Peanut Bars

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

by on June 27, 2008 · 18 comments


I’m a big Penzey’s fan and love getting their catalog, but their recipe for No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars just wasn’t for me. Luckily, I made a small batch and didn’t waste much because unfortunately, I had to throw them out. If you want to try the recipe anyway, below are the ingredients they used. …


Published on June 27, 2008
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marble brownies

It’s been a great day. The housekeepers came, I finished some chores I’d been avoiding, and I got an email asking if I’d bake something for Teacher Appreciation Day. Well of course! I had an instant excuse to test out a new brownie – something I built using a couple of other brownie recipes. These […]


Published on January 23, 2008
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peanut butter marshmallow brownies

Thanks to the brownie mix, these came together quickly. I think packaged mix works really well here because it’s not too rich and doesn’t upstage the peanut buttery-chocolate crispy topping. This cookie/brownie has everything going for it — the texture, flavor, easiness. Apparently, it’s an old recipe, but I just heard about it recently. I’ve seen a few variations and after making variations on the variations, came up with this. I used an 18.3 oz box of Betty Crocker brownie mix, but I think any brand/size would do.


Published on January 10, 2008
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Glazed Peanut Butter Bars

by on July 30, 2007 · 5 comments

I wasn’t planning on baking cookies today, but Taste of Home magazine showed up in the mail, and page 31 had a very tempting photo of some glazed peanut butter bars. Fuzz had gone next door to play, so I took a few minutes to whip up a batch. The original recipe was submitted …


Published on July 30, 2007