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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

 

Ingredients

 

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup unsweetened (or dark chocolate) cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup mini peanut butter cups or peanut butter chips

Top with: additional peanut butter cups, chocolate syrup, melted peanut butter, and vanilla ice cream

Directions

 

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in an 8-inch cast iron skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in sugars and vanilla. Remove from heat and allow pan to cool about 5 minutes.

Step 2
Carefully whisk eggs into the sugar mixture.

Step 3
In a small bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry mixture to the skillet until just combined. Fold in peanut butter cups or chips.

Step 4
Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until beginning to turn golden on top and around the edges but still soft in the center. Don’t over bake. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes.

Step 5
Sprinkle with extra peanut butter cups and drizzle with chocolate syrup and melted peanut butter. Top with scoops of vanilla ice cream and serve immediately.

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Purina Dog Food Diet

Purina Dog Food Diet

When someone asks you a dumb question wouldn’t you like to respond like this?…..

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Yesterday I was buying a large bag of Purina dog chow for Athena the wonder dog at Wal-Mart and was about to check out. A woman behind me asked if I had a dog. What did she think I had, an elephant? So since I’m retired, with little to do, on impulse, I told her that no, I didn’t have a dog, and that I was starting the Purina Diet again.

Although I probably shouldn’t, because I’d ended up in the hospital last time, but that I’d lost 50 pounds before I awakened in an intensive care ward with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IVs in both arms.

I told her that it was essentially a perfect diet and that the way that it works is to load your pants pockets with Purina nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry and that the food is nutritionally complete so I was going to try it again. (I have to mention here that practically everyone in the line was by now enthralled with my story.)

Horrified , she asked if I ended up in intensive care because the dog food poisoned me. I told her no; I stepped off a curb to sniff an Irish Setter’s ass and a car hit us both.

I thought the guy behind her was going to have a heart attack, he was laughing so hard!

WAL-MART won’t let me shop there anymore.

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