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Bake sale week: raspberry lemonade bars

Bake sale week: raspberry lemonade bars
I know this seems like a bit of a cop out, seeing as last year I made those lime bars, but the name of these just makes you want one, doesn’t it? It’s like one last throw back to the summertime captured in a cookie. raspberry lemonade bars for the crust: 9 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick, plus one tablespoon) 1/4 cup (50g) superfine sugar (or regular granulated) 1 cup (100g) of unbleached all-purpose flour pinch salt for the filling: 1 1/2 cups (287g) superfine sugar (or regular granulated) 3 egg whites 1 egg 2/3 cup (150mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 3 lemons) 2 tablespoons lemon zest (from 2 lemons) 2/3 cup (65g) unbleached, all-purpose flour pinch of salt 1-2 cups (150-275g) of frozen raspberries, defrosted 1 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar 1. 2. 3. 4. Related:  Brownies and barsSweet Tooth

smitten kitchen Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting Cider mills, apples, cinnamon, doughnuts, sweaters, jeans, boots, leaves, football, tailgate parties, pies, soups, stews, chili...those are what come to mind when I think of fall. The air turns nice and crisp and I am immediately reminded of fall in Michigan, with all of the beautiful leaves and the perfect weather to leave the house wearing jeans, a sweater, cute boots and a scarf. My all-time favorite outfit. Another item that always comes to mind when I think of fall always puts a huge smile on my face. I love pumpkins. Do you know what else I love about pumpkins? Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients: Bars * Recipe slightly adapted from Paula Deen

Sunday Sweets: Butterbeer Cupcakes | amyBITES Love Butterbeer Cupcakes? Check out Golden Snitch Butterbeer Cake Pops! Welcome to a very special edition of Sunday Sweets! . Your cast of characters for the cakes. First, cream your room-temperature butter together with your sugars until well-combined and fluffy, like so: Now beat in your eggs, one by one. Now you’re going to alternate adding buttermilk… Cream soda… And your dry ingredients (whisked together) until they’re all added. I could’ve eaten this entire bowl with a spoon. And bake for 15 to 17 minutes until a tester comes out clean and the cake springs back slightly when touched. Mmm. Now it’s time for your butterscotch ganache, which will be the filling and be in the buttercream frosting. This will be a lot thinner than your standard chocolate ganache, but don’t worry. The best way to do the filling is to buy a cheap squeeze bottle (this one was less than a dollar) and fill it with your ganache using a funnel. Now it’s time for your frosting! Serve with some butterbeer, perhaps?

Mini Chocolate-Chip Breakfast Cookies L is for the way you look at me. O is for the only one I see. C is for cookie. That’s good enough for me. Somehow, I’ve managed to mix up Nat King Cole and Cookie Monster. Anyways… All you need is love. A Special Diet Recipe 1/2 cup rolled oatsscant 1/2 cup applesauce (can sub mashed banana)1/4 cup roasted cashew butter (can sub another nut butter)1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract1/16 tsp salt1-2 tbsp mini chocolate chips or chunks (I used Whole Foods brand, as shown in the photo below)2 1/2 tbsp freeze-dried raspberries (can sub 1 tbsp dried fruit, or more chocolate chips)1 packet stevia if using applesauce (or 1 tablespoon sugar. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Click for Nutrition Information Many Whole Foods dark chocolate mini chunks (pictured above) are sacrificed to my tummy during the course of a cookie-baking spree. Side note: These cookie bites are highly delicious.

Peanut Butter Balls (Buckeyes) Recipe With Picture Peanut Butter Balls: Line two baking sheets with parchment or wax paper. Place the peanut butter, unsalted butter, and salt in a microwaveable bowl, and heat in the microwave for about one minute or until just soft (check and stir the ingredients every 20-30 seconds). Stir in the vanilla extract and confectioners sugar and mix until it has the consistency of a stiff dough (add more sugar if necessary). Roll the dough into 1 inch (2.5 cm) round balls. Melt the chocolate and shortening in a heatproof bowl placed over a saucepan of simmering water. Note: If you want to make Buckeyes: place a toothpick into each peanut butter ball and dip, one ball at a time, into the melted chocolate, leaving the top quarter of each ball undipped. Makes about 60 pieces, depending on size. View comments on this recipe on YouTube References: Jones, David. Peery, Susan Mahnke. Smith, Andrew F.

Bacon Rangoons (Bacon Cream Cheese Wontons) Recipe If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed so you never miss out on a new recipe. Happy cooking! Bacon Rangoon Ingredients 16 oz. lite cream cheese2 tbsp chopped red onion or shallots1 tsp Worcestershire sauce1 tsp soy sauce1 tsp black pepper4 chopped green onions10 strips bacon (Get Gourmet Bacon Delivered to Your Door!)1 package wonton wrappers3 cups vegetable oiloptional: 16 oz. fresh or canned crab meat, drained & flaked Bacon Rangoon Preparation Cook the bacon until just crispy in a frying pan or by microwaving between sheets of paper towels for 4 – 5 minutes. Dice green onions and red onions or shallots. In a medium sized bowl, warm the cream cheese in the microwave for 30 seconds to soften. Fill a small bowl with a bit of water. If you have a Fry Daddy or other fryer, fry the wontons according to the directions supplied with your fryer. You can create an easy dipping sauce with 2 parts soy sauce and 1 part sesame oil if you’d like. Makes: 30 pieces

Better-Than-Crack-Brownies I’m sorry for doing this to you. I really am. But see, last Friday while I was on a 10-hour road trip heading for vacation, I received this recipe from a reader named Liz. Liz, I love you. I was tortured by this recipe for a full 8 days before I could make it. So it was the first thing I made when I returned home. These are an absolute sin. I really don’t have any words, other than you must try them. They may also change your waistline too. But that’s okay. It’s all in the name of chocolate. Better-Than-Crack Brownies 1 batch brownies (boxed mix or oooey gooey brownies) 1/2 cup salted peanuts (if don’t have salted, add sea salt) 1 cup chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies Cereal Mix brownies according to directions, and bake for 20-25 minutes in a 9 x 13 baking dish. While they are finishing baking, melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Mr.

Jamaican Banana Fritters - There’s a thing in my house that when you have ripe ol bananas either you make banana bread or banana fritters. These delicious tasty treats can be eaten morning, noon, or night, as a snack or as dessert. These fritters are so easy to make and will satisfy any craving you may have. So if you have a few of these bananas lying around your hose… don’t toss them, put them to GREAT use! Enjoy! Peel and mash the ripe bananas. Beat egg, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Next, blend egg mixture with mashed bananas. Make sure it is all incorporated. Then sift flour and baking powder into the banana/egg mixture. Mix it all together. If the batter seems to be too thick add a little milk… I added about 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of milk. Add oil to a frying pan and place on medium high heat. Drop spoonfuls of the banana fritter batter into the hot oiled frying pan. Flip when you see the edges starting to get brown and golden. Lastly, combine cinnamon and sugar together to create your cinnamon sugar. Ingredients

Peanut Butter and Oat Energy Bites It is Sunday morning. Hopefully you will wake up well-rested, stretch out your arms, and open your eyes to a sunny day. Maybe you will have a warm cup of coffee, some eggs with toast, or maybe you will even get really lucky and have some homemade pancakes. After that you might relax with the Sunday paper, catch up on the news, or watch some cartoons with your kids. Of course, you will do all that while still in your comfy pajamas. As the day wears on, you might run some errands, meet a friend for lunch, or do some laundry. Maybe you have a catered meeting on Tuesday, and lunch with a co-worker at that new burger joint on Friday. I wouldn't call myself a fortune teller, but I can also reasonably predict that by the time 3 or 4 o'clock comes around, you will be looking at your watch - your eyes will bulge with astonishment as you realize there are still several hours to go and lots of work to be done before you can eat dinner, and you are hungry. A.) B.) C.) D.) Ok fair enough.

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