Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Great Recipe Round Up: Trial Edition

Good Morning Humble Readers...

Ok, so a while ago I mentioned that I wanted to start some kind of a holiday recipe swap project. Well, in trying to figure out the logistics, (and let's face it, this hobbit isn't very techno-savvy) I came across a tool called a Blog Hop.

The way I understand it, it will work sort of like Mel's Show & Tell, except that every participant will be able to post the list of participants on their blog. I think...

Which is why I'm doing a test run... This round will only be open for three days, but I'm really hoping that a few of my fellow bloggers will jump on board and help me figure this thing out.

So, in honour of the trial run, I want to keep things simple. Post about your favourite super easy recipe, add yourself to the list, and see what happens. Maybe it's only got three ingredients... maybe it only takes 10 minutes to make... whatever it is, please share!

My contribution:

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars (I apologize in advance for the lack of pics)

1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup melted butter (do NOT use margerine)
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup icing sugar
1 cup chocolate chips, melted

Combine first four ingredients in a good sized bowl. You want to be able to stir this thoroughly. Press mixture into bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Spread melted chocolate over peanut butter mixture carefully. Refrigerate for 5-10 minutes then, using a sharp knife, score the chocolate into bars. This will make it easier to cut them later. Cover and continue to refrigerate. Best after they have been allowed to chill for at least an hour... but really, who am I kidding? They taste great even if they aren't quite set. And they taste just like those name band peanut butter cups, and take no time at all to make.

MckLinky Blog Hop


  1. Okay, I'm on board! I'll post a recipe on our blog tomorrow.

  2. OK, I added a recipe over on my blog! Fun!

  3. Ugh...I am not that talented...but I seriously hope that you will have loads of participation....Good Luck!

    Okay this word verification is freaking me out. It says: 'molest'.

  4. This has been fun so far - I can just go down the list from one post to the next, very easy!

    OMG - I think I gained 5 lbs just reading that recipe (I read it over 5 times, it's like kitchen porn.) Anything pb and chocolate has my vote, so you so know I am all over this . . .


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