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Chocolate Peanut-Butter No Bake Cookies Recipe : Cupcake Bites & Recipe Rhapsody. Although this is a Bakerella original, I actually got the idea from a friend who learned about cake pops from me and has never even heard of Bakerella.

Cupcake Bites & Recipe Rhapsody

She was going to make cake balls for her sister’s wedding, discovered that they are a pain to dip (I AGREE!! I WOULD LOVE MAKING CANDY IF IT DIDN’T EVER INVOLVE DIPPING THINGS IN CHOCOLATE! ARRRRG!) , and then came up with this idea all on her own. I didn’t discover until after I’d copied her idea that she’s not the first to have it but it just goes to show, great minds think alike. Anyway, cupcake bites are basically cake balls made to look like little cupcakes. What is a cake ball/pop you ask? OK, so to make these babies, just mix crumbled cake with frosting to make your cake ball centers.

I'm recycling my old photo, which shows more frosting (probably 1/2-2/3 cup) than what I use now. Melt up a whole package of chocolate candy coating (chocolate flavored almond bark). That’s it! Printable recipe Printable recipe with picture Like this: Nutella Cookies – Tasty Kitchen. Milk tea boba recipe. Recipe: milk tea boba I did not expect the volume of comments and emails in response to my last post.

milk tea boba recipe

At some point, I plan to sit down and reply to you when I can carve out a chunk of time and clear some space in my brain. I suppose that is the main issue – time… okay, time and priorities. All of the other gobbledygook just feeds into the priorities (which ultimately translate into time allocation). Hopefully changes, if any, will be implemented behind the red velvet curtain and relatively transparent to you. This past evening, like every evening, we let Kaweah out to do her business in our yard. At first, she didn’t (jeremy’s figure(s) to the right) but look what happens when you say “treat” Kaweah reacts to the word “treat” the way Jeremy does to the word “coffee”. Cookie Dough Dip. Go put on your stretchy pants.

Cookie Dough Dip

Seriously. Do it now. Some days, I find that certain recipes speak to me. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies, Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles, Cake Batter Bark… those things excite me. This only has happened a handful of times and when I find or create a delicious recipe that I am so passionate about, I can hardly wait to share it with all of you. This is the situation I found myself in late Monday evening. Or the couch from which I was laying on after eating 16 snickerdoodles. You can only imagine what I did first thing yesterday morning. So let’s hit all the major points: Pudding Cups & bakerella.com. Wicked Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cups.

Pudding Cups & bakerella.com

They’re from the book, Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey Treats for Kids by Jill O’Connor and just as good as their name states. Jill sent me and my niece a copy of her book as a little thank you for a post I did inspired by her Cheesecake Pops. We had a hard time deciding which recipe to try first, but we kept coming back to these pudding cups. They were really fun to make and even more fun to eat.

You’ll see what I mean in a minute. From separating the egg yolks, to the measuring and mixing. She cooked the pudding. And mixed in the peanut butter… (thank you, Jill) … and the extra chocolate chips … Oh my! Let the pudding chill for at least four hours before eating. Here’s a link to the Pudding Recipe so you can print it out. Now, here’s the best part. It involves balloons to make bowls. Okay, I did help a little bit here.

After you blow up the balloons, wash them off and let them dry. Cupcake Poppers. Mingmakescupcakes.yolasite.com from yolasite.com. No-Bake Chewy Cookies and Cream Bars. Oh how I love a treat that can be whipped up in about 15 minutes.

No-Bake Chewy Cookies and Cream Bars

My boys and their buddies couldn’t get enough of these Chewy Oreo Bars we had as an after school snack this week. Sometimes my spontaneous recipe creations turn out to be the most fun, lol! Yes you use an entire package of Oreo Cookies, but what you get in return is a marshmallow-y Oreo treat that is worth every bite Surprise the kids (and yourself) with this one, they’ll be all smiles, Enjoy! 3 whole ingredients. Break out your Cookies! Place them all in the food processor or blender and mix until ground. Like so. Melt the butter and marshmallows into a large bowl until puffed.

You’ll get a little something like this Working quickly, pour in your ground cookies. Mix, mix and mix.