Keep it Sweet

March 31, 2012

in dessert

Yesterday morning I got a tweet from one of my favorite bloggers:

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I’ve been a faithful reader of Keep It Sweet for a while now (you may remember the guest post I did last summer) and Lauren has become one of my go-to gurus whenever I have a baking question. Recently, she started her own online dessert company and offered to send samples. I’ve been waiting in anticipation since she shipped them off on Monday!

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The mailman usually arrives with packages before noon, but yesterday he was sick and his replacement didn’t come knocking til 4pm (rather, I stalked the truck and ran out to meet her once she pulled up). Luckily that was one massive melon to tide me over.

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Three pretty bundles! Lauren knows I love Peanut Butter, so there was a definite theme here:

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I dug in immediately.

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Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Triple Chocolate

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Milk Chocolate Almond Toffee Oatmeal Cookie Sandwich with PB Buttercream

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There were also Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies that I intended to save and try later…

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…but once I ate these two…

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…I had to see what other magic Lauren was capable of.

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No, I didn’t eat ALL four. But I wanted to!

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Now Lauren is my buddy, but I’m really not being biased here. This cookie (below) is one of the best desserts I’ve ever eaten. I CURSED OUT LOUD after one bite.

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How amazing to finally experience what I’ve been drooling over virtually – if you’re in the Tri-State area, Keep it Sweet also offers catering and dessert parties. And of course, you can order any goodies online (they also make brownies/bars and seasonal treats). They would make a perfect gift for a special occasion – check out the Cookie of the Month Club…and enter “ACTORSDIET” for 10% off!

I was in sugar bliss well into the evening, and ended the day with a large pre-bedtime Gala…

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…it tasted pretty sweet as well!

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Daylight Savings” is in Cleveland today and tomorrow; if you want it to come to your city next, check out the Kickstarter project!

{ 10 comments }

1 lisa March 31, 2012 at 8:22 am

They look divine! I must get my hands on those cookie sandwiches. Anything with chocolate is good by me! : )

2 Olivia March 31, 2012 at 8:23 am

royal gala are my absolute favourite apples – no matter what other kinds I try, nothing is as yummy to me as them! have a great weekend!!

3 Lynn at The Actors Diet March 31, 2012 at 8:43 am

i also love jazz apples – makes me do jazz hands!

4 andreaswellnessnotes March 31, 2012 at 8:30 am

The cookies look & sound fabulous! I think I need something sweet for breakfast… :)

Have a great Sunday!

5 KeepItSweet March 31, 2012 at 8:33 am

Thank you SO much, Lynn! It made my day hearing from you yesterday!!

6 Diane Beebe March 31, 2012 at 11:07 am

Yumdiddydimdumum…..will definitely check her website out….

7 Simply Life March 31, 2012 at 12:35 pm

Great review! I’ve loved watching her pursue this and can’t imagine how delicious those cookies are!

8 Leslie Durso (@VeggieDreamgirl) March 31, 2012 at 8:47 pm

Oh yay! I love Lauren’s blog!! The cookies look fabulous!!!

9 jranolajoyce April 1, 2012 at 3:10 am

Oh my. Those treats look amazing!

10 Bethany April 1, 2012 at 10:08 pm

The milk chocolate almond toffee cookies sound incredible!

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