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The Weekend Dish: 1/15/2011

Let’s see a show of hands as to how many of you had a very snowy week this week. What started out as a predicted smallish winter storm here turned into three days of snow and, from the looks of the snow piled on deck railing, at least 8 or 9 inches of pillowy white stuff. Not that I’m complaining – I love the snow. So I was more than happy to enjoy some hibernation time in my favorite fleece sweatpants and watch it fall. While watching a winter wonderland outside my window, I also finally started craving sweets again and whipped up some tasty treats for you!

Now as always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week as well as some bookmarked recipes from other blogs. Enjoy! :)

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

Nut Rolls – An ethnic Christmas tradition for many. A wonderful walnut filling is packed into a soft and sweet dough.

Peanut Butter Cup Bars – Quick, easy, no-bake, and they taste just like Reese’s peanut butter cups.

Cashew Chicken – A takeout favorite that is easy to make at home, and absolutely delicious.

Apple & Cheddar Pupcakes for Einstein’s 4th Birthday! – Doggy cupcakes to celebrate my pup’s 4th birthday!

Most Viewed Post This Week: Peanut Butter Cup Bars

What I Bookmarked This Week

Recipes from other blogs that I thought looked especially delicious and that I thought you would like too:

Cookie Cake Cupcakes (Confessions of a Cookbook Queen)
Oh my. Chocolate chip cookie dough, chocolate cake, lots of frosting, and topped with a chocolate chip cookie. Heaven!

Flourless Chocolate Cakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache (All Day I Dream About Food)
Chocolate and peanut butter goodness!

Raspberry Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding (Good Life Eats)
What a fabulous dessert! Fresh flavors and a gorgeous presentation.

Snickers Brownies (My Baking Addiction)
Brownies are awesome by themselves. Mix in Snickers? Yes, please!

Spinach Mushroom Cannelloni (Two Peas and Their Pod)
An absolutely gorgeous (and delicious) Italian dish! Can’t wait to make this one!

Have a delicious weekend!

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12 Responses to “The Weekend Dish: 1/15/2011”

  1. fooddreamer on January 15, 2011 at 6:51 am

    Hey, thanks for bookmarking my flourless chocolate cakes! I have my eye on your PB bars, I couldn’t stop drooling when I saw them on Foodgawker.

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  2. Lauren at KeepItSweet on January 15, 2011 at 8:05 am

    I love that everyone is back to baking delicious treats:-)

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  3. Terri on January 15, 2011 at 8:12 am

    I too was baking sweets again this week – 3 types of cookies for a wedding reception cookie table (a Western PA tradition). Unfortunatley the reception starts in the middle of the Steeler Playoff game :-( so I am guessing there will be TVs at the reception (another Western PA tradition??).

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  4. Blog is the New Black on January 15, 2011 at 8:48 am

    I love these posts because it reminds me to go back and actually print the recipes I bookmarked!

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  5. marla {family fresh cooking} on January 15, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Love your weekend dish! So many goodies from you and the other bloggy friends. Now I need to check out your pups b’day!

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  6. Katrina on January 15, 2011 at 9:20 am

    All of these recipes you’ve suggested look fabulous! Where to start…

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  7. Cathy B. @ Bright Bakes on January 15, 2011 at 10:41 am

    that Raspberry Vanilla-bean bread pudding was on my list too! Thanks for sharing…
    love,
    cathy b. @ brightbakes

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  8. Shaina on January 15, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    Great roundup. Thanks for including my bread pudding over at GoodLife Eats!

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  9. Jamie | My Baking Addiction on January 16, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Thanks so much for featuring my Snickers Brownies! As always, your Weekend Dish is amazingly delicious!

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  10. Tickled Red on January 18, 2011 at 8:08 am

    Everything looks delicious. So many options I don’t where to start. I may have to go with the bread pudding :)

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  11. Wenderly on January 18, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    Beautiful recap! I don’t even know where to begin? Perhaps with dessert…the peanut butter cup bars look to.die.for.

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