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The "New Year, New You" Fit Snack Checklist

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The "New Year, New You" Fit Snack Checklist

Ok, we get it. The holidays are almost over. We've been filling our growing bellies with sweet treats and comfort foods for weeks now and something's gotta give. Yeah, we know bikini season is right around the corner. If we must, we'll summon all of our energy to hit the gym (which will be extremely crowded for about a month) and try and clean up our diet. No more mac and cheese and cheesecake for us!You know what though? We aren't quite ready for broccoli and egg whites and we bet your aren't either. Don't worry. We've got you covered. We...

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Festive Holiday Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Festive Holiday Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is...making peanut butter cookies for literally everyone you know. Ingredients: 48 chocolate kisses 1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup Traditional peanut butter 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup additional granulated sugar for rolling (optional) Festive icing and sprinkles Heat oven to 375°F. Beat the shortening and peanut butter together in large bowl until mixed well. Add the sugars (both white and brown) and beat until fluffy. Add egg,...

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Fully Loaded Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Cheesecake

Fully Loaded Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Cheesecake

This recipe is a little labor intensive, but WORTH IT. So post up for the afternoon with a mug of eggnog, your favorite holiday tunes, and a festive apron and treat yo’self to this incredibly decadent treat. 1 19 1/2 oz. package brownie mix 3/4 cup hot fudge-flavored ice cream topping, warmed 2 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 1 1/2 cups whipping cream 2 tablespoons powdered sugar 4 chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, chopped 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup   Step One: Make the brownies. Prepare brownie mix according...

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I’m dreaming of a White Christmas…and Peanut Butter Buckeyes

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas…and Peanut Butter Buckeyes

When it comes to delicious holiday treats, sometimes it’s best to not reinvent the wheel. This classic recipe is one for the ages. So put on your best Christmas sweater and make these peanut butter buckeyes for everyone you know! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 2 Tbsp shortening 4 cups powdered sugar   In a medium bowl mix together: 1 ½ cups peanut butter ½ cup (softened) butter 1 tsp vanilla 4 cups confectioners' sugar (FYI: The mixture will be stiff!) Cover cookie pan...

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Super Simple Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Super Simple Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

  Double the chocolate, double the FUN. Our Dark Rainforest Chocolate peanut butter makes this mug cake absolutely irresistible. Get excited. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 egg (Or make a flax egg! You’ll need ground flax seed. Details below) 1 1/2 tablespoons melted coconut oil 2 tablespoons almond milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons honey (melted) 2 tablespoons Dark Rainforest Chocolate peanut butter Dark chocolate chips (as many as you want) To make a flax egg: Stir 1 tablespoon of ground flax seed and 2 ½  tablespoons water Let it sit for 5 minutes to thicken...

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