Toasted Garlic Olive Oil Bread Dip

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Toasted Garlic Olive Oil Bread Dip with Slice of Bread

Grab a crusty loaf of bread and make this quick Toasted Garlic Olive Oil Bread Dip. This easy restaurant inspired Italian appetizer is a perfect meal starter.

Many Italian restaurants serve bread as an appetizer either with butter or an olive oil dip. Normally, I prefer butter on my bread. But, I have to say, my all time favorite bread dipping oil comes from Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant. You want to know what makes their version so good? It’s the crispy fried garlic.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie – For Two

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie for Two

Add chocolate chips to a perfect peanut butter cookie, bake, and add a peanut butter cup in the middle for a sweet, rich, and decadent dessert for two! This Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie is the perfect for date night or any special occasion.

During my single days, I learned to love single-serving desserts. If I have large pans of sweet temptations around, I WILL eat them. Can you relate?! So, over the years, I’ve amassed quite a collection of single-serving desserts.

Recently, I made this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie for my husband and I. After trying it, he thought there would be a lot of people who would love this recipe. And, he said I should share it on the blog. So, if you are one of those people, you can thank my hubby. 😉

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Triple Cheese Shrimp Dip Wontons

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Triple Cheese Shrimp Dip Wontons Appetizer

Triple Cheese Shrimp Dip Wontons are a seafood appetizer containing all your favorite shrimp dip flavors in a portable, crispy wrapper. Perfect finger-food!

Who ever said seafood and cheese do not go together?! Seriously, I’ve had several types of seafood with cheese, and I haven’t been disappointed yet. These Triple Cheese Shrimp Dip Wontons are no exception!

These Triple Cheese Shrimp Dip Wontons contain shrimp, cream cheese, Swiss Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, mayonnaise, green onion, and seasonings. I love the contrast between the crispy shell and the creamy mixture. It’s a great seafood appetizer for any party. Plus, they are handheld.

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Clean Fingers Laynie’s Top 10 Recipes of 2019

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Here are the top 10 recipes Clean Fingers Laynie’s fans couldn’t wait to click and feast on in 2019. Find your new favorites or rediscover old ones!

When I decided to start the blog, I wanted to share my tried and true recipes with my family and friends. I never imaged how much I would learn or how much work it would be. But, I’ve connected with so many wonderful people who love food as much as I do, and I want to keep inspiring others to cook more at home.

On December 26, 2018, I clicked the purchase button to register my domain. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t very apprehensive and overwhelmed at the thought of maintaining a food blog for the coming year. But I pushed through my fears, and I couldn’t be prouder to say Clean Fingers Laynie is officially 1 year old!

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Gordon Ramsay’s Pear and Granola Muffins

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Adapted from Gordon Ramsay’s recipe, these Pear and Granola Muffins have a soft and moist interior, and the granola provides great flavor and texture!

After finishing the latest season of MasterChef, the hubby and I decided to try Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Home Cooking. In each episode, Gordon Ramsay features a recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guess what?! The hubby asked me to make the Pear and Granola Muffins. I did, and the rest is history! Now, these muffins are a regular breakfast in our house.

If you like apple crumb muffins (like those from Costco), you will love these Pear and Granola Muffins! They are not too sweet, and the pear keeps the muffins moist and soft. Plus, the granola adds texture and flavor to the muffins and pairs perfectly with the subtle cinnamon flavor.

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Slow Cooker Monkey Bread from Scratch

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Slow Cooker Monkey Bread Before Frosting

Ooey gooey, soft and buttery, cinnamon sweet Slow Cooker Monkey Bread from scratch is a great make ahead breakfast for the weekends or special holidays!

Why is cinnamon sugar so delicious? When it comes to some of my favorite breakfasts, many have that yummy flavor combo. One of my favorites is this Slow Cooker Monkey Bread made from scratch.

To make it, roll light and fluffy pieces of dough in melted butter and cinnamon sugar. Then, the layer the pieces in a slow cooker and bake. After it’s cooked, top it with homemade cream cheese frosting! Yum!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzels

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzels Full Shot

Chocolate and peanut butter dipped pretzels are a yummy sweet and salty treat, snack, or gift! The peanut butter keeps the coating smooth for easy dipping!

Back before I was married and my (now) husband and I were still dating, we didn’t see his in-laws very much. That didn’t stop me from wanting to make a good impression with them. (Can you relate?!)

So, one of the first things I learned about my mother-in-law is she LOVES the peanut butter filled pretzels. So, in an effort to make a good impression, I made her these Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzels!

The first time I made them for her it was near Christmas. So, I made some with and without candy cane bits. Ever since, I’ve make these for her every Christmas. To be honest, I’m not even sure if she likes the ones with candy canes or not, but she never complains. And, even though the combo seems strange, I think they taste yummy.

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Orange Chocolate Mousse (Low-Carb)

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Orange Chocolate Mousse with Spoonful

Make a decadent, rich, and creamy orange chocolate mousse in less than 10 minutes that’s low-carb and uses no egg! Satisfy your chocolate craving any time!

According to Forbes, the average American eats 9.5 lbs of chocolate per year! I don’t know about you, but when I heard this statistic, I was sure it was a mistake. I mean, I probably eat a pound a month! 😉 So, what’s a chocolate-lover to do when she wants chocolate right now? She makes Orange Chocolate Mousse.

Thankfully, this Orange Chocolate Mousse can be whipped up in about 10 minutes! It can be eaten right away or chilled for future cravings. Plus, it’s also refined sugar-free, low-carb, egg-free, and single-serving. Although make no mistake, this is still an indulgent chocolate dessert with a hint of orange.

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Pumpkin Butterscotch Chip Cookies

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Hey chocolate chips, it’s time for Pumpkin Butterscotch Chip Cookies to have their time in the spotlight! They’re the perfect 3-ingredient pumpkin cookie! Made in only one bowl, mix everything together, bake, and enjoy!

Is it strange to say my life was changed at the grocery store? Well, it was.

One day, I stopped at Harmons (a grocery store in Utah) to pick up some groceries. They had samples of enormous pumpkin cookies, but with butterscotch chips instead of chocolate chips. What?! Plus, they had some of the cookies topped with cream cheese frosting. OMG! After trying a sample, I was hooked. Why had I never made pumpkin cookies with butterscotch chips before?

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Air Fryer Apple Crisp (Single-Serving)

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Air Fryer Apple Crisp

You’re only 20 minutes away from a single-serving Air Fryer Apple Crisp! Top with ice cream and caramel for the perfect cozy fall dessert for one, or two!

Single-serving desserts are great because the smaller size prevents me from overindulging. So, what could be better than a single-serving apple crisp? One that’s made in the air fryer!

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