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No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies with Coconut and Oatmeal

I first blogged this recipe three years ago. It’s a childhood favorite that I keep returning to.  This time, though, I used one of the options: adding a cup of shredded coconut. A very good cookie was elevated to sweet perfection. This cookie recipe has three special features. No baking. No flour. No eggs. For…

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Coconut Joys

  I have a new proof for the existence of God. It would take such superior designer to come up [and conceal] two very distinct but two very complex nut foods. Foods that are encased so deeply you cannot believe how people ever figured out to use them. There is coconut, of course. And then…

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Easiest Ever Dulce De Leche Bars with Coconut

  Last week I posted a recipe for dulce de leche swirl congo bars. Fantastic cookies combining the flavor of blondie cookies with chocolate chips and dulce de leche. Here’s another great idea from Simply Sensational Cookies. These are called Easiest-Ever Dulce de Leche Bars. Why “easiest?” Because amazingly, you don’t use dulce de leche…

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Roasting Nut and Coconut

Baking, particularly cookies, often involves nuts or coconut. And there in that recipe you’ll see the suggestion that they be toasted. My first reaction: ah, gee, do I have to? I revert to being a 6-year old told to clean up his room. The thing is, toasting these ingredients really is important to bring out…

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