Looking for the coolest dessert to serve for your upcoming summer BBQ or Memorial Day gathering? A dessert that can feed a large group and have your guests begging for more? This simple recipe covers all of those desires, it is easy to make and only requires a few delicious ingredients! And it combines some of what I consider to be dessert staples; cake, ice cream, chocolate and strawberries! What more could you ask for?
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What do you do with all of your leftover Halloween candy… ???
…Make candy-bars, candy-cookies or candy-pies… OF COURSE!
All you need is 1-2 cups of a mixture of your favorite leftover chocolate Halloween candies. This is a smart way of using up the leftover candy in a delicious sweet recipe, so that your candy doesn’t sit in front of you in a bowl begging to be eaten in one sitting!
When you make this recipe, be ready for your home to be filled with the true smells of fall; sugar and spice and everything nice. It is beyond fabulous!
Now that the sweet fall chill is in the air, it’s time for some cookie baking! I love this oatmeal cookie recipe because of my super sweet ingredient surprise; butterscotch. Now, I recognize that “Butterscotch” doesn’t exactly make most people begin salivating, but the right amount in the right recipe can be magical! It is the perfect surprise ingredient. If you are simply not a butterscotch person, then feel free to get creative with your add-in items and switch it up with chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, nuts, raisins, or even cinnamon chips. Since it is fall, I also sprinkled in a little splash of fall colors with edible confetti leaves. This cookie is an easy bake, full of fall love and will be enjoyed by everyone. My kids and husband approve!
If I have to be honest, a chocolate chip cookie made from scratch… has got to be one of my favorite snacks in the world! When I have the time, I truly enjoy baking them and I am always prepared for the opportunity by keeping the ingredients on hand and ready to go at moments notice. Getting to use my KitchenAid mixer, licking the bowl and the amazing smell that fills my home as they are baking… priceless. I wasn’t raised with a secret family recipe that was passed down from generation to generation, but I was raised on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe that can be conveniently found on the back of a bag of chocolate chips… and to this day it is still my favorite! The recipe is convenient, simple and easy to follow and DELICIOUS!
Disclaimer: Please know that I am not an expert or a certified chef, nor do I have a cooking show, but I want to share with you the few changes, additions and secrets I use to make every cookie I make, taste even better!