• Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

    23 days ago - By Laura's THayn

    Chocolate and peanut butter is probably my favorite combinations. I really like chocolate and caramel too.
    I like peanut butter by itself, but there is something about peanut butter and chocolate together that makes the world seem like a better place.
    I am leaving tomorrow to take a vacation to Scotland. I am still working, but I will leave a little early to head to the airport.
    We started planning this trip a few months ago, but it seems like it crept up on us. I am a little surprised it is already time to go. I think I have packed everything I'll need. At least I hope I have packed...
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  • Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Chips and Toffee Bits

    Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Chips and Toffee Bits

    23 days ago - By Laura's THayn

    I'm posting another pancake recipe today. I can eat pancakes for any meal. These have oats and whole wheat flour, so they are full of fiber.
    Of course, I added chocolate chips and toffee bits, so it's not really healthy.
    The whole wheat, oatmeal, and banana pancake recipe came from allrecipes.com. I added chocolate chips and toffee bits. For some inexplicable reason, I omitted the vanilla extract as well.
    The ingredients are 1 cup rolled oats, 1 cup whole wheat floor, 3/4 cup all purpose flour, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons dry milk powder, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon...
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  • Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Cranberries, Chocolate Chips, Pecans, and Toffee Bits

    Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Cranberries, Chocolate Chips, Pecans, and Toffee Bits

    23 days ago - By Laura's THayn

    I have a soft spot for oatmeal cookies. Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are my favorite, but I have a hard time saying no to a soft oatmeal cookie.
    I like oatmeal raisin cookies, but I prefer oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips too. These cookies combine the deliciousness of dried fruit and chocolate chips.
    I froze some of this dough in the freezer for future use, and it worked out great. It is convenient to have prepped dough in the freezer, but I rarely have it on hand. I think it is better for me health to not have frozen dough in my freezer.
    I saw Incredibles 2 yesterday. Sometimes...
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