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Pink Velvet Strawberry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Pink Velvet Strawberry and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Feb 12, 2014 | Cookies, Desserts, Valentine's Day | Tags: ,


My Pink Velvet Strawberry and Chocolate Chunk Cookies are great for Valentine’s day or any day of the year!

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I’ve got an ultra simple cookie recipe for you today that is cute as can be!
Grab your favorite Strawberry Cake Mix and chances are you’ve got the rest of the ingredients right in your pantry.
Hope you have a great Valentine’s Day Weekend!
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Brownie Red Velvet Gooey S'mores Bars

Brownie Red Velvet Gooey S’mores Bars

Feb 10, 2014 | Brownies and Bars | Tags: , ,


My Brownie Red Velvet Gooey S’mores Bars are fun, festive and irresistible! Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

I can not get over these brownie bars.  I literally had to get them out of my house as fast as possible because there was no stopping me from munching on them all day!  The bottom layer is brownie then graham cracker, chocolate chips, marshmallow, sweetened condensed milk and finally a red velvet cookie layer!
Seriously, make these.  You won’t be sorry, lol!
Enjoy!
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Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Toffee Chip Cookie Dough Frosting by Picky Palate

Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Toffee Chip Cookie Dough Frosting

Feb 5, 2014 | Cakes and Cupcakes, Desserts, Sponsored | Tags: , ,


My Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Toffee Chip Dough Frosting are the perfect cupcake to celebrate any day of the week!

I have no words to describe my newest cupcake.  They are all of my favorite things rolled into one amazing cupcake.

Double chocolate, soft perfect cupcake with a giant mound of egg-less peanut butter cookie dough frosting with toffee chips throughout.  I’m in heaven!

These would make the perfect Valentine’s Day treat for your sweetie pie if I might say so myself.

Hope you enjoy!


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Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

Feb 3, 2014 | Brownies and Bars, Cookies | Tags: , ,


My Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars will make anyone’s day a little brighter!

I fell in love.  With these cookie bars!!!  Brown butter, sweet cinnamon and sugar, oh my!!  This dough was literally deadly.  I kept going back for little tastes.
Now, you will need to find some cinnamon chips.  I know some grocery stores sell them, but many don’t.  Keep your eyes out for them.   If you are not having any luck, I found some on Amazon you can order, and trust me they are worth every penny!
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Honey Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe

Honey Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe

Jan 29, 2014 | Dinner, Skinny Palate, Superbowl | Tags: , ,


My Honey Whole Wheat Pizza Dough is a sure winner for your family and friends!

I have been making pizza for a couple weeks now and cannot stop!  I used to stock up on store-bought dough from Trader Joe’s like it was going out of style.  I still love it, but there’s something about making your own pizza dough in your kitchen that can’t be beat!

My recipe could not be more simple to prepare.  No waiting for the dough to rise, it’s literally done in about 15 minutes.

So excited for you to make your own dough for your family, not only does it taste incredible, your house smells like a dream too!
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Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies

Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies

Jan 27, 2014 | Cookies, Valentine's Day | Tags: ,


Don’t miss these vibrant festive Malt Ball and Chocolate Chunk Red Velvet Cookies!

Red Velvet time!!  Valentine’s Day is approaching and I’ve got just the cookie for you.  Malt balls, chocolate chunks inside chewy red velvet cake cookies.  Doesn’t get much better than that!

These could not be simpler to prepare.  Just a few ingredients and you are on your way to these beauties!  Enjoy!
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Chit Chat Twentieth Edition

Jan 24, 2014 | Uncategorized

Happy Friday!  Twentieth edition of my Chit Chat page today.  Hope you enjoy this page as much as I do!

My friends from Lunch Pails and Lipstick featured me on their blog this week.  Stop by to see my Q & A :)  These girls have a great blog full of style, tips, fitness and lifestyle.  Be sure to check them out!

So, I started watching this show on Bravo called Toned Up.  Has anyone watched it?!  It’s another reality style show based on these two friends who started a fitness YouTube Channel and Website that went viral.  I am hooked!  They both have about the most … Continue Reading »

Skinny Tomato Soup with Cheesy Orzo

Skinny Tomato Soup with Cheesy Orzo

Jan 22, 2014 | Dinner, Skinny Palate, Soups and Stews, Valentine's Day | Tags: , ,


My Skinny Tomato Soup with Cheesy Orzo takes a whole 10 minutes from start to finish. Treat yourself today!

I love making soup in the winter…well actually all year long :)  My soup is ready from start to finish in about 10 minutes.

The ultimate creamy tomato soup without the guilt.  I used Greek Yogurt today for a light and fabulous soup.  I topped each bowl of soup with a scoop of a simple cheesy orzo (don’t worry, it’s just a touch of cheese).  Adds great texture to the soup.

Enjoy friends!
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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Ranch Beef Tacos

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef | Tacos

Jan 20, 2014 | Beef, Cinco de Mayo, Crock Pot, Dinner | Tags: ,


Break out your slow cooker and get ready to enjoy my Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef for tacos!

Happy MLK Day!  I completely forgot that the kids were out of school until late last night!  Glad I didn’t take them to school :)

I am on a slow cooker roll lately.  I am breaking it out almost every weekend and loving it.  My Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef for Tacos has a whole 3 ingredients and seriously has the BEST flavor.  Everyone who has had these can’t wait to get the recipe.

Use your favorite taco toppings, salsa, tortillas and have yourself a great taco night….with minimal prep work, yippee!

Enjoy!
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Jenny Flake

Welcome to Picky Palate! I'm Jenny and I love food if you haven't noticed :) I love sweets, treats and everything in between. The recipes you'll see are my creations. The Picky Palate Cookbook is now available. Enjoy!



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