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Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Perfect with Halloween right around the corner and great for a fun recipe to try with your kids!   Ingredients: 1/2 cup of unsalted butter (softened) 3/4 cup of creamy peanut butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 1/4 cup of all purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt Chocolate whoppers 1 package candy eyes For the spider ''legs''  1 bag ghirardelli chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with a baking mat and set aside. Beat the softened butter and peanut butter with a hand held mixer. Then add the sugars and beat again until fluffy. Add in...

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Best Pancakes for National Pancake Day

We make pancakes almost every weekend. It's our Hungry Monkey's favorite! And, like our cakes, we use buttermilk in our pancakes. It's our secret weapon to making the most delicious and tender pancakes. INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for brushing DIRECTIONS 1. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk the eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and melted butter in a medium bowl until incorporated. Whisk the egg mixture into the flour mixture until just combined. BUT to make it...

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It's National Rice Krispie Treat Day! Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

  Two years ago, I visited a magical place in the Smoky Mountains called The Swag. My cousin took me and our friends for our 60th birthday celebrations. They served us a crunchy bar before we went on our hike and it was DELCIOUS. I changed it a little bit and added the Rice Krispie Cereal for more crunch and Maldon Flaked Sea Salt to give a little contrast to the sweet. You will not be disappointed. My friends love it so much that they jokingly call it "crack!" Since it's National Rice Krispie Treat Day here is a great recipe for Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats! INGREDIENTS 1 cup white sugar 2 cups peanut butter 16 oz. Ghiradhelli Bittersweet...

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