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The Elvis Cookie

23 Jan

Elvis Cookies

One of the downfalls of having a sweet tooth and knowing how to bake is…having a sweet tooth and knowing how to bake.  Many times, if the urge hits, I’ll just take a look in my (usually stocked) baking cupboard and whip something up.  Last night I saw a commercial with chocolate chip cookies and lo and behold, 20 minutes later I was in the kitchen with my 3 1/2 year old helper, whipping up a batch of those divine Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies.  And now I have not been able to stop eating them.  I even brought some to work with the intention of handing them out and they never made it past my fingertips.  I try really hard to live by my mom’s rule that if the end product isn’t directly going to someone else, don’t make it.  Because you’ll eat it.  All of it.  But hey, we are in the middle of a polar vortex and I am comforting myself with cookies.  Don’t judge.  This cookie mash-up combines some absolute loves of mine, peanut butter, bananas and bacon.  So in a nod to “The King” Elvis Presley (who loved those items plus honey on a sandwich, which is killer), these were born out of our kitchen. Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pretzel Nutella Milkshake

10 May

Peanut Butter Pretzel Nutella Milkshake

Chris actually said to me “Why don’t you think about making something that doesn’t include Nutella?”  I obviously didn’t listen.  I am on a kick, so bear with me.  I swear I make lots of other goodies sans hazelnut spread, but not today.  Or that day.  Or this one either…..

You can make this an “adult” version by adding a shot of whipped cream vodka.

Happy weekend. Continue reading

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