Fudge Bottom Brownies & Peanut Butter Fudge Drops ~ Cookies that look like you spent all day in the kitchen, but there isn’t even any baking!

Did you know that Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar are the same great pure cane sweet goodness? The name is based on where you live! You should head on over and check out their websites for some fun and creative recipe ideas from themed parties, cookies and edible ornaments to mixes in ajar for the upcoming holidays. Here is one of our favorite recipes from their recipe files to get you started.

FUDGE BOTTOM BROWNIES
BROWNIES
1 cup flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup Domino® Granulate Sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup walnuts, chopped
3/4 cup Domino® Light Brown Sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 1/2 cups boiling water

TO SERVE
2 packages fresh raspberries
2 tablespoons Domino® Granulated Sugar
whipped cream
1 milk chocolate bar, for shaving
1/2 cup chocolate melting candies or almond bark, for hearts

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine first seven ingredients, stirring until blended.
  • Stir in nuts.
  • Spread mixture into an ungreased, 8-inch square baking pan.
  • Whisk light brown sugar and cocoa. into boiling water.
  • Pour over batter and bake 40 minutes or until cake portion is set.
  • To serve, puree 1 1/2 packages of fresh raspberries with 2 tablespoons granulated sugar in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Puddle raspberry puree over the bottom of the plate and sprinkle edges of plate with chocolate shavings.
  • Arrange a generous piece of warm brownie in the center of the puree and top with a large dollop of whipped cream.
  • Arrange chocolate hearts in whipped cream and serve immediately.
  • To prepare the chocolate hearts, heat chocolate melts in your microwave at 20 second intervals, stirring between intervals, until smooth.
  • Pour melted chocolate into small freezer bag and snip one corner to create a pastry tube.
  • Pipe heart shapes onto waxed paper and allow to cool until hard.

One of our favorite nieces is coming to visit this weekend so I whipped up these yummy cookies using her favorite Hershey’s kisses. These are for you Kat! They are keepers too I’ll use for our upcoming Christmas cookie party!


PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE DROPS
2/3 cup Hot water
10 ounces Land of Lakes cocoa mix
2 cups JIF creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup light corn syrup
3 cups C&H powdered sugar, divided 2cups + 1 cup
2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
2 cups crushed ginger snaps
72 Hershey Kisses (I like the cherry cordials)

  • Whisk together the hot water and cocoa mix until smooth.
  • Add peanut butter and corn syrup. Blend until smooth.
  • Add 2 cups powdered sugar and stir until well blended.
  • Stir in cookie crumbs until well blended.
  • Spray wax paper with PURE (these will be sticky so don’t forget this step).
  • Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough onto the wax paper.
  • Place the remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar in a shallow bowl.
  • Roll each piece of dough into a ball and dredge in powdered sugar.
  • Press your thumb into the center and fill with a Hershey’s kiss.
Don’t forget our Upcoming Cookie Party!

FULL DISCLOSURE: In the interest of full disclosure I was contacted and asked to voice my opinion and Domino Sugar links in exchange for a Domino Sugar gift card. I did this because I believe in the product and the recipes and not for payment.

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