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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Brownies = Love!

There is a special dessert that my grandchildren just love.  It's my brownies.  When they were younger I would tell them the recipe was a secret, but after a few years they figured it out.  Betty Crocker and I teamed up to bake those super-delish chocolate brownies.  They were preferred over birthday cake for a few years!  Imagine that.  It always amazed me that they thought they were/are so good, but maybe it was because no one at their house was a chocoholic like their Grandma!  (giggle)

When my kids were young I made brownies from scratch.  It just seems easier and faster to use a mix nowadays, and to me, they taste the same - yummy!  There are no grandkids within 100 miles now, but HB (HoneyBunny) and I still have them from time to time.  To me they are comfort food.  Do you feel that way, or have a favorite food that gives your that snuggle-in-a-blanket-by-the-fireplace feeling?  That's what brownies do for me.

My scale tells me I should not indulge myself, even occasionally, but my mind overrules the scale and I find myself mixing up a batch, savoring the aroma as they bake.  They don't even get a chance to cool down before I am sampling them (just to make sure they are fit to share, of course).

What's your favorite treat or a dish your family requests often?  I love hearing about traditions in families!

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  1. Stopping by to say Hi! And now I want some brownies!!

    The Lazy Mom

  2. Oh, I love brownies. Everyone loves my mashed potatoes, mac and cheese and pumpkin bread.

  3. This is our sin food. We don't bake anymore at all. We got rid of all flour and sugar, but when we are in the mood we pick up a box of duncan hines brownie mix. Not from scratch but still oh so yummy!

  4. hmmmm the brownies, thats my fave! i dont know why but the color and texture is really amazing, oh and dont forget the taste too. Iam a new follower, got ya via twitter. :) check out mine when you can. :)


  5. Thanks, fellow brownie lovers! I love the comments! Hugs, GraceinAZ

  6. Those brownies look good! Thanks for calling in and following my blog I'm glad you did because I know I'm going to enjoy visiting here.

  7. oooh, warm brownies with a glass of cold milk.... NOT on my diet!

    Hop'n by from 'Thursday Favorite Things'. I'm following your blog now, wont you please come and follow me back?? ~KM

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