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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

For Darla!!

Peanut Butter Balls
You may hate me for this
These are so good but way too rich for me!Peanut Butter ballsIngredients12 ounces peanut butter (smooth or crunchy) ...I used smooth1 cup butter (real) (2 Sticks)1 box confectioners' sugar1 teaspoon vanilla1 package chocolate chips or Chocolate brick (for dipping balls)(I used Chocolate Almond Bark)DirectionsMix peanut butter, butter, sugar and vanilla (I melted the butter a little so I could stir it and after I got a handle on the mixture I used my electric mixture to make sure everything was blended). Roll into balls and place on cookie sheet, place in freezer for an hour. Melt chocolate in a double boiler (I melted the chocolate on low in my crock pot while the peanut butter balls were in the freezer...if you melt it on high you could scorch it). Dip balls into mixture. Cool. *The reason why you need to freeze the peanut butter balls is so that the chocolate will stick when you dip the peanut butter balls in it. Also, I laid all of mine on wax paper to cool and then put them in plastic zip locks. I had purchased some cute tubs with snowmen on them a while back from the dollar tree...so I put them in the tubs to give as gifts. This recipe made over 40 peanut butter balls.

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies
THESE ARE SO GOOD!!! I usually make them around Christmas and I made a couple dozen last night! Yummy! Let me know if you make them and how they turn out! 1 stick of margarine (soft or melted)1 cup of sugar1 eggCream together then add:1 3/4 Cup of Flour1/2 tsp of baking soda1/2 Cup of Cocoa (I used Hersheys brand)1 tsp of Vanilla Extract (imitation vanilla is fine)1/4 Cup of milkDrop from a teaspoon on cookie sheet (I roll mine into balls but you can do it either way)Bake in 350 degree oven for 8 minutes.Remove from oven.Cut 18 marshmallows in half; press cut side down on cookies.Bake 2 minutes longerIce cooled Cookie (over the marshmallow to cover it) With:2 cups powdered sugar5 level Tablespoons of Cocoa1 tsp of Vanilla3 Tablespoons of melted butter and milk as needed(don't make it to liquidy but thin enough to use as icing)You can top iced cookie with pecan half (I don't like pecans so I make them plain).Yields about 36 cookies!! Make sure you give them away or you will find your self chowing down!!!


3 comments:

darla said...

Girl I love me Jenny Hope!!!! thank you thank you thank you!!

to all your readers - these will quickly become your favorites...

I love you Princess, you rock! All smiles!

ocean mommy said...

I think I just gained 10 pounds reading this! YUMMY!!

hugs
steph.

Sharon said...

I made the Marshmallow Cookies today and they were delicious! Our girls LOVED them! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe with us. I posted a few of the cookie pics on our blog.

Happy Thanksgiving and God Bless!!!