Cookie Butter S’mores Pie

Cookie Butter S'mores Pie | The Blonde Buckeye

Another year, another National S’mores day… and my 2nd blogiversary!! Even though this past year I’ve been a little less frequent posting new recipes (mostly due to taking care of a small human) I am still equally excited to celebrate another year with you guys! It’s no coincidence that it falls on my favorite food holiday, so each year I can celebrate with another s’mores dessert. This year I thought, lets get crazy and add cookie butter to the mix. We love using peanut butter with s’mores, why not cookie butter!Continue Reading

Cookie Butter Monster Cookies with Reese’s Pieces

Cookie Butter Monster Cookies with Reese's Pieces | The Blonde Buckeye

I love a monster cookie. They’re like little cookie bombs, just filled up with lots of stuff. Sometimes they can be pretty hard & dense with all the oats, which in my opinion, isn’t the ideal cookie texture. I like a softer, light & chewy interior, even gooey sometimes. I made monster cookies a few years ago, so I dug up the recipe & re-vampled it a bit.

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Specudoodles | The Blonde Buckeye

Ok I admit it, I love ‘food hybrids’. I do. I wish I could come up with the next craze. Cronuts & brookies?! So when there’s an opportunity to make up my own hybrid, I rarely pass it up.  I made a hybrid cookie name, does that count? I’m pretty proud of it. Speculoos + Snickerdoodles = Specudoodles. My husband wasn’t as excited, but he did agree that these cookies are amazing. The edges are ever-so-slightly crisp, along with the outside sugar crunch, but then they’re super soft & chewy on the inside.  Plus with that cookie butter flavor. BOMB. As if that wasn’t enough, I tried out my vanilla bean paste. It’s that lovely smooth vanilla bean flavor, in a convenient little jar. I have a feeling I’ll be reaching for that one more often.

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