Sunday, December 13, 2015

Cally's Puppy Chow Cookies


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Cally was home from school this weekend to help out with the Single Senior Dinner at her Church. For the dinner the guest went home with a cookie tray.  Cally's contribution to the cookie trays was this Puppy Chow Cookie.

Oh boy they sure are good!  It does remind me of her Puppy Chow Mix that she makes.  The cookie is a soft peanut butter cookie ( It has to be good cause it is adapted from Betty Crocker's recipe lol) then it is topped with an awesome chocolate/peanut butter icing and for the finish it is sprinkled with powder sugar.

Bill is on call this weekend for work and has been gone most of the weekend.  So to surprise him Cally made him a batch of these cookies.

This coming week will be Cally's last week before Christmas vacation.  She and I have been working on the cute snowman ornaments for her 3rd grade class.

Cally's Puppy Chow Cookies

adapted from: Betty Crocker Peanut Butter recipe:

1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup shortening (crisco)
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt


1 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter
powder sugar for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Cream sugars, peanut butter, crisco, butter and eggs in a large bowl.

Mix in remaining ingredients and mix until combined.

Place cookie balls onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.  Flatten each cookie with the bottom of a glass.

Bake cookies 9 to 10 minutes until golden brown.  Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes before putting on a cooling rack to finish cooling so they can be iced.

Icing:  in a small sauce pan melt the chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter until blended.

on cooled cookies spread a little bit of the chocolate icing and the sprinkle with powder sugar.