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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

T is for "TWIX" your Thursday...

Let me take care of business here...

1 st...}  CONGRATULATIONS to the ladies { Annie (+Tammy )} from Peppermint Plum!

You just got my....



 2nd} Please... Could you tell me
where have you been
for the last 36 years of my life?

Oh my GOODness!
This "Make your own TWIX" post has made me
soooo VERY  HAPPY!

Just look at this picture!

..This is what Peppermint Plum has to say about
what I call "The Heavenly Invention of Greatness"



"So...when I came upon a few different recipes for homemade TWIX bars I knew I had to try them out! I have since made these many times and have tweaked the recipe to my liking.

They really do taste like the real thing...maybe possibly even a little better!"

{I, Desiree assure all of you
that they are BETTER!
Here is the recipe for you...}

{TWIX BARS}
48 Club Crackers (a few more than one sleeve)
1 c. graham cracker crumbs (one sleeve)

1/3 c. sugar
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/3 c. milk
1/2 c. butter
Topping*:
1 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 c. vanilla baking chips
{ ...TIP... }
* Most recipes call for milk chocolate chips. I have tried milk and semi and I thought both were good....but one day all I had was 1/2 a bag of semi, so I decided to add vanilla chips to them, and it turned out to be the perfect combination for my taste buds! I do it this way every time now.
{ ...INSTRUCTIONS... }
Place one layer of Club Crackers in a lightly greased 13×9 casserole dish.
Use your food processor or blender to make graham cracker crumbs, and pour into a heavy sauce pan. Combine remaining ingredients into pan and heat over medium heat until it comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes (continue to stir). It should look (and smell) like caramel.
Carefully pour mixture over crackers.
Immediately place another layer of Club Crackers on top, pushing them down into the caramel mixture gently.

 Melt chocolate chips in microwave (on high in 30 minute second increments [thanks to a reader for pointing out that mistake!], stirring between each), and pour on top of crackers.
Refrigerate until cool, and then cut and serve.

WARNING: I am not ReSPoNSiBLe for the
"I can't stop eating behavior"
that this  DELICIOUS treat may cause.
Now, with that said  you better click here and go to the kitchen of Peppermint Plum and let them know that you and I deeply thank them for making our
lives BETTER!
OK... Why are you still here?
 Don't you have to go to the store
 to get Vanilla Chips? ;)
{......}

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2 Comments:

At May 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM , Blogger {Peppermint Plum} said...

Ha! Looks great! Thank you SO MUCH for letting us help make you fatter! That's totally what we were aiming for.... hee hee :)

-Annie @ {PP}

 
At May 19, 2011 at 7:55 PM , Blogger Desiree @ The 36th Avenue said...

I am glad you liked it! Girl you have talent!

 

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