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Peanut Butter Crispy Bars

Back in September (feels like yesterday, really it’s December?!) I went to the famous Baked Bakery in Brooklyn. Uhhhh so good. [moment to remember the amazingness that is Baked]. I tried about 15 different delectable items and all of them were memorable but I think my favorite by far were the Peanut Butter Crispy Bars. I have said many a time that PB+choco happens to be my favorite combination. It’s just natural that the two things go together. Like Diet Coke and me, like Vodka and soda, like Don & Betty Draper (well that’s not a great example), like Juliette & Sawyer on LOST, like Ron & Hermoine and like cream and…well…everything.  Needless to say these PB Crispy Bars get the job done. The bars might seem intimidating, yes you may have to whip out the candy thermometer, but they’re rather easy once you get down to it. And there’s actually no baking involved. Just cooling in the fridge, which is almost worse. Patience is a virtue my friends. I have none, but luckily for …

Nosh and Tell Journeys: Baked in Brooklyn

If you creep around the food blog world enough then I’m sure you have seen bloggers making recipes from Baked, a small bakery in Red Hook, Brooklyn. I have been drooling over recipes for Sweet & Salty Cake and many other quirky creations for months now and I finally made the trek to the bakery to try it out for myself! I have been dying to go to Baked for a while but never had the time so when my friend Elise had her car in the city for a few days and needed to go pick up some things in BK I offered to keep her company, and forced her to take me to Baked. Pretty good deal.  Black Forest Bar After getting lost due to Google Maps and ending up on some strange play ground we finally found the famous bakery. With it’s bright orange door and warm looking atmosphere, Baked was calling to us on this cloudy and chilly Saturday. I needed some comfort in the form of sugar and we needed …