Hi! I’m Melissa. I made you some brownies.

Here you will find family friendly recipes that even the most persnickety taste buds will enjoy. There is something for everyone so grab a brownie and have a look around.

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Happy Friday - let's have some brownies πŸ˜‹ 

These easy, super fudgy brownies are made in a saucepan with just 7 ingredients, no mixer needed!

You'll need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ 
4 ounces (60 g) unsweetened chocolate broken into pieces
Β½ cup (114 g) unsalted butter
1 cup (200 g) granulated white sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
β…“ cup (40 g) all purpose flour
ΒΌ teaspoon salt
powdered sugar

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/easy-saucepan-brownies/

#brownies #brownieslover #browniesofinstagram #chocolatelovers #bakefromscratch #persnicketyplates
POV: you're in the mood to bake but need an easy recipe...I got you.

These Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups come together really quickly. 9 ingredients & 30 minutes is all you need. And it makes 12 - not too many, just enough. 

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/browned-butter-chocolate-chip-cookie-cups/

#cookiestagram #cookiecups #brownbutter #bakefromscratch #persnicketyplates
Crockpot Hot Honey Chicken Sandwiches 🍯πŸ”₯

These have nearly 300 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ reviews on my site. You can easily adjust the spice level to whatever you like.

You'll need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ 
2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon garlic salt
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup honey
1 tablespoon vinegar
ΒΌ cup butter
buns & pickles 

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/slow-cooker-hot-honey-chicken-sandwiches/

#crockpotmeals #crockpotcooking #chickendinner #slowcookerrecipes #slowcookerchicken #persnicketyplates
If you like an Italian sub, you're gonna love this Hoagie Pasta Salad.

I made it on Monday & have been eating it alllll week.

You'll need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ 
1 pound tri colored rotini cooked to box directions & drained
1 medium cucumber diced
1 medium green bell pepper diced
1 medium red bell pepper diced
1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced
1 small red onion diced
2 cups fresh spinach chopped
1 cup banana peppers diced
ΒΌ pound deli ham diced
ΒΌ pound salami diced
1 cup pepperoni diced
Β½ pound provolone cheese diced

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#pastasalad #summermealideas #summermeals #bbqsides #saladsofinstagram #persnicketyplates

https://www.persnicketyplates.com/hoagie-salad-italian-sub-pasta-salad/
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake is super easy & makes everyone happy.

You'll just need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ 
Cream cheese
Sugar
Vanilla 
Eggs
Chocolate chips
Chocolate crust (homemade or premade)

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/chocolate-chip-cheesecake/

#cheesecakelove #cheesecakerecipe #cheesecaketime #chocolatechipcheesecake #persnicketyplates
As much as I love baked goods, I have a TON of savory recipes, too. Especially slow cooker recipes.

Like these copycat Arby's Beef 'n Cheddar sandwiches. 5 mins of prep, cheaper & wayyy better than the drive thru.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/slow-cooker-beef-and-cheddar-sandwiches-arbys-copycat/

#slowcookerrecipes #crockpotcooking #crockpotmeals #copycatrecipes #persnicketyplates
I'm still thinking about this coffee cake. 

Many of you told me I'm not alone in hating coffee, but loving coffee cake 🫢🏼

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/cinnamon-cream-cheese-coffee-cake/

#coffeecakerecipe #coffeecakes #cakeoftheweek #bakefromscratch #persnicketyplates
I can't quit you, dark chocolate brownies.

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This small batch is made with black cocoa powder πŸ–€πŸ–€

https://www.persnicketyplates.com/simple-dark-chocolate-brownies/

#brownies #brownieslover #browniesofinstagram #bakefromscratch #blackcocoapowder #persnicketyplates
Happy Friday, Lovecats.

I don't know what a Lovecat is, but that's what I tell my kids on Friday mornings πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

This Brownie Batter Dip takes about 5 minutes to make & is perfect for a Friday movie night. Or whenever.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/brownie-batter-dip/

#brownieslover #browniesofinstagram #browniebatter #dessertdip #chocolatelovers #persnicketyplates
I don't like coffee 🀫 not even a little bit. But I can get down with some coffee cake.

This Cinnamon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake has a tender crumb and is full of cinnamon & sugar crumble.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/cinnamon-cream-cheese-coffee-cake/

#coffeecakerecipe #coffeecakes #bakefromscratch #easycakerecipe #cakeofinsta #persnicketyplates
Happy Mother's Day πŸ’

If you have some Hawaiian rolls on hand, turning them into french toast is super easy and so good.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/hawaiian-rolls-french-toast/

#frenchtoastrolls #hawaiianrolls #easybreakfastrecipe #persnicketyplates
Mom wants brownies.

These dark chocolate brownies.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/better-than-box-mix-brownies/

#brownies #bakefromscratch #browniesofinstagram #blackcocoapowder #brownieslover #persnicketyplates
Happy May!

Let's kick off the month with this easy, 3-ingredient dip.

You'll need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ
β€’cream cheese 
β€’sour cream
β€’everything bagel seasoning 

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/everything-bagel-dip/

#everythingbagelseasoning #diprecipe #easyappetizer #creamcheeselover #persnicketyplates
Peanut butter + chocolate is my favorite & then I added oats because...healthy. Right? Riiiiight.

These Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars are super easy to make & the perfect blend of salty & sweet. Chocolate drizzle optional. To some.

You'll need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ
Β½ cup (94 g) light brown sugar
1 cup (246 g) creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup (125 g) all purpose white flour
1 ΒΌ cup (100 g) old fashioned oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
ΒΌ teaspoon salt
Β½ cup milk
Β½ cup chocolate chips

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/healthy-peanut-butter-chunk-oatmeal-bars/

#easydessertrecipe #dessertbars #oatbars #peanutbutterlove #chocolatelovers #persnicketyplates
Be honest - is the oozy chocolate giving you "delicious" vibes or mixed emotions? I'm torn. πŸ€” But I know how good it is.

This giant, and I massive, cookie can be split 4 ways or enjoyed by yourself. Up to you.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/giant-chocolate-chip-cookie-for-one-or-two/

#easydessertrecipe #singleservedessert #giantcookie #chocolover #bakinglove #persnicketyplates
If you like cinnamon rolls, like I do, you're probably going to love this Cinnamon Roll Poke Cake 🀎

It's filled with brown sugar & cinnamon and topped with a fluffy cream cheese frosting.

Tap the link in my bio for the recipe or comment "cake" below and my lil robot will send it over to you. 

https://www.persnicketyplates.com/cinnamon-roll-cake/#recipe

#pokecake #cinnamonrollcake #semihomemade #easydessertrecipe #bakinglove #persnicketyplates
I normally bake from scratch but these Brookie Cheesecake Cups are semi-homemade, take just a few minutes to make, and are GOOD 🀩

A layer of chocolate chip cookie, a layer of cheesecake, and of brownie, all in handheld form.

To get the full recipe either:
β€’ tap the link in my bio, or
β€’ comment BROOKIE and my lil robot assistant with DM you a link

https://www.persnicketyplates.com/brookie-cheesecake-cups/

#brookies #brownieslover #browniesofinstagram #cookiecups #easydessertrecipe #cheesecakecookies #persnicketyplates
TGIF πŸŽ‰ Make yourself some cupcakes. These yellow cupcakes are soft, fluffy, buttery, and are made from scratch with just 6 ingredients.

You'll need πŸ‘‡πŸΌ
168 grams butter
198 grams white sugar
1 TB warm water
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large eggs
170 grams self rising flour *or AP flour with a couple additions - I explain in my post if you need to substitute

Comment RECIPE & I'll DM you a link to the full recipe.

https://www.persnicketyplates.com/vanilla-cupcakes/

#cupcakeoftheday #bakefromscratch #easydessertrecipe #cupcakerecipe #yellowcupcakes #persnicketyplates
It's Cadbury Egg season! If you like them straight out of the bag, wait until you try them in cookie bar form.

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/cadbury-mini-eggs-cookie-bars/

#cadburyeggs #cadburyminieggs #cookiebars #bakefromscratch #persnicketyplates
Remember going to the mall & getting a Sugar Butter M&M Cookie from Mrs. Fields? 

These are like those, but without having to go to the mall. 

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https://www.persnicketyplates.com/chewy-mm-sugar-cookies/

#cookiesofig #cookiestagram #mrsfieldscookies #mmcookies #bakefromscratch

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