Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

2 cups crushed oreo cookies
4 tablespoons melted butter
1 8-ounce thawed container fat free cool whip
1 quart softened vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup melted peanut butter
1/2 cup Peanut Butter Cups
1/2 cup crushed Reese’s Pieces or Peanut Butter M&Ms
-Combine the oreos and melted butter and form a crust.  Press mixture evenly into a nonstick 8-inch pan.
-In a large bowl, combine the Cool Whip and ice cream evenly.  Fold in the Peanut Butter Cups and half of the Reese’s Pieces.  Layer half of the filling and then drizzle half of the melted peanut butter on top.  Layer the other half of the ice cream filling and drizzle with the remaining peanut butter.  Sprinkle the rest of the crushed Reese’s Pieces on top.
-Cover and freeze for 5-6 hours or until firm.
-Allow the pie to soften at room temperature for about 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

Nutella-filled Muffins

2/3 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup of milk
2 cups whole wheat flour + 1 cup all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup of sugar and 3 teaspoons cinnamon
3 tablespoons melted butter
-Preheat oven to 425F and line muffins tins.
-Cream butter and sugar together and then mix in egg, vanilla, and milk.
-Stir in flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.  Don’t overmix!
-Spoon in a tablespoon of muffin batter, add some nutella, and spoon in another tablespoon of batter.
-Bake at 425F for 5 minutes and then reduce oven to 350F and bake another 13-15 minutes until fork come out clean.
-Allow the muffins to cool for a few minutes and then top with melted butter and cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Makes 18 muffins.  They taste best when eaten warm!

Easy Cookie Bars

These are quick, easy, gooey, and delicious!

2/3 cup Butter (softened)
2 cups Brown Sugar
3 Eggs
2 1/2 cups Bread Flour
2 tsps Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/2 cup semi-sweet Chocolate Chips

Optional Topping:
Sweet and Condensed Milk
Chopped Walnuts
Shredded Coconut

Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.  Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl.  Mix the eggs into the sugar and butter.  Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl.  Combine the wet and dry ingredients.  Fold in the chocolate chips.  Grease a 11X7 pan with butter.  Press dough into the pan.  Bake for 25-30 min or until lightly browned.  Allow bars to cool and top with toppings.

Recipe Source:  I Heart Naptime