Saturday, May 10, 2008


At our last MOPS, our mentor moms talked about their favorite things which inspired me to think about mine. Here they are......

Favorite New Snack for Kids:
Quaker Caramel Flavored Rice Cakes

Favorite New Face Product:
Guinot Gentle Face Exfoliating Cream

Favorite Video Game:
Guitar Hero 80's edition

Favorite Cookie:
Paradise Bakery's Coconut Chocolate Chip

Favorite Kid's CD (that does not drive me crazy):
Deliberate Kids by Phil Joel

Favorite New Break from Reality:
Watching the reality show Top Chef

Favorite Books for Summer Reading (Christian Fiction):
Sophie's Heart and Pretense both by Lori Wick

Favorite New Cookie Recipe:
courtesy of Rachael

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
2 c. butter
2 c. sugar
2 c. brown sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
4 c. flour
5 c. blended oatmeal
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
24 oz chocolate chips
1 (8 oz) Hershey bar, grated
3 c. chopped nuts (your choice), optional

Measure oatmeal and blend in blender to a fine powder. Cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla, then mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder and soda. Add chocolate chips, Hershey bar and nuts. Roll into balls and place 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes at 375. Makes 112 cookies. Recipe may be halved.

Favorite New Polish for Summer Toes:
OPI Flashbulb Fuschia

Favorite Ice Cream
Breyer's All Natural Black Rasberry Chocolate Ice Cream


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the blog on your favorite things. I bought the rice cake snacks for Rach & she loves them!!!


Robyn said...

The ice cream looks yummy, can't wait to try it.

The Millers said...

I see we have some of the same favorites! Score! I think I may have to copy your cookie recipe. I've been trading recipes and experimenting after watching Good Eats on Cookies....

What a great idea! Thanks Sherilyn!