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Friday, May 15, 2009

VGNO - Sweet BonBon

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It's that time again! Time for Virtual Girls Night Out, hosted by the wonderful Ann at Ann Again... and Again. It is a night full of pj wearing, blog hopping, new friend meeting, blog buddy chatting, game playing fun! And DON'T FORGET to head over to JAM's for even more fun, its an all around good time! =)

Since we are talking candy tonight, I thought I would post a recipe I found for Peanut Butter BonBons, in honor of my Candy Name of course!

I have not made these yet myself, but I linked to the original recipe on Allrecipes.com above and it had good reviews. And they contain Peanut Butter. Need I say more??

Peanut Butter BonBons

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 4 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 6 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a medium saucepan, melt together the peanut butter and butter, stirring occasionally until warm and smooth. In a large bowl, stir together the confectioners' sugar and rice cereal; pour the peanut butter mixture over the cereal mixture and use your hands to blend well. Roll tablespoonfuls of the mixture into balls and chill.
  2. In the microwave or in a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate chips, stirring frequently until smooth. Dip the peanut butter balls into the chocolate using a toothpick. Place onto waxed paper to set.
I hope they turn out great, I will be making them as soon as I get some of the cereal. We don't have any in the house, boo! =(


Now for a game. Ann posted this one:

Sweet As Candy

If you were to have a candy bar named after you what would it be called? Just for fun follow the guide below to create your candy bar name. Ex. If your first name starts with an 'A' and your last name starts with an 'H' your candy bar would be called "Sweet Confection". Try it out.

Your First Name
A - C = Sweet
D - F = Honey
G - I = Lucious
J - L = Sugar
M - O = Precious
P - R = Savory
S - U = Delightful
V - Z = Heavenly

Your Last Name
A - C = BonBon
D - F = Tart
G - I = Confection
J - L = Chunk
M - O = Honey
P - R = Blossom
S - U = Bits
V - Z = Buns

Let me know what your name is, would love to hear it!

Hope everyone has a great VGNO! Have a wonderful weekend =)

19 comments:

Yaya said...

I'm a sweet tart! Happy VGNO!

Mandala Michelle said...

I made those bon bons this week only I used organic cocoa krispies. I'm gluten-free so this is a great treat for me. Have a great VGNO from Precious Honey.

Erica said...

You had me a peanut butter, going to have to try your bon bon recipe sounds good. Happy VGNO

Anissa said...

Sounds good-- I didn't play tonight -- been busy working on some blog designs.

Happy VGNO --- I can still come around a comment.

Dusty Devoe said...

I"m having some "Sugar Chunk"
Have fun tonight!!!

Sue said...

Those peanut butter bonbons sound great! Yum. My name is Delightful BonBon! Happy VGNO

I am Harriet said...

Yum!

Happy VGNO!

ModernMom said...

Is it wrong that I want to go make those bon bons right now??
Happy VGNO!

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

Sugar Tart here! But those Peanut Butter Bon Bons are looking yummy!

Hope you have a great weekend planned. Happy VGNO!

Kat said...

Now you have me craving peanut butter bon bons! Happy VGNO!

Lola said...

I'm Sugar BonBon.

Stopping by for VGNO! Have a great weekend!

http://lolasdiner.blogspot.com
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JAN'S PLACE said...

Another Sugar Chunk here... goodness does Ann know what I really look like?

Jan :)

pam said...

Delicious treats here tonight! Have a great night playing:)

Carolee said...

Stopping by form VGNO

Those sound yummy!

Shop with Me Mama said...

Happy VGNO! Have a good day :)

Lizzie said...

happy (late)VGNO from "honey Blossom"

Old Centennial Farmhouse said...

Hi Ali! *Ü*
OH....does that recipe ever look DELISH! I can't wait to try them, I bet they're that are hard to stop eating if they're within my sight!
XOXO
Joni

JulieChats said...

Mmmmm, peanut butter bon bons! :)

Stopping by late from the VGNO, had the school carnival last night!

Ann said...

Oh wow, I want to make those bon bons right now! Great recipe!

Thank you so much for being such an incredible "guest" at the VGNO. I hope you've met some wonderful bloggers!

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