Making a childhood favorite, like these Slim Mints, is not difficult, but it does take some organization. After the peppermint cookies have baked and cooled, prepare your workspace for chocolate dipping: Lay your parchment-lined baking sheets out. Next to them have a space for your bowl of tempered chocolate, and next to the chocolate have the cooled cookies. Once you’ve tempered the chocolate, the assembly line goes into full gear—working fast is key.
A snowy day in Texas, yes you read that correctly it snowed today in Texas! Amazing huh! It was a nasty day actually it started out as rain, then went to sleet eventually we ended up with snow. The perfect day to stay inside and cook/bake! Let me start by saying, I'm not one of those people who thinks everything should be made from scratch and from the most expensive ingredients. I disagree with that to an extent, there are things it doesn't pay off taste and money wise to make them from scratch.
Little bit of a mouthful there. But it’s like a cookie on top of another cookie! Yeah. Like total dirty cookie on cookie action.
I am so in love with these darn chocolate lava cookies! What is it about a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie stuffed with decadent, rich, melted chocolate that makes it so irresistible?? Especially when topped with vanilla ice cream. These are one of Kev’s favorite homemade treats, and he usually asks me to make them at least once a week.
Video how-to: Pinata Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup butter 1 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 cups flour 1 tablespoon vanilla Mini M&M candies 1/2 cup powdered sugar (frosting) 2 teaspoons milk (frosting) Directions to make piñata sugar cookies: Cream sugars with butter.
Holiday weeks always seem to take the longest to be over, don’t they? We have a day off of work on Friday, so of course it seems as if it will never actually be Friday – I spent almost all of Tuesday thinking it was Wednesday. Typical, I suppose. I still don’t understand quite why we have Friday off. Granted, this weekend happens to fall on both the start of Passover and Easter, but I think it’s so strange.
We have all heard it by now. Paula Deen has type 2 diabetes. So, maybe this isn’t a good recipe to follow her announcement yesterday, because it’s as sinful as any of Paula’s best dishes. But, we need our cookies and life goes on. Just resist the temptation to eat these every day…”y’all!” If you were with me when I made these other cookies last month, you’ll remember that Ben persuaded me to title them with the word “Dangerous”.