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nutella strawberry cookies

Somewhere along our road trip to California, Em discovered that Nutella and strawberries were just about the greatest snack on Earth. I’m not quite sure how it happened, but we had Nutella and we had strawberries and Em decided to put the two together. Now, this may be a common thing, but what can I say, we don’t get out much and this was a pretty tasty discovery.

Living in San Jacinto Valley, California for part of the winter we were quickly spoiled by the weekly farmer’s markets with fresh, locally grown strawberries. That was a delightful treat for us to indulge in during the winter. Like all good things, though, our fresh strawberry treats ended when we had to go back home.


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