29 August 2011

Peanut Butter Cup M&Ms

I've found that there are a lot of things in life I wish I could do at the same time, but can't.

Like, reading a book and watching TV at the same time. I can't concentrate on both at once. The TV can be on while I'm reading, but it has to be muted.

Or, trying to read two books at the same time. I used to hate it in college when we had all sorts of English Lit books to read and I couldn't read the latest Dean Koontz thriller until summer. That would just kill me.

How about trying to talk on the phone while being a parent? Just. Can't. Happen.

Or, better yet, trying to sleep past 6:00 am while being a parent. Again: not gonna happen.

My most recent favorite conflict is really frustrating me. Being thin and being a food blogger. Those two together just aren't working for me.

But now I've found two things that, in the past you may not have considered pairing, but can.

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and M&Ms. Glue them together with chocolate and you can enjoy your two favorite candies all in one bite. (Well, more like three or four bites. These babies aren't small.)

Now, when you get frustrated that your child wakes you up before the sun bothers to rise and you haven't had a decent conversation with your BFF in months, you can eat some of these hearty treats and you'll feel better about it all.

I promise.

It's as easy as melting some chocolate chips or melts and using them as the glue to hold the M&Ms onto the peanut butter cups. I added the basket weave on the top for a decorative effect.

These would make great party gifts or just a good pick-me-up snack at the end of a long day.

Now about that food blogger vs. thin conflict, I don't know if these will be much help.

You know one other thing you can multitask? Reading this post and clicking HERE to vote for me! (Thank you again for letting me pester you.)

Happy Multitasking!

Peanut Butter Cup M&Ms
Print Friendly and PDFRecipe by Crazy for Crust

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Peanut M&Ms
Chocolate chips

*The amount of these items depend on how many you are making. You need four M&Ms and only about a tablespoon of chocolate chips for each peanut butter cup.*

Melt chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl. Add some melted chocolate to the top of the unwrapped peanut butter cup. Place four M&Ms on the top and drizzle with more melted chocolate. I used a squeeze bottle for my chocolate but it is not necessary to do so. Chill until hardened.

Enjoy responsibly (unlike me, who can eat several at a time).

This recipe may be linked with:
MondayMingle Monday (Add a Pinch), Joy of DessertsTuesday2 Maids a Baking (2 Maids a Milking), Tea Party Tuesdays (Sweetology). WednesdayCast Party WednesdayMade It On Monday (Lark's Country Heart), This Chick Cooks.  ThursdaySweet Treats Thursday (Something Swanky), Chic-and-Crafty (Frugal Girls), Turning the Table Thursdays (Around My Family Table), Tasty Thursday (The How-To Mommy). FridaySweet Tooth Friday (Alli-n-son), I'm Lovin' it Fridays (TidyMom). SaturdaySweets for a Saturday (Sweet as Sugar Cookies). SundayA Well-Seasoned Life,Sharing Sundays (Everyday Sisters)

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At August 29, 2011 at 12:33 PM , Blogger Ramakant Pradhan said...

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At August 29, 2011 at 1:03 PM , Blogger Something Swanky said...

So here's a question for you: as someone who always saves the best part for last, which part of this little concoction do you start with and which part do you save for last???

At August 29, 2011 at 9:16 PM , Anonymous Tia said...

that is a great birthday party idea and kids can take part and do it themselves! they are so attractive and so easy. love it.

At August 30, 2011 at 7:29 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Kids could totally make these. Super easy and super delicious! :)

At August 31, 2011 at 7:22 AM , Blogger Liz @ Two Maids a Milking said...

This just might change my life!!! Thanks for sharing!!

At August 31, 2011 at 11:23 AM , Blogger Christina @ This Woman Cooks! said...

Oh my God this is genius. I love that you did this! I wish I could do more than one thing at a time too...I used to be able to read two books at once, watch Tv and read, can't do that anymore!

At September 2, 2011 at 8:18 PM , Anonymous Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos said...

Double YUM! These look like a dangerous combination!

At September 3, 2011 at 7:04 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

@Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos
Dangerous they certainly are! :)

At September 3, 2011 at 10:21 PM , Blogger Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

Oh yes, peanut buttercups and m&ms were so made for each other.

Thanks for stopping by sweet tooth Friday!

At September 5, 2011 at 2:24 PM , Blogger kyleen said...

Mhmm, I love peanut butter cups and M&Ms. Great photos!

At September 6, 2011 at 6:50 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Thank you!


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