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The Motherlode Layered Cookie Bars!

The Motherlode Layered Cookie Bars!
Good Thursday folks! I know this cookie should absolutely be illegal, but let me tell you it is so much fun! Just imagine all of your favorite cookies layered into one bar of fabulousness! Now, don’t go and eat this on a regular basis, but do bring it to your next party or gathering and watch them disappear! At first glance it may look like a lot to prepare, but each cookie dough can be made in under 10 minutes, so don’t be turned off by the steps below. I like to make the cookie dough in advance and have it in the refrigerator ready to go. See the picture below for all the incredible cookie layers. The Mother Load Layered Cookie Bars Layer 1: Sugar Cookie 1 Roll of Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough 1. Layer 2: Double Chocolate Chip Cookie (the recipe below makes double what you’ll need for the bars, use extra for cookies) 1. 2. Layer 3: Peanut Butter Cookie 1 Cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 Cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1. Layer 4: Chocolate Chip Cookie 2 sticks softened butter 3/4 Cup granulated sugar 2 eggs

Raspberry Cheesecake Bars I’ve realized that cream cheese seems to have some strong magical power over me these days. See? It got me again, the cream cheese. And you know what? I’m really glad for that. Because these bars, THESE BARS. They are GORGEOUS. Just imagine a piece of heavenly cake where cream cheese meets raspberries, almonds and coconut and you might get some distant drooling idea what I’m talking about. To know perfectly what I mean you have to – HAVE TO – make them. You’ll be happy, I’m tellin’ ya! These are the ingredients. 1. 2. 3. … it resembles crumbs. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. … and using a spoon or an offset spatula (if you are a big girl/boy) spread the mixture… … to achieve smooth and even surface. 12. 13. 14. … and even out the surface. ( I placed the preserves into the microwave oven for a couple of seconds to make the mixture warmer and more liquid.) 15. Mix them with one cup coconut. 16. Like this. 17. 18. 19. Chill in the refrigerator for 3 hours before cutting into bars. Store in the refrigerator.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars Welcome to Tasty Tuesdays! I wanted a quick and simple dessert bar to bring to a family golf outing this weekend. I searched the internet and found these chocolate cream cheese bars. They weren't the prettiest dessert I've ever made but they sure did taste good and were super easy to make! Ingredients: - 3/4 cup butter, plus more for greasing of pan - 1 cup chocolate chips - semi sweet, divided - 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs - 1/2 cup peanuts - unsalted, dry roasted and chopped - 16 ounces cream cheese - softened - 1 cup sugar - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What did you cook up this week? { Please remember to add a link in your post back to this post or add the Tasty Tuesdays button which can be found on my sidebar. } I have a jewelry giveaway from 8 Petals going on right right here to enter. Linky Tools subscription expired.

Death By Oreo Cupcakes They are probably the best Oreo cakes I have ever tried. A lot of cake's that I have experimented with before are like a vanilla cake with bits of Oreo in them, which didn't really give them enough Oreo flavor. But these were a lot better. Ingredients 1 package Oreo Cookies, regular size 1 package Mini Oreo Cookies, for decoration (optional) 1 package chocolate cake mix (mix according to directions on box) 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), room temperature 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract cupcake liners Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and cream cheese.

Cinnamon Roll Cake & My Shiny Life You all know that I love breakfast foods. Maybe it’s because I don’t really cook breakfast that often. My husband sometimes cooks breakfast stuff on the weekends. The other night we had French toast with Portuguese sausage for dinner. Here’s something you could make for breakfast or dessert. Cinnamon roll cake. Super easy. Make some. You’re welcome. Ingredients (recipe from Cookin' Up North) Cake3 cups flour ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ cups milk 2 eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract ½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted Topping1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon cinnamon Glaze 2 cups powdered sugar 5 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Coca-Cola Cupcakes I don’t drink coca-cola. But I do eat it. Weird. Yeah, I dunno. It’s way better eaten. Let’s take a look, shall we? There’s some dark and white sugar cooked with dark dutch processed cocoa powder…and a can of coke! There’s some the ol’ that pouring into this and this pouring into that. There’s some mixing. Take a little PAM and spray the liners–this is a sticky cupcake batter. UPDATED TIP ALERT: A few of you tried this recipe and sprayed them and the cupcake still stuck. These cupcakes are chocolately, decadent, rich and kind of amaze. This frosting isn’t frosting–it’s just whipped cream. And guess what? Next, cherries on top! P.S. Coca-Cola Cupcakes Recipe adapted from Baked: The New Frontier Yields 15 cupcakes Print this recipe! Cupcakes: 2 cups Coca-cola (do not use diet!) Whipped Cream Frosting: 1 1/2 cups of heavy whipping cream 4 tablespoons of powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract Maraschino cherries (for topping) Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Gardening as an Anarchist Plot Do-it-Yourself Absinthe. A companion bed of herbs and vegetables: I planted a thick bed of herbs and vegetables. After selecting the main ones I wanted, I added a few plants purely for their value as companion plants: e.g., horehound for the tomatoes and yarrow for the herbs. Nutella-Filled Lamingtons April 13, 2012 | Print | E-mail | Filed under cake, chocolate, nutella Though we definitely had plenty of Easter desserts – including these cookies, frosted sugar cookies that my mom made, strawberry charlotte that my mother-in-law made, and a banana cream pie, I had one more to make. My sister requested lamingtons for her birthday, and since that was back in March, I decided that Easter was the perfect time to make them since we’d all be there to celebrate (and, because you can never have too much dessert)! After last year’s butterbeer cake and the puffle cake from the year before that, I thought these sophisticated little coconut cakes were the perfect way to celebrate my little sister’s special day. Adapted from here. For the sponge cake: 6 large eggs, at room temperature3/4 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla extract1 1/3 cup cake flour5 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted and at room temperature For the filling: 1/2 cup nutella, divided For the icing: Pour the batter into the prepared dish. Leave a Reply

50 of the World’s Best Breakfasts from Around the World – Written by Victoria Philpott Not quite had your fill of breakfasts just yet? Check out our beautifully visual list of the 30 best breakfasts from around the world. Salivating. If you’ve got a tasty recipe for a breakfast you’ve made in a hostel kitchen, let us know. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Phew, and that’s it! Follow me on Twitter @VickyFlipFlop and let me know what you think of them all… And if I’ve inspired you to travel the world to sample them, remember you can always book your cheap hotels with us at Thanks to everyone for the images from Flickr. Related posts

Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes So, after being gone all last week, this has been catch up on the house week. Mostly laundry actually. Man, who knew that a weeks worth of laundry from 5 people could be so daunting. Yikes!! But I am kind of behind on my cooking and baking as well since I've been gone and cleaning. Not to mention, I needed an Oreo fix! Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes 1 box brownie mix, 8x8 inch size 24 Oreo Cookies 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 12 muffin cup baker with paper liners. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Makes 12 servings Recipe from

Nutella Mug Cake Bring Your Child's Favorite Characters to Life with These Disney-Themed Lunches Healthy Mickey-Shaped PB&J Muffins: A Breakfast the Whole Family with Love A Yummy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe Even the Pickiest Eaters Will Love This 3-Ingredient Coffee Fudge Is the Best Morning Pick-Me-Up HOW TO GROW GIANT ONIONS .Written by featured author, Margaret Robinson To many gardeners the sight in August of a bed of very large onions just reaching maturity is a treasured satisfaction of a job well done. This achievement can be reached by even the new gardener given the correct soil, preparation and of course the important, correct variety. Preparation of the soil should be started as soon as the previous crop has been harvested, but never when the soil is too wet, for this breaks the soil structure, this work is best done before Christmas. To achieve top results the onion bed should be a well open site with good drainage, trench approximately. 18in (45cm) deep, fork the bottom of each trench if solid. First scatter the haulms in the bottom of the trench and mix the fertiliser and manure into the trench topsoil. January is a very important month, for this is the month for the sowing of the mammoth onions, they are, a long season onion therefore sowing should be done during January and February.