Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Everyone needs a basic blueberry muffin recipe, especially since it’s surprisingly hard to get a good one in the average cafe. They’re often too cakey or sweet. These are light and fluffy, and just sweet enough to be a muffin – not a cupcake.

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about 3 dozen mini muffins

Ingredients

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Softbatch Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Replacing some of the butter from a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe with cream cheese created cookies that are super soft without being cakey, edges that are slightly chewy, and interior that is thick, soft, tender, and moist. Plus there’s an abundance of chocolate in every bite.

The dough can be made in advance, refrigerated, and baked as desired, up to 5 days later.

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Yield: 28 med-small cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 3+ hours, for dough chilling

Ingredients

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Squash and Onions with Brown Sugar

Sautéeing squash and onions in some butter and brown sugar brings out the natural sweetness of both vegetables. There are times for keeping squash bright and slightly crisp. This is not one of them. You want it to get soft and gooey, with onions that practically melt into the brown sugar glaze.

There is just enough sugar (and you can adjust it to your own taste) to complement the vegetables without drowning out their natural flavor. It’s not meant to be dessert, although we’d take it — but we do think it would be a success with a vegetable-averse child. Just a thought.

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serves 2

Ingredients

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