TWD: Peanut Butter Crisscrosses

After all the cakes in the past week, this weeks Tuesdays with Dorie choice, which was made by Jasmine of Jasmine Cuisine, was a welcome change around these parts.

No cake, no buckle, no upside down fruit tart.  Just a simple, straight forward cookie recipe.


My cookie jar has been empty for a while now.  So when I started to make these Tom and the little man were ecstatic to say the least.  Asking if they were ready about a trillion times during the 20 minutes it took me to put them together.

And in times like this you realized that you really never fully know your other half.  Because after two years together, it was news to me that peanut butter cookies is Tom’s Holy Grail.  His words, not mine folks.  He has some serious Peanut Butter cookie love going there.

But, back to the cookies.  

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HCB: Peanut Butter Ingots

This week’s recipe almost did me in.  I have no idea why something as simple as this brought me to my knees.

But as Marie mention before, we tend to get cocky after we bake a complicated cake.  And well, I was cocky going into this one. I read the recipe a couple of times, so I knew the steps going in.  This was a quick and easy.  It was only cooking the batter, no frosty, no glaze.  How hard could it be?

Well, it started with me looking for the mold to bake them in. 

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