s’mores pie

Sep 22, 2011 by

ok, i’m taking a break from catching up on old recipes.  you need to make this delicious dessert before summer is officially gone tomorrow!  it’s a dark chocolate ganache pie, topped with marshmallows.  stick with the dark chocolate, it balances out the sweetness. it is also important to know that a little bit of this pie goes a long ways.  take it to a cook-out or potluck and make friends!  it’s very easy, delicious and dangerous! source: smittenkitchen.com crust: 5 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 10 graham crackers, crushed 2 tbsp sugar 1/8 salt chocolate ganache filling: 7 oz. bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped (i used 60% cacao ghirardelli bittersweet chocolate) 1 c heavy cream 1 large egg marshmallow topping: 1 13 oz. jar of jet-puffed marshmallow cream (i included mini-marshmallows in the picture, but the...

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rice krispie treats

Apr 30, 2010 by

rice krispie treats are very simple.  just follow the directions on the box of rice krispies and for the love of all that is sweet and ooey gooey: do NOT, under any circumstances microwave your ingredients.  always melt them low and slow on your stovetop.  if you use the microwave, the texture is all wrong and you end up with hardened rice krispies that are difficult to eat. here’s what you need: 6 c rice krispies 1 bag mini marshmallows 3 tbsp butter 1 tsp vanilla in a large saucepan (i use my soup pot), melt your butter.  add marshmallows and vanilla, stir until completely melted. add rice krispies, stir until evenly coated. pour into a greased 9×13″ pan, pressing in with waxed paper or a nonstick spatula. pictured above is a variation that...

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