Sunday, December 21, 2014

I think I need professional help!

After a banner day of cookie baking yesterday, I set out to make the remainder of my Christmas cookies this morning.  First, I made a yummy batch of chocolate cookies with peanut butter chips.  Next I made a batch of batter for the peanut butter cookies with a hershey kiss on top, one of my DH's favorites.  I've seen numerous recipes for these, but I think I've found the easiest and yummiest one.  With one tray of cookies in the oven, I began removing the foil wrappers from the hershey kisses.  
Then it hit me, this foil would 
"look good on a card"

I began unwrapping the kisses a bit more carefully because the foil is thin and tears easily.  When the cookies were all done baking with the hershey kisses placed on top, I headed to my craft table while they cooled and the kisses solidified again. 

I carefully spread out the gold striped foils.  Next I applied adhesive to a sheet of CS and attached the foils.
Cut to size, I embossed the foil.  
I thought this CTMH sentiment stamp was perfect for a card that actually smells like chocolate.   Won't it be great to accompany one of the cookie trays I distribute to my neighbors?
The unfortunate part of this story is that my brainstorm put an end to today's cookie baking. 

I'll enter this in a few challenges and then I'll share my recipe with you below.
Pile it On Challenge #49 - Anything Goes Christmas/Holidays
Scrapbook Blessings Club December Linky Party - Anything Goes Happy Holidays
QKR Stampede Challenge #118 - Lots of Layers
Completely Christmas Challenge #43 - Anything Goes with a Twist of Your Own (Recycling)

Peanut Butter Kisses
1 jar (18oz) creamy peanut butter
1 1/4 c. granulated sugar
2 large eggs 
48 hershey kisses, unwrapped (9 oz bag)
Preheat over to 350.  Combine first 3 ingredients until well blended.  Dough will be sticky.  With floured hands, toll 1 Tbl. of dough into a 1 1/4 inch ball (walnut size).  Place 1 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 12-14 minutes until cookie dries and starts to crack.  Remove from oven and immediately press hershey kiss into top of cookie.  Allow to cool on cookie sheet 1 to 2 minutes and then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. 

And now, I must finish addressing my Christmas cards so they can at least be postmarked before Christmas.


  1. Hehehe, you crack me up! It does look great on a card! The cookies look yummy too! I think I had something like this at a holiday get-together last week - super delicious and moist!

  2. Great Fun card Love your upcycling!!
    Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  3. Yummy baking and super card. Thank you so much for entering our Completely Christmas challenge 43 with your lovely crafting - we hope we'll see you again soon, Hazel, DT - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too. x

  4. Cute idea! Thanks for joining us at SBC this month. Merry Christmas! Cindy-DT

  5. How cool to reuse the foil.. Very Nice result!! Great Embossing!!
    Thank you for joining us at ATSC! Hugs Sol

  6. awwww lovely card and love the up-cycled chocolate foils :)

    mmmmm cookies lol

    Thank you so much for entering the Anything Goes challenge over at That Craft Place

    Hugs Kerrie
    TCP DT


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