August Baking Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
August 1st, 2018

Announcing the official recipe for the August Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win the prize are detailed below.

Today I’m announcing the recipe for the August Baking Challenge.

Your gorgeous No Bake Chocolate Raspberry Pies from the July challenge were all so impressive! I made a little collage at the bottom of this post of some of the entries.

This next baking challenge is going to be a little different from previous challenges. Number one, there’s TWO gift cards up for grabs. Number two, we’ve made it even easier to enter the challenge and see everyone else’s entries!

But first, let’s reveal the recipe… PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHUNK BARS!

These bars are crazy tall, insanely chewy, and loaded with gooey chocolate chunks. You’re going to LOVE this easy recipe.

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

(Read completely – things have changed!)

Step 1: Make a batch of Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars.

Step 2: Take a photo of your bars and share it before August 31st 11:59pm PT.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the new challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Then, click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

—>You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.

Important Note: you MUST submit your photo using the entry widget. If you simply upload to social media without directly submitting your photo through this widget, your entry will *not* be counted.

There’s also an optional bonus entry: subscribe to the Handle the Heat mailing list to increase your odds of winning!


Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of TWO $75 Amazon gift cards! No purchase necessary.

This is open to anyone in the world who can shop with Amazon, I will purchase a digital gift card from your country’s Amazon website and email it to you.

The winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winner. Winner must reply with account email address to receive gift card. If there’s no response within 48 hours a new winner will be chosen.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? Your odds of winning a gift card just doubled this month!!

July Baking Challenge

A glimpse at some of the entries from last month’s challenge on the No Bake Frozen Chocolate Raspberry Pie recipe!

July Baking Challenge Entries

The winner of the July challenge will be selected this week. Good luck! xo

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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