Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Oatmeal

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My kitchen has seen everything from Chocolate Oatmeal to Peanut Butter Oatmeal. And a quick google search for “oatmeal recipes” will show you that I’m hardly alone in my proclivity for oatmeal experimentation. Recipes exist for carrot cake oatmeal, spinach oatmeal, Oreo oatmeal, soy sauce oatmeal… However, sometimes the classic is best. (I’m looking at […]

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

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Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Will you be sure to wear something green this year? Start your morning with Irish Oatmeal? Stuff your face with mint-chocolate pie, then wash it down with a Shamrock shake? If you’re still unsure about your St. Patrick’s Day plans, here are 16 vegan and healthy St. Patrick’s Day recipes to […]

Update: The Chocolate-Covered Katie Cookbook

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The idea of a Chocolate-Covered cookbook came to light more than a year ago, and I first mentioned it on the blog back in the in this post. However, the process is long and complicated, and I didn’t want to say anything until all the details were concrete… Today, I finally get to share: The Chocolate-Covered Katie […]

Samoas Girl Scout Cookie Pie

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Go read the title of this post again. It’s worth reading twice. And if you’re like me, you need to read it twice for the words to register: Samoas Girl Scout Cookie Pie. Earlier this week, when I posted my Peanut Butter Tagalong Cookies Recipe, I hinted at having also made homemade Samoas (and Thin Mints; […]

Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting Shots

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This mint-chocolate cream is great for any of the following: As a frosting for cakes or cupcakes For peppermint ice cream sundaes or brownies As a rich and decadent pudding or mousse To make friends with leprechauns! For a St. Patrick’s Day dessert, try it on my Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes. But let’s get back to […]

Healthy Girl Scout Cookies: Tagalongs

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Homemade Healthy Tagalongs – they can be vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, soy-free and even grain-free! It’s Girl Scout Cookie Season. And you know what that means… Tagalongs! Thin Mints! Do Si Dos! Or whatever cookies they’re selling nowadays. (Mango Cremes? What??) I will stick with the classic. Today’s recipe is for homemade copycat Tagalongs – those fat […]

Cream Cheese Stuffed Coffee Cake

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It might seem strange to see the author of “the healthy dessert blog” holding a book all about junk food. Contrary to what one might assume from reading the title of my blog, however, I don’t only eat healthy food 100% of the time. And I don’t think I am any less healthy for it. […]

Copycat Little Debbie Cosmic Chocolate Fudge Brownies

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Today I give you… Fudgey chocolate brownies. Covered in fudgey chocolate frosting… If you couldn’t tell, the theme of today’s post is chocolate fudge.    When I think of these brownies, I think of author Judy Blume, who wrote an entire series of books about Fudge: Double Fudge, Super Fudge, and Fudge-a-Mania. I’ll never forget […]

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

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Crispy Sweet Potato Fries… No Oscar-themed dessert today. My friend who usually hosts the Oscars party was working this year, no one else ever got around to organizing anything, and S was busy as well… so my big night included Emily (my roommate), me, and the Oscars Maggie Smith. We clicked back a few times, […]

Healthy Krispy Kreme Donuts

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Time to make the doughnuts! Sticky, sugary-sweet Krispy Kreme homemade donuts. So do these homemade donuts (doughnuts or donuts?) taste exactly like real Krispy Kremes? No, and they’re not supposed to. I always thought Krispy Kremes were too saccharine, with all that glaze covering every inch of the greasy pastries, weighing you down and zapping your energy. […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cups

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What is even better than cute dishware? Cute dishware you can eat! Say hello to a brand new line of chocolate-chip cookie dough dishware, hot from the oven and coming soon to Pier One stores everywhere! And then quickly say goodbye. They won’t last long. Above, topped with my homemade “Rated R” Ice Cream. The […]

Welcome to the new Chocolate-Covered Katie!

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What do you think of the new website? (If you’re reading this post through email, click here to see the new site.) Going into the process, I knew I wanted something bright and cheery – but also whimsical yet modern, and youthful yet grown-up. (Contradictions galore.) It’s taken many months of hard work to get […]

Healthy Eatmore Fudge Chocolate Bars

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Hi everyone, If you get a chance, be sure to take a look at the new website. Do you see the pink and blue header on the site? And a light purple background? By the end of this week, it will all look very different. So be sure to take one last look while you still […]

30 Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

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Valentine’s Day: My plans will probably sound pretty boring this year. We’re staying home, and S is in charge of dinner (scary thought). I’m supposed to make dessert but haven’t yet figured out what to make. It won’t be chocolate mousse or chocolate mousse pie, as I still can’t convince S to try tofu! Since I run a chocolate-covered […]

Oreo Cookie Pancakes

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Oreo Cookie Pancakes With a simple cookies ‘n cream filling sandwiched between each fluffy chocolate layer. It’s enough to make Michelle Obama call a state of emergency for the breakfast table! But the First Lady needn’t worry, as these decadent Oreo pancakes pose no threat whatsoever to her Let’s Move campaign for healthier kids. They […]

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

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Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like: Flowers Diamonds Chocolate! Another recipe I’ve been holding onto for a long time. I mentioned it last Valentine’s Day, but then there wasn’t enough time to post it before the holiday. And somehow it didn’t seem right to post the recipe after that… Happy Fourth of July! Have some […]