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Back in the kitchen…

I’m slowly getting back into my old routine. I came home from work last night with an urge to do some baking. I think it has to do with the changing seasons and cooler weather!

Since I wasn’t actually organized enough to have thought of this on my way home (and a side trip to the grocery store) I had to make something with what I had on hand…and the pickings were mighty slim, since we cleaned out the kitchen before our vacation…we don’t want any enticements for little critters.

I did some looking around and found a super easy recipe on line that I’ve made several times before, “Disappearing Marshmallow Blondies”. You can find the recipe here: PlainChicken. I love this cooking blog. Yummy ideas and all are fairly simple. Check it out.

Before we start, I find that measuring all the ingredients before you start is extremely helpful.

After pre-heating the oven, you melt the butter & peanut butter chips. I have found that if you add the chips to the already melted butter, it is a little easier and there is less of a chance of scotching the mixture (yes, I did). I have tried this step in the microwave, but I personally prefer the stove-top method.

While the butter/chip mixture is cooling slightly, mix together the brown sugar, eggs & vanilla, in a fairly large bowl. Then add, slowly at first so not to scramble the eggs, the butter/chip mixture and stir until well blended.

Next, add the flour, baking powder & salt and stir until just blended. Be careful not to over-work this step or the Blondies will be tough. Lastly, add the marshmallows & chocolate chips and stir until JUST incorporated. Remember not to overwork the mixture. NOTE: I vary what I add along with the marshmallows at this time. I switch it up with white & chocolate chips; M&M’s – they have great seasonal coloured ones; dried fruit or nuts, even coconut…whatever turns your crank.

Scrape into prepared pan; bake 20 minutes; let cool then cut into serving pieces. And voila! Not only the marshmallows will disappear!

I took this batch to the office…and see photo below of what is left!

Hope you let me know if you try these and how they were received.

Until next time, Connie 😃

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Mmmmm, melty goodness

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Brown sugar, eggs & vanilla

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Lots of yummy additions (it helps to have it all measured in advance)

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Fresh out of the oven – it’s REALLY difficult to wait for it to cool

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This is what the office scavengers left…

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I am living my dream life in the country! I love photography, travelling, cooking, baking and I even try my hand at quilting.

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