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Buttercream Frosting

I made this buttercream recipe for my son’s pumpkin sugar cookie decorating party. The toddlers loved it. And oh my, it is so good. I’m never buying canned frosting again.

The person who emailed it to me said it was from Betty Crocker but I cannot find it online — the Betty Crocker recipe for buttercream I find online is completely different. (ETA: From Trish‘s 1970s Betty Crocker cookbook.) Since I refuse to purchase shortening, I plan on using this pure butter option in the future. Here it is for my future reference.

Chocolate Chip Cookies, or, How You Know You’re “Home”

We moved about a month ago and most boxes are unpacked at this point. I haven’t been cooking much lately but that’s because my husband was out of town. I’m starting to get back into the swing of things.

There is one sure way to know that this is home: I’ve baked chocolate chips cookies.

Since every cooking blog has their own recipe, here is mine. It is adapted from the back of the Western Family bag of chocolate chips. It amazes me that the discount brand of chocolate chips was the most successful at discovering the best combination of fat, sugar, and chocolate. And yet, it is this recipe that is truly delicious.

I have made this recipe on many occasions. It is truly the best out there. I believe good things should be shared. So here it is for your baking pleasure! (more…)