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Mexican Chocolate Crunch Brownies & A Giveaway!!

I cannot believe it is April already.  Where does time go??  Since April 11 is my Mom's birthday and she is my inspiration, my greatest fan, an amazing cook and the BEST mom ever,  I decided to do a giveaway in honor of her! At the store I saw this magazine on the rack and it really caught my eye.
I thought it was PERFECT for this occasion.  It has alot of wonderfully delicious looking recipes in it.
Here is one example:
Mexican Chocolate Crunch Brownies
Adapted from The Pillsbury Bake Off  Prize Winning Recipes
1 (12.8 oz.) box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal (about 8 cups)
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 Tablespoon corn syrup
1 box brownie mix
(egg, oil and water measurements according to mix directions)
1 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 9 x 13 in pan.  Place cereal in a food processor, cover and process until it is finely crushed.  Or place cereal in a large resealable bag; crush with a rolling pin. 
In a large bowl stir butter and corn syrup together.  Add crushed cereal and mix thorougly.  Press evenly in the pan.
In a large bowl make brownie mix according to the directions on the box .  Stir in 2/3 cup chocolate chips.
Pour brownie batter over cereal mixture.  Sprinkle with remaining 2/3 cup chocolate chips.
Bake 20 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Mix sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle it evenly over the top of the bownies.
Bake 14-18 more minutes longer or until brownies are set when lightly touched in center. 
Cool 10 minutes; loosen the edges but do not cut.  Cool completely, about 2 hours.
Cut and enjoy!
These were a hit! They remind me of fried ice cream.  The cereal adds a great texture and taste.  Everyone liked them.  I gave some to a friend a she called just to say how good they were. 
So here's the deal:
It is your chance to win your own copy of the 
Pillsbury Bake-Off Prize Winning Recipes;Collector's Edition Vol. 2
One lucky winner will be randomly chosen on my Mom's Birthday: April 11.
Here's how you enter:
*Leave me a comment
* Be a follower
*Blog about the giveaway
Leave separate comments for each so I can give you credit for each entry.
A HUGE THANKS for making this blog so much fun for me! 
 I appreciate all the visits, comments and sweet words so much!!
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Comments

  1. My daughter loves Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal ~ I'll have to try these soon. Happy Easter!

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  2. Yummo! I'm your newest follower.

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  3. Anything with cinnamon toast crunch has got to be wonderful!

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  4. Those look delish!

    I hope you and your family have a wonderful and blessed Easter!

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  5. Those look so good. Will definitely try.

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  6. I posted about the giveaway on my blog.
    mayasmom23.blogspot.com

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  7. Oh, I am trying these for sure!!! They sound delicious!

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  8. I will be making this Tonight for FHE treat Thanks

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  9. Hi…I’m Barb…I’m from Friday Follow…I'm your newest Follower...I'm new to this but have found such wonderful people doing these parties & link ups. I wish the rest of the world could be as uplifting & supportive to each other as I have experienced here. I hope you will pop over to see my blog @
    santasgiftshoppe.blogspot.com
    & get inspired for your Famiy/Home…& that you will be a follower of my blog too!.Barb
    P.S. I am having my own McLinky Party (next Monday April 12th) “My Creative Space Monday” @ santasgiftshoppe.blogspot.com
    …..I’d love you will join up, too.

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  10. Ok I made these last night for FHE and they were the "bomb Diggity" my family fell in love..Thanks Tiffanee you hit this one out of the ball park

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  11. Yummy! I am really enjoying your recipes!

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  12. Tiff is so talented. I wish she didn't live so far away. I love checking out her blog!!!

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  13. Hi there! So glad you share all of your recipes!

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  14. I am already a follower.

    PS I would comment more if you'd remove that comment verification. My computer always freezes up when I click on it. :)

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  15. Thanks for sharing all of your recipes!

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  16. Already a follower :)
    sara http://myfrugalfunlife.blogspot.com/
    vzsara@yahoo.com

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  17. Mmmm, I'm going to make these today!
    sara http://myfrugalfunlife.blogspot.com/
    vzsara@yahoo.com

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  18. Those bars look amazing! Thanks for sharing the recipe books!

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  19. What a sweet idea for a giveaway!I'd love to be entered into the drawing:)
    Happy Birthday to your mom!

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  20. I follow you! I want to win! I am hungry! I love stopping here! Hugs Anne

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  21. I follow your blog. :)

    -- Birgit

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  22. Oh, this magazine is surely full of great recipes -- thanks for the chance to win it! :)

    Greetings from Munich,
    Birgit

    PS: I also have a giveaway on my blog right now. :)

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  23. I put a link to your giveaway on my blog's sidebar -- gotta spread the word! :)

    -- Birgit

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  24. MmmM WOuld love to try the desserts in the book!

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