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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies {For Two}

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies {For Two} | www.themessybakerblog.com

Extra-thick double chocolate chip cookies with a soft, cake-y center. Last Thursday we were hit with a pretty fierce snow storm–twelve hours of non-stop snowfall. I used to love the snow as a kid. Now, it’s just one big headache. As a kid, snow was mystical and fun. My brother and I would turn our...

Caramel Cinnamon Martini

Caramel Cinnamon Martini {RumChata, Caramel Vodka, Cinnamon} | www.themessybakerblog.com

This caramel cinnamon martini is a creamy mixture of caramel vodka, RumChata, and a hint of warm cinnamon. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? I crave creamy cocktails during the winter. There’s something special about sipping a sweet boozy beverage that warms you up on the inside during the cold months of winter. To make...

Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry ~ #WeekDaySupper #McSkilletSauce

Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry | www.themessybakerblog.com

This garlic shrimp stir fry comes together in 20 minutes. It’s loaded with bold flavor, hearty veggies, and fresh shrimp. I found shrimp on sale a few weeks ago and decided to stock the freezer. When shrimp goes on sale, you stock up. It’s one of my many grocery store rules. The same goes...

Slow Cooker Navy Bean Soup with Ham

Slow Cooker Navy Bean Soup with Ham | www.themessybakerblog.com

This slow cooker navy bean soup with ham is like a cozy sweater on a cold day. It’s full of hearty veggies, creamy beans, fresh herbs, and salty ham. You’re going to love this slow cooker navy bean soup with ham. I realize that I’m coming off a bit strong and confident, but what’s...

Banana Bread with Cookie Butter Cheesecake Swirl

Banana Bread with Cookie Butter Cheesecake Swirl | www.themessybakerblog.com

Sweet, moist banana bread swirled with a layer of cookie butter cheesecake. Your heart just skipped a beat, didn’t it? Mine did the same thing when the idea for this banana bread popped into my head. Here’s the thing about owning a website dedicated to food–it’s all food, all the time. My thoughts are a...

Mango Chia Seed Pudding {Gluten-Free}

Mango Chia Seed Pudding topped with Honeyed Mangoes | www.themessybakerblog.com

Creamy chia seed pudding topped with a sweet and citrusy blend of mangoes. This mango chia seed pudding is the result of a fierce craving for sunshine and warmth. For lazy days on the beach sipping a tropical drink. For flip-flops and sun-kissed skin. Pipe dreams. It’s all one big pipe dream. As I...

Mixed Berry Martini

Mixed Berry Martini | www.themessybakerblog.com

Sweet mixed berry simple syrup gets shaken with blueberry vodka and fresh squeezed lemon juice. I have been in a cocktail shaking kind of mood as of late. I’m going to go ahead and blame it on my recent trip to the library. They had a bunch of bar books on display, and I...