Tag Archives: cherry

Banana Cherry Pecan Cake

Far too often I buy fresh fruit with every intention of eating it as a snack or on my cereal, but then I see that same fruit in the bowl a week later – soft, brown and sad. In most cases this means a silent curse and a trip to the trash for the mealy […]

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Cherry Pecan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

If there was ever a perfect cookie for me, this is it. These gifts from heaven are chewy, brown sugary, the size of hamburgers, and loaded with tart dried cherries, toasted pecans, oats, and chocolate chips. Truth be told, I would have liked these just fine without the chocolate chips, but since I was bringing them to […]

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Washington Tribute: Dark Chocolate Cherry Scones

In honor of President’s Day (and because I am a total history nerd), I decided to pay tribute to our first president by adding cherries and bittersweet chocolate chips to my latest batch of scones.  You remember why we associate cherries with Washington, right?  In 1800 author Parson Weems spread the tale to America’s youth that a hatchet-happy […]

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