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

Gingerbread Delights & Hodgson Mill $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 50!

A page from my Great Grandmother's hand-written cookbook.


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 50!

To celebrate, everyone who links up and comments this week will be entered in a random drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Hodgson Mill!
(details below)


We may no longer bake with lard or molasses by the pint like my Great Grandma Maggie did, but one thing hasn't changed:  Using a high quality flour makes all the difference in your baked goods. I recently had the opportunity to sample some of the flours from Hodgson Mill, a family owned business that's been grinding grain since 1882!  I can honestly say their wheat flour is the best I've ever baked with.
I'll be sharing my recipe for Cranberry Upside-down Babycakes, using Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat flour on Friday, but in the meantime,   Hodgson Mill is generously giving away a $25 gift certificate to one lucky "A Little Birdie Told Me..." participant.  You can spend it in their online store where you'll find flours & meals, pastas, cereals, mixes, gifts and even some gluten-free products!

To enter:  Simply link-up (regular party rules apply) and leave a comment telling me what you're baking this month. 

I'll use to select a winner when the linky closes at 8:00 PM PST on the 14th


In honor of my great grandma's affinity of ginger treats (her cookbook is filled with them), I'm featuring two posts I know she would have loved!

from Fudge Ripple

from Susie QT Pies Scraps of Life


If you've been featured 
(here or on Facebook)
feel free to grab a "featured on" button
from the sidebar.

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

I personally visit each and every link.
If you leave a comment after linking up,
you can count on a personal comment back.

1)  FOLLOW Rook No. 17.  Aw shucks, it just makes your host feel appreciated.

2)  LINK-UP -- Link-up the URL of a specific post -- craft, recipe, DIY project, or anything else you'd like to show-off.  If you have something for sale, please refer to 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 ONE other link --  Isn't it great, when you're "discovered" by a new fan as a result of linking up to a party?  Pay it forward and make someone's day!


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.

Visit ONE other link and leave them a comment.

The links are featured from newest to oldest,
so everyone gets a chance to go "first".

Leaving a comment this week gives you an entry in the Hodgson Mill $25 GC Giveaway! 

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