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Untitled. MYO Butterfinger Bars. 5 oz. Organic Maple Walnut Baklava - Desserts. Untitled. Madam Rosmerta's Butterbeer Fudge. Nutterbutter Fudge {Microwave} This easy fudge is fantastic! Maybe even Supercalifragilisticexpealidocious! Only 4 simple ingredients - a microwave - an 8" X 8" pan and you are all set! Honestly, it took less than 2 minutes to make this irresistible treat. This would make a special gift for the holidays or if you need to make something quick for a bake sale or potluck. I used the little (round,tall) tub of mini Nutterbutter cookies (at the Dollar store) - worked perfectly. I'm a gal who loves crunch, and having that extra YUM to bite into made this perfect for me. I found the recipe at Kristin's Knook and know I will be making it for the holidays. 1 - 11 ozs. bag Reese's Peanut Butter Chips (I suggest using name brand for fullest flavor) 1 - 14 ozs. can sweetened condensed milk1 container mini-Nutterbutter cookies (or about 10 large, crushed coarsely Line an 8" X 8" pan with foil & spray with cooking spray.

In a microwavable bowl, melt the peanut butter, chips and sweetened condensed milk together. Thursdays Treasures. Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars, and the Uninvited Guest . . . Red squirrel! I see them on a regular basis, peering in, on days when I'm baking with the window opened. A quick swat of the screen, though, has always been enough to disperse the furry fellows . . . but apparently not enough to sway this guy. Doubtless it was a male, and a fine brawny specimen at that, I'd wager. Obviously emboldened by the rapturous scent of my peanut butter & jelly bars cooling on the counter, he made the split-second decision to break in, and so he set to work with his razor-sharp teeth. "Well, m'aam, southeastern Michigan's just full of 'em . . .

My advice to Critter Catchers? We never laid eyes on each other . . . Miraculously, though the hole in the window screen was certainly big enough to admit a housecat, it doesn't appear--based on my thorough and exhaustive investigation--that the squirrel actually gained full admittance. End of conversation. Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars These PB&J bars really are irresistible. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Snickerdoodle Cookie Granola Bars. I’m a big fan of snickerdoodle cookies. And granola bars. And I’ll never say no to granola bars that taste like cookies. I decided to combine two favorites into one as I was leaving Aruba, figuring they’d make nice snacks for the twenty two hour journey back to California.

And boy, did these extra chewy, no-bake granola bars ever hit the spot. They really do taste like snickerdoodles in all their cinnamon-and-sugar scented glory and the best part is that they come together in five minutes and are easily kept both vegan and gluten-free. To make them, combine butter, brown and granulated sugars, and corn syrup in a large microwave-safe bowl and heat for three minutes total, stopping after each one-minute interval to stir the ingredients. To the hot caramel sauce, add vanilla, cinnamon, cream of tartar, optional salt, and quick-cooking oats. It’s likely that substituting some vanilla or plain protein powder could replace some or all of the flour. I had to hide these from myself on the plane. Baklava with Homemade Phyllo Pastry – Daring Bakers Challenge June 2011 « Leave Room for Dessert. Erica of Erica’s Edibles was our host for the Daring Baker’s June challenge. Erica challenged us to be truly DARING by making homemade phyllo dough and then to use that homemade dough to make Baklava.

I remember first discovering baklava and its gorgeous sweetness. There used to be a very nice place that sold it near restaurants we used to visit often. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately), it isn’t as readily available where I live and work at the moment. I thought this would be an easy challenge for one of the days on the weekend in Winter. This meant I had the leave the dough until a week-night to finish off. The rest of the recipe was made whilst the dough was thawing and those elements were completed very easily, especially with the help of the food processor.

Once I poured the cooled syrup onto the baklava though, it was literally swimming in syrup. Flavour-wise this baklava was gorgeous. Phyllo Dough 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Rolling your Phyllo 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1. 2. 3. German Chocolate Bars. Thought I'd share the page from the calendar my dear FL cousin Vanessa sent me a while back - it's sooo cute! I love what it says... It's time to.....THINK CHOCOLATE!

I've been anxiously saving this recipe to share in February! This would be great to serve for a Valentine's Day dinner. For company even! Only FIVE ingredients for this easy and totally delicious recipe!! It's Ooey Gooey too - which I love. 1 - 18 ozs. box german chocolate cake mix 1 c. (6 ozs) semisweet chocolate chips 1 (15 ozs) can coconut-pecan frosting Preheat oven to 350. (Be careful not to overbake. The first time I made this, I cut it warm and we enjoyed it with ice cream. 244FYI: For those of you who have joined me because I 'do' healthy foods...please stay with me. That I'm trying to drop a few pounds before a vacation in May, I will continue with healthy eating recipe ideas. BUT...I do believe a splurge is good for you now and again and this is one of those kinds of posts.

Caramel Brownie Recipe in Chic and Crafty, Dessert Recipes, Fall, Recipes. Following is a delicious Brownie Recipe andguest post by Lisa at Wine & Glue… enjoy!! When I was about six months pregnant with our third little wonder, a good friend of mine shared this recipe with me. {Like my very pregnant self needed another method to get chocolate into my body.}

These are insanely good. I have made them a dozen times, and without fail whenever I make them for someone, they ask for the recipe. I cautiously give it to them, reminding them that I call them Crack Brownies for a reason. You start off eating just a little piece, and then you casually think you’ll just slice off a little snibit more. Okay, maybe just a tiny bit more. Proceed with caution people. You start by melting some caramel with evaporated milk. As you test to make sure that it is the right . . . ummm . . . consistency . . . refrain from eating the entire pot with a spoon. Now combine dry German chocolate cake mix, melted butter, evaporated milk, and vanilla. Bake for 8 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Cake Batter Fudge - 10 Minute Recipe! Ok people. This post is coming to you in less time than it took to actually make this stuff.

Which was at most 10 minutes. Want an easy and amazing treat this weekend? Or right now? I hope you have the following things: yellow cake mix butter milk confectioners’ sugar Because that’s all you need. 1 cup yellow cake mix + 1 cup confectioners’ sugar in microwave safe bowl (yeah, that means this stuff is not going near a pot or the oven. Mix ‘em together. Add 1/2 stick (1/4 cup butter) and 1/4 cup milk. I cut up my stick of butter because I decided I could afford the extra 10 seconds of effort. Place in microwave for 2 minutes.

Take it out and stir immediately. Now it looks like cake batter. Mix in sprinkles and pour into a greased pan or, as I did, a plastic container. Oh, and did I mention that you could do this WITHOUT DAIRY? This time use margarine and soy milk. Yum. Refrigerate for 1 hour, then cut into squares. Congratulations. All the goodness of sweet fudge without the candy thermometers. Salted caramel brownies. A couple months ago, someone requested that I try my hand at caramel brownies. Amazingly, this person was not my husband, but he endorsed this idea so wholeheartedly that I suspect he might have paid this person off. Then again, in most people’s minds, who doesn’t want to make caramel brownies? What kind of strange person considers what would happen when sea salt-flecked deeply copper-colored homemade caramel meets a chewy, rich homemade brownie and then shrugs it off, “Eh, I’ll pass.”

Guys, it’s me. But then, as I did a quick search or two, I discovered things that caused me to make that crooked face that I made when I’m thinking really hard, because sometimes after a day of explaining to a preschooler why we have to wear pants when we leave the apartment when I fully understand the desire to simply not wear pants sometimes, thinking is really hard. By now, I already accepted that any further resistance would be futile. Salted Caramel Brownies. Deep Dish Oatmeal Chocolate Cookie Bars. The Tale of the Carmelitas. We live in a big-but-not-huge town. We have a P.F. Chang's and a Pottery Barn and two malls and two full-price movie theaters. But we don't have a Williams-Sonoma. Instead, we have a few delightful, locally-owned kitchen stores. One of them holds a monthly baking contest, and these Carmelitas were supposed to be my ticket to local baking contest greatness.

See, a Carmelita is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill treat. Rather, it is like a buttery oatmeal cookie that swallowed a caramel-filled chocolate bar and then got bibitty-bobitty-booed by the dessert fairy godmother and received an extra dose of deliciousness. When I got my kitchen store newsletter in January, I started planning out my strategy.

The email naming the winner took a few extra weeks to be sent--no lie--and I was on pins and needles the whole time. Epilogue: If I sound just a wee bit crazy, get a load of this! CarmelitasAll of the crazy obsessiveness boils down to this: Carmelitas are to-die-for. Foodie Time / from MotherWise -- "coconut oil chocolate" ~ 1 cup coconut oil (liquid) 1/4 cup raw honey 1/2 organic dark cocoa powder 1 teaspoon of vanilla chopped up raw almonds : Mix it up, put it in the freezer in cupcake holder, and 20 mins later pop. Natural Eating (and a recipe) | A Small Snippet. We have been making some big changes around here in the way we eat, and i thought some of you might find interest in it, so i’m gonna tell you a little bit about it today!

And if you are not interested, that’s okay! But there’s still a recipe at the bottom of the post that you won’t want to miss. i’ve been interested in our food choices for a few years now. it really started with our decision a few years ago to use freshly ground whole wheat flour to bake bread products. that was a good change, and has become a very normal part of our routine. (see here for why and how and see here for recipes made with whole wheat flour) then with the start of our garden back in the fall, we began to become more interested in offering our bodies a better variety of nutritional foods. we began making these green smoothies, and eating more vegetables that we harvest from our garden.

…and we began a new journey of cutting out all processed foods, and only eating what we call “real food”, or “natural food.” No-Bake Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Cookies - Recipes, Dinner Ideas, Healthy Recipes & Food Guides. No-Bake Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup light corn syrup1/2 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup light brown sugar1 1/2 cups salted peanut butter2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract4 cups Rice Krispies Instructions: Line a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with wax paper or baking parchment. Place the corn syrup and sugars in a large saucepan over medium heat and stir to combine.

Stir in the peanut butter and mix well to combine. Original recipe: Related Video: Cookies N' Cream Rice Krispy Treats. Since it's a new year today's post is about being grateful for the things we have in life. I took the little tyke in to JCPenny's Photo Studio to get some pictures the other day. Now I'm expecting this to be a breeze. One thing my little girl is good at is smiling. Boy was I wrong. We finally give up and take some shots (and I mentally check Hollywood off her list of possible careers). As I'm at the counter paying for them I hear this bloodcurdling scream. And then it hits me. So since I am being grateful for the things I have, I made a treat to represent that today. Cookies N' Cream Rice Krispy Treats4 Tbsp butter 6 cups marshmallows 1 1/2 - 2 large Hershey's Cookies N' Cream candy bars (you could substitute with white chocolate chips if you must...)1 tsp vanilla extract6 cups rice krispies 25-30 crushed OreosChocolate Drizzle (recipe below) In a large mixing bowl combine the rice krispies and Oreos.

Pots and Pins: Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats... Once a year, whether I like it or not, I watch a few dozen laps of the Daytona 500. The mister makes sure of it. If you've never seen a 500 mile race, this is how it goes: Driver gets in car, pushes gas pedal, turns left over and over and over, and either wrecks or crosses finish line. This year the Daytona, cancelled due to rain, was moved from Sunday to Monday, all fine and good except that by 8:00 P.M. PST the Daytona was still on FOX...which meant I could not watch HOUSE! (It's the only show on TV that I publicly admit to caring about.) Fortunately, I had these little beauties to help ease my pain...and wouldn't you know it, right before the race ended, my sugar coma began.

The sprinkle of salt on top of the caramel is just enough to make your taste buds stand up and take notice...and just enough to cut the sweetness long enough for you to take another bite or four. Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats - Pots and Pins Rice Krispies Treats: 3 tablespoons butter *6 cups Rice Krispies. Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies. Does it surprise you that I neurotically plan out what I'm going to bake each week... sometimes months in advance?

I'm guessing not. This week I was supposed to be making dessert pizza. Two words that should always be together. I've actually been planning to make it since last July, but it keeps getting pushed back by recipes that demand to be made immediately. Like this one. Essentially, these brownies combine everything that is good. Plus, we all know that the primary reason for baking is to use as many utensils as possible and shamelessly lick the residual batter off of each and every one. Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies Adapted from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen 9x13 pan of brownies, baked and cooled 1/4 cup salted butter, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1 & 1/4 cups pretzel m&m's Directions: 1. 2. My Own Sweet Thyme: The Secret to Soft Snickerdoodles. Snickerdoodle Fiends My children have long been Snickerdoodle fiends.

My oldest son, when he learned about cinnamon as a pre-schooler, believed it had the power to make anything from peanut butter sandwiches to fried fish taste extraordinarily delicious. When my daughter discovered cookies and cookbooks she had a preference for cinnamon too. She made Snickerdoodles and submitted her recipe to a class collection of favorites at her elementary school. In time my youngest son and I would go to the bookstore on Wednesday afternoons when his elementary school let out early. I would have made those wonderful cookies at home but I had no idea how. Then I saw the recipe for Snickerdoodle Blondies. Do Try This at Home My now teenage son can be very picky about the sweets he will eat these days. Just to be sure I'd have some help eating these I tried this recipe for Snickerdoodle Blondies on an evening when my Bible study group was meeting at my house.

And guess what? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. German Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars  Country Momma Cooks: Bulk Brownie Mix. Bayou Brownies Recipe - - 43350. Homemade Brownie Mix — Lynn's Kitchen Adventures. Ultimate Brownie Mix. Brownie-In-A-Mug Mix | The Frugal Farm Wife. 25 Favorite Bar Cookie Recipes. Cranberry Cream Cheese Bars. Two-Ingredient Lemon Bars. Chocolate Chip Cookie and Caramel-Peanut Butter Bars « thebitesizedbaker. No-Bake "Food Storage" Granola Bars ($0.08 each) Baked Cheater Churros. Saltines have never had it so good... Cookies and Cream Oreo Bark. Chess Squares.