I love my women friends. There is something so special about getting together with a bunch of friendly females to eat, talk, and laugh. The other night a group of gal pals and I gathered at a friend’s house to do just that- eat, talk and laugh.
Bringing dessert into a female fray is tricky. There are diets to consider. But then again, a celebration of friendship deserves something a bit decadent, does it not?
What flavor do you crave when you have a really strong, compelling, almost insatiable food craving? Is it salty, sweet, chocolaty?
For me it is all three. Chocolate cashew clusters, gluten free pretzels dipped in dark chocolate and yes, even chocolate covered potato chips.
That is why I love this super simple brownie recipe so much; it combines all my fav craving flavors in one luscious, moist, decadent treat.
And when I say super simple, I mean it. Just toss some ingredients into a food processor, give it a blitz, top with salty peanuts and in about 20 minutes you have a treat to cure your cravings!
To cut back on the refined sugar in these brownies, I used
Super simple, decadant bronies with all the flavor of chocolate covered cherries – made a little bit healthier. Dairy free and almost sugar free…
These brownies have a graham cracker crust, a brownie base and are topped with nuts, chocolate chips, mini marshmallows and cherries; pretty much a piece of ooey, gooey brownie heaven.
I converted the recipe to gluten-free and tweaked it a little in the process. The toppings were a little restrained in my opinion. Restraint is great for little black dresses but when it comes to dessert I say “the more the better.”
One thing I always have in my fridge is a jar of maraschino cherries. There is something about their vibrant red color that just makes me happy. As a kid I called them “cheery cherries.” And to this day I am hard pressed to suppress a smile when presented with