Lisbon Treats

I’ve spent a lot of time making chocolate desserts lately (not that I have posted any of them mind you), but I realize that chocolate is overwhelming most of the time. Don’t get me wrong, I like chocolate, but not enough to want to eat it for months on end. It’s summer and I wanted to eat something silly and pink, and fresh tasting.

I’ve also spent way too much time reading Bakerella’s posts about different cake pops. And now I want to make some. Though since there are no children around I will opt for bites as opposed to pops. They turned out so lovely that I am posting this immediately.

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PB-Graham Brownie Bites

I went to my favorite coffee shop one afternoon last week. There I met a girl who is absolutely in love with peanut butter. We chatted for a bit about the glory of peanut butter based desserts and I promised to make some of my own for her to taste. This post is for her, because everyone should be well aware of how easy these are to make, how low in calories you can make each, and just how darn delicious they are. I gave some to the concierge at my building and he is absolutely floored with them.

Don’t tell anyone in Germany, but even K, a self-proclaimed peanut butter hater, has been opting for these. Even though I made some without the nutty center just for him.

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Walnut-Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Yellow Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

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