I don’t think we’ve ever stood as close to one another as when we are all reaching into the bowl of cookie dough at once. No one wants to be left out of that!
When I mentioned to Carla that I needed a killer brownie recipe for the upcoming family reunion brownie bake-off for eternal fame and glory, she suggested I try her Peanut Butter Crispy Marshmallow Brownies.
Mom used to make these in a sheet pan and cut the crust off before serving them. Grandpa would always sneak into the kitchen and eat the crusts. He always said they were the best part! I think he was also a little worried my mom would throw them away.
One of my alternatives to junk-food snacking this season is these Granola Bites. There is still enough sweetness in them to make them really fun and delicious, while packing a protein punch that keeps the cravings at bay. Plus? I love peanut butter. YUM.
Today the sun came out, I woke up in a good mood, and it was time to bake something fun… just for fun. I found some cream cheese in the fridge just begging to be baked with, and I figured my chocolate cake would taste amazing with a little cheesecake on top.
It was pure torture, waiting for them to bake, waiting for them to cool, waiting for them to be photographed before I could swan dive face first into them.
Let’s not forget that it is now November. I have no idea where this year went, and I can’t decide whether I’m happy or sad to have it behind me. But that is beside the point. The point is, it’s fall, and I needed some fall flavors in these bars.
I personally prefer a little Shasta Black Cherry in my eggnog. Nothing transports me to the Christmas Eve’s of my childhood faster.
Share on TumblrUnder normal circumstances, I try to limit the amount of baking chips I purchase. But, let’s be honest, you can’t expect a girl to just never buy chocolate chips, can you? I found a clearance basket at my local grocery store that was full of Ghiradelli bittersweet chocolate chips. I’m not sure whether [Read On]
Share on TumblrIt’s the middle of the month, and I am already over budget on the groceries. I can’t help myself. Sometimes I see something fabulous like mini-bell peppers or blood orange Chobani greek yogurt, or heaven help me, Biscoff spread, and I just have to buy it. Now school is starting, and I have [Read On]
Share on TumblrA recipe for a beautiful cheesecake bar swirled with lime curd. Source: A recipe by Heather at Sprinkle Bakes, which was guest-posted on Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. Yield: 12 large bars Regular readers of this blog have heard me mention Pinterest several times recently. I’ve been trolling some wonderful food blogs, and happily [Read On]