Crock Pot Dulce De Leche

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This post is preparing  for a post for a bar recipe tomorrow. The main grocery store in town that I shop at didn't have any dulce de leche, they used to but stopped carrying it. Scratch that, so I decided to make my own. You want to know how easy this is to make? All you need are jars, a can of sweetened condensed milk, and a crock pot.  This takes about 8 hours to make in my crock pot, used an 8 quart slow cooker. You can start to tell when the sweetened condensed milk is starting to turn into d ...

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Chocolate Chocolate White Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, is that enough chocolate for you? Tis the week for chocolate! These cookies are made with cocoa powder, white chocolate chips, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. That's 3 types of chocolate packed all in one cookie.  I almost dislike this time of year for that very reason! All the food channels show non stop shows about chocolate and I think they do that on purpose. To make you want it even more. Darn, this Holiday! This recipe is from a Food Network star and I've ...

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Browned Butter Rice Krispie Treats with Caramel

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To start of the weekend right, make these browned butter rice krispie treats with caramel. I turned these krispie treats up a notch by adding gooey caramels, chocolate chips, and letting the butter brown in the pot before adding in the marshmallows. Browned butter adds this extra flavor of richness to the rice krispie treats. If you haven't noticed on this blog yet, I've been really watching the treats lately. I used to make a new treat every weekend. Sometimes even twice a week, but now ...

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Knock You Naked Brownies

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Valentine's Day is coming up. This year, I'll be spending Valentine's Day alone because my husband is traveling to Slovakia for work. Lucky him! I'd tag a long with, but I don't want to spend all day by myself while he's doing work stuff. No thanks. It will be just the dogs and I. We'll probably celebrate a couple days before that, and what better way to celebrate is by making your sweet heart some kind of sweet decadent dessert for Valentine's Day? If the title of these brownies bother ...

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Peppermint Puppy Chow

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I weighed in today and lost another 2 pounds! How the heck did that happen?! For lunch yesterday, I had prime rib and scalloped potatoes. Not to mention cheesecake for dessert?  One thing I like about Weight Watcher's is learning how to portion. A lot of the meats you can weigh with a scale and find out how many ounces are in a serving.  Salmon is great too, because 4 or 3 ounces is only 4 points, and then we'll have green beans on the side. I'm pretty happy with that too, and I'm only 1 pound a ...

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Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars with Coconut Oil

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First off, I found some new goodies at Trader Joe's. Fig and Olive Oil Crisps - These are fantastic and great with some kind of spreadable cheese like Laughing Cow Cookies and Creme Cookie Butter Spread - If you like oreos and cookie butter, this is seriously good eats. Dark Chocolate Bars with Speculoos Cookie Butter  - Too die for! Guilt Free Mac and Cheese - I love their Mac and cheese frozen entrees, and knowing that this is guilt free makes it even better! The whole container is ...

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Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

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About a month ago, I went to the doctor and had a visit. Found out my blood sugar levels are a bit high. Yikes! I then began to look at everything I was eating in the day. The first things I noticed were yogurt and soda. A 12 ounce can of cherry coke has 44 grams of sugar. My yogurt had 17. That is 61 g of sugar every day that I was eating.  Those two foods have been eliminated from my diet. I do however like to enjoy a can of Cherry soda maybe once or twice a week still. Another food ...

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Peppermint Icecream Sandwich Cookies

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I finally have a photography schedule for the Winter here. North Dakota Winters are not any fun. If you haven't been here before, it's usually below - 0 from Winter to March with wind chills of -30 sometimes! BRRRRR!!! You're probably wonder why I'm putting ice cream inside of cookies?  This sandwich cookie would be great for those of you that live where it's semi warm out around the Holidays. Lately, it's been in the 30's with days where there's hardly any sunshine out. I now make my food at ...

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