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July 12th, 2017

Triple Chocolate Swirl Brownies

Triple Chocolate Swirl Brownies

It’s hard to beat fresh baked brownies.  These Triple Chocolate Swirl Brownies are loaded with three kinds of chocolate to make them ridiculously good to share with friends and family, or just  to hoard for yourself if you choose!

Triple Chocolate Swirl Brownies

Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons water
1 bag (11.5 ounce) milk chocolate chips
2 eggs
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
2/3 cup flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup extra bitter chocolate chips
1 cup white chocolate

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.  Generously

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April 28th, 2016

Rhubarb Pie Bars

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Okay Rhubarb lovers – this one’s for you!  My mom’s Rhubarb Custard Pie has always been my personal favorite.  I love the mix of the tart rhubarb combined with the creamy filling – perfection.  These Rhubarb Pie Bars have that same great flavor in an easy-to-make bar.  A simple shortbread crust is a yummy stand-in for the pie crust and the taste is just like the amazing pie.

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It seems we can never get enough rhubarb recipes in our family – we are always looking for another fun idea to try.  Some other great favorites include Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce,

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October 27th, 2015

Death by Caramel Cookie Bars

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So they say we’ve all got to go sometime – I can’t think of a more delicious way than these Death by Caramel Bars!! These bars are so apropos for this Halloween week, but you can’t go wrong any time with a bar filled with dulce de leche and snickers candy!  They would be wonderful on your holiday cookie trays or for your next game-day table.

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Death by Caramel Cookie Bars

Ingredients

3 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
2 cups unsalted butter, melted
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup uncooked

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September 24th, 2015

Apple Pie Bars

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It happens every year in September – a deep craving for fall!  Of course that includes apple pie and all the wonderful flavors fall has to offer.  I love these Apple Pie Bars for any gathering; the taste of apple pie in an easy to serve bar.

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You can serve them as is, or to take things completely over the top, serve them warm out of the oven with a scoop of ice cream and a drizzle of caramel!

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For more great Apple Goodness, check out our favorites here!

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Apple Pie Bars

Ingredients

1 recipe pie crust for double

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September 3rd, 2015

Katharine Hepburn Brownies

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A good brownie recipe is essential to every family.  These Katharine Hepburn Brownies are not only fabulous- they are so quick and so easy, this may just become your go-to brownie recipe.

The story, as reported in the New York Times, is that this is Katharine Hepburn’s favorite brownie – the trick:  Don’t put in too much flour, and don’t over bake them.

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I love that these brownies mix in one pot- easy!  I also love that they are loaded with walnuts – my personal favorite way to enjoy a brownie!  These brownies definitely live up to their All-Star heritage!

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