Monster Cookies

As promised I have an amazing recipe for you today!!!

monstercookies

The recipe is very easy and makes lots of wonderful cookies. Everyone on Tuesday raved about the cookies.

Ingredients:

         3 eggs

         1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar

         1 cup white sugar

         1 teaspoon vanilla extract

         1 teaspoon corn syrup

         2 teaspoons baking soda

         1/2 cup butter

         1 1/2 cups peanut butter

         3 1/2 cups rolled oats (you can use quick oats)

       1 cup flour

         1 bag milk chocolate chips

         1 bag M&ms

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a very large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the remaining ingredients in order, mixing well. Use an ice cream scoop or spoon to put on ungreased cookie sheet (I do spray my pans with pam). Bake for 9 to 12 minutes. Bake until edges of cookies are lightly browned. Be careful not to over cook!!!

Makes 35-40 cookies.

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I scoop my cookies with a larger ice cream scoop. You can put them pretty close on the baking pan because they don’t melt down… They stay think and the center is still semi gooy!!! So good.

Now for those of you who want to be gluten free…. you are in luck! Just leave out the 1 cup of flour…. the cookies still turn out gooy and delicious.

I have also experimented with the candies. It tastes amazing with chocolate chunks or white chocolate. The thing that truly makes these cookies so good is the mounds of chocolate…. they definitely are not healthy!

I really hope you guys try out these cookies…. you will not be disappointed!

What are you doing this weekend? Making monster cookies 🙂

Treat Yourself Tuesday #3

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It’s that time of the week again… Another treat yourself tuesday courtesy of Becky at Olivesnwine!!! If you are interested in hearing about how #treatyourselftuesday began check it out here. Becky is a firm supporter of treating ourselves even in the smallest ways. It can be with shopping, working out, sweet treats…. anything that is for you!

Now onto how I treated myself this week 🙂

First I treated myself with a little bit of shopping on HauteLook. If you have never used HauteLook before it is a Nordstrom Company shopping site that hosts different sales online. I got some cute halloween and christmas decorations! They were all around 60% off the original price. You can shop for womens, mens and kids clothing, home decor, kitchen…. ANYTHING!!! It is great…. this is my first time purchasing from HauteLook and I can’t wait to get that package in the mail.

Today is my last day of med-surg clinicals so we are bringing treats for the amazing people who helped us get through out 10 days of clinicals!!!! I of course had to bake 🙂

The first delicious treat I made was my monster cookies!! Oh my are they the best cookie ever! Many people have tried them and they all agree they are amazing! People beg me to make them. I even sent a batch to my friend Cara when she was living in Korea!

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They are gooy and chocolaty!!!! I will be posting the recipe later this week…. hope you can wait that long!

Now to be on the healthier side I am bringing Katie’s  Chia Peanut Butter Power Bars.  This bars surprised me… they are relatively healthy and so good. I am really picking about protein bars but these are amazing! Whenever I make them they are gone within a couple of days.

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I know the staff on the unit and my classmates will love these.

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Maisy is pretending to sleep while I am baking…. she has to be in the prime spot to catch anything that falls! She loves peanut butter!

The last way that I treated myself this week was at Target…. of course…. as you all know I LOVE target!!! I stop by the movie section this morning and pick up The Heat.

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I have not seen it yet but I am super excited to watch it!!!! I love Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

Your turn…

How did you treat yourself this week?