Peanut Butter Brownies with Milk Chocolate Ganache

It must be said, my kids would not eat these.  I know, right?  Chocolate and peanut butter.  They wouldn’t eat them?  Are they crazy?  I’m blaming it on the post-holiday sweet overload.  My husband and I greatly enjoyed this yummy little bars.   (This is pre-detox, of course.) I cut them into bars and put them between sheets of wax paper in an airtight container in the fridge.  I thought it would help me forget […]

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Raspberry Cake Bars

Shelf Reliance sent me a sample of their freeze-dried raspberries.  I decided to try out a recipe from their website–Raspberry Cake Bars. I’d never tried freeze-dried raspberries before.  They were delicious.  This is definitely something I want in my pantry and food storage. They taste great out of the package, but you can also soak them in water and use them in place of fresh raspberries. I soaked them in water to make the recipe […]

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Peppermint Bark Brownies (The Updated Version)

Peppermint Bark Brownies are a wonderful holiday treat. A dark fudgy brownie is topped with a thick layer of homemade peppermint bark.  I still remember the first time I had Peppermint Bark as a child. It was long before it became as popular as it is today. But I was smitten at first bite. What’s not to love? Dark chocolate, white chocolate, and crushed candy canes? Mmm…I love brownies, too. It has taken me a […]

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Kitchen Q and A: Peppermint Bark Brownies

peppermint bark brownies

(Click HERE for the updated recipe.) Peppermint Bark Brownies have one of my most asked for and popular recipes. People love these! The idea for Peppermint Bark Brownies came from my friend, Tania, who brought me brownies topped with a layer of melted (and cooled) Andes Mints when I had my second baby. The following Christmas, after making her brownies several times, I decided to try to make brownies with peppermint bark on top instead. […]

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Peanut Butter Brownies with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Salted Peanuts

Peanut Butter Brownies with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Salted Peanuts |

These Peanut Butter Brownies might just be the best you’ve ever tasted. I first made these peanut butter brownies for a Mother’s Day BBQ years ago. I went by myself because my husband had something that day. What it was escapes me now. But it was a fun day. Our friends, Jaime and Omar, invited us and some other friends up to their house for the day. I took the kids with me and we […]

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