Cakey cookie bars loaded with salted peanuts and drizzled with peanut butter icing. A vintage, prize-winning recipe that doesn’t actually contain any peanut brittle candy but mimics it.
Singapore-style shrimp satay with a peanut butter sauce. The shrimp has a wonderful coating on it that starts as a marinade made from coconut milk, coconut oil, ginger, garlic, lime, shallots, chiles and peanuts. The sauce has a silky, creamy texture with a spicy, zingy flavor that is all around delicious.
Super fudgy brownies baked cupcake-style and topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting. Pure and utter decadence. They have melted chocolate and chocolate chips in the batter along with a half ton each of butter and brown sugar. In the world of rich desserts they would easily be crowned king. Or queen.
You don’t have to be a hardcore peanut butter cup fanatic like me to enjoy this extremely decadent pie. It does help but as my family gently reminded me a sincere love is not required. (What? My peanut-butter-cup-loving-mind automatically assumes everyone feels the same way. Like it’s a fact of life you can’t avoid. Must love peanut butter cups.) With somewhat low expectations stemming from… [Read more]