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Cookie-Palooza: Peanut Butter Snowballs Recipe

December 14, 2017

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Peanut Butter Snowballs are fun and easy to make. This delicious treat has become a holiday favorite in our house. Our little one loves to help make them for Santa on Christmas Eve. 

We like to use creamy peanut butter, but if you prefer more texture, use chunky peanut butter.

Prep Time: 15 mins. – Cook Time: 15 mins.

Servings: 3 – 4 dozen

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Old Bay holding its last concerts as it prepares to close at the end of December

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Old Bay, a household name across the Hub City, will go out with a bang before shutting its doors for good at the end of the month. 

On Saturday, December 9, The Do Rights will have their last concert there. The next weekend, on Saturday, December 16, P-Funk North will perform for the final Old Bay concert. Then on December 23, the restaurant will host its ...

Microbrewery and Restaurant to open in Downtown Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County's first microbrewery will be the centerpiece of a restaurant, taproom, and entertainment emporium that will open in downtown Somerville at the former location of the Somerville Antiques Center, which had taken over the space of the former Woolworth's department store on Main Street.

Village Brewing Company will serve seasonal craft beers and progressive ...

Kasai Restaurant Brings Creative Sushi, Hard to Find Sashimi & High-End Sake to the Hub City

Another sushi restaurant with a lounge in the same location as the previous sushi restaurant with a lounge? The same giant Buddha statue and koi pond? This seems familiar.

It isn’t.

I knew Hotoke was on its way out a few years back, when in addition to not updating the majority of their menu or wine list in well over a year, they began transforming into a dance club on weekends. A ...

Savor the Fall with a New Jersey Winery Tour

Cancel the trip to Tuscany. New Jersey is receiving a great deal of acclaim for its vineyards with award-winning wines being produced every day. 

As Americans are enjoying fine wine like never before, the Garden State has become a destination for winery tours and tastings. Many wineries also offer delightful dining on their scenic premises. Take some time and make a visit to some of the ...

Making Classic Oatmeal Cookies brings the Entire Family Together

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Preparing food together can really bring the family together and get everyone off of their screens, but those perfectly shaped sugar cookies and gingerbread characters require a little more skill and attention when all we want to do is get together as a family. Enter "The Classic Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie."

Oatmeal cookies are drop cookies. In the simplest ...

TAPinto Editors offer last minute tips for making packaged Thanksgiving stuffing your own

NUTLEY, NJ - We've all been there, we go to bed on Wednesday night thinking this is going to be the smoothest Thanksgiving ever, only to wake on Thursday morning with the "we don't have enough food" panic. A bunch of TAPinto editors got together and figured out an easy solution: an extra side dish.

In an unscientific twitter survey, "stuffing" got more votes as a ...

Elijah's Promise preps hundreds of Thanksgiving meals for those in need

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah’s Promise has built up a reputation as one of the most prominent soup kitchens in the Central Jersey region, and this Thanksgiving, the organizers will have another go at living up to that name.

This Thanksgiving, organizers are expecting to serve hundreds guests, ranging from the homeless to some of the area’s neediest families.

So for the past week ...

First Look: Hunterdon's Organic Market

READINGTON, NJ – A new 25,000 square-foot all-organic farm market is expected to open here next spring.

Profeta Farms is located on the farm’s property on Route 202 south, at the corner of Summer Road.  

The market will feature freshly picked, farm-grown organic vegetables, as well as organic meat, eggs and dairy products from pigs, cows and chickens humanely pasture-raised ...

Irish pub to replace Old Bay restaurant, following final farewell in December

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The longtime Old Bay establishment will be replaced by an Irish pub, once the restaurant closes its doors for good in December.

The opening date of the new restaurant, “Blackthorn Irish Pub & Restaurant,” hasn’t been finalized, but the target date is February or March, with renovations starting in January.

Patrons can expect live music on ...

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