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Mochaccino Cupcakes

To celebrate the new year, I baked for Hubby and I.  Decadent cupcakes, of all things.  Who’s gonna eat all this sweet goodness?!

Mochaccino Cupcakes

Actually, eating it is no problem.  Ha, ha!

These taste good!  A wonderful blend of coffee and chocolate.  It is a shame that my daughter-in-law does not live close enough to share these with me…she would love these!

I was lazy, and didn’t pipe the icing, but it didn’t affect the taste (hee, hee).  I didn’t feel like looking for my piping tips, and it is quite possible that I gave them away anyway.  So the cupcakes from the recipe look much better than mine!

I pinned the recipe to my Pinterest Sweet Tooth boardIf you’d prefer to skip all of those confections and just see the cupcake recipe, then click here.

I recommend not putting the cookie in the icing unless you plan on having all of those cupcakes disappear the same day.  The cookies become soggy (I should have known that, but I made this mistake anyway).

Fudgy Toffee Bars

Hubby and I are attending a family party this weekend, and I thought I would share one of the recipes that I’m bringing.  It is one of my family’s favorites.  I didn’t create the recipe; I found it in a magazine years ago.

Enjoy!

Fudgy Toffee Bars

Fudgy Toffee Bars

1-3/4 cups flour
¾ cup confectioners’ sugar
¼ cup baking cocoa
¾ cup cold butter
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
½ cup flaked coconut
½ cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips

In a bowl, combine flour, sugar and cocoa.  Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Press firmly into a greased 13” x  9” x 2” baking pan.  Bake at 350º for 10 minutes. 

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, heat milk, vanilla and 1 cup of chocolate chips, stirring until smooth. 

Pour over the crust.  Sprinkle with nuts, coconut, toffee bits and remaining chocolate chips; press down firmly.  Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Yield: 3 dozen