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

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.   Print With Image Without Image Chonky Boy Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches Yield: 8 Author: Jenn Erickson Loaded with chocolate chips and buttery, brown-sugary vanilla flavor, these mall-sized cookies form a perfect partnership with a

6 Must-see Upcycling & Repurposing Projects: A Little Birdie Told Me No. 30

"There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all.  Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns."
--Edward de Bono

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 
join the party after the features below.


I'm so excited about this week's features.
In these SIX repurposing and upcycling posts you'll learn how to transform:

1.  Junk Mail into Handmade Paper
2.  Plastic Grocery Bags into Sewable Fabric
3.  Bar Soap into Body Wash
4.  An old Sheet into a Woven Rug
5.  An outdated Bed into a Garden Bench
6.  An outgrown Sundress into a Chic Skirt


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Elmer's/X-acto Craft Bundle,
click HERE
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1.  Junk Mail into Handmade Paper

Carolyn of Homework
has a tutorial for making handmade paper
and lovely gift tags out of shredded junk mail.

2.  Plastic Grocery Bags into Sewable Fabric
Lynda of Something Created Everyday
shares her techniques for adding layers of color
and design to fused plastic bags.

3.  Bar Soap into Body Wash

Megan of Mommy Minded
has a recipe for making homemade body wash
out of wayward bars of hand soap.

4.  An old Sheet into a Woven Rug

Irum of Dubai Crafter Mom
Goes step-by-step in her tutorial for making
a woven rug out of a bed sheet.

5.  An outdated Bed into a Garden Bench

Toqua of Toqua's Crafts
Uses a thrifted bed frame to make a
beautiful garden bench in this easy-to-follow DIY

Dawn of While She Was Sleeping
Shows how to get extra mileage out of a
child's favorite dress by tailoring it
in to a sweet little skirt.


If you've been featured 
(this week, or in a previous week)
feel free to grab a "featured on" button
from the sidebar.

Now it's time to link-up and share your creativity!


2)  LINK-UP -- Link-up the URL of a specific post -- craft, recipe, DIY project, or anything else you'd like to show-off.  This is not  a place to advertise merchandise you are selling.  If you're interested in promoting your business with Rook No. 17, please visit the "Advertising" section.

3)  POST THE BUTTON OR A LINK-- Grab the code for the button (below) and paste it into your sidebar or the body of your post.

4)  VISIT the 2 LINKS AFTER YOURS --  Linky parties only work if we all do our part to support and encourage one another.

-With the new LinkyTools format, your link will appear first, rather than last-


1) click your cursor in the code box, 
2) right-mouse click and "Select All", 
3) right-mouse click and select Copy. 
4) Paste the code into your sidebar or post.


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