Some days you wake up and can’t stop thinking about Cheesy Bacon and Ranch French Fries.
THEN on that same day you go to the gym.
So you think that maybe you have earned those Cheesy Bacon and Ranch French Fries…
I mean you don’t do biceps curls and squats for lettuce.
So maybe after the gym you go to the mall to think about possibly-maybe ordering some Cheesy Bacon Ranch Fries.
But then you get there.
And the food court is crowded.
And the Cheesy Bacon Ranch French Fry line is really long.
You decide the universe is telling you not to sabotage your post-holiday diet.
So you turn around and leave cursing the universe.
Then you notice…the Cinnabon line is short.
What is a girl to do?
This whole story was completely hypothetical. *ahem
On a completely unrelated note, I wanna share some yummy krispie treats with you.
Salty, sweet and peanut buttery.
They might not be Cheesy Bacon Ranch Fries or a Cinnabon, but really, what is?
First start with some pretzels.
Melt some butter on your stove top. Then some marshmallows.
You’ll need peanut butter.
Now, if you’re feeling fancy, you can get your drizzle on.
Melt some chocolate chips…
Drizzle ’til you can’t drizzle no mo’.
- 4 cups Rice Krispie cereal
- 2 cups "rough" crushed pretzels
- ¼ cup butter
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 (10.5 oz) bag of mini marshmallows
- ½ cup chocolate chips, melted ~ optional for garnish
- Prepare a 9x9 pan by spraying with cooking spray. Set aside.
- Crush your pretzels (it will take approximately 2/12 cups of pretzels to make 2 cups crushed). I put my pretzels in a ziplock bag and with a rolling pin crushed. Don't crush them until they are dust.
- In a large sauce pan over low heat melt your butter.
- When the butter is melted, add your marshmallows and stir until almost melted.
- Add the peanut butter and stir until smooth.
- Remove from heat. Immediately add your pretzels and krispie cereal.
- Stir until combined.
- Press evenly into prepared pan.
- If desired drizzle melted chocolate on top of krispies.
- When chocolate is set, cut into squares.
Remember back in October when I told you I was getting a brand new Frigidaire Gallery® Range with Symmetry™ Double Oven? Well I have been using it for 2 1/2 months now. Can I tell you I love it? LOVE. Over the holidays it was perfection. The large cooking surface on the stove top really made it easy to juggle many pots at one time.
And the ovens? Having the Symmetry Double ovens were really a savior for me. I was able to cook my entire Prime Rib Roast in the bottom oven while I used the top to roast vegetables and keep everything warm.
So if you are in the market for a new oven I highly recommend the Frigidaire Gallery® Range with Symmetry™ . Even if you only make krispie treats the range space is awesome. The larger burners are the perfect size for my big old sauce pot! Or, as I like to call it, my krispie making pot 🙂