Desserts

Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes w/Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

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Don't turn away from this recipe because of the name! These moist dark chocolate cupcakes combined with the crunchy salty bacon topped with the creamy peanut butter makes a flavor combination you can't even imagine. Try out the recipe to see what I'm talking about!

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4 pieces of bacon
1/2 Cup butter
5 squares of Lindt dark chocolate with sea salt (about 1/4 cup)
3/4 Cup flour
1/2 Cup cocoa powder (I use toll house for baking)
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 eggs, room temperature
1/2 Cup sugar
1/4 Cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 Cup buttermilk*
1 Tbsp syrup

Peanut Butter Frosting:
4 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 Cup peanut butter
2-3 Tbsp powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla

Syrup and chocolate chips for topping, optional
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12 cup pan with cupcake liners. Set aside. Start out by filling a large glass with hot water. Place the eggs in the glass to help get them to room temperature. Set...
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Nutritions

Calories
472

Sodium
520mg
21% DV

Fat
27g
42% DV

Protein
11g
23% DV

Carbs
41g
14% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Juicy, tender and flavorful Crock Pot Italian Beef is an easy dinner recipe that's perfect for busy days. Serve the shredded meat and pepperoncini on a hoagie roll with giardiniera and melted Provolone cheese for a classic Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich, or pair the roast beef with mashed potatoes, noodles, or rice for a cozy comfort food supper. You can't beat the convenience of an all-day slow cooker meal!

2 small onions
4 cloves garlic
3 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
2 T vegetable oil
14.5 oz beef broth
0.7 oz packet dry Italian salad dressing mix
1 T Worcestershire sauce
8 pepperoncini peppers
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  • Arrange the onions and garlic in the bottom of a slow cooker. Set aside.
  • Pat beef dry and season with kosher salt and black pepper on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven...
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Nutritions

Calories
389

Sodium
1839mg
76% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV