Tag: chocolate

Peanut Pretzel Cornflakes Bars

  A sweet and savory version of 7-layer bars (aka Hello Dolly Bars or Magic bars) featuring chocolate, peanuts, cornflakes and a pretzel crust.  There is a place about an hour or so away in PA that purports to be the birthplace of hard pretzels. We visited the tiny museum […]

Marble Cake for an Anniversary under Quarantine

Ingredients: for the cake: 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 1 tablespoon cocoa for the icing (optional) 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature […]

Coconut Toffee Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 cup butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups light brown sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1/2 cup toffee bits 12 oz mini bittersweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 4 […]

Old Bay Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon Old Bay 2/3 cup toffee bits 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 2-3 cookie […]

Hot Cocoa Brownies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, sliced 3/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup hot cocoa or hot chocolate mix 2 eggs 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chunks 1/4 cup dehydrated vanilla mini marshmallows additional chocolate chunks and dehydrated marshmallows to garnish […]

Salted Cashew Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup salted, halves and pieces cashews 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 2-3 cookie sheets […]

Toffee Macaroon Matzo Bars

    Ingredients 2-3 sheets plain matzo 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup sweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk* 3/4 cup toffee chunks** Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Thoroughly butter a 9×13 inch baking pan. Set aside. Place […]

Speculoos Butterscotch 7-Layer Bars

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups speculoos cookie crumbs* 1/2 cup butter 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 cup unsweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted pecans 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9×13 inch […]

Super Rich, Crowd Pleasing Brownies

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup vanilla bean infused rum OR 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup butter 1 1/4 cups regular baking or Dutch-process cocoa* 1 teaspoon espresso powder pinch salt 4 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups flour 2 cups bittersweet chocolate […]