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Fudgy brownies and rich pecan pie filling bake together into one incredibly decadent dessert.

Pecan Pie Brownies |

This is most definitely the best thing to happen in my kitchen in a long time. And not to toot my own horn, but I have a lot of really awesome things coming out of my kitchen on a regular basis. Such is the life of someone obsessed with dessert.

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You can’t go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies. Use whole wheat flour, throw in some mini peanut butter cups, and bake them into bars for one unforgettable treat.

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars |

I have been battling with seriously cookie cravings recently. It seems every day I’m looking for any excuse to bake a batch of cookies.

I got my work done on time!

I exercised!

It’s Wednesday!

So finally I gave in, and baked these cookie bars.

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars |

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It doesn’t get much better than a homemade candy bar! Homemade Take 5 bars with layers of milk chocolate, peanut butter, pretzels, caramel and peanuts are insane, out of control, and maybe one of the best things ever.

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Caramel and Pretzel Candy Bars (Homemade Take 5 Bars) from

I rarely let myself have candy. With all of the homemade treats coming out of my kitchen, I just don’t have the calories to spare. I could say that I’m above candy, that I don’t like it, or that I’d rather have something sweet I baked myself, but that wouldn’t be completely true. My sweet tooth is nondiscriminatory.

So when a bowl of candy got passed around during card games with my family during our vacation a few weeks ago, you better believe I pigged out had some. And halfway through a snack size Take 5 bar I thought this is so good, followed shortly by but I could make a homemade version that would be even better.

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Not your average rice krispie treats, these are made with nutty brown butter and filled with salted caramel.

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats from

Today I am celebrating!

It’s Friday.

I’ve been down with a nasty head cold all week and after 4 miserable days I’m finally feeling like myself.

And today this little old blog turns 6 years old!

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats from Brown Butter Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats from
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A triple threat— these fudgy brownies start with a base of melted chocolate, are studded with chocolate chips, and topped with a rich chocolate ganache.

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Sometimes I go crazy and make claims that I’m not much of a chocolate person. And that is definitely, absolutely 100% not true.

Put a pan of brownies in front of me and I’ll show you how much I love chocolate. I’m even pretty sure that I could have made these brownies disappear in record time if they weren’t destined to be shared at our Sunday family dinner.

Triple Chocolate Brownies
Triple Chocolate Brownies

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