No Bake Reese's Fudge Bars
No Bake Reese's Fudge Bars, seriously... how tempting does this treat look? This is the type of dessert recipe that one could easily consider making instead of a birthday cake. Especially if someone is a big fan of chocolate and peanut butter desserts. Let's face it, the children are going to be 'out of control' anyways on birthdays, and no doubt you will be breaking all the rules and pulling out all the stops to make the party eventful. And why not? This occasion only comes once a year and your child only turns each age once, so why not celebrate it to the max? Your child will remember their birthday celebrations throughout their childhood as well and it would be wonderful for them to have some good memories, wouldn't it? I know I remember my birthdays very fondly, and my mom always made them pretty special. Its these kinds of things that make growing up so much fun.
So, even those mom's that give their children super healthy foods every other day of the year, Birthdays are celebrations, and we can all let the food rules go out the window for this one day. Peanut butter cups seem to rank in on of the top positions for one of the candy bars that parents seem to allow their children to have. Not that any candy bars are 'good' for us.
This beloved combination of flavors is one that you are seeing more and more recipes being developed where alternative choices of natural peanut butters and 70% plus cacaos are being used to make homemade peanut butter cups.
But for today, let us just enjoy this dessert. My Grandmother had a saying. "Everything in moderation." These words of wisdom can allow you to go guilt free into this simple to make dessert. It is going to be very sweet, so very small portions will be suitable. This treat recipe is made in a 9x9 inch baking pan that you line with the peanut butter cups, then you simply warm the other ingredients until they form a creamy sauce that is poured over the top. The crumbled pieces get scattered on top, and the treat is refrigerated until firm. So this would also be the perfect recipe to make a day or two ahead, so that you are not scrambling around to bake a cake the day of your child's celebration. There are plenty of other things to do the day of a birthday party inevitably, so as much as you can do ahead of time, the better, right?
This awesome dessert recipe comes to us from Six Sisters Stuff, a food blog created by six sisters who share the love of the culinary arts. The sisters, Camille, Kristen, Elyse, Steph, Lauren, and the youngest sister, Kendra. When all of the sisters went their separate ways in life whether it was getting married and having kids, or going off to school or work in another city or state, they wanted a way to be able to keep in touch, so they began this blog to be able to share the different recipes that they made individually. The ladies cater to family style cooking, with very easy and simple recipes that anyone can feel comfortable making in their very own kitchen. They have so many great recipes that you will totally want to try out and make yourself. So try this one out for starters, and then browse their other recipes for inspiration! Happy cooking!
Let's face it, we all have a passion for sweets.
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