I thought since I posted yesterday about what I took to Leah’s house that I would share the recipes and where I got them from.
If you’ve checked out my favorite blogs/sites page you guys know I LOVE Foodgawker!!! It’s like the best place EVER for foodies! Right now in my favorites tab there are 1,102 recipes. Lord knows I’ve only made about 20 of them. I need to start putting notes on the ones that I have so I don’t duplicate them….and so if I had problems I’d remember what they were!
For Leah’s dinner it was asked who wanted to bring what. I am KILLER with dessert so I snagged that right away. I decided that I would make two things that way if someone didn’t like one, they would have something else to try. It’s always good to have extra dessert!
So first on my list was brownie batter dip. Who doesn’t like to lick the bowl after you’ve made some brownies? Sometimes the batter is better than the actual brownies! Seth always asks if he can lick the spoon or the beaters and we usually split it. Jeremy gets a beater, Seth gets one and I get the spoon for the bowl! I don’t know what we will do when Keira is old enough to ask for something!
I found this on Foodgawker one day when I was trolling. It sounded good, easy and yummy so I hearted it to my favorites. When you click on a picture in Foodgawker it takes you to the website its pinned from….in this case it’s Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. I have to say pretty much everything on her site makes me hungry….No…I am not pregnant again!
Anywho – this is the page for the dip and here is her picture that caught my attention.
Looks yummy right? I know…that’s why I saved the recipe!
All you need for this dip is the following:
8 Ounces Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature (I used light)
1/4 Cup Butter, softened to room temperature
1-1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar (she used 2 cups but it was too sweet for us)
5 Tblsp All Purpose Flour
5 Tblsp Cocoa Powder (I used Dutch)
2 Tblsp Brown Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
2-4 Tblsp Milk
Chocolate Chips for garnish
Mel’s Kitchen Cafe got this from Pinterest and Something Swanky. She (Mel) adapted it and I adapted it from her. I have two bowls of this sitting in my fridge. I think I might bring one to work this week so the guys will eat some. Only half of it got eaten at Leah’s house. It would be really good for a party or a baby shower, somewhere where there is going to be lots of people. We ate ours with graham crackers, strawberries, apples and chocolate chip cookies. Yes – cookies. It would be good with animal crackers too according to Mel so I might need to find me a box. I haven’t had animal crackers in forever!
Tomorrow I will share with you the recipe for the Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake I made. YUM!