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Peanut Butter Cup Brown Butter Bars

My friend Jaime made some cookies recently that were so yummy, I just had to get the recipe. They are called Brown Butter Sugar cookies, and I seemed to remember seeing something about them on the web from one of my blogging friends. It sounded curious, and I was excited to make them myself!  I added a little twist, so today I bring you Peanut Butter Cup Brown Butter Bars.

Baking brown butter treats at home

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No Sew Halloween Costumes

2 Years ago, I made a family of 4 no sew Halloween costumes

To see the tutorials and more details for these costumes, click here.

A Collection of 21 Snickers Treats

Today is my hubby’s birthday, and when I was trying to think of a yummy treat to make for him, the idea of something SNICKERS sounded fun, because it is his all time favorite treat! I found so many mouth watering recipes, I had to share them. I think round-ups or collections are so fun, so I put another one together like the 37 White Chocolate Recipes I made last week, but with 21 Satisfying SNICKERS recipes!   In no particular order, here are a few recipes I thought looked delicious:

Snickers Pie by blogs babble

Snickers Milk Chocolate Caramel Peanut Candy French Macarons Cookies by 6 bittersweets

Snickers Icebox Cake by Bakers Royale

Snickers Cupcakes my baking addiction

Snickers Brownies by jaseys crazy daisy

Snickers Cheesecake Brownie by Bakers Royale

snickers salad at ericas bloggity blog

snickers popcorn by six sisters stuff

snickers homemade by how sweet treats

snickers caramel cheesecake cookies by picky palete

snickers cake at plain chicken

snickers bar cookie by salt and chocolate

snicker cookie bars by baked bree

peanut butter snickers cookie from a bountiful kitchen

mini peanut butter and snickers cheesecake by pass the plate blog

mouthgasmic brownies by not your mamas dinner

homemade snickers bar by sugar and charm blog

death by snickers bar at cookies and cups

Pretzel Bottom Snickers Blondies from Cookies & Cups via Todays Creative Blog

cookie pie by cookie bible

Chewy Chocolate Chip Snickers Cookies by BakersRoyale

I ended up baking the Pretzel bottom Snickers Blondies as well as the Chewy Chocolate Chip Snickers Cookies, and both were delicious!!! The kids and I surprised my hubby at his early morning seminary (youth bible study) class. More on that later;) Do you love Snickers, too?

37 delicious White Chocolate recipes

I have a slight obsession with white chocolate these days. It’s seemingly come out of nowhere, and I find myself buying a bag of white chocolate chips each time I go to the grocery story because I’ve used a bag in the past week. I find a handful of white chips to be an enjoyable snack in the afternoon, especially paired with a handful of craisins as well. I have scoured the web and found the most mouth watering recipes, a lot of these I’ve made myself…the rest, I have big plans to make them soon!

I decided to conduct a little taste test with my hubby to see which white chocolate chip brand he likes best (because they all taste the same to me) and I was surprised with the results! I’ve always heard that Ghirardelli chocolate is the best, and well, the packaging is shiny and pretty, so I generally purchase that brand. My hubby (from San Fransisco where Ghirardelli is made) placed this particular chocolate in THIRD place! He said it was chalky.  Second place came Hershey’s, and first place was NESTLE! I really should just buy whatever is cheapest…do you have a preference?

I didn’t realize there is a big difference between pure white chocolate and vanilla almond bark that I often use in some baking such as dipping chocolate.  Wikipedia told me they are actually made from inexpensive solid or hydrogenated vegetable and animal fats, and are not even made from cocoa. This coating  is white (in contrast to white chocolate’s ivory shade) and will lack cocoa butter’s flavor. 

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I’ve found myself searching my favorite blogs to see if they have a recipe with white chocolate chips, and have seen a few while browsing on pinterest. I thought I’d do a little gathering of the white chocolate recipes that look the most delicious to me that I’d like to try. I was surprised that a lot of these DIDN’T come up in a pinterest search for “white chocolate chips” so I thought this might be helpful for those others that love white chocolate chips as well. In this collection, I’ve found quite a few differenent “blondie” bar recipes, pancakes, cookies, fudge, cheesecake, rice krispies, and a dip. Enjoy some eye candy for now (until you get to baking)!

 White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough Blondies by Handle the Heat via The Cookie Dough Lovers Cookbook {I’ve made this twice–amazing! Also have the awesome cookbook}

White Chocolate and Raspberry Bundt Cake by Your Homebased Mom

White Chocolate Confetti Cookie Pie by Simply Scratch

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins by The Idea Room

White Chocolate and Toffee Blondies by Your Homebased Mom

Pumpkin Blondies by Inspired by Charm

White Chocolate S’mores Gooey Cake Bars by Picky-Palate

White Chocolate Pudding by Good Life Eats

Avalanche Bars by Cookies and Cups

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies by Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke {Made these SO many times, my fave cookie!}

Raspberry White Chocolate Pecan Breakfast Cake by A Kitchen Addiction

Pina Colada White Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies by Averie Cooks

White Chocolate Brownies by Cookies and Cups

 

White Chocolate Cheesecake Dip by Crazy for Crust

White Chocolate Fruit Pizza by Culinary Covers

White Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars by Daydreamer Desserts

Pringles Nutty Bark by Tidy Mom

Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes with White Chocolate Creme Anglaise by Desserts for Breakfast

White Chocolate Popcorn by Eat Food 4 Life {This uses real white chocolate, not melting chocolates}

 Pomegranate White Chocolate Pancakes by Eat Skinny Be Skinny

White Chocolate Butterscotch Cookies by I heart Naptime

 White Chocolate Coconut Pancakes by How Sweet It Is

 White Chocolate Butter Bars by Cookies and Cups

White Chocolate and Blueberry Waffles by Inspired by Charm

White Chocolate Lava Cookie Cups by Lil Luna

 White Chocolate Magic Cookie Bars by Love from the Oven

Lime Coconut White Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies by Our Best Bites {Made these–DELISH!}

Gooey White Chocolate Fluffernutter Cake Bars by Picky-Palette

White Chocolate & Raspberry French Toast by Raspberri Cupcakes

 White Chocolate Chip Mango Banana Bread by Sally’s Baking Addiction {I’ve made this, it’s heavenly!}

White Chocolate Cake Batter Fudge by Six Sisters Stuff

Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookie Dough Bars by Picky Palette

Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake by Your Lighter Side

White Chocolate Brownies by Tartelette

 Almond Cheesecake Pudding Cookies by Chef in Training

Snickerdoodle Blondies by Life as a Lofthouse {made these twice–LOVE!}

Orange Creamsicle Cookie by The Girl Who Ate Everything

 

What is your preferred white chocolate brand?!? Which one of these looks most delicious to you?!? Feel free to name more than one;) Don’t make them all in one day…spread it out, my friends!

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