Pumpkin S’mores Bars Recipe #PumpkinCan

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This post brought to you by Libby's. All opinions are 100% mine. Yes, I do realize it's April.  I am sharing a pumpkin recipe in spring time.  Crazy, right?  Actually, not so crazy.  Pumpkin works all year round (and it freezes well, so you can totally stock up when it goes on sale in fall ...

2 Ingredient Chocolate Fluff Recipe

chocolate fluff

It doesn't get much easier than this super simple and just 2 ingredient chocolate fluff recipe.  2 ingredients?  One of them is chocolate?  Score! I love simple recipes and this one takes the cake for simplicity.  Chocolate chips and whipping cream team up to bring you this light, fluffy and chocolately deliciousness. My family loves ...

Chocolate Avocado Brownies Recipe #ILoveAvocados #AFMPitCrew

chocolate avocado brownies

This recipe for chocolate avocado brownies is sponsored as part of my Ambassadorship with Avocados from Mexico. Opinions are my own.  I love brownies. They love me too.  It's a long, rocky road for us (and another brownie flavor I can't seem to say no to) and it usually ends with the brownie being devoured ...

Amazing Chocolate Truffles

This week I wanted to highlight how cooking frugally can still be delicious. Here's a wonderful recipe for chocolate truffles I found several months ago. With the holidays approaching these would make great gifts or treats for Holiday parties. You need: 16 ounces of chocolate or white chocolate (you can use any type, I used Hershey bars ...

Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats

salted brown butter rice krispy treats

If you love rice krispy treats, or love sea salt, sweets, butter or a combination of all of the above...these Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats are going to wow your tastebuds! 

Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats
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Serves: 16
 
Um, the best thing to happen to krispy treats, well, ever.
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces (1/4 pound or 1 stick) unsalted butter, plus extra for the pan
  • 1 10-ounce bag marshmallows
  • Heaping ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal (about half a 12-ounce box)- or 5 cups for chewier krispy treats
Instructions
  1. ounces (1/4 pound or 1 stick) unsalted butter, plus extra for the pan
  2. -ounce bag marshmallows
  3. Heaping ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt
  4. cups Rice Krispies cereal (about half a 12-ounce box)
  5. Butter (or coat with non-stick spray) an 8-inch square cake pan with 2-inch sides.
  6. In a large pot, melt butter over medium-low heat. I
  7. t will melt, then foam, then turn clear golden and finally start to turn brown and smell nutty.
  8. Stir frequently, scraping up any bits from the bottom as you do.
  9. Don’t take your eyes off the pot as while you may be impatient for it to start browning, the period between the time the butter begins to take on color and the point where it burns is often less than a minute.
  10. As soon as the butter takes on a nutty color, turn the heat off and stir in the marshmallows.
  11. The residual heat from the melted butter should be enough to melt them, but if it is not, turn it back on low until the marshmallows are smooth.
  12. Remove the pot from the stove and stir in the salt and cereal together.
  13. Quickly spread into prepared pan.
  14. Use piece of waxed or parchment paper to press it firmly into the edges and corners (or spatula)
Notes
I use an 8x8 pan, line with foil and spray with non stick spray. Also, I use only 5 cups of rice krispies, they come out chewier. Delicious!!!!
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Olive Oil Desserts Cookbook – What a Mom Wants

olive oil desesrts

Micki Sannar created a very healthy dessert cookbook that features an ingredient I'd previously never thought of when baking desserts- olive oil!  Olive Oil Desserts features dozens of delectable recipes that replace trans fats with olive oil without sacrificing taste (which, let's be real here, is what matters for dessert!!). Cakes, Cookies & Bars, Muffins & ...