Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Snickers and PB Cups. Nom!

I am a bit late to jump into the fun recipes going around today in blogland, thank you to everyone who shared. What a yummy idea! I missed LOL day this year also... I really need to get with it, lol!

And while I am late to the party to jump into the links and such, I thought I'd share a couple real quick before I need to run off and start the day.

I do a lot of things from scratch around here, the more, the better! Lately, I've been doing a ton of DIY type recipes. Here is two fun ones for PB cups, and homemade snickers! xx

PB Cups:

Ingredients:
16 oz semi-sweet or milk chocolate, chopped (or use chips)
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
1/3 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Directions:
In a small glass bowl, heat half of the chocolate in the microwave for 30-60 seconds. Remove from the microwave once the chips begin to slightly melt. Use a fork to stir until smooth, using the heat of the chocolate to melt the remaining chips entirely. If needed, re-heat in 10 second intervals until smooth. DO NOT over heat the chocolate, as it will burn and seize. Line a muffin tin with cupcake papers. Spoon a small amount (about 2 teaspoons) of chocolate into the bottom of each paper. Tap the pan on your counter top to help smooth and spread the chocolate. Place the pan in the freezer for 15 minutes to harden the chocolate. Meanwhile, prepare the peanut butter. In a small bowl, beat together peanut butter, butter and confectioners sugar until smooth and fluffy. Remove the pan from the freezer, and spoon a small amount of peanut butter on to the chocolate layer. Again, tap on counter top to level and spread the peanut butter. Return the pan to the freezer and allow to harden for about 15 minutes. Repeat the first step and melt the remaining chocolate in the same manner. Spoon the top chocolate layer over the peanut butter and return to freezer.

Snickers:
 24 oz of Milk Chocolate + 2 Tbs. Solid Shortening) for coating
2 oz butter
1/4 cup condensed milk
1 c. sugar
7 oz Marshmallow Creme ( marshmallow fluff)
14 oz caramels (unwrapped)
1/3 cup peanut butter
14 oz of whole peanuts
1 tablespoon of water (for use in nougat)
4 tablespoons Water (for use in Caramel)
Line a 9 x 13 dish with foil, "grease" with butter.
Melt 1/2 cup of Chocolate over a double boiler, once melted pour onto the buttered foil, spreading evenly with the back of a spoon. Place in fridge to set.

In the meantime...

In a med. saucepan combine sugar, 1 Tbs Water, butter, stirring until combined. Add condensed milk, stirring constantly over med heat until mixture comes to a rolling boil, cook, stirring constantly for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and immediately add marshmallow creme, peanut butter.
Pour the mixture over the chocolate & stick it in the fridge.
Heat the caramel in the microwave or a double boiler with a few tablespoons of water ( about 4)
Then add peanuts and mix.
Pour mixture over marshmallow layer and spread well.
Cool a few minutes to let them set, then cut into bars.
Melt the 24 oz of Chocolate & 2 Tbs Solid Shortening, mixing well & Dip the bars into the chocolate.

11 comments:

  1. I have been making a ton of these peanut butter cups lately!! Although, we are adhering to paleo so my only two ingredients are dark chocolate and almond butter.

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    1. little, ooh, that sounds yummy also! :) xx

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  2. I know for a fact I would love both of these. Seriously, I'm afraid if I make them I will eat them all. Sigh. I'm printing the recipes out. Lol.

    I like little girl's idea too. Yum!!!

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    1. Misty, lol, right? I am such a PB cup junkie! Hope you enjoy them if you do make them. :) xx

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  3. Amber: I thought I would answer your question that you post on subhub's blog on your blog about getting more control.I read Sir's rules and if he enforces them and punishes you if you don't obey them, that would seem to give you the control you need. But does he let them slide and not insist you obey? If that is the case, maybe you tell them that the rules only work if he demands you follow them to be submissive. Or is there some other problem with you not getting the control you need. Can you give me more details? And good luck on getting that control. And maybe you could suggest he lock you in a chastity belt to make you feel more submissive.

    FD

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    1. FD,
      First, thank you so much for taking the time to come over to my blog and leave your thoughts and input.

      Sir is great at being in the strict mode that I seem to need, when He does it, but often, especially lately here, it seems it's less and less. He's about to be medically retired from a life as a soldier, and I know it's causing Him a lot of every day stress and worries. Big changes coming. And while we're both ready for them, I do realize that He's been a soldier all of His adult life and how it can cause a lot of anxiety and pressure. There has been many times where I have asked to speak freely, and have asked Him to take more control, be more strict again. He always does acknowledge that we both do better, stay in place and etc. when we have things in that way. I am definitely that type of submissive that needs full control to be taken.

      When it comes to the rules, I'll be honest and say, a ton get broken, often. I get the look, or such, but it has been a very long while since any real punishment has been given. I guess things just haven't been real consistent for a long while now. It got a bit worse, being He is a very caring Dom, and has been taking it easy on me with coming off of the meds and everything. But, even down to non physical punishment, it doesn't happen often.

      I really want to refocus on my submission, get back into place - for a lot a days I don't even feel like myself. Like sub hub, feeling very restless. :/

      The Chasity belt idea - I can definitely see how that would make one feel more submissive. I've never been put it one.

      Thank you again, FD. :)

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    2. I couldn't be more honored that both of you are so thoughtful and caring. As far as the chastity cage thoughts go, I am hopeful that my Mistress doesn't feel the need to punish me with that. For you sister sub, is there a consideration that you should wear one? Is touching yourself or unauthorized orgasm among the rules that you may have broken recently?

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  4. These sound so yummy! Thank you for sharing Amber :)

    Hugs
    Roz

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  5. Amber: Sorry to here he isn't enforcing the rules. I understand that retiring as a soldier is a huge transition for him. Maybe you could ask him to get you a chastity belt for Christmas because being locked would obviously make you feel more submissive and doesn't require him to do anything but lock you. And maybe for New year's you could have a talk with him about New Year's resolutions. You could say you understand this is a time of transition for him but could he make a resolution to make you follow the rules and punish you when you don't obey them. Tell him you really need that control. It might be worth a try. And how does it work for Mummy being long distance. Does she exert much control from afar? Anyway, good luck in dealing with this situation. It has to be difficult for you to feel submissive when you aren't getting the control you need.

    FD

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    1. FD,

      First let me apologize greatly for the so very slow response here to your very wise comment.

      I've never been put in a Chasity belt before, but I do see how that can really bring forth and feel those submissive feelings. I did bring the idea up to Him. :)

      I am taking your advice on the New Years suggestion as well, and will be asking for permission to talk with Him about it tonight. It's going to be a good year, a lot of positive changes that we really need and are welcoming. :) I think getting us both back on track will be very important in that as well.

      With Mummy being Long Distance, we do what we can. We have some base rules. Life gets busy, and with time zone differences and such we don't get as much time as we would both like to go to the extent that we wish. We're working on it, though. Hard to see each other, being she lives in Australia. Been a year since we've been able to be together. We have a extremely strong bond and relationship, though. And we work hard to make it work the best we can. :)

      I cannot thank you enough, for your always kind and encouraging words and advice. I have been following your blog since my old blog (Daddy holds my hand) and have really grown to look up to you.

      I am also going to make a resolution to not be away from blogging so much, I've been so bad at it the last months. Not staying on track, posting, commenting etc. I try, but I haven't done well and definitely notice that I feel and do better in all things when I stay on track here. :)

      Wishing you a very wonderful New Years, FD. :)

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Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts/comments! I will always do my best to respond! xx