Chex Scotcheroos

Chex Scotcharoos

Chex Scotcharoos

Special K bars are one of our family favorites.  They are so easy to make I have the recipe memorized!  When I saw this recipe for pretty much the same bars, using Chex cereal, I was curious.  I wondered what the larger pieces of cereal would do to the flavors of the bars.  And with more chips and peanut butter in the frosting, how would that change our traditional bars?  I bought Chex to find out! Continue reading

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Better Than Brownies

Better Than Brownies

Better Than Brownies

It’s my birthday today!  It was time to make myself a treat.  I saw this brownie recipe on Facebook so many times I had to make them.  I was also going to be hanging out with my friend Julie from A Solitary Feast .  She was making us lunch and I was bringing dessert.  A gooey layer of caramel and chocolate between the layers of brownie was going to happen!
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My Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s hard to find a BAD chocolate chip cookie, isn’t it?  They’re all good, no matter how the recipes differ from one another.  I stick with my particular  cookie recipe because it amuses me to dissolve the baking soda in hot water.  I can’t say it makes the cookies taste that much different from other recipes I’ve tried but it has that quirk that seems important.  I feel like a baker/ chemist! Continue reading