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Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake Cookie Bars

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake Cookie Bars, SO delicious. Easy Cherry Cheesecake filling! | The Cookie Rookie

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake Cookie Bars.  Everything delicious in one recipe!

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake Cookie Bars, SO delicious. Easy Cherry Cheesecake filling! | The Cookie RookieI don’t think there is much better than when a recipe has the best of both worlds.  Some of my favorites to date have been Creamy Artichoke Bruschetta (Artichoke Dip on top of Bruschetta…win!), Salted Caramel Grilled S’more Pizza (I don’t think that one needs an explanation), and now Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake Cookie Bars.  Cookie Bars and delicious cheesecake packed into one rockstar dessert.  MMM….

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Baked Caramel Dipped Pears

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Cherry Pecan Fried Goat Cheese Poppers! Elegant and easy appetizer | The Cookie Rookie

Cherry Pecan Fried Goat Cheese Poppers

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Mimosa Popsicles in Orange, Strawberry, Apple Cider, Blueberry, and Pineapple! So fun and delicious. Mimosa Champagne Pops for adults!

Mimosa Popsicles

Let's boycott Winter and ring in NYE with these fun and easy Mimosa Pops! It's Winter.  Rainy wet cold Winter!! I'm all for a white Christmas, but rainy, sleety, chilly non-Christmas Winter is just plain depressing.  I miss the weather when I used to live in Florida.  I ...

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35 Festive Holiday Cocktails to ensure you holidays are merry and bright!

35 Festive Holiday Cocktails!

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Twix Cookie Cups

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Pomegranate Champagne Sangria, the perfect holiday cocktail! Made with wine, ginger ale, pomegranate juice, and champagne, AMAZING! | The Cookie Rookie

Pomegranate Champagne Sangria

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5 Unique Dipping Sauces, EASY! Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce, Honey Mango BBQ Sauce, White Cheddar Beer Cheese Sauce, Cheesy Horseradish Dip, Vanilla Bean Ketchup. | The Cookie Rookie

5 Easy Unique Dipping Sauces

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White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge, AMAZING! With White Chocolate Peppermint M&Ms. Perfect for Christmas! | The Cookie Rookie

White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge (PLUS one more!)

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Gold Glitter Cake Pops (Lemon Cake Pops), perfect for any holiday! So easy. Lemon Cake Pops covered in white chocolate! | The Cookie Rookie

Gold Glitter Cake Pops (Lemon Cake Pops)

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