Chocolate Peppermint Surprise Cookies

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When I first started “At 350 Degrees”, my mom made a WordPress account so she could comment on my recipe posts. Her account picture was  a gorgeous, half-eaten stack of these chocolate peppermint surprise cookies. I had shown her the recipe because I knew, from her love of Peppermint Patties, of her favorite flavor combination: chocolate and mint. Continue reading

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Homemade Cronuts (Penn Appetit #3!)

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A donut and a croissant walked into a bar……And soon after, their lovechild the cronut was born!

I challenge myself to bake almost all desserts, but I stop myself when it comes to frying. That means no donuts or churros for me, but obviously I strayed from my rule when it came to making cronuts. I had first tried one while out shopping because as sale promotion, the department store passed around a shiny platter of assorted cronuts. ( And I certainly didn’t pass up free dessert!) Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

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The “PSL”, or Pumpkin Spice Latte, is the go-to fall drink of choice for the majority  of my peers. Surprisingly, I’m not a fan of the sugary festivities inside a Starbucks holiday cup; however, I do, enjoy a similar sweet and spicy flavor in my baked goods. My sister loves crispy, crunchy foods, so it’s no surprise that she loves biscotti cookies, including these Pumpkin Spice ones!  Continue reading