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No Bake Cookies. Welcome! If you're new to The Finer Things in Life, you might like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via RSS to read updates in your favorite feed reader, or via email to have new posts delivered directly to your inbox. Thanks for visiting! One word: EASY! One more word: YUM! 1/2 c. butter1/2 c. milk2 c. sugar3 c. oatmeal (I use old fashioned)5 Tbsp. cocoa1 tsp. vanilla3/4 c. peanut butter (I like chunky) Mix butter, sugar, cocoa, and milk in a sauce pan. *I like to use my cookie scoop for a more uniform shape. *If you’re in a hurry, place the wax paper on a cookie sheet pan.

Molasses Cookies. Thanks for all the molasses recipes!

Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookies. BEST-EVER Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies. Readers, whatever you're doing, stop.

BEST-EVER Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Right now. Make these cookies NOW. I promise you won't be sorry. Well, you might be because it'll be near impossible to not eat the entire batch of these incredible cookies. Homemade Oreos. Lately, my husband has been getting me into a bit of trouble.

Homemade Oreos

You see, he’s my taste tester. He’s not afraid to tell me when something I make is awful (it has happened before… believe me!) , so I know he’ll give me an honest opinion. So, when I’m baking and working on a new recipe, I often take him a plate of samples. A few times lately (including yesterday when I was working on this particular recipe), he has raved on Facebook about what I made for him. In this case, the homemade oreos that my hubby was taunting his friends with on Facebook were already spoken for… Most of the cookies were destined for the cafe at our church. These homemade oreos are easy to make. Soft chewy fudgey chocolatey nutty goodness «

Otherwise known as Puddle Cookies, but that’s a name I could do without.

Soft chewy fudgey chocolatey nutty goodness «

Sounds kind of twee. I am the worst baker. Maybe it’s my inability to be precise (a very necessary evil when it comes to baking), or perhaps I can blame it on my oven, which is an old lady by anyone’s standards. But these cookies, biscuits, chocolate delights…whatever you want to call them, are the easiest things I have yet to have thrown in my oven. And look at them, don’t you want to just dive into them? Go ahead, try them. Recipe: (adapted from here and here) (Makes about 10 cookies, double the recipe if you need more than that) Ingredients: 1½ cups of walnuts (or a mixture of walnuts, pecans and cashews if you like) 2 cups powdered (caster) sugar ¼ cup plus 1½ tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (best quality possible) 2 large egg whites, room temperature 1 and ½ teaspoons vanilla extract scant ¼ teaspoon salt Method: Preheat oven to 350˚F/180˚C.

Meanwhile, combine egg whites in a cup and set aside. 60 Second Chocolate Chip Cookie A la Mode. I had so much fun developing this recipe. Talk about kinda dangerous though. This baby is baked in 60 seconds, no lie!! The cookie dough recipe is prepared right in your ramekin, so we are also talking about minimal dishes.

Win win, right? 2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie For One. This is one of those ‘I-need-a-cookie-right-now-or-I-die’ recipes that can be prepared in almost no time.We all know that kind of situation, don’t we?

2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie For One

I definitely do, I confess.And you know what? This impressive cookie not only takes less than 5 minutes to prepare, it tastes really delicious. Lemon Crinkle Cookies. I went to the gym yesterday evening.

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Anyone else ever done that before? Worst decision EVER. If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, then you know I usually go in the mornings. Well, we had some snow fall and apparently everything in this little town shuts down because no one knows how to plow. {It’s kind of a pet peeve of mine–cities that are clueless when it comes to snow removal. Oh, and just to clear things up, I’m not 4 months pregnant. Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies. I am so in love with these darn chocolate lava cookies!

Chocolate Chip 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. They are so simple to whip up, and such a treat! Recipe Details. Gimme some oven - StumbleUpon. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days.

gimme some oven - StumbleUpon

Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Peanut butter cookies. People often ask Alex and me if it is difficult living near a trendy NYC bakery, the kind with the mind-bogglingly long cupcake lines outside at what seems like all hours.

peanut butter cookies

It probably would be if I found their generic cupcakes, brownies and cheesecakes more tempting but come on, this is me and you just know I think I make these better in my tiny kitchen. Of course, this completely excludes their peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, a recipe I have been promising you I’d conquer for so long, I can’t believe you all haven’t organized a mutiny yet in disgust–especially when you learn that the recipe had been at my fingertips the whole time, it just hadn’t occurred to me.

It circles back to so much of what I just don’t *get* about these trendy bakeries. Not only are the baked goods unoriginal, there is a veritable family tree of bakeries simply stealing their former employer’s recipes and shop look-feel. Blueberry crumb bars. I uploaded pictures of this recipe yesterday onto Flickr, but didn’t get to telling you all about it because I was feeling a little lackadaisical after that whole seven days in a row of posting thing.

blueberry crumb bars

Three hours later, I received this comment: “Omg, post the recipe already!” Hmmph! I thought. The natives are getting restless. But who could blame them? It could get ugly. Yummy Soft and Chewy Ginger Snaps - Mommy Notes - Music to your Ears - What To Expect Blogs. Cinnamon Roll Cookies. Forget the weights get your bicep curl on in this hand to mouth cookie lift. For a heavier lift, stack a few cookies together. Then have a few more for some extra reps and your arms should be perfectly sculpted. See these cookies not only taste good, but they will make you look good. No lie. Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookies. Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookies I procrastinate from my homework the best when I’m baking.

Seriously. Anzac Biscuits III Recipe. Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe. Molten Lava Chocolate Chip Cookie. Chocolate Chubbies. Aaaand we're back! After a week off from baking and blogging, coupled with a steady dose of Eataly's ridiculously amazing pistachio gelato (thank goodness for to-go containers), we are ready to jump back in. The baking supplies are restocked, the Kitchen Aid is sparkling like new and the green sugar cookie icing is finally gone from the counter back splash. Oh wait, crap, no it's not. Regardless, we're preheating that oven and baking once again. Homemade Oreos. Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. Got Chocolate – Celebrating All Things Chocolate » How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.

Happy Monday Chocoholics! Are you ready to cover another Monday in Chocolate? The Messie Kitchen: Rolo Surprise Cookies. Have you all heard of Stumble Upon? Under the High Chair: Browned Butter Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies. First Layer (the hard way) Martha Stewarts Cookies and Cream Cheesecakes Recipe. Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Wednesday, 21st July 2010.

World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies. We finally got around to taking our daughter to see Santa last weekend and after she told him what she wanted, she asked what kind of cookies he liked. The Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookie. Millionaire's Shortbread.