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

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2 New Books for the Beading Enthusiast (Giveaway)


I'm calling out to all of my bauble bedecked, jewelry making,
bead lovin' artist friends out there. 

CAN you right angle weave?
CAN you herringbone?

Well, whether you're a beginner or an advanced beader, I have two new workbooks from  the "I CAN" series from Lark Jewelry & Beading that will inspire you to take your beading skills to the next level.  Released just this month, I CAN Right Angle Weave by Mabeline Gidez and I CAN Herringbone by Melissa Grakowsky are filled with hundreds of illustrations and step-by-step tutorials for making dozens of exquisite and inspiring beaded pieces.

First up...

In I CAN Right Angle Weave, Mabeline Gidez, a renowned jewelry designer and teacher from Southern California, shares 25 projects (supplemented by nearly 500 diagrams) involving one of beading's most popular stitches -- the right angle weave!

The Sunny Flower Earrings on page 97 are one of my favorite projects from I CAN Right Angle Weave.

Ready to give right angle weaving a spin?  Try a free sample project from the book here:  Lotus Flower Neckace & Earrings PDF.

In I CAN Herringbone, Melissa Grakowsky, internationally renowned and award winning designer, teaches 26 projects in ascending skill levels to learn the herringbone stitch and expand their skills resulting in beautiful jewelry pieces. 

I CAN Herringbone culminates with this jaw-droppingly gorgeous Sinusoidal Necklace for advanced artists.

Ready to try the herringbone stitch?  Try a sample project from the book for free!  Download the Braided Bracelet PDF HERE.

Lark Jewelry & Beading is giving away a set of I CAN Right Angle Weave and I CAN Herringbone to one lucky Rook No. 17 reader.  Enter below.  Good luck! 

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