Amazing No Bake Chocolate Oats Bars

imageThese are  perfect all year round. And in the summer you just want to crank down the heat so why use the oven? And they’re a treat that everyone just loves!

This recipe makes however many bars you want! Depends on size.

Ingredients:

1 cup butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups quick oats

1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup peanut butter

Directions:

Grease a 9 by 9 pan

Melt butter in large saucepan in medium heat. Stir in the brown sugar and vanilla extract. Then mix in the oats. Cook in low heat until ingredients are well blended.

Once blended and cooked, put half in bottom of pan and reserve the other half for later.

Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips and peanut butter together in small saucepan over low heat. Stir until smoothe.

Pour the smoothened chocolate + peanut butter in the pan and spread evenly.

Set remaining oat mixture over chocolate and peanut butter. Cover and refrigerate until hard.

Cut into how ever big or small bars you want once in room temperature. Serve and enjoy! 😋

Pssst! Want to know a good tip for this recipe and more? I thought so.

Aluminum foil can make clean up a lot easier and cook food evenly! It can also help keep food more moist!

Recipe from allrecipes.com

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Gooey, Delicious S’Mores Dip!

imageWant to know how to make this gift from heaven?? I thought so…

You’ll need:

1/2 teaspoon of butter

1 1/2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips

Graham crackers

15 jumbo marshmellows

You can honestly eye ball this whole dish and everything will turn out fine.

Dump your favorite kind of  chocolate chips (semi sweet, milk chocolate) in the bottom of a skillet. If you want to make sure it’s perfect, 1 1/2 cups to be exact. If you don’t have jumbo marshmellows, donut worry!! Mini ones or even regulars are just as delicious! Now place those raw marshmellows standing up on top of the chocolate chips. Take a little bit of butter (1/2 teaspoon)  and spread it all over the marshmellows. After that, put them in the oven for about 5 minutes. Watch them carefully because this is the place you can mess up! Once they’re done cook’n it’s time to get out the graham crackers and start snack’n! Enjoy!! Recipe from http://www.fivehearthome.com/2014/08/10/smores-dip-baked-in-skillet-oven/

American Cottage!

imageIn a beautiful place….far far away! flowers, sand, war statues, rocks, docks, and so much more! in Yorktown beach, Yorktown V.A, you can get just a little closer to nature, maybe learn a little more about our country, and grab some ice cream! It is absolutely beautiful there! But if you want to get a little more in on the action, go to the American cottage!imageEverything from toys, to jewelry! Pillows to tables! And decorations galore!! Auntie m’s American Cottage makes everything handmade. Some of these things I could not BELIEVE were really hand crafted. It is so gorgeous what they’ve done here. You just don’t get beautiful things like these now-a-days! But here, better believe it, you can find so many wonderful things! I didn’t know what to get when I went. I could not CHOOSE between all these amazing creations. I was so amazed. But in the end, all I really wanted were some turtle earrings. This place makes for some of the BEST gifts for moms, best friends, cousins, whoever you choose! And whatever your price range is, don’t worry! This beautiful store has prices from around $250 to $3! So, if you’re in town and don’t know where to go first, come on down and check out the American Cottage! Learn more @ http://auntiemsamericancottage.com