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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! Let’s make some right now :) All you really need for these fabulous cookies is your favorite cookie dough and a bag of chocolate chips.

Since these cookies are absolutely gushing with delicious rich chocolate, my favorite chocolate chips for this recipe are the Hersey’s Milk Chocolate chips. Now let’s make some chocolate lava cookies! Place the flattened cookie dough in the bottom of a well-greased standard sized muffin tin. Now for our gooey, rich milk chocolate filling. Lay the Ziploc bag flat in the microwave, spreading out the chocolate chips in a single layer. Heaven help me. Mama mia. 1. 2. Katrina Runs For Food. File this one away in the never again for a crowd over 5 people.

Katrina Runs For Food

But oh wow, how cute they look! These were very time intensive. I guess total time, including fast drying in the freezer, was about 1.5 hours. I did a whole package of 32 and they just took a lot of time to get the details. I made these for my kids at school and I would do these again for them, but count my blessings that Christmas is only once a year. Nutter Butter Santa Buddies 1 package of white chocolate chips or 1 bar of white baking chocolate1 package of Nutter Butter cookiesred sprinklesChocolate MINI chips 1. 2. 3. 4. If you do not have nails that prevent you from picking up tiny pieces, you can dip a mini chip into the bowl of melted chocolate “glue”, then place them on his face for eyes and nose.If you have fat fingers or nails like as above, you’ll end up losing the chips under your nails.

After they all dry (again…outside on the grill), they can be stored in a cool dry tin or jar for a few days. Merry Christmas! Tender Peanut Butter Cookies with a special hidden center. (Peanut butter cookies with melty chocolate center - recipe in post) In the past few months, The Step Dad's work has taken him across several states. Working so far from home has certainly not been a plus, but during his travels last week he found himself in Hudson, Kansas - home (apparently) of Hudson Cream Flour. Although I'd never heard of the stuff, he had and knew it to be considered a good brand. He called me up to ask if I wanted any, and I immediately jumped on the opportunity - I've been going through flour pretty quick these days, so I told him whatever he brought back would get used. Little did I know he would bring back two of these twenty five pound bags: Fifty pounds of flour?

In exchange for his offer to buy me the flour, I agreed to repay him in baked goods. Lookie at my Cookies: Peanut Butter Cup Brownies. April 1, 2009 • Ariel and Whitney Eat your heart out Reese’s, there’s a new peanut butter cup in town.

Lookie at my Cookies: Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

I am convinced peanut butter and chocolate were made for each other, like Charlie and Claire on LOST–I’m only on Season 2 right now but someone please tell me they have gotten together. I find that a lot of my baked creations involve these two perfect ingredients because they are two of my favorite foods…they actually might be my MOST favorite foods. Needless to say, the combination of flavors when peanut butter and chocolate meet is heavenly. Salty meets sweet, mmm delicious. My Peanut Butter Cup Brownies were adapted from a recipe found on Bake or Break, I opted to use milk chocolate chips instead of the peanut butter chips for a little different flavor.

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies Makes 1 dozen brownies 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 tablespoon water 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, plus about 1/3 cup more for garnishing 1 large egg* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Bon Eating,