Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Pretzel Sandwiches! (aka “Take 5” bites)

Have you heard of Take 5 bars? If not, let me tell you, they are the best candy…ever. They have become challenging to find, at least in DC, and so I’ve been experimenting with different ways to recreate them. What are they you ask? They are a salty sweet treat comprised of peanut butter, peanuts, pretzels, and caramel, enveloped…

7 Layer Bars: Birthday Edition!

Is it a cookie? Is it a candy? Who knows! But they’re delicious: 1) Graham Cracker Crust 2) Dark Chocolate Chips 3) Golden Oreo pieces & regular Oreo pieces 4) White Chocolate Chips 5) M&Ms 6) Coconut 7) Sweetened Condensed Milk BONUS: Rainbow sprinkles = Birthday 7 layer bars!! They’re gooey, they’re tasty, and they’re…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn!

I LOVE popcorn. There is no better snack. Ya know what else I love? Chocolate & peanut butter. Combine all that to come up with this tastiness: I threw in some pretzels, Oreos, and m&ms too. You can use whatever you have! Peanuts, rolos, reese pieces, even potato chips would taste good in here. I…

Peanut Butter Cups! Homemade, of course!

I am a chocolate-peanut-butter addict. Truth, I admit it.  My brothers and sister happen to really like chocolate and peanut butter too…perhaps it’s genetic. Anyway, My younger brother was turning 16 when I made these (2 years ago…I’m writing catch-up posts, remember! :)). I was in college, so I made these, packaged them up (and…