Tag Archives: chocolate

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cupcakes

26 Feb

Peanut butter lovers, prepare for glory. If you love a Reese’s cup (and who doesn’t?) you will adore these cupcakes. They consist of a chocolate cupcake with a peanut butter filling. As if that’s not decadent enough, they are then smothered with a sweet peanut butter frosting and a drizzle of melted peanut butter. Finally they’re topped with a miniature Reese’s cup.

Here’s a preview of the final product. Drooling yet?

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Valentines Candy #3- Fudge Cake Truffles

12 Feb

Remember when I posted a recipe for the world’s greatest chocolate cake? Well, it just got an update- this time I used the same basic recipe to make Fudge Cake Truffles aka little bites of heaven.

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Valentines Candy #2- Caramel Pecan Clusters

11 Feb

Candy #2 for Melissa’s big V-day bash are called Caramel Pecan Clusters. They are very easy to make and quite tasty. I chose to use pecans because they are my favorite but you could easily substitute any other unsalted nut (cashews, walnuts, macadamia nuts, etc).

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Valentines Candy #1- Peanut Butter Balls

10 Feb

A friend of mine is throwing a Valentines party this Saturday and I offered to make and bring an assortment of homemade candies. I’m not sure what prompted me to do this since I have very little candy making experience but I figured I could come up with some tasty treats. My first idea was peanut butter balls. I have made them before (although only sloppy versions that never leave my house) and my boyfriend loves them. They’re pretty much homemade Reese’s so I’m banking on the fact that most people REALLY like Reese’s so they should like these too.

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Hidden Kisses

4 Jan

This is one of my all time favorite cookies, and yet I only make them once a year. They just seem like a Christmas cookie to me- perhaps because they are always included in the holiday cookie tins my mom, sister and I give out each year. This year was no exception, so I whipped up a double batch and here they are.

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Random Snow Day Cookies

17 Dec

The instant a single snowflake falls from the sky I seem to have the urge to feast on endless amounts of junk food. So today when we got a surprise mini snowstorm I ordered up some wings and got my butt in the kitchen to start baking. Unfortunately I was short on supplies (no brown sugar, chocolate chips, oatmeal, raisins or nuts) so I had to get creative. I basically just threw random ingredients in a bowl and made something up as I went along. Here’s how it turned out.

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Caramel Fudge Brownies

5 Dec

Can you tell I like chocolate? I’m pretty sure I eat something chocolate every single day. I think most women have a little ‘chocoholic’ in them, which is why I made these scrumptious caramel fudge brownies for a recent girls day in with my favorite ladies.

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