No Bake Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

I haven’t made a dessert like this in a while and it was DELICIOUS!!!  I’m guessing David liked it, too, since he ate three bars at one sitting.  No, it’s not gluten free.  But it was worth every bite.  You’re going to want to make this - as soon as possible. By the way, I just call it the Chocolate Pretzel Dessert.  It’s easier. Ingredients: 2 cups creamy peanut butter ¾ cup (1-1/2 … [Read more...]

No Bake Crispy Pretzel Bars

I wasn’t sure I would like this since I’m not a big fan of pretzels but I was pretty sure my family would.  And they did.  But I liked it, too.  I didn’t really taste the pretzels especially with all the other goodies. Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup ½ cup peanut butter 5 cups crisp rice cereal 2 cups pretzel sticks 1 cup plain M&M’s Directions: In a … [Read more...]

No Bake Milky Way Cheesecake

No bake.  Easy.  Milky Way candy bars.  Cream cheese.  Do I need to say more? Ingredients: 1 cup milk 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 5 Milky Way candy bars, sliced 1-1/2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafers ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whipping cream Whipped … [Read more...]

Chocolate Caramel Cracker Bars

Awesome.  Amazing.  Delicious.  This Chocolate Caramel Cracker Bar recipe was out of this world!  I’ll admit I was skeptical.  Soda crackers as the base?  That just didn’t sound like it would be good.  But this dessert was amazing.  You might want to think about making it for Christmas.  It’s easy and awesome.  The only problem is that you can’t just eat one.  I can usually take or leave dessert … [Read more...]

Fudgy Buttons

If you need something sweet QUICK, these Fudgy Buttons are just the ticket.  They really are quick and easy and use ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons margarine 1-1/2 teaspoons baking cocoa ½ cup confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar) ½ teaspoon milk 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter Directions: In a small saucepan, melt the … [Read more...]

Crispy Rice and Peanut Butter Squares

I needed a quick dessert one day and found this recipe on the rice crispy cereal box.  I made a slight modification and we have a winner!  This recipe was fast, easy and delicious. Ingredients: ½ cup light corn syrup ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup peanut butter ¼ cup chocolate chips* ¼ cup white chocolate chips* 2-1/2 cups rice crispy cereal Directions: Butter … [Read more...]

No-Bake Cereal Bars

If you need a last-minute dessert to take to your Memorial Day get together but don’t have much time, here’s the recipe you need!  These bars use cereal, peanuts, peanut butter and M&M’s.  When I made them I didn’t have enough M&M’s, so I just used an assortment of chocolate from my baking drawer.  You could probably do some substitutions with the cereal, too – if you needed to.  This is … [Read more...]