I’ve struggled to find the perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe for a long time. I need a crisp outside, a soft and gooey inside, fresh-tasting oatmeal cookie. It has to be lightly spiced but enough to taste it, full of chocolate, and it can’t get stale by the following day. These fit the bill! Plus, I had all the ingredients. Can’t beat that. Continue reading
The name of these was my husband’s idea. I asked him if he wanted cookies this week, he immediately wanted chocolate chip ones, and I immediately said “I like to make them a little different, so what should I add?”
“Not sure where I’d even find those unshelled, babe.”
“Okay, then, toffee. Gooey Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies!”
And so it was.
Who doesn’t love tiny things? At the Iowa State Fair they serve amazing mini chocolate chip cookies, very pop-able and addicting. These are like those, only better because you made them and didn’t pay an obscene amount of money for tiny cookies.
I have two brothers and two sisters. I’m the youngest. Everyone else is two years apart except me, I’m three years and three months behind my sister. We all get along great and I love spending time with them. My sister, Amy, is closest in age to me and we did everything together growing up. It was like having a built-in best friend for life, and luckily that’s still true! We both had a Friday off recently, so I went to visit her and we just hung out for most of the day. Then we made these muffins that I’d been dying to try ever since I saw them on Pinterest.
Michael asked for this by requesting a “pan of chocolate and other stuff type thing”. Somehow I interpreted that into a skillet cookie and that was exactly what he wanted. Being together for 6+ years will do that, I guess! Continue reading