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Before we get to the baking, let me share a few things i’ve been enjoying over the past few days,

 

The best oats in FOREVER.

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Base of old fashioned oats, quick oats, chia seeds (made them SO fluffy) over vanilla greek yogurt.

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Topped with a microwaved apple and Barney Butter. SO good!

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TJ’s French Toast topped with Barney Butter

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Annnd more cinnamon microwaved apple

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TJ’s pumpkin pancake mix!

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Topped with barney butter, pumpkin butter, and banana.

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Look how FLUFFY!

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Whole Food’s Spaghetti O’s!

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Reminds me of my childhood.

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With a clemintine

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And Kashi Heart to Heart with peanut butter and banana and almond milk

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Now… the baking!

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Mama Pea’s Christmas Cookie Dough balls…oh my Jesus.

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SO doughy and amazing! Though I did have to cook mine a little longer than the recipe suggests.

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And The Chic Life’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls.

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Now, I am in love with Mama Pea’s Dough balls but these… these.. are so. good.

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Buttery and chocolately and doughy and just freakin amazin.

 

And then tonight, a tradition handed down to me, I made fudge. My grandmother used to make it and give it away as gifts to our family and when she passed away, I continued the tradition. And the incredible recipe? Off the back of the Marshmallow Fluff jar. I kid you not. It all starts here.

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Chop up your chocolate..and it WILL get everywhere, and set aside.

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Combine butter, sugar, and condensed milk over heat (hey, I didn’t say this was low-calorie..)

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And wait on it to melt…

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And eventually come to a boil.

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You then boil it, take it off the heat, and add in your marshmallow fluff, chocolate, and vanilla.

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And then stir, stir, stir and wait on it to melt together…

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Your patience is rewarded with this velvetty chocolate liquid fudge.

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Pour into a pan, allow to set, and voila! The best, easiest, chocolatey fudge you will ever make.

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And you can use your imaginations as to what happened to THIS.

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I also made these, but you’ll just have to wait to see what this is..

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I hope you and your families have a very Merry Christmas!

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