Crock Pot Peanut Candy

Layer in 6 quart crock pot: 16 oz dry roasted peanuts, salted 16 oz dry roasted peanuts, unsalted 12 oz semisweet chocolate morsels 4 oz German chocolate, roughly chopped 3 lbs white chocolate almond bark Directions: Cover and cook on low for 3 hours without removing lid. Turn off heat; DO NOT remove lid. LetContinue reading “Crock Pot Peanut Candy”

Banana Split Smoothie

2 medium ripe bananas 8 oz can crushed pineapple, drained 1-1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries, sliced 2 tablespoons honey 5 ice cubes Toppings: Whipped topping, chocolate syrup, maraschino cherries Directions: In a blender, combine bananas, pineapple, milk, strawberries, and honey. Cover and process until smooth. Gradually add ice, blending untilContinue reading “Banana Split Smoothie”

Banana Milkshake

4 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup and 1-3/4 cups cold milk, separated 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Put bananas and sugar in mixing bowl. Mash to a pulp with a fork. Add 1/4 cup milk to mixture; beat until smooth. Add rest of milk and beat well. Serve in tallContinue reading “Banana Milkshake”

Cheerio Treats

3 tablespoons butter or margarine 10-1/2 oz package miniature marshmallows 1/2 cup peanut butter 5 cups Cheerios 1 cup plain M&M’s Directions: Place the butter and marshmallows in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes or until puffed. Stir in the peanut butter until blended. Add the cereal and M&M’s; mixContinue reading “Cheerio Treats”

Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup margarine, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup wheat germ 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups oats (quick or old-fashioned) 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 cup raisins Directions: Preheat ovenContinue reading “Oatmeal Cookies”

Peanut Choco-Oatmeal Cookies

2-1/2 cups crunch peanut butter 1/2 cup canola oil 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups oats (old-fashioned or quick) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups chocolate chips Granulated sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix peanut butter, oil, and brown sugarContinue reading “Peanut Choco-Oatmeal Cookies”

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup rolled oats (I’m guessing this can be substituted with oatmeal.) 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup white baking morselsContinue reading “Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies”

Quick Caramel Crunch

15 graham crackers 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup chopped nuts (slivered almonds, pecans, or walnuts) Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place graham crackers in a single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Fill in gaps with pieces of broken crackers. Melt butter and brown sugar in a sauce pan.Continue reading “Quick Caramel Crunch”

Micaela’s Nirvana Bars

6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter 9 full graham cracker sheets, crushed into coarse crumbs 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 1 cup chopped raw walnuts or pecans 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup bittersweet or dark chocolate chips 1 cup sweetened shredded or flaked coconut 7 ounces sweetened condensed milkContinue reading “Micaela’s Nirvana Bars”