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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

  Did someone say “Peanut Butter and Jelly” bars?¬† Why yes they did. That was us and if you love PB&J you are going to love these bars!! Easy, fun, gooey and delicious, as any good PP&J should be. We used the seedless raspberry jam as noted in the recipe but any will do. I have a feeling there might
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Toasted Coconut Bars

  Toasted Lemon Bars Crust: 2 large egg whites 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 cups toasted sweetened flaked coconut Lemon curd: 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 4 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 cup fresh lemon juice Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
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citrus crisps

Citrus Crisps

Last month Susie came to visit for the Academy Awards. I think we’ve mentioned it before, but the Academy Awards are definitely Susie’s favorite holiday. We fill out brackets, eat an obscene amount of candy, and have a prize named Oscar. The point is, we love the Oscars. This year, it was also my cousin Shirel’s graduation from the Culinary
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Salted Vanilla Caramel Pretzels

  Here come the holidays!! Doesn’t it seem like we just did this, the holidays that is? How does time move SO fast some times….At any rate, here is a recipe that is easy and fun to make, can be personalized according to your own add-in preferences and also happens to make the perfect little give away treat. Watch out
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Pumpkin Chili Crackers

  The texture of these crackers reminds us of Ritz crackers with a subtle pumpkin flavor with an added bite! Delicious and SO easy and fast to make! And you know what would be delicious with these? Remember that Halloween cocktail we made? The Blood Orange Pop Rock Cocktail? Well here is what you do: you eliminate the Pop rocks
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Easy No Bake Back To School Granola Bars

    Yep, it’s almost that time of year when kids are heading back to school – intense schedules begin, lunches need to be packed, after school snacks need to be available…Yikes!!! Here is a very yummy, easy no bake granola bar. This is a fun one to add whatever meets your fancy, whatever it is it will be great
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Homemade Mozzarella Cheese

  Homemade mozzarella cheese is super easy. No, we’re not kidding. It’s amazingly easy and really delicious. Does it take awhile? Yes. Would it be easier to buy some at the store? Probably. But, this is better. We promise. This was our second time making the mozzarella, so it went smoother than last time. If it doesn’t go smoothly your
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Healthy Granola

Hello all! Do you know who we love? GIADA. I met her and it was amazing. Well, it was me turning bright red and her being super awesome. Anyways, I also think she makes some pretty awesome recipes. I recently found one for granola that didn’t use any oil, which makes it much healthier than a lot of other granola.
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marshmallows on plate

Vegan Marshmallows!!

  Marshmallows!!! And yes, these happen to be Vegan Marshmallows, that’s right….Vegan. Was it easy? Nope. I have to admit I made and re-made these 5, yes 5 times, cause I am just that stubborn. So for those of you out there that are vegan/vegetarian and love marshmallows – Hey Rebekkah!! – this is the recipe for you!   Vegan
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lara-like bars

Faux Lara Bars

  My husband¬†really likes Larabars. In fact, he loves them. His favorite kind is the Peanut Butter and Jelly Bar (find them here). They were always something I wanted to try to make, so I finally did! There are only 4 ingredients in the bar, so I figured it would really be a problem of ratios of ingredients. I found
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