Category: Chocolate Bytes


Diet Coke Brownies

Diet Coke Brownies

Yesterday, I saw this pin on Pinterest for brownies made with just a box of brownie mix and a can of Diet Coke and I knew I had to give it a shot. Not only do I have a load of brownie mix in my pantry, but I’ve got approximately a year’s supply of Diet Coke in the fridge. I decided I could sacrifice one of each to give this a try. Read More


Oh Fudge!

Homemade Fudge

One of my favorite Christmas memories is helping my grandpa make fudge. Throughout the year, he’d find good deals on gigantic Hershey bars (back when they were good), bags of chocolate chips and mini marshmallows and keep them stored in his chest freezer (oh how we kids eyeballed those chocolate bars).

He’d make huge batches to give away to friends and family, and if we were lucky enough to be there that weekend then we got to help. Read More


Muddy Buddies


One of our Thanksgiving traditions is to snack throughout the day while the turkey is cooking. The theory is that this will save some room (and effort) for the big meal, though this is debatable when kids are involved. Case in point is one of their favorite snacks — Muddy Buddies.

While the largest component of this snack is indeed a “healthy” cereal, it also involves chocolate and powdered sugar, which, I’m not going to kid myself, is the main reason these are such a hit. Read More