Saturday, January 7, 2012

My Favorite Photo of 2011

It wsa REALLY hard for me to pic my favorite photo for 2011 out of all of the pictures I took!! But, here it is...

The Paper Mama

And this one's my photo of the day for today :)

48 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoon smilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Granulated sugar


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Remove wrappers from chocolates.

2. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.

3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheet.

4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately press a chocolate into center of each
cookie; cookie will crack around edges. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
About 4 dozen cookies.

Recipe from :)


  1. Oh I can completely see why that makes the fave photo of the year! (And today's looks pretty tasty, too!)

    Happy 2012, and thank you for linking up with Makes My Monday!

  2. Beautiful picture! And yummy cookies, my family would like those!

    I am a new follower from the Monday hop at single Parent Retreat.


  3. Great photo,yummy cookies,thanks for joining us at Creative Mondays :)

  4. both pictures look good! I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can!