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Chocolate Chip & Cacao Nib Slice and Bake Cookies

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Chocolate Chip & Cacao Nib Slice and Bake Cookies
The easiest chocolate chip cookies are ones that are already made. Now, I’m not talking about buying packaged cookie dough at the market, I’m talking about slice and bake cookies. Slice and bake cookies are a style of cookie where the dough is prepared in advance, then refrigerated or frozen until you’re ready …

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Fudgy Fernet Branca Brownies

Fudgy Fernet Branca Brownies with Cacao Nibs and Chocolate Chips
Fernet Branca is a type of amaro – a bitter Italian herbal liqueur – that was invented in 1845. The liqueur is complex, with 27 secret ingredients that go into it to give it its unique flavor. It is hard to describe what it tastes like because it is so complex, but I …

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Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies with Cacao Nibs

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Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies with Cacao Nibs

The next time you find yourself biting into a chocolate chip cookie and thinking that it could use some more chocolate in it, set the cookie down and make yourself a batch of these Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies with Cacao Nibs instead. The cookies deliver a tremendous amount of chocolate flavor in …

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Peppermint and Cacao Nib Bark

Peppermint and Cacao Nib Bark
Peppermint bark is a type of chocolate bark where layers of white, dark and/or milk chocolate are topped off with a generous sprinkle of crushed peppermint candies. Many big chocolate brands, including Dove and Ghirardelli, release their own take on peppermint bark during the holidays, and even Haagen-Dazs has a limited …

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Banana Brownies with Cacao Nibs

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Banana Brownies with Cacao Nibs
Someone recently asked me what my favorite thing to bake was and I was stumped because it is difficult to narrow it down when I like so many things! The truth is that I like to bake just about anything, but if I have to pick, I would say that brownies are one …

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What are cacao nibs?

cacao nibsDark chocolate bar with cacao nibs. Milk chocolate bar with cacao nibs. Chocolate covered cacao nibs. Cacao nibs are turning up in more and more places, but with little explanation as to what they are because they are almost always an add-in to some other product. Cacao nibs are basically raw chocolate, pieces of …

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