Heart Beet Cookies Recipe – Vegan Sweets for Your Sweeties

February 7, 2013 in Vegan Recipes

Heart healthy and heart shaped. Win – win.

Heart Beet Cookies

Vegan Beet cookies for your Sweeties

Beets. In heart shapes. And in cookie form. Doesn’t everyone make cookies like these for their sweethearts?

The first time I made vegan cookies – no eggs, no butter – I was shocked at how good they were. These will shock you, too. More heart healthy than many cookies – and no Red Dye No. 2 – colored naturally with beets!

 These vegan delights were inspired by Sweet Beet Cookies from Weelicious, who finds ways to get veggies into her kids foods in such unique and creative ways. Lucky kids!

– posted by Donna

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Are You Ready for a New Chocolate Addiction? Chocolate Toffee with a Surprise Secret Ingredient: Saltines!

February 12, 2011 in Desserts, Oh My!

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Praline Chocolate Saltines Toffee

I love making home made Valentine treats – it’s one food tradition I follow religiously every February. But, sugar cookies are just so boring. And chocolate candies are, well, just ho-hum. I wanted something easy. Something decadent. Something different. Something salty and sweet and chocolate-y all in one bite. And definitely something unique for all my sweeties. You know, along the lines of chocolate dipped potato chips. Only not those. Also boring.

Then I remembered a sweet decadent treat that was popular in the early 1990′s.

It was made with matzoh crackers, with an ooey-gooey topping.  It was the kind of treat that surprises you from the very first bite. Salty. Sweet Rich. Homey. I decided to try it with saltines and it turned out even more delicious than my memory of the matzoh-based version.

Oh. My. Gosh. This is a magical substance!

The hot brown sugar and butter mixture seeps down into the saltines and transforms them into an other-worldly delicious substance.

My family members made that speechless “This is Heaven” groaning sound when eating these recently  – and couldn’t stop. The whole batch – all 48 squares – were inhaled in just a few minutes.

THIS IS THE EASIEST, NO-FAIL TOFFEE RECIPE YOU WILL EVER MAKE!

This treat takes 20 minutes from start to finish and only has 6 ingredients. Super easy, but the kind of recipe that will make your friends and loved ones think you’ve been slaving for hours.

You MUST try this version out and see if you agree with me that these are an “Oh-My-Goodness What IS in this stuff?” Treat!

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Easy Chocolate Toffee Recipe - Ready for Shipping

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