Ingredients: 1/3 cup (171 grams) peanut butter (I used creamy) 2 tablespoons butter (salted or unsalted; I used Smart Balance spread to make these vegan) 1/2 cup (60 grams) powdered sugar 1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips (I used Ghiradelli) 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening (optional) Sprinkles, if desired Directions: Cream together peanut butter and… Continue reading Peanut Butter Truffles
Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Makes one 8×8′ pan Ingredients: For the brownie – 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup (201 grams) granulated sugar 1/4 cup (20 grams) cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 tablespoon liquid or gel red food coloring 1 teaspoon white vinegar 2 large eggs, room temperature… Continue reading Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies Makes one 8×8′ pan Ingredients: For the brownies – 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs, room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2… Continue reading Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies Makes one 8×8′ pan (about 9 good sized bars) Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/3 heaping cup peanut butter 1 large egg 3/4 cup (165 grams) light brown sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (120 grams) all-purpose flour 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons semi-sweet… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies
My Favorite Guacamole Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados*, seeded 1/2 lime, juiced 3 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro Kosher salt, to taste Directions: Scrape avocado flesh into a bowl with a spoon. Add lime juice, cilantro, and salt – mash together with a fork until desired consistency. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
Pecan Pie Bars Recipe from Slow Roasted Italian Serves 16-18 Ingredients: Crust – 1-1/4 cups (2-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 6 tablespoons (75 grams) granulated (white) sugar 2 large eggs, room temperature 1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2-1/4 cups (288 grams) all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt Filling – 1/2 pound… Continue reading Pecan Pie Bars
Sopapilla Cheesecake Squares Makes a 9×13′ pan Ingredients: 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1-3/4 cups white sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup butter, room temperature (you can just microwave it until softened, 10-15 seconds) 1/4 cup honey Directions: Preheat oven… Continue reading Sopapilla Cheesecake Squares