Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Bars – sweet and creamy cheesecake bars with light peanut butter flavor and chocolate crust. Super easy and fun treat when the cravings hit!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Do you ever have those days, when you wake up craving certain things? Like peanut butter and chocolate? I did the other day. I was craving a peanut butter and chocolate treat and a cup of coffee. Of course. I run on coffee. I need coffee. But the peanut butter-chocolate combo craving was so strong, I had to make it possible.

Since I had these Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars, I have been concocting new versions of the easy cheesecake bars in my head. I placed a package of cream cheese on the counter before going to bed, knowing I will be making cheesecake bars the next day. The craving I woke up with made it very easy to decide on flavors.

Peanut butter and chocolate.

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Ham and Cheese Biscuits with Basil

Ham and Cheese Biscuits with Basil – flaky and buttery biscuits with ham, cheese and basil! Perfect with a steaming hot bowl of soup or chili!

Ham and Cheese Biscuits with Basil Ham and Cheese Biscuits with Basil

The summer is over, we are knee-deep into fall and I just bought my first basil plant.

Yep, you read that right.

For the last two years, I gave up on growing herbs in my garden as I never had much success with it. And then I saw this gorgeous basil plant in our store. I looked at my Hubby and in slow motion placed the plant in our grocery cart. He gave me a look saying “I give it three days”.

Right now, my basil plant is sitting on the counter in it’s special designated place. I see it everyday, I water it everyday. It actually makes me proud! I’ve had it for a week now and I am seeing new leaves! I love the fragrance of it! Slightly sweet, citrusy and so earthy. Amazing!

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Nutella Pumpkin Slow Cooker Granola

Nutella and Pumpkin Granola baked in a Slow Cooker – your new favorite way to make delicious granola! You will love the combination of pumpkin and Nutella! Plus, enter to win a slow cooker from Hamilton Beach!!

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Few months ago, my friend Kristen from Dine and Dish shared a recipe for granola made in a slow cooker. It totally blew my mind. You are telling me I can bake my granola in a slow cooker? Woah! That needed to happen! Then Hamilton Beach sent me their new slow cooker to try and I knew that I wanted to try the granola as soon as possible. (By the way, read on to learn how you can enter to win one for yourself!)

Friends, this is crazy good and incredibly handy! I can’t tell you how many times I burnt my granola in the oven. The slow cooker way is truly ideal! I can set it and know it will be perfect in the end. In the meantime, I can use the oven to bake muffins or a cake.

Since then, I made few batches with different flavor combos and my granola jar is never empty. I love granola with my morning yogurt or simply as a snack. For today’s recipe I am sticking with my new obsession: pumpkin and Nutella combo. So good! These muffins are a proof!

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Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway!

Enter to win a Set & Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid from Hamilton Beach!

Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway!

Few months ago, Hamilton Beach sent me their Set & Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid to try. I actually happened to have one of their slow cookers and owned it for 7 years. It was a Christmas gift and it gets a lot of use. Slow cooker meals are the way to go for busy families like ours. I absolutely love the ability to throw all of the ingredients into the slow cooker, set it and forget it until it’s dinner time. This new version of the slow cooker has a spoon and a rest for it in the lid! How cool! It’s one of those features that you appreciate after countless times of looking for a space to put down the spoon you just use to stir in the food in the slow cooker.

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