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Cookies, Sweet Snacks

Chocolate Buttons with Peanut Butter Cream filling

Been a few weeks since I made cookies. Probably because I spent the entire month of November making cookies — for 115 hours! — so that I didn’t want to even see any for a while. But we’re back and these are a cute little surprise for January. Buttons! And peanut butter! I like peanut butter, but don’ *love* peanut butter (that is likely the German in me — not a big thing in Germany) but the peanut butter is more like frosting in this case so lighter and fluffier. Sort of like an oreo, only a million times better.
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Cookies, Sweet Snacks

Peanut Butter and Fudge Swirl “Moose Tracks” Cookies

Moose Track Cookies. I’m not sure exactly why I was enticed to make these. It’s turned to autumn here in the Northeast, and with that, all the pretty leaves. That makes me think of Maine (here I come next two weekends!), and somehow the fall makes me think of moose too. And Maine makes me think of Gifford’s Ice Cream. They have a Moose Tracks Ice cream that these cookies are sort of modeled after: vanilla with fudge swirl and chopped up peanut butter cups. I think other brands have this flavor too. This is a very stream of conscious type of post, but that is how it goes. Happy moose (track) watching.
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Cookies, Sweet Snacks

Spicy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chipotle Sea Salt

I really like sea salt. And specifically Falk Salt, which is this neat-o pyramid salt. So when I decided to make these spicy PB Chocolate Chip Cookies, I thought that using their chipotle flavor would be just the thing. It was … these are very yummy. If you don’t have chipotle sea salt, you can use regular and just crush a few red pepper flakes into it with your fingers. Also, this recipe makes about 60 cookies, so it that is too much for you, it’s one that can be easily halved.
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