Monthly Archives: October 2014

Triple Peanut Butter Monster Cookie Bars

Triple Peanut Butter Monster Cookie Bars
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Serves: 16
 
Double the ingredients if you're using a 9x13 or 15x11 pan.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • heaping ½ cup of extra crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter M&M's
  • ½ cup Reese's Peanut Butter Chips
  • ⅓ cup Heath Bar toffee bits
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Prepare an 8x8 baking pan with foil
  3. Melt the butter, then add the egg after the butter has cooled.
  4. Stir the brown sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  5. Add the peanut butter and mix well.
  6. Add the flour and stir until just combined
  7. Add all remaining pieces and mix together
  8. Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth the top lightly. Place some M&M's on top.
  9. Bake for about 30 minutes or top is set.
  10. Allow to cool for about 30 minutes before slicing.

 

Pumpkin Swirled Chocolate Brownie

Pumpkin Swirled Chocolate Brownie
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 3 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tbs butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • 1 tbs flour
  • 1¼ cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 6 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  • 2¼ cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¾ coarsely chopped walnuts, optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare a 13x9x2 baking pan
  2. Beat the softened cream cheese and softened butter together until mixed well
  3. Add the ½ cup sugar, then the egg, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and 1 tbs flour. Set aside
  4. Stir together the 1¼ cup flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  5. Melt the chocolate and ¾ cup butter together. Gradually add the 2¼ cup sugar, beating until combined.
  6. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well each time.
  7. Stir in the milk and vanilla, then beat in the flour mixture until combined.
  8. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over the pan, then spoon the pumpkin mixture over that. Swirl through both layers with a spoon or knife to mix together.
  9. Sprinkle with walnuts (optional).
  10. Bake about 60 minutes or until the center is just set when pan is gently shaken.
  11. Cool on wire rack.