Salted Peanut Butter-Butterscotch Chip Cookies


Salted Peanut Butter-Butterscotch Chip Cookies |

Growing up, there was exactly one peanut butter cookie recipe that I ever ate. Well, two, if you count peanut butter blossoms… they aren’t really peanut butter cookies, but they might be one of the best things about Christmas cookie baking! My mom made the classic peanut butter cookie recipe that I’m sure was printed on the back of at least one ingredient package, complete with fork cross hash marks and all.

I LOVE those cookies. It was years after I initially got really into baking that I even tried another peanut butter cookie recipe. Why mess with a good thing, right? Then, I sort of got sucked in to new and different peanut butter cookie recipes, the same way I get sucked into new chocolate chip cookie recipes. These cookies are my latest delve into peanut butter cookies with a twist.

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Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae Icebox Cake

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Dessert - No-bake and super easy to make! |

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Dessert - No-bake and super easy to make! |

For two years in a row, my husband and I rounded up our families, snagged a beach house in Florida and escaped for a low-key week of relaxation. Since we rent a house, one of the very first things we do after getting there is hit the grocery store so we can stock the kitchen with food for the week. We’re lucky that there’s a Publix only a mile or two away from the place where we stay, so we can make quick trips throughout the week.

I love when my father-in-law goes to the store because he’s basically my grocery shopping soul mate. We buy whatever looks and sounds good at the time! He brings back things like fresh Italian bread, salami and provolone for sandwiches, chocolate-frosted Entenmann’s doughnuts and ice cream sandwiches… stuff that you don’t eat everyday, but are perfect vacation treats. Without fail, we would all end up hanging out in the living room around 9pm, eating ice cream sandwiches and watching TV with the ocean as a backdrop.

A few weeks ago, my mom told me about a great dessert she had at a picnic with ice cream sandwiches. I knew immediately that it would be a big hit with our Sunday dinner crew!

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The Weekend Dish: 8/1/2015

Hello and happy Saturday! I’m so thrilled that the nasty, super-hot and humid weather we had at the beginning of the week has moved on out and been replaced...

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Friday Things

1. Joseph says Happy Friday! He’s had a busy week – he’s been up on his hands and knees rocking like he’s riding a horse and reaching up and...

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S’mores Cookies

We’re still in the thick of summer (hello disgusting heat and humidity wave!), which means there is still plenty of time for s’mores to be eaten. I love a...

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Garlic-Herb & Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes

One of the cornerstones of Sunday dinners at my grandma’s house were her famous roasted potatoes. Famous to us, and anyone else who had the opportunity to taste them,...

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Peanut Butter Layer Cake with Chocolate Frosting

For as much as I love peanut butter, it’s pretty surprising that I’ve never attempted a peanut butter cake before now. I think I’ve tried to put peanut butter...

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