"Recipes are meant to be shared"...Ann Thibeault

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Not sure where they got this name but

..........there is nothing silly about these sweet toffee squares.

Silly Toffee Squares



Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

Silly Toffee Squares
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Source: Patty

Base

1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup rice krispies cereal
1/4 tsp baking soda
pinch salt
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup butter melted

Toffee Layer

1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c butter
1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chocolate chips semi sweet
1 1/4 cup Rice Krispies cereal .

Combine all the ingredients for the base and press into an 8 inch
square pan. Bake in a 350°F oven for 10 minutes.

While base is baking make the toffee layer.

In a heavy saucepan combine the condensed milk with the 1/2 cup of
butter and 1/2 cup of brown sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil and
simmer for 5 minutes. Keep stirring as this mixture burns easily.

Pour toffee over the base.

Melt chocolate chips and stir in the 1 1/4 cups of rice Krispies.
Stir to coat well. Use two forks to spread evenly over the toffee
layer. Chill and cut into squares.


Graham Cracker Chewies

Haven't met anyone that didn't like these.


Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

Graham Cracker Chewies

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These are amazingly good and simple to make. They are a nice alternative to brownies.

Recipe from the Nantucket Open House Cookbook.

Crust

1 1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
2 tablespoons all purpose flour

Topping

1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs beaten

Preheat oven to 350°

Prepare the crust:
Mix the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, butter and flour in a mixing bowl
until moist and crumbly. Press the mixture firmly and evenly in the
bottom of a 9 inch square baking pan. Bake until lightly browned,
about 20 minutes.

Prepare topping:
Stir all the ingredients together until blended. Spread the topping
over the baked crust and bake for 20 minutes. Let cool completely,
then cut into 16 squares.

6 comments:

  1. I made your silly toffee squares..!
    A big hit here..How could I NOT when I saw your photo..J loved them..I love Rice Krispies in desserts..I have an ice cream pie..and cookies..apart from the usual variations of the squares~

    Your GCCs look delectable too.

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  2. Guess what? I knew the Graham Chewies sounded familiar..I made them also..Have "great" handwritten beside the recipe in my "copy , paste and print" book:)

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  3. Oh my goodness, they all look wonderful!

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  4. What a spread! The Toffee Squares sound familiar and the Graham Chewies look soooo gooood!! Already added to my file...

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  5. i love your toffee sqs too, but i called them something naughty pertaining to their addictive quality...

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  6. Thanks so much for sharing all of your favorites here Ann. This is going to be a treasure for anyone who stumbles upon them.

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