Non-Baking: Homemade Skor Bar

Broken pieces of homemade Skor bar in a black plastic box.I’m no baker. I’ve tried and tried again and most of my baking pursuits end up failing miserably. I get the odd one to work and that usually ends up here. But more often than not, I fail miserably at it. I don’t have the best of ovens for baking, which doesn’t help, but I’ve always seen baking as a precise science and cooking as more arts & sciences. I’ve gotten a bit of a knack for cooking, but baking eludes me nine times out of ten. Unless it’s “fool proof”, forget it.

But this is one thing I do relatively well, so I thought I’d share. Continue reading

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Chocolate-filled Pilsbury crescent rolls – a little sweet treat

Two chocolate-filled crescent rolls sit on a white plate. One has been cut in half to show the white and dark chocolate inside.A week from Christmas, my mom asked me to bring rolls to dinner. I picked up a few tubes of Pilsbury crescent rolls with the intent of baking them up before we were to head to her place for dinner. A few days before Christmas, I got a call to say I didn’t need to bring them, that she had picked up some other dinner rolls which would work just fine.

I decided that today I would bake  up some of them, hoping that I could  do something fun with them. I’ve packed them full of ham and cheese in the past but this time, I wanted something a little sweeter this time. Continue reading