Sunday, February 24, 2008

Bountiful Brownies & Blondies

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In honor of February being the chocolate filled month, my friends & I got together to swap brownies & blondies! The premise is the same as traditional holiday cookie swap. Everyone comes with a large batch of brownies or blondies, sharing them with each other and we all leave with one brownie/blondie of each kind. These are great to share with family, friends, coworkers, etc.
Here are pics of what I served to snack on before swapping:
Spinach Dip w/Toasted Brioche
Black Forest Ham, Scallion & Goat Cheese Pizza

Here are pics and some of the recipes of the brownies & blondies that were brought to the swap:

Cream Cheese Brownies
from How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman

Peanut Butter Blondies
adapted from Smitten Kitten & Mark Bittman
(I doubled this recipe and baked it in a 9x13 pan.)

White Chocolate Brownies
w/Dark Chocolate Chunks

Peppermint Patty Brownies

S'mores Brownies

Thai Tea Brownies
adapted by
Nestle

(not pictured)

Orange Cream Cheese Blondies


Samoa Brownies
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Brownies
Milk Chocolate Chip Blondies

Frangelico Hazelnut Brownies

Walnut Blondies

Chocolate Covered Raisin Brownies

5 comments:

Kate said...

I feel like swaps are always relegated to the holidays. Good for you for making it an any time of year event!

Danielle said...

This is great that you did this not around Christmas!!! Definately food for thought so to speak!

I love reading your blog so much! I have tagged you in a meme.

Jaime said...

wow, i wish i could come to your parties!

~Amber~ said...

How fun! All that sweetness would give me a cavity, hehe. Now I am craving a brownie.

Proud Italian Cook said...

You never cease to amaze me! Everytime I visit your blog I'm in awe of the things you do! Unfortunately, I want to bake and eat brownies now!!

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