Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Pretzel Bars

Brownies have always been my favorite treat.  Long before I fell in love with soft and chewy cookies, brownies were my first love.  The gooey, chocolaty, caramel-y bars that melts in your mouth… oh let me stop here because it makes me want to  lick the photo on the screen.

Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Pretzel Brownies

My craving for brownies these past weeks has been overly crazy — I was making a Peppa Pig playlist on YouTube for my little boy but ended up watching how-to-make-brownies videos. I was writing the draft of my other post but later found myself browsing brownie photos of my favorite food blogs. The last time we went out, I was able to resist a single bar from Mrs. Fields (and yes I was about to buy three!). But today my willpower gave in. I made a whole batch, with a bonus of peanut butter cups, caramel and pretzels (oh hello mountain climbers and burpees 😮 ).

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Peanut Butter Cup Muffins With Milk Chocolate Ganache

I mentioned in my previous post that I was looking for recipes where I can use my left-over sour cream and found this banana sheet cake and Back for Seconds’ Ganache Topped  Peanut Butter Muffins.  I was eyeing these muffins for a long time and now the time has come to make them.

Peanut Butter Cup Muffins with Ganache

These muffins have everything I love – peanut butter, banana, Reese’s peanut butter cups and most of all, CHOCOLATE GANACHE! Who doesn’t love ganache? It’s one of the best finger-licking-good  desserts for me. I can eat a cup of it in one sitting. Continue reading