cupcakes, cakes, cookies, bars, chocolate bark, bread pudding, you name it, I’ve got … Continue Reading »

Crispy Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies-17

Crispy Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Feb 11, 2015 | Cookies, Valentine's Day | Tags: , , , , ,

My Crispy Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies will cute any sweet tooth! They have the perfect crispy edges while being soft and ultra chocolatey in the center.

Since Valentine’s day is right around the corner I thought we’d celebrate with all of my favorite things this week….cookies!  Monday we kicked off the week with my fun party cookies and today a variation of one of my favorite cookie recipes.  I switched up a few things and came up with this recipe that has me nibbling the dough….and I can’t stop!
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Jenny Flake

Welcome to Picky Palate, my online kitchen! You'll usually find me with a cookie in one hand and a salad in the other. It's all about the balance :) The recipes you'll see are my creations. The Picky Palate Cookbook is now available. Enjoy!





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