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Soon-to-be World Famous Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

As I was preparing to upload this blog post, I asked my husband if he had any suggestions for an attention-grabbing blog title for this cookie recipe.

His answer: “The word cookie grabs my attention.”

As you can see, I didn’t go with his suggestion and asked people on Facebook for their input. Thanks to Nadine Winningham for coming up with the blog title.


Selena’s Fantasmic Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe




1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter (unsalted butter), softened (NOT melted, just softened)
1 cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy, your choice)
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg, beaten
2 cups milk chocolate chips (of if you prefer dark chocolate, your choice)
Confectioner sugar


Preheat oven to 375

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or if you don’t have parchment, use a non-stick baking sheet.

In a bowl add: flour, baking soda, salt, chocolate chips, mix well and put aside.

Using a hand mixture, or a bowl with a big spoon, add these ingredients together: butter, peanut butter, white sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, beaten egg, and mix until you get a creamy texture.

Gradually add in the flour mixture, stirring to incorporate the flour, but try not to stir too much, as you don’t want cake consistency. Just enough that all the flour is mixed in with the creamy mixture.

Drop the dough by rounding tablespoon onto the cookie sheet. With a fork (if you want some ridges) or with the flat part of the back of a spoon, press down lightly.

Once all your cookies are on the sheet, dust lightly with a sprinkling of confectionary sugar.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until the edges are set but the centers will still be a bit soft.

Let them cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer them on to a rack to cool completely.

Enjoy, because cookies make everything better. 🙂



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Broken cookies have no calories and neither do these.

Not THOSE kind of cookies.


THESE Cookies


I can’t seem to format the picture so it’s right side up, or horizontally correct or vertically…basically, I have no clue what to do with the picture once I upload it, but you can get an idea what they look like, right?

Recipe for Healthy Tasty Chocolate Peanut Butter Jam Cookies


3 ripe bananas

2 cups rolled oats (quick cooking kind)

1/4 cup peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/3 cup apple sauce (unsweetened)

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ginger

1/4 tsp. salt

Jam (Your choice: blueberry, blackberry, strawberry or you can even use any type of Jelly)

**If you do not like jam, you can eliminate it all together. **


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (or use a non-stick spray and spray well since there is no added fat in this recipe)

In a bowl add all your ingredients and stir well.

Let cookie mixture sit for 30 minutes and during this time, preheat your oven to 375 F

Drop tablespoon (or you can use teaspoon for smaller cookies, just adjust baking time) of mixture on cookie sheet.

Press lightly and indent with your thumb, drop some jam in the middle

Bake for 10 – 12 minutes.

Cookie Humor




Treadmill Cookies

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To celebrate the launch of our new cook book, I am going to share one of the recipes that is featured in the book; Treadmill Cookies.

I named these oatmeal cookies with a twist (chocolate chips, butterscotch & peanut butter), Treadmill Cookies, because after you taste one, you’ll want two, three, four and more.

Your taste buds will thank you, your thighs will extract revenge. But alas, there’s always the treadmill to balance it all out.


1 cup butter, room temperature

1 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup white sugar

2 eggs, well beaten

1 TBSP vanilla

1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp nutmeg

3 cups oatmeal (old fashioned, not instant)

1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

1/2 cup butterscotch chips

1/2 cup peanut butter chips


Preheat to 350 F.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Cream butter, brown and white sugars and vanilla extract together until mixture is creamy and smooth.

In a separate bowl combine until well blended, the following: flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger & nutmeg.

Add the dry Ingredients: to the creamy mixture and mix well.

Add eggs to mixture and stir.

Add oatmeal and chocolate/butterscotch/peanut butter chips and combine all Ingredients: together. Be careful not to over-stir, as too much stirring in a cookie recipe can make cookies to become cakey.

Form mixture into balls and place on cookie sheet.

Bake 10 – 13 minutes (depends on your oven, so keep an eye on them).

Let cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes.

Transfer onto a wire rack.

Please stop by and pick up more recipes from fellow Book Posse Author:

Easy Vegetable Squares by Nancy Lauzon

Welcome Cat Johnson — A Sexy Cowboy, A Cookie Recipe & A Prize

Please join me in welcoming, fellow Samhain author, the award winning, Cat Johnson.

Cat is joining us for a chat, offering a wonderful prize to one lucky blog commenter, posting an excerpt of HOOKED and sharing a Cowboy Cookie Recipe.

Studs in Spurs and Cookies—delicious visuals. 🙂

Now available for pre-order on Amazon.

Prize:  To celebrate the September 13th e-Release of HOOKED (Studs in Spurs Book 4) Cat is giving away a download of RIDE (Studs in Spurs, Book 3) to one lucky blog commenter.

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Scrumptious, Sweet & Salty Christmas Bites

Please welcome Real Estate Woman-preneur, Nancy Pugliese to the blog as she shares this easy-to-prepare, wonderfully delicious, chocolaty treat. They are addictive, hence the title “Cracker Crack.”

Saltine Cracker Toffee (aka “Cracker Crack”)




Preparation time: 10 minutes
Total time from start to finish: 20 minutes


40 (or more if needed) Saltine Crackers (salted)
1 Cup Butter (unsalted)
1 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Cups of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (or milk or dark chocolate chops, your choice)


Preheat oven to 400F

Line a cookie sheet with as many of the Saltine Crackers that it will take to fill your cookie sheet (approx. 40).

Please note: Do not overlap and do not place the crackers on top of each other.

Add butter and brown sugar in a pot, stir mixture, and bring to a boil,. Once the mixture is boiling, continue stirring and boiling for three minutes. Mixture should be a deep, caramel color.

Remove pot from heat and immediately pour the mixture over the Saltine Crackers, ensuring that every single cracker is covered by the caramel mixture.

Bake in preheated oven for 5 to 6 minutes. The crackers should look all bubbly.

Remove tray from the oven and immediately sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top, and let sit for a few minutes to allow chocolate to melt. Once chocolate has melted, spread the melted chocolate to cover all the crackers.

**Optional** You can add chopped nuts on top.

Allow the crackers to cool completely, then break into pieces, or you can use a knife to cut them into pieces.

Enjoy the fruits of your labor. You may not want to share with your family and friends once you taste one…that’s okay, I won’t judge you.



About Nancy Pugliese:

Nancy Pugliese exemplifies integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction. Fluently bilingual, Nancy was raised in Orleans in an entrepreneurial family, and after graduating with a bachelor in Criminology and minor in Sociology from The University of Carleton, she embraced the entrepreneurial spirit and launched her career with REMAX, immersing herself in learning every aspect of the real estate industry.

Clients choose to work with Nancy as they know they are gaining a full-service agent who possesses all the resources a client may need from stagers, painters, HVAC, locksmith, lawyers, mortgage brokers and more. Highly professional, she’s worked in different aspects of the industry, from real estate administration to liaising with photographers, signage, coordinating successful open houses, and marketing.

Nancy’s clientele recognizes they have an agent who surpasses all expectations to ensure a stress-free transaction. Known for her outstanding client services, and 24/7 availability, she has proven to be the consummate committed agent. In fact, while in the hospital, preparing to give birth to her precious baby girl, Nancy received a phone call from a client who needed an offer written up. With the assistance of a co-worker, and her trusty Smart phone, she negotiated the doubled-ended deal, ensuring both buyer and seller were serviced in a professional and swift manner. This commitment to client services extends to the four-legged members of a client’s family as well, as she once volunteered to walk a client’s dog while an agent from another agency showed their house, as her client couldn’t make it home in time for the showing.

When not dedicating her time to meet all her clients’ needs, Nancy enjoys spending time with family, and playing soccer and volleyball. As an active member of the “Best Shoe Closet Association,” she understands the importance of utilizing space in homes for each member of the family when looking to purchase a home, and creative staging for clients selling their homes.

Nancy is a firm believer in giving back, and is passionate about animal and the Heart & Stroke Foundation, participating in 5K runs to help raise awareness and money for these causes.

Five words you can count on from Nancy Pugliese, loyalty, enthusiasm, honesty, passion, and fun.


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