Twist and Shout!



Do you know what today is?



Yes, Pretzel Day.  And around here, that translates into Chocolate-Pretzel Day.

In these recipes, sweet meets salty, and it’s nothing short of delightful.


Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Tart with Pretzel Crust

Recipe by Nosh On It






Need a tall cold drink to wash it down? 

Salted Pretzel Nutella Fudge Milkshake with Malted Milk Whipped Cream

Recipe by Half Baked Harvest

13 Crazy Good Nutella Recipes


Nutella  has certainly made a comeback.  Lovers of the chocolate hazelnut spread are slathering it on bread, stuffing it into brownies, stirring it into coffee,…or eating it straight from the jar.

Photo source: Rant Chic


Nuts For Nutella?

Image  Buzzfeed



Check out these over-the-top recipes, and make all your Nutella dreams come true.


Caramel Popcorn Day- Extreme


Back to Back Caramel days… I’m not even complaining.


Today’s indulgence comes from the creative folks at The Carousel (recipe).

Salted Caramel Popcorn Chocolate Cake

Popcorn on cake?  I warned you it was extreme. But, it is a holiday after all. 

The most challenging part of the recipe?  Not devouring all the popcorn before it makes its way to the top of the cake.  Enjoy!

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Sweet Heaven on Earth


Just when you thought you couldn’t endure another foodie holiday, Chocolate Caramel Day sneaks upon us.  Now, if you can resist this great ball of chocolate, being seduced by rich, warm caramel, then one would gather that you have the self control of a super hero.

(Hypnotizing image courtesy of  Sploid)



No surprise, chocolate is my weakness.  And laced with flowing, liquid gold, it momentarily becomes my new best friend.

So though I know my thighs will resent me for it, I declare to chocoholics everywhere, that the entire weekend be devoted to a chocolate and caramel celebration.  Too much of a good thing?  Try slathering apple slices into this blissful combination. Apples.  Healthy.  You’re welcome.

In case you need some direction. Or, just want to drool…

Slow Cooker Chocolate Turtle Bread Pudding 

Recipe by The Gunny Sack


Chocolate Caramel Tartlet

Recipe by The Heritage Cook