Monday, November 19, 2012

peanut butter fudge pie cookies

teeny tiny servings of "pie".
i think i may get people to eat these after all this year...?!

why do i say that?
because
you got it.

the tons of ingredients to make those thanksgiving desserts.
the ones that ripped a hole in your cheap plastic bag with that extra large can of pumpkin that almost crushed your big toe when it landed on the sidewalk and got all dented.
you got the heirloom recipes.
the ones with the dog-eared corners, yellow tinge color and smell of mothballs.
you got your hubby to watch the kids so you can work with no disturbance in the kitchen.
"turn on the macy's day parade and let them sit and watch it for the next 17 hours. they'll be fine." you say.
then you get your very best dishes out,
dust those off, place that decadent dessert on the plate, and then carefully, carefully bring it over to the table.
you stand back and look at it.
oh you are so proud!
then you hear it.
the dreaded,
"OH I CAN'T TAKE ONE MORE BITE!"
"OH IF I EAT ANYMORE I'LL BURST!"
"OH I THINK I'LL SKIP DESSERT-I HAD TOO MUCH GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE!"

ugh.
it happens every year.

i'm in charge of desserts for my family and extended family. and they should know better than to pick me, as i cannot make a measly pumpkin pie and call it a day.

nooooooo-i gotta make decadent desserts and fancy them all up with labels and sprinkles and fall leaf decor crust.

only to have them say,
"OH YOU DID SUCH A BEAUTIFUL JOB BUT I'M ON A DIET AND CAN'T EAT ANY!"
it happens every year...

don't you just love traditions?






21 comments:

  1. OMG! This is such a CUTE snack! And simple! I'd love for you to share this at my link party Submarine Sunday. It's open until Friday @ 11:59pm. I hope you'll stop by!

    T'onna
    http://www.navywifeypeters.blogspot.com/2012/11/submarine-sunday-7.html

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    1. YAY! YAY! YAY! i love it when people give me OMG comments T'onna! my work is done here. heehee

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    2. LOL I featured these cool cookies at my Submarine Sunday link party! Come over and grab a feature button!

      T'onna
      Submarine Sunday Link Party @ http://navywifeypeters.blogspot.com/2012/11/submarine-sunday-8.html

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  2. So cute!! So Yum!! I'm a new follower. Would love if you joined my linky fiesta!

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    1. YAHOOOOO! thank you for making my day! :>D!!!

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  3. What an adorable idea! I wish I could go to the store with you and hear all your ideas for the products there! These are really cute and I'm sorry your family doesn't eat your amazing desserts. You can always send them my way, lol!! Happy Thanksgiving, friend!

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    1. let's make a shopping date Michelle! they actually eat it the next day so i call them "black friday desserts"! LOL but i would totally send some your way if i could too! heehee you have a blessed thanksgiving with your lovely family too! :>D

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  4. Oh, I totally know what you are talking about. I too spend hours, or even days making desserts, only to have many people pass for being too full or on a diet. It used to really hurt my feelings, but now I know it's going to happen and expect it. I personally could skip the turkey, mashed potatoes, etc, and dive straight into the desserts. Your cookies are adorable and are just the right size to serve after such a big meal.

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    1. it's crazy knowing that isn't it Beth? but we can't help ourselves! LOL my family does eat it eventually, so i was thinking i should just make them for the next day-ha either that or eat them all by myself instead of the mashed potatoes! i've seen your food creations and i honestly don't blame them for not eating them right away only cuz they are just so amazing to look at! have a wonder full thanksgiving!

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    1. thanks so much OneBlueOnePink! that's one fab comment :)

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  6. These are so cute and sound yummy!

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    1. they are actually really really good-i never had a walker shortbread til i made these and it made the fudge and cool whip really really gooooood! thank you amrsandamama :>D

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  7. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-turkey.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

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    1. thank you Kathy! just linked up :>D

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  8. Just make fruit compote instead. Cook the fruit they don't eat for meals in the upcoming week. Perfect. Nothing goes to waste, including non of your time.

    Thanks for participating in our party, Lisa! Love having you around.

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    1. well Rose, they do eat it, just not til the next day so it doesn't go to waste and i actually don't mind! but making fruit compote would definitely be different, especially since i have no idea what that is! LOL

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  9. Deliciously clever! Right up my alley!! Thanks for sharing at Show & Share, featuring this tomorrow!

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    1. thank YOU Jennifer thank YOU!!! yippeeee-you are wonderful :)

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  10. Your cookies are so adorable. My kiddo would call them fairy cookies. I sure hope your family found room to eat some. I've featured your project in tomorrow's A Crafty Soiree, please come by and see it. The post will be up at midnight EST. Thanks for sharing it with us!

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    1. oh HOORAY! thank YOU so much Katie!!! the truth is, i ate almost half the cookies myself-LOL isn't that crazy?!?! but they did end up eating my other desserts too. heehee thanks again!!!!

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sis, red white and BOOM, bah! thanks so much for the comment :>D!