Chonky Boys: The Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches that Scream Summer!

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Featuring my thick and nuggy Chonky Boy Chocolate Chip Cookies, these ice cream sandwiches are the stuff that summer dreams are made of.  If you've ever had the Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich at Disneyland , you are going to LOVE these! 

These big and bold chocolate chip cookies are based on a recipe from my culinary school studies at Auguste Escoffier, but with a few modifications to give them that Jennuine touch.  They make the perfectas book for a fat slice of real vanilla bean ice cream.  And those mini chips?  You just gotta have that extra cronch!

Thank goodness this recipe only makes 8 sandwiches, otherwise I would be eating them for breakfast lunch and dinner.  This way, my big family can help save me from my inner child diet-saboteur.  
PrintWith ImageWithout Image Chonky Boy Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream SandwichesYield: 8Author: Jenn Erickson Loaded with chocolate chips and buttery, brown-sugary vanilla flavor, these mall-sized cookies form a perfect partnership with a fat wedg…

Smitten Kittens, Retro Valentines, and "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Linky Party #5



Welcome to "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday!  
If you're here to share a craft, recipe or project post, you'll find the linky and the specifics on how to strut your stuff  just after the features below.


Welcome to the party!
  This week I have some "party favors" for you.
Please feel free to download and get crafty with the vintage-style
valentines above and below:  
Retro Valentine Printable
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This week, I'm giving my regards
to a group of people I've grown quite SMITTEN with:
--THE REGULARS--
the cast of creative characters that have
blessed this nest
by linking up to "A Little Birdie Told Me"
the whole month of January long
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Here's  what this swell group of birds
linked up this week:

Christine from Christine & Co.
transformed this ordinary composition book...





...into this boutique chic, vintage inspired treasure:





Read more about it HERE





At last, you no longer have to sacrifice taste for sweet sentiment, when you make your own conversation hearts using the recipe from 
Christy of Fudge Ripple!  Using her basic recipe, you can branch out into gourmet flavors like "orancello, coconut, green tea, almond, anisette, coffee, and vanilla bean"! 



Botticelli may have had his "Birth of Venus"
coming forth from a scallop shell,
but I'll take the Caprese Scallops from
Lisa at  The Pursuit of Happiness
over Botticelli's Venus every time.  





Jocelyn from Inside BruCrew Life 
made my heart swoon for her 
Sour Cream Banana Donuts





Katie from Eye Spy DIY
shared tutorials for making these 
stylish handmade accessories:
Checkbook cover, wallet, and rosette bobby pins.




Beverly from Flamingo Toes
shared everything I need to create
the perfect mini-spa weekend at home with her
tutorial for a Spa Headband
and Oatmeal Facial...



...and a recipe for Greek 7 Layer Dip
with a healthy twist -- ground turkey,
fresh veggies, feta cheese, hummus, and other
delectable delights! 


And then...
...I may have tried to actually fork the
computer screen when I saw the 
Cranberry Lemon Cheesecake
from Culinary Adventures with Camilla





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If you've been featured (this week, or in a previous week), feel free to grab the "Featured On" button here:


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Now it's time to link-up and share the wonderful things that you've dreamed up!


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Just 4 SIMPLE RULES:

1)  FOLLOW
Be a "Follower" of Rook No. 17

2)  LINK-UP
Link-up the URL of a specific post --  craft, recipe, DIY project, or anything else you'd like to show-off!  

3)  POST THE BUTTON
Grab the code for the "A Little Birdie Told Me..." button (above) and add it to the end of your post, or on your blog side-bar.

4)  VISIT
Show the other birds some "comment love" by visiting the the two links that come before yours.

AND
If you'd like to be considered for a Spotlight Feature in next week's party, ya gotta:

5)  COMMENT
Please leave a comment letting me know the thumbnail # of your link (You can find this by putting your cursor right over your link).  Everyone who comments will have a link to their project shared on the Rook No. 17 Facebook page.  



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