#whatif prompt July 18th 2018

today the prompt over at what if we all cared is…

chocolate covered

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I wish I had some chocolate. I’d make chocolate covered strawberries! They are delicious! And our kids love them! The littles I mean! Come to think of it so do I!
Anyone else like chocolate dipped strawberries?
Actually, chocolate covered anything, now thats my cup of tea!
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#whatif prompt 18th july 2018

today the prompt over at what if we all cared is…

chocolate covered

*****

I wish I had some chocolate. I’d make chocolate covered strawberries! They are delicious! And our kids love them! The littles I mean! Come to think of it so do I!
Anyone else like chocolate dipped strawberries?
Actually, chocolate covered anything, now thats my cup of tea!
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Recipe of the day. Holiday toffee bars

Holiday Toffee Bars

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg yolk
2 cups Gold Medal(tm) all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped nuts, if desired

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13×9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix butter, brown sugar, vanilla and egg yolk. Stir in flour and salt. Press in pan.

2. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until very light brown (crust will be soft). Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips on hot crust. Let stand about 5 minutes or until chocolate is soft; spread evenly. Sprinkle with nuts.

3. Cool 30 minutes in pan on cooling rack. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Makes 32

Three bars (1.55 oz each) milk chocolate candy, broken into small pieces, can be substituted for the milk chocolate chips. For easiest cutting, cut the bars while they’re still warm.

Recipe. Whole wheat chocolate chip cookies

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Many times you just don’t seem to use up your whole wheat flour fast enough! It’s not just for whole wheat breads! Try this recipe for a nice
change and a delicious cookie!

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)

Heat oven to 375 F.

Mix sugars, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking
soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in chocolate chips. Feeling a
little nutty? Go ahead and add 1 cup coarsely chopped nuts with the
chocolate chips.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased
cookie sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool
slightly; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

Recipe of the day. All chocolate cheese cake

All Chocolate Cheesecake
1 1/2 cup chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
4 packages (8 ounce size) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon flour
5 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
12 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Mix chocolate crumbs, cinnamon, and butter together and press into a 9-inch
springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. Remove and cool.

Mix together cream cheese and sugar until well blended. Beat in flour. Add
eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Beat in sour cream.
Blend in the melted chocolate and vanilla. Pour over prepared crust. Bake at
425 degrees F for 15 minutes that then lower oven to 300 degrees F. Bake for
an additional 45 minutes and then turn oven off and allow the cake to cool
down with the oven for an hour. Remove from oven and cool completely.
Refrigerate.

Recipe. Coconut frosting chocolate sheet cake

COCONUT FROSTING CHOCOLATE SHEET-CAKE
MAKES 8 SERVINGS.

1 box chocolate cake mix
3/4 cup sugar
2 egg whites
3 tbs water
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp each coconut extract and cream of tartar
Pinch salt
Toasted coconut flakes

Make chocolate cake batter following directions on box for sheet cake.
MAKE FROSTING
Whisk sugar, egg whites, water, vanilla, coconut extract, cream of tartar, and salt in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water.
Beat until stiff peaks form.
Remove bowl from pan, beat 30 seconds.
*ASSEMBLE CAKE
Spread frosting on cake, making peaks.
Toast frosting with a torch until lightly browned.
TOP WITH TOASTED COCONUT FLAKES,
AND SERVE.

An early birthday gift

Our birthday is not for another 3 weeks. But today our friend Emilia over at my inner mish mash
http://myinnermishmash.wordpress.com/

has sent us a wonderful birthday gift! Thanks emilia! You are super sweet to think of us!
We got the parcel this morning. Its wonderful!
We got a stuffed bunny which the kids love! We are going to name him misha after emilias russian blue cat!
We also got lovely pollish chocolates! Mmmm they are delicious I’ve eaten two already!
And we got lovely bath smellies! I’m going to smell beautiful 🙂
And a gorgeous birthday card! Thanks so much emilia you’ve really made our day!
🙂 😀 ❤
carol anne