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"Take 5" Brownies

"Take 5" Brownies Do you know what Take 5 candy bars are? Apparently not many people I've asked know what these candy bars are! There was a lot of hoopla when these candies came out a long time ago (could it be about ten years?). They were made for the person who craves sweet and salty and they quickly become one of my favorite candy bars. I don't see these around too often anymore and mainly see them around Halloween, so I always buy a them whenever I'm lucky to find them. Two of my favorite things are brownies and Take 5 candy bars. They are things that are simply perfect by themselves and just when you think they can't get any better than they already are, someone out there just had to just combine them! Two perfect things together... is there a word that means greater than perfection? Because in my perfect dessert world, this is it. You get a sweet and salty, gooey and crunchy center surrounded by fudgy brownie. My only complaint? I want more ce

Dark Chocolate Torte

Dark Chocolate Torte Happy 1st birthday to T&H! This year has just flown by and I've learned so much and have had such a positive experience sharing my cooking and baking with you all this year. As a celebratory post, I'm sharing with you one of my all-time favorite recipes. I actually made this recipe to share with my loved ones for Valentine's Day. As I realized that T&H's birthday was soon approaching and the fact that I cannot bring myself to make a birthday cake for my blog (just seems rather silly), I decided to share this recipe as T&H's birthday post instead. This recipe is not only one of my favorite recipes, it's several family and friends' favorite recipe too. Throughout the years, I've make this for various birthdays and holidays, including a couple times for Valentine's Day. My friend Jessica refers to this recipe as "Chocolate Heaven" and I have a feeling I'll be making this recipe for her birthday next m