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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Christmas + food = happy.

Time for baking!
I made my blog private (for a minute + got distracting putting in emails), well I didn't realize how many people come here for recipes + since it's that time of year + we all know I LOVE to bake I'll be posting quite often this month some fun new favorite dishes!

The first up is a cookie bar with what tastes like brown sugar cotton candy on top. A new Christmas time tradition for us for sure.
It's different + I just loved it...

MUD HEN BARS
1/2 c. butter, soft
1 c. white sugar
3 eggs, separated
1 1/2 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
1 c. chopped nuts (opt)
1/2 c. chocolate chips
1 c. mini marshmallows
1 c. brown sugar

Preheat oven to 350. Cream the butter and white sugar. Beat in 1 egg + 2 yolks. Mix flour, baking powder + salt together. Stir dry into the wet ingredients. Spread into a 9x13 glass dish. Sprinkle with nuts, chips + marshmallows. Beat remaining 2 egg whites until STIFF, fold in the brown sugar carefully. Spread over top of cake. Bake for 30-40 minutes.

11 comments:

Kristal said...

Yay, you're back :) (Or, at least, I can see you again)

[BrookeO] said...

Can't wait to make it, well and eat it!

Stephanie said...

Whew. Thought I'd lost you.

jeny said...

Oh-goodie, you are back! now, if you ever decide to go private again...you need to put out a warning, I want to be invited.

Jessie said...

Yummers. Umm if you go private again please send an invite my way!

Melissa said...

Same here--I'd miss your awesome recipes and inspiring photographs! When are you coming to Dixie again?

Jessie said...

OK. WAIT... If you go private... you have to add ME... the LURKER! thejessieriley@gmail.com

Jessie said...

and... PS. Jen must have been logged in on my blog again... when she made that comment on Monday.

Rachel said...

OH YUM! Keep the recipes comin'
Love the new header!

something good said...

My sister and I are always sneeking peeks on your blog--we love it! I'm callin her now to tell her your're back on the air!

Zana said...

I'm that sister :)