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

A Bounty of Bead and Wire Necklaces & Bracelets ~
Book Review, Giveaway and Free Projects

Love your baubles?
Love your beads?

In  these two new books from the A Bounty of Bead and Wire series from author Nathalie Mornu and Lark Crafts, you'll be treated to enough fun and fast wearable art projects to keep your hands busy for an entire year!  A Bounty of Bead & Wire: Bracelets and A Bounty of Bead & Wire: Necklaces each contain 50 unique and accessible jewelry projects that will appeal to the casual crafter as well as the bead and wire enthusiast.  The books contain hundreds of exquisite photos and step-by-step instructions for projects in a diverse array of styles, yielding jaw-dropping, professional results.

Here are just a few of my favorite projects from A Bounty of Bead & Wire: Necklaces:

A Bounty of Bead & Wire: Necklaces is a collection of 50 inventive projects that use basic tools and materials to create exquisite pieces of wearable art. The introductory section explains all of the fundamentals to working with beads and wire and includes a full-color photo glossary for easy reference.

Want to try a sample project?
You can download the Anenome necklace from jewelry artist Elizabeth Larsen HERE.  You can find more free sample projects from Lark HERE.

And here are some of the projects that caught my eye in A Bounty of Bead & Wire: Bracelets:

A Bounty of Bead & Wire: Bracelets contains 50 projects from award-winning jewelers, broken down into easy to follow steps. The introductory section will guide you through techniques & terminology and familiarize beginners with tools of trade.

Lark Jewelry & Beading is generously giving a copy of each book to one lucky Rook No. 17 reader.  Enter below.
Good luck!

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*disclaimer:  A received a free copy of each book from Lark Jewelry & Beading for the purpose of review. 

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