Peanut Butter M and M Cookies

These cookies have no flour, and they do tend to cook flatter than most cookies but my kids adore them! They are excellent to drop into milk for an afternoon snack. I’m going to make more this summer and make them into ice cream sandwiches won’t that be a treat!



2 sticks of butter softened ( not melted)

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

3 eggs

1 /2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 1 /2 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter

4 1/ 2 cups rolled oats

1 cup coconut

2 cups M& M ‘s


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Dessert Designer- Creations You Can Make and Eat!

Desserts, we all love them and what’s even better than to be able to get creative and have fun with desserts? Besides eating them of course!


I recently was able to review Dessert Designer– Creations you can make and Eat by Dana Meachen Rau. I had fun with this book as I love to get creative with my food not just desserts. The beautifully illustrated book is full of FUN as well as easy creative designs to brighten up any party or even just a sweet treat you want to share with the family. I was really surprised at how easy most things looked in here. They do require time and patience as well as tools, but all is listed for what you need to create a fun sweet piece of art.

I attempted to to the Tipsy Flower Tower but my kids had other ideas and literally pushed their way in around me to watch which created a very bright tipsy flower tower falling on the floor! I used the idea to make flowers out of what I had left.

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