Daily Archives: October 23, 2013

Peanut Butter Fantasy

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Are you kidding me?!? This goes above and beyond any peanut butter cookie fantasy!

Half-way to heaven peanut butter cookies
For the cookies:

1 1/2 cups quick oats

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup honey roasted peanut butter (you can find it freshly ground at Whole Foods. all it is is honey roasted peanuts ground into peanut butter, which gives it a slightly sweet, roasted honey flavor)
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 egg

For the filling:

1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar

1 cup smooth peanut butter*

Preheat an oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, mix the oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix butter, both sugars, egg, peanut butter, and vanilla. Pour oat mixture into peanut butter mixture, stirring until just mixed. Place rounded teaspoonfuls of batter on an ungreased baking sheet, leaving 2 centimeters between each one. Using your finger, pat dough down so they form small flattened circles. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool completely on cookie sheet.

While the cookies are baking, whisk together the confectioner’s sugar and peanut butter until light and airy, about 5 minutes.

On a work surface, place half of the cookies upside down. Whisk the filling to lighten it. Dollop 1 tablespoon of filling into the center of each upside down cookie. Place second cookie on top of filling and press together until filling just comes to the edges. Ta-da!

*do not use natural p.b. for this part- the frosting will come out thick and heavy

Life is so good, eat cookies

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Where’s my Mummy?

mummy dogs 10 23 2013

So easy, So cute! When my 19 & 17 year olds were small children, I tried to make every meal fun in some sort of a way. This would have been a great addition to my repertoire! I’m going to make these and serve them to my dad! Hahahaha. Enjoy!

•6 Ball Park® Beef Hot Dogs
•1 crescent roll dough

Life is good, be creative

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