Sweet! Another Satis”frying” Treat

We’re at it again! Turning two of our favorite vices into one. This time it’s brownies’ turn. Brownie Fries are so gonna satis”fry” us this Saturday! Brownie Fries

Ingredients

  • 1 box of dark chocolate brownie mix plus ingredients on the back of the box
  • Sea salt

Directions

Make the brownies according to the directions on the back of the box in a 9×13 pan. Once baked sprinkle with sea salt. Cool. Then use a pizza cutter to slice brownies into small 3 inch rectangles. Enjoy!

Sweetin’ in the Summer

Nothing says summer like baked fresh, hot out of the oven, homemade pie. However, this isn’t your run of the mill, ordinary cherry or blueberry pie. It takes something a lot more decadent to really ignite our taste buds. We’re turning the thermometer way up with the hottest of all Brownie Pies featuring homemade chocolate chip cookie crust and salted caramel topping. As the saying goes,” If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of our kitchens!”

Brownie Pie

  
Ingredients

1/2 batch homemade chocolate chip cookie dough. We used this recipe from Crisco

1 small brownie mix pouchplus water, eggs, and oil called for to make the brownies

1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping

Dash of sea salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a pie pan pan with parchment.

Make the homemade cookie dough. Press the cookie dough evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan. 

Mix brownie mix according to package directions. Pour over cookie dough and spread carefully with a spatula.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean along the edge of the brownies. 

Remove from the oven and pour caramel topping on top of pie. Then sprinkle with sea salt. 

 The pie will slice easily once it is completely cooled.

*recipe adapted from Crazy For Crust

Sweet Goals Set High

Around here summer vacation is nearing the end. So is our list of new, exciting, yet inexpensive ideas to fill each day (and night by that matter).  It’s time to shake things up . This Saturday we are taking our sweet treat to a whole new level. How far will we go? We’re aiming as high as we can get on the sugar meter! Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies are sure to help us reach that goal.  Don’t judge. If you’re a mom you know how we feel. Take it from us, sometimes a little (ok A LOT) of chocolate is all you need to survive!

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Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup  brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 and 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 16-17  Rolos
  • coarse sea salt

Directions:

Using a handheld or stand mixer with a paddle attachment, cream the butter on medium speed for about 20 seconds. Add the sugars with the mixer running on medium speed. Cream it all together until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

In a separate medium size bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt together. Slowly add to the wet ingredients. Stir in the milk, then fold in the dark chocolate chips. The dough will be thick and very sticky. Chill for at least 1-2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper . Set aside.

Take 2 Tablespoons of chilled dough and split in half and roll each into a ball with your hands. Stick a caramel into 1 ball of dough. Top the caramel with the other ball of dough and seal down the sides so that the caramel is securely stuffed inside. Repeat with the rest of the dough and 18 caramel candies. Sprinkle each with sea salt before putting into the oven.

Bake for 12-13 minutes. Cookies will appear undone and very soft. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet for at least 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

*recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction