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An Ended Love Affair (Recipe: Hershey’s Toffee Bit Cookies)

Hershey Toffee Bit Cookies

It was great while it lasted…

I know it was only yesterday that I was claiming my true love for all things snow. Yes, I threw around the word “Happiness” and how I was “present” with my kids. I even said “beautiful” and “Kansas” in the same sentence, which I believe is a first for me. Well happiness schmapiness…. that was yesterday and this is today and today, I am sick of the snow. I loved it for all of 24 hours and now I am 100% done with it, thank you very much. It can go back to Antartica, or where ever the heck it belongs because I am through.

Today, we were snowed in from school again, which is always great with me because I do love having my kids home. Instead of getting all sappy and all lovey dovey with the outdoors like I was yesterday, we stayed inside. We did not leave the house all day and today, we did what makes mama happy, which was spent time in the kitchen baking up yummy treats. I was still present with my kids, having fun, but I wasn’t out freezing my tail off in the process.

So yes, I am fickle and maybe a tad bit indecisive and lead by emotion sometimes, but as my daughter likes to say “That’s how God made me”. Maybe I’ll like the snow again tomorrow. Or maybe not. I do know one thing… these cookies using Hershey’s Toffee Bits will be on my love list for a long time to come!

Recipe: Hershey’s Toffee Bits Cookies (from the back of the Toffee Bits package)

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1-1/3 cups (8 oz. pkg.) HEATH BITS ‘O BRICKLE Toffee Bits

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended. Add eggs; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in toffee bits.
  3. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. About 4 dozen cookies.




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Comments

  1. i actually do love the snow and i love getting out in it; driving in it on the other hand . . . not so much . . . and toffee?? ranks right up there w/caramel in my book!

  2. I have made those cookies before, and they are fabulous! I have been enjoying the little bit of snow we have here, but I don’t usually have to go out in it. It’s fun to observe from my kitchen window while I am baking away :)

  3. These look delicious! I’m having a cookie party Saturday and will definitely be trying your recipe as well as this one:
    http://www.fourgreensteps.com/community/recipes/desserts-a-goodies-/super-charge-me-cookies

  4. I’m ready for Spring and flowers & birds chirping myself!

  5. I have a love hate relationship with all the snow we get up here in alberta too

    I love how pretty it is, but I curse the evil evil -30 weather
    Then the weather warms up and I curse the wet wet snow
    Then the snow melts and I freak because everything is so ugly and brown

    then it snows.. begin cycle again

  6. Yep. Toffee is a must ingredient. Love it. And love these cookies…. and I won’t need snow to make them, either. Luckily.

  7. Toffee in a cookie recipe sounds really new to me. I better try this one to let know how this taste. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  8. Cookies, toffee, and snow is the perfect combination.

  9. Winter is the best time for bonding with our kids and
    making cookies is one of them. I am just glad that I can have some
    meaningful and delicious cookie recipes from your site. Thanks a
    lot.

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