Category Archives: bars

Sep 24

Butterscotch Blondies…and a Martha Stewart Event!

Sometimes, butterscotch is all you need. Addicting doesn’t even describe it. Pair one of these with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk and, well, don’t say I didn’t warn you. I think Martha would love these. Maybe … Continue reading

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Mar 27

Fudgy Brownies with Cookie Butter Frosting

I seriously want to cry. TONS of pictures from my DSLR are gone, and I have no idea how it happened. I cooked and baked my butt off this past few weeks and now I barely have anything to show … Continue reading

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Feb 3

Cake Batter Blondies

How’s everyone feeling after yesterday’s big “game”? Not much of a game if you ask me…what a blowout! Well, at least we had fun watching it. And now we wake up to the news that there is yet another snow … Continue reading

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Jan 24

After Eight Double Chocolate Brownies

Everyone has their moments when they just want to dive into a bowl of chocolate. Right? Or is it just me? This is why God invented Ghirardelli brownie mix. Or, um, I guess Ghirardelli did… Anyway, do yourself a favor … Continue reading

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Oct 28

Samoas Bars

Back after a short hiatus…we spent the last several days celebrating my Nana’s wonderful, full life. She was the matriarch of our family and the base of many of our traditions, which I will be writing about more in the … Continue reading

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May 24

Patriotic Vanilla Bean Rice Krispie Treats

The weekend is just about here!  And so is the rain…LOTS of it.  Hope it changes soon so this long weekend can be enjoyed as it should.  Parties, parades, BBQs, beaches, pools…nothing but outdoor fun. Of course, you can’t go … Continue reading

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Apr 17

Easy No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Now that the weather’s getting warmer, the desire to turn on the oven goes waaaaay down. Which is why treats like this become a lot more popular right about now. I made these for a brunch we hosted, and ended … Continue reading

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Mar 27

S’mores Brownies

There’s something to be said for dishes that make you look like a genius…when really, a monkey could have made it. When people ooooh and ahhhh…over something that basically came out of a box. Ain’t nothin’ wrong with that 🙂 … Continue reading

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Nov 14

Mascarpone Swirled Brownies

Umm…need I say more? I didn’t think so. Mascarpone Swirled Browniesfrom Shared Sugar 2/3 cup AP flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped1 stick butter, softened1 1/4 cups sugar1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Aug 28

Ovaltine Brownies

Talk about a throwback… As soon as I saw Ovaltine in my sister’s pantry, memories started flooding into my brain.  We LOVED this stuff as kids!  I guess my nieces like it now, too. I haven’t had it in ages, … Continue reading

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