Remember that one house in your town that gave out full-size Snickers bars to trick-or-treaters? This shake is that same sort of victory.
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This ice cream pie takes all of the flavors of a Snickers bar and turns them into a chewy, creamy, peanut-y delight. A crisp, chocolate pie-crust base topped with a layer of chewy bittersweet chocolate caramel sauce, followed by a caramelized condensed milk ice cream studded with white chocolate and peanut-butter frozen streusel. Finally, a second layer of fudgy caramel sauce on top and a sprinkling of salted peanuts. Now this is what we call a dessert that really satisfies.
This ice cream pie takes all of the flavors of our favorite Snickers bar and turns them into a chewy, creamy, peanut-y delight. A crisp, chocolate pie crust base stopped with a layer of chewy bittersweet chocolate caramel sauce, followed by a caramelized condensed milk ice cream studded with white chocolate and peanut butter frozen streusel. Finally, a second layer of fudgy caramel sauce on top and a sprinkling of salted peanuts. Now this is what we call a dessert that really satisfies.
When I think about all the things that I want to bring back from 2008, what tops the list are Season 2 of 30 Rock (OK, partially in hopes of Mystic Pizza: The Musical actually becoming a thing), the chipotle shrimp burrito from La Taqueria in Park Slope (RIP), and the trench coat from Zara that I left in a taxi after too many cocktails at Death & Co. Those things may be lost forever, but it turns out there is one thing I can relive: the Snickers Rockin' Nut Road Bar ($1.09).
In my childhood mathematics, candy was greater than soda and new toys put together, and Snickers was the rightful king of the candy pile. So when Mom stole the Snickers, I didn't take it lightly.
Butterfinger, Reese's (the cups and the pieces), Snickers, Oh Henry, Baby Ruth, Mr. Goodbar, Payday, Watchamacallit—so many Halloween candies involve peanuts or peanut butter. Here are some fun ways to eat them, not that there's anything wrong with the straight-from-the-wrapper approach.
Photograph from Lin Pernille ♥ Photography on Flickr The Huffington Post's Jane Levere posted about a panel discussion chocolatier Jacques Torres participated in at New York's 92nd Street Y. It turns out that, just like millions of people around the world, Torres has a keen appreciation for M&M's and Snickers bars. Surprisingly, when asked which chocolatiers he respected most, Torres mentioned not only Francois Pralus, a contemporary French chocolate-maker famous for his single-origin bars, but also Forrest Mars."If I can go back in time and work with someone, I would love to work with Mr. Mars. I love the character, he was a very interesting man. He created the two first candies in the world today, M&M's and the...
"Just had a fun-size Snickers. All it did is make me want a Snickers the size of my head. Sigh." —dyfl, on Twitter...
The limited-edition Indiana Jones Snickers bar. What makes it Indy-worthy? It has a hint of coconut in it. And can I just say that that little addition makes all the difference?
The new Snickers Charged has peanuts, caramel and 60 milligrams of caffeine, about the same amount of caffeine as a small cup of coffee. [via NYDN]...