Ritz Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookies Recipe

Ritz Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookies

 

Ritz Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Cookies

Ritz Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Cookies

 

I Started making these Ritz Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Cookies several years back. I only make them for Christmas because they are like some serious crack, VERY ADDICTING!  Once you bring these to a party you will be asked for the recipe right away, feel free to tell your friends how to find my blog, http://www.natembry.com 🙂

INGREDIENTS
24 cookies

1⁄2 cup marshmallow cream
1⁄2 cup peanut butter
48 Ritz crackers
1 1⁄4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted ( you could also try white chocolate chips as well) 

 

DIRECTIONS
Spread about 1 teaspoon peanut butter on 24 of the Ritz crackers.
Spread 1 teaspoon Marshmallow Creme on remaining crackers.
Sandwich crackers together, using one peanut butter and one marshmallow, then dip in melted chocolate or white chocolate (almond bark)
Set crackers on waxed paper and let stand until chocolate sets. Store in air-tight container for up to one week.

I am sure these Ritz Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Cookies will be a BIG hit at your Christmas (or any other Holiday) party!

Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Chex Mix Recipe

Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Chex® Mix

Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Chex® Mix

Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Chex® Mix

 

If you have friends or family members that have to follow a gluten free eating plan (Like I do!) they will really THANK YOU for this Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Che Mix treat!

Ingredients

1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
2 cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
4 cups popped popcorn
1/4 cup butter or margarine

Directions
1 In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and popcorn.
2 In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3 Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereal mixture; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir. Microwave 1 minute longer. Spread on waxed paper or paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

Merry Christmas and I hope you share this Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Che Mix recipe with your friends and family.

HOMEMADE Kahlua Recipe (sugar free option included)

HOMEMADE Kahlua Recipe (Sugar Free Option Included!)

HOMEMADE Kahlua Recipe

HOMEMADE Kahlua Recipe

I make big batches of this Homemade Kahula every Christmas and give them away as gifts in my gift baskets to friends and Family. I usually save bottles during the year to put it in but you can buy new bottles too 🙂

 

6 cups granulated sugar
4 cups water
1/4 cup instant coffee granules
1 cup water
1 (750 ml) bottle vodka (stronger the better)
1/2 cup pure vanilla extract (not imitation, please!)
Directions:

1 Dissolve sugar in 4 cups water in a pan over medium heat; boil for 10 minutes; set aside.
2 Dissolve coffee granules in 1 cup water in a pan over medium heat; boil for 8 minutes.
3 Combine sugar mixture and coffee mixture; cool to room temperature.
4 Stir vodka and vanilla into cooled coffee mixture.
5 Store in sealed, decorative bottles.

SUGAR FREE OPTION
2 cups vodka ( 80 proof)
2 cups water
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons instant coffee powder
sugar substitute (10 packets)
Directions:

1 Combine first 4 ingredients in saucepan.
2 Cook until all dissolved.
3 Let boil a couple of minutes, leave a cover on pan/remove from heat and let sit at room temperature.
4 Add sweetener.
5 I store in refer.

I hope you enjoy this recipe for Homemade Kahlua 

QUICK + EASY SNOWY CHOCOLATE PINECONES RECIPE

QUICK + EASY SNOWY CHOCOLATE PINECONES RECIPE

 

QUICK + EASY SNOWY CHOCOLATE PINECONES RECIPE

QUICK + EASY SNOWY CHOCOLATE PINECONES RECIPE

CHOCOLATE PINECONES

SNOWY CHOCOLATE PINECONES

Now these Snowy Chocolate Pinecones are so cute and so incredibly easy to make, even the kids can help!!

I found these over at Hand Made Charlotte and after making a few of these to be sure they were as truly easy as the instructions said I just had to put this on my blog to share with my readers!

WHAT YOU NEED

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HOW-TO Make:

Learn How To make them here

Enjoy adding these Festive Snowy Chocolate Pinecones to your Holiday Table

 

Pinto Bean Cake with Browned Butter Glaze Recipe

OK Bakers hold onto your socks! This recipe might sound strange but it turns out moist and Yummy! As a matter of fact if you did not tell anyone there were pinto beans in here they would never know!!! Give this one a try and let me know how you liked it!

 

pinto bean cake

Pinto bean cake with Browned Butter Glaze

Pinto Bean Cake

1 Cup Sugar
1 Stick of Butter ( Not Margarine )
2 tsp Vanilla
2 Eggs
2 Cups ( Unseasoned ) Mashed Pinto Bean‘s
1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Allspice OR 1/2 tsp Cloves
1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans
1 Cup Raisins
2 Cups Chopped Apples

Directions :

Preheat Oven to 325 Degrees.
In a Large Bowl Cream Butter & Sugar together until mixed Well, Add in Vanilla & Eggs & Beat Well. Add in Well Mashed Bean‘s. Stir in Dry ingredients ( I Sift Mine in then Stir to Combine) Stir in Nuts, Raisins & Chopped Apples. Put in a Greased & Floured Bundt Pan, Bake for 1 Hour – 1 Hour 20 Minutes Until Toothpick Inserted Comes Out Clean.

Pinto Bean Cake out of the Oven

Pinto Bean Cake out of the Oven

Time to Make the Browned Butter Glaze

Browned Butter Glaze

1/2 Cup Butter ( Not Margarine)
4 Cups Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 tsp Real Vanilla
3 Tbsp Milk

DIRECTIONS :

Melt Butter in A Saucepan over Medium High Heat & Cook until it Turns A Light Brown. In A Bowl Add, Melted Butter, Powdered Sugar, Vanilla & Milk & Whisk Until Smooth. Drizzle Or Spread Over Cake. ENJOY!

( Note : Can Make Half a Recipe For Drizzling Over Bundt Cakes)

Best Banana Bread Recipe Ever!

This is THE BEST Banana Bread recipe ever. My family has been using this one for generations now. It is simple, easy and turns out PERFECT every time! Oh and try it with some Peanut Butter, it is SO YUMMY!!!

The Best Banana Bread

The Best Banana Bread

The Best Banana Bread Recipe Ever!

1⁄2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
4 bananas, finely crushed
1 1⁄2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla

DIRECTIONS
Cream together butter and sugar.
Add eggs and crushed bananas.
Combine well.
Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Add vanilla.
Pour into greased and floured loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.
Keeps well, refrigerated.

Homemade Chocolate Pie Recipe YUM!

The Holidays are fast approaching and it would not be Thanksgiving at my house without my Chocolate pie!! 

Homemade Chocolate Pie

Homemade Chocolate Pie

HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE PIE

1-1/4 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of plain flour
1/4 cup of cocoa
dash of salt
4 egg yolks
2 cups of milk
1/4 cup of butter
1 tsp of vanilla
1-9″ pastry shell baked

Bake pie crust until golden
Combine first 4 ingredients in a sauce pan; set aside.
Combine milk and egg yolks.
Stir milk and egg yolks into mixture; add butter.
Cook over medium heat, and stir constantly until mix thickens and boils.
Remove from heat; stir in vanilla; spoon into pastry shell.
I topped mine with whipped cream