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Mar 05

Cookie Butter Avalanche Bars


Cookie Butter Avalanche Bars

Cookie Butter Avalanche Bars

So, here we are… back to my rice krispy treat addiction

It’s getting a little out of control

I think I’m also headed for a cookie butter addiction because I’m starting to add it to everything I make

Thus….

These TO – DIE – FOR cookie butter, chocolate chip, marshmallows, white chocolate heaven bars that will blow your mind

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My husband and I have come across a new non-food addiction 

Playing games!

I think that officially makes us old and boring but I don’t care…at least it beats out going to bed before 9 (that would be the icing on the cake of true old fogies…no offense to those of you who prefer that…I will get there I’m sure) sorry for the long run on sentence in parenthesis 

Anyways…our love of game playing has grown and we just bought a game that has sent us overboard: Ticket to Ride

Have you played it? It’s addicting and SO much fun

*another yummy picture*

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This game obsession is actually very odd for me

I’m a VERY competitive person, I grew up playing sports and always competing in everything!

I also don’t like to lose

That is not a very good mix of characteristics. . . but with the GRACE of God I’ve gained some humility over the years and have become slightly less competitive. 

I’m still pretty competitive but I longer turn into a rotten person after I loose and I’m able to play games with my husband without things ending in a marital. This took a lot of grace :)

So If I’m not late night baking, I’m most likely playing games with the hubby

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Sorry for the excessive amount of pictures, but I love how desserts are just SO easy to photograph!

It takes little on my part to make them look good

What’s your favorite thing to do once the kids are in bed or you finally have a chance to relax?

If you are a gamer, I’d love some suggestions on your favorite games!

Word!

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Cookie Butter Avalanche Bars

Cookie Butter Avalanche Bars

Ingredients

  • Bars:
  • 1 small bag (12oz) of white chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup cookie butter
  • 3 cups of rice crisp cereal
  • 1 3/4 cups mini marshmallows, divided
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Drizzle:
  • 3 Tablespoons cookie butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Grease a 8x8 inch pan and set aside
  2. Melt white chocolate chips over a double boiler or microwave until smooth
  3. Add cookie butter and 1/4 cup mini marshmallows to warm mixture and stir until combined
  4. Measure out cereal into a large bowl and pour over chocolate mixture
  5. Fold mixture into the cereal until completely coated and the mixture has cooled
  6. When cooled, stir in the rest of the mini marshmallows (1 1/2 cups) and mini chocolate chips
  7. Spread into your greased pan and let set at room temperature or quickly in the refrigerator
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  • http://thepajamachef.com/ sarah k @ the pajama chef

    these look great kat!

  • Tracy

    Love them! I’ve made cookie butter rice krispies with brown butter, but I love the idea of adding chocolate chips. I can’t wait to try!

  • Angie

    These look crazily GOOD!

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  • http://bakingamoment.com/ Allie|Baking a Moment

    Ooh, yum! I love a good RKT. Great pics!

    • http://www.iwantcrazyblog.com/ Kat @iwantcrazyblog.com

      Thanks Allie, feel like desserts make for easy pictures :)

  • Jen Smith Johnson

    Oh my word! Where do I find cookie butter?? I love avalanche bars but cookie butter? I must know!

    • http://www.iwantcrazyblog.com/ Kat @iwantcrazyblog.com

      Trader Joe’s has a cookie butter but you can also find a Biscoff version in your grocery store…I found it at my walmart and kroger

  • http://mypinterventures.com Erlene A

    Looks delicious, but what is cookie butter? Visiting from live laugh linky party,

    • http://www.iwantcrazyblog.com/ Kat @iwantcrazyblog.com

      Cookie Butter is a delicious spread, similar to peanut butter or nutella but made out of these yummy gingerbread biscuit cookies…a super unique but AMAZING flavor!

  • Made From Pinterest

    Yum Yum! These look delicious.

  • http://www.lambertslately.com/ LeslieFLambert

    Congratulations…this post was featured on Create It Thursday #46! Thanks for sharing such a wonderful idea with us last week!

  • Kelly Vincent

    Pinned! These look amazing! Thanks!

  • http://persialou.blogspot.com/ Alexis @ Persia Lou

    Okay. I think we probably need to be best friends because I am addicted to Rice Krispie treats (especially salted brown butter ones) and my husband and I are total board game geeks. Pinning these amazing looking treats. Also – If you like Ticket to Ride, I would recommend checking out Power Grid. It has a map element similar to Ticket to Ride but is a bit more complex. Seven Wonders is also a good one to teach to your non-gamer friends because it isn’t too complicated and doesn’t take too long to play. You can get em hooked with that one. ;)

    • http://www.iwantcrazyblog.com/ Kat @iwantcrazyblog.com

      Yes! Thank you for suggestions, we are definitely looking into getting more games and have looked at 7 wonders, we just bought dominion and love it so we’ve heard that is very similar. So glad you also love rice krispy treats as much as I do! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  • Amy R

    Hi Kat! Thanks so much for sharing these yummy bars at last week’s Get Crafty Friday! I love rice krispie treats so this must be a million times more delicious. Stopping by to let you know that you’ve been featured this week. Have a happy Friday and a wonderful weekend!

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