Desserts

Chocolate Rice Krispie Treat Bars with Almond Sugar Cookie Crust

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These quick and easy sugar cookie bars are topped with white chocolate almond Rice Krispie treats! Great for kids, and always the first to go at parties!

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For the sugar cookie crust:
1 ½ Cups Whole wheat pastry flour (180 g) (Or sub All Purpose)
¼ tsp Salt
1 tsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Baking powder
¾ Cup Granulated sugar
½ Cup Butter, softened to room temperature
1 Large egg, at room temperature
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1/2 tsp Almond extract (optional)
For the Krispie filling:
8 Oz White chocolate
¼ Cup Almond butter
3 Tbsp Honey
2 Cups Crispy rice cereal
Additional white chocolate for drizzling, optional.
To make the crust: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a 8 inch square baking pan with tinfoil, leaving enough to hang over the ends like a handle. Lightly spray with cooking spray and set aside. In a...
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Nutritions

Calories
244

Sodium
90mg
3% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
25g
8% DV

Fiber
0.8g
3% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV