I have usually cherished being close to youngsters.  First of all, they’re hilarious. The thoughts they request, the tales they arrive up with — they make me chortle and I never imagine I’ll at any time get ample of their sweet personalities and these chubby cheeks.

Through faculty I had a position as a nanny. In between my classes on occasionally on the weekends, I used my time studying stories, enjoying conceal and look for, going to the park, and of course… baking with young children.

It’s continue to a single of my favorite things to do.

Two toddlers sitting in a chair

Fulfill the two lovely twins: Milly and Remy.

I just cannot think how outdated they are getting… they just turned 5!

Milly and Remy baking monster cookies from the Desserts in Jars Cookbook

Since I’m not a nanny any more I never get to see them as considerably as I like, BUT when I do get to devote time with my two favorites I test to make it as unique as attainable.

Each time we’re together we do two factors: bake treats and have a ‘popcorn party’. The popcorn social gathering is typically just a trick I use to get them to clean up their toys quick, get in PJs, and settle down for a motion picture and a bowl of popcorn. I explain to them that we can hardly ever be late for the popcorn bash and it functions each and every time!

Desserts in Jars cookbook

Previous week I attended a reserve signing for fellow foods blogger Shaina Olmanson’s new cookbook Desserts in Jars and was sent house with a jar full of monster cookie blend. Of course considering that it was Milly and Remy’s birthday, I realized we’d be baking them correct absent!

I needed to share with you how substantially enjoyable we had making these cookies. Remy even made the decision to rename them ‘dinosaur cookies’.

Remy cracking eggs

Two kids baking cookies

Two kids baking cookies

Young boy baking cookies

The cookies turned out best!

I’d say they’re definitely kid-accepted.

Milly eating monster cookies from Desserts in Jars cookbook

Want your have Desserts in Jars cookbook? I’m providing a ebook away to 1 fortunate reader!

From cakes and cookies to puddings and pies, this cookbook is total of ingenious dessert thoughts, all offered in stunning jars. Even if you aren’t entertaining, you can absolutely use the recipes to impress your relatives or friends, as there are recipes for present providing (I’m SO executing this for Xmas this year).

So how do you enter to gain? Head on more than and like my Fb web page, then leave a comment beneath and explain to me what your favourite cookie is! I’ll randomly choose a winner next Friday and announce their title on my Fb web site.

The best monster cookies from the Desserts in Jars Cookbook with oats, delicious peanut butter flavor, and sweet chocolate candies. Add the dry ingredients to a mason jar for a great gift!

BUT very seriously even if you do not have young ones to bake with, these cookies are MAJORLY excellent. Come to feel absolutely free to switch up the candies and nuts future time I’m utilizing Reese’s Pieces!

Want to know the greatest component about these delightful cookies? They are flour no cost (you use oatmeal) and only referred to as for two tablespoons of butter! I’m very selected you could get away with no making use of the butter nevertheless. Let me know if you give it a try.

Have a fantastic weekend!

The best monster cookies from the Desserts in Jars Cookbook with oats, delicious peanut butter flavor, and sweet chocolate candies. Add the dry ingredients to a mason jar for a great gift!

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Aged Fashioned Iced Brown Butter Oatmeal Cookies

The Ideal Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies You’ll At any time Consume