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Fudgy Walnut Brownie Cookies from One Bowl Baking

  Cookies are part of our lives. Almost from the start. You don’t eat cookies, now, at all? Ever? What about when you were teething decades ago? You got a cookie/cracker to gnaw on. There were animal crackers with milk at school. And everybody has at least one Oreo in their life. There just cannot…

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Fudgy Saucepan Brownies

This is different kind of brownie recipe. No mix master, no stack of bowls to clean. It’s all done in a single saucepan. Most importantly this recipe employs much less flour than normal — so the result is a moderately thin and very fudgy brownie. Very fudgy. I do like my cake-like brownies, soft, fluffy,…

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Black Pepper Brownies from Maida Heatter

“Best brownie ever,” Suzen smiled. You have no idea what a sense of accomplishment I felt. And debt of gratitude to Maida Heatter. I don’t have a few brownie books. I have a shelf of books dedicated to this delicacy. And then lots of shelves for cookie and dessert books. On a night when I…

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Double Chocolate Pecan Brownies

“Dessert is up to you,” Suzen said. She was on the bus coming from New York City to the Catskills. In three hours, we were due at a dinner party. She had promised that we would bring dessert. On this particular bus line, they frown on people spending too much time on their cell phones,…

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