March 30, 2010

White Chocolate Chip Lemon Cookies

Can I just say how much I LOVE these cookies?  They are little bits of heaven:)  They are the perfect Spring cookie.  I believe I came across this cookie at my friend Brandy's Christmas Cookie Exchange about 3 years ago.  I love them and do not make them as often as I should!!


White Chocolate Chip Lemon Cookies

1/2 c. softened butter
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1 TBS milk
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. vanilla 
1 3/4 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. white chocolate chips
1 1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest
1/4 c. chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.  Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla, mix well.  Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Add to butter mixture; mix well.  Stir in white chocolate chips, lemon zest and pecans.  Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 12-15 minutes or until edges are a light golden brown.  Cool 3 minutes on sheet; remove and cool completely on cooling rack.

Orange Juice Cake


I have been eyeing this cake for quite awhile. See...whenever I am stressed or bored, I bake. Can you tell I have been stressed lately? Or maybe its not stress, it could just be that I love to bake. I bake it, we have one serving of it, and the rest just sits there, even if we love it and can't get enough of it. Now, this cake is different. It is special...it is half-way eaten and I made it yesterday. It sounds interesting, but WOW! I love the orange kick! The recipe came from My Sisters Cucina. They have some really good recipes. Make sure to check them out!



Orange Juice Cake
Yellow Cake mix
Instant Vanilla Pudding, small box
1/2 c. oil
1 c. Orange Juice
4 eggs
chopped pecans, about 1/2 c., more if you like

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together. Don't over-mix. spray bundt cake pan. Sprinkle chopped pecans on the bottom of the pan. Pour cake mix evenly in bundt pan. Bake for 30-45 minutes (mine was more like 50 minutes). You know when it is done when it starts to pull away from the sides and the inside ring. While bking, make your glaze.

Glaze:
1 stick butter
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. orange juice

Combine butter, sugar and juice in small saucepan. Bring to a boil and turn off. When cake comes out of the oven, stir glaze well before spooning over hot cake so that the butter gets mixed back in. (When it sits the butter settles to the top.) The glaze will eventually sep through the cake giving it a juicey moistness all over. Let it sit for 1 hour before removing from your pan. To remove from pan, place your plate upside down over the bundt pan and flip.

Hope you enjoy!

Easter Tabletop Ideas

For those who were checking my blog yesterday to find NO Makeover Monday...I am truly sorry:(  I had this lovely post all ready about picking out the perfect sofa, I had it "saved"...and BAM!  Monday morning it was MIA...since it took me FOREVER to do, I just abandoned it, had a little pitty party and decided to show some FABULOUS pictures of Easter Tabletop Ideas instead.  Love these!!  So, forgive me for no Makeover Monday!  I will do better!  Besides...does anyone even read them???

Without further adieu...on to the IDEAS:
This came from Southern Living and I have to say that I LOVE this idea.  We all know that when kids get together they get WAY to excited to eat...so they pretty much just snack along the way.  (At least this is how my kids are when they get around their cousins and we beg them to eat...)  Love the buckets of snacks with the beautiful centerpiece of grass and flowers.

This is also from Southern Living...This centerpiece is so beautiful and vivid.  The table linens and plates are so simple...you probably have everything around your home or something close to it.  Then just get a few butterflies at Hobby Lobby and you are set!

This is a close up of the above table...It is just green moss glued to a twig (I'm sure your kids would LOVE to search for twigs for you!!), some egg candy and the butterflies we were talking about.  

This is my FAVORITE!!  These would look so beautiful on the backs of your chairs for your guests to take home.  Find any basket fill it with some moss and fill with chocolate eggs.  Top it off with a beautiful ribbon. This came from Better Homes and Gardens.

This is for fun...how INCREDIBLE is this table??!!  It may cost you a pretty penny...but it might be worth it for all the OOH's and AHH's you would get!  I can't stop staring at it!  You must click on the link and look at all the other pictures from Pink Paris Studio...A-MAZING!


I hope you all have a fabulous Easter and maybe you got a few ideas from these pictures...or at least enjoyed the eye candy!!

March 26, 2010

ChEeP! ChEeP!!

The weekend is almost here!!  Yeah!  I don't know about you, but we have softball games, birthday parties and Spring cleaning to look forward to:)  Here is the fun little craft for today!  I was kind of excited about this one!  However, I have NO idea what my problem is with eggs this season!  I think every post i have done has involved eggs:)  My inspiration for this came from HERE.

What you need:
RIBBA frame from IKEA
3 different sizes of eggs...mine came from Hobby Lobby
Easter stickers...the little chick
Glitter letters...I used my Cricut
Background paper
Ribbon

You need to get one of these frames its the RIBBA frame from IKEA.  It is 5 1/2" x 5 1/2"...Darling little frame!

Cut out the paper to fit in the back.  Add your eggs...as many as you want.  Close the back up.  I used my Cricut to cut out my glitter letters and then just glued them to the glass.  Added my little chick.  Add some ribbon all around it and tie a pretty bow...I also added a few other ribbons, because I have a thing for Ribbon:)  Then display in all its glory!

March 24, 2010

Easter Egg Cupcakes

I hope everyone is having a fabulous week so far!  I wanted to share these DARLING cupcakes I found on the Duncan Hines website...OBVIOUSLY I had to make them because of their cute-ness!  Now...on these, I did the unthinkable for myself...I used canned frosting!  I still can't believe that I did:)  If you are in a pinch, like I was...it works great, but otherwise make homemade frosting!!
So...any guesses on what the eggs are made out of???  Yeah...I was surprised also.  They are Graham Crackers!  Make sure you use a serrated knife.  Also, the recipe says to make them 3 1/2" x 2 1/2", that was WAY to big for my little cupcakes.  I used 1/2 a graham cracker and made my egg out of that.  I just eyeballed it!



Easter Egg Cupcakes





  1. Tint 2 cups of the frosting light green. Spoon 1 1/2 cups of the light green frosting into a zippered plastic bag. Tint 1/2 cup each of vanilla frosting pink, light blue, light purple, orange, and yellow. Spoon 2 tablespoons each into zippered plastic bags. Press out the excess air in each of the bags, seal, and set aside.
  2. Using a serrated knife, trim the graham crackers into an egg shape 3 1/2 inches long and 2 1/2 inches wide. Snip a small corner (1/4 inch) from the bag with the 1 1/2 cups of green frosting and pipe a small dollop on top of each cupcake and place a graham cracker on top, pressing down to secure. The cracker will hang over the edge of the cupcake. Freeze the cupcakes for 10 to 15 minutes to set.
  3. Place the remaining 1/2 cup of each tinted frosting into a separate microwavable bowl. Working with one color at a time, microwave the frosting, stirring frequently, until it is the texture of lightly whipped cream, 20 to 30 seconds. Holding a chilled cupcake by the paper liner dip the graham cracker into the melted frosting to coat, turn right side up and let stand. Continue with all of the cupcakes and graham crackers making two eggs of each color.
  4. Snip very small corners (1/8 inch) from the bags with the 2 tablespoons of frosting. Pipe decorative dots, lines, and dashes on top of the frosting-coated crackers. Using the bag with the 1 1/2 cups of light green frosting, pipe dots of frosting around base of each egg always pulling the peak away from the egg (be sure to cover any exposed cupcake).
  5. While the frosting is still wet add candy decors to create decorative patterns.

March 23, 2010

Etsy Store

Hello Fabulous Readers!!  I have had a few questions on selling some of the stuff I have posted.  The answer is YES!!  If there is something you want to buy, shoot me and email and we can chat!  I haven't had time to open my Etsy shop yet, but it will be coming!!

Thanks for all your support!

March 22, 2010

Makeover Monday...Dining Room

This week for Makeover Monday I am helping Allyson, from Texas, with her Dining Room. 

This is what Allyson wrote:
I read about your makeover Mondays and was so excited because I need some help! My husband and I bought a house over a YEAR ago and still have not decorated it. We also had our first baby 2 weeks before moving in, so it was a crazy time. I don't have any excuses now, except that interior design is not my element, so I would GREATLY appreciate any tips you have for my living room or dining room. Thank you!

Allyson also said, "I would definitely love help with: drapes, wall decor, centerpiece for table, and definitely different fabric for chairs. I'll have to stick with the paint color because my dining and living are all connected so there really isn't a wall to seperate colors."

I think we can all honestly say that there are always those rooms that get put on hold and we keep walking by them wondering what to do with them...then we get sick of thinking about it and don't really do anything:)  I really don't know too many people who haven't been through this!

I want to start off with the color scheme we are going to go with.  Click here for the color scheme.  Allyson told me that she is keeping her wall color and has some khaki green and clay red throughout the house.  So we are going to work with those colors!

Draperies:

A simple flat panel drapery with rings would make a beautiful statement, especially if you added a 2-3" banding of a second fabric.  (A band is the darker part of the picture, kind of like a border, it is shown all around the drapes, but I would just do the inside of each panel.)

from Calico Corners: Fabulous, Color: Spice, $22.09 yd.

I think that a striped fabric would look great in this room...it would make the ceiling appear higher because of the vertical stripe.  Try to stay away from a horizontal stripe for drapes, unless it is deliberate and a very wide stripe...but that is for another day:)  (Also, if you were not up to making your drapes, then this would be a very easy striped drape that you could find, which is why I picked this fabric, a FLORAL or PAISLEY would be STUNNING as well.  Buying them all ready made would be cheaper.)  When hanging drapes the rule of thumb is to hang them at least 4" above and the rod should be 4" on either side of the window.  HOWEVER...if you have the room, I like to hang drapes so they are not completely covering the window.  So just have the inside of the drape covering part of the window and the rest is on the wall.  That way you are not covering the entire window.  I also like to hang mine more than 4" to make the room appear bigger )


from Calico Corners: Rafael, Color: Red/Gold, $27.19 yd.

This fabric would be beautiful as the banding on your drapes.  (If you are buying all-ready-made drapes, you can easily add this to them, no problem...it will give them a more custom look.)  It would also be perfect to cover your chairs with this.  (Here is a great tutorial on how to reupholster your chairs).  It is nice to use your fabric here and there throughout the room and so it goes together more.  When purchasing fabric for your chairs you need to make sure to scotch guard your fabric...places like Calico Corners already have a scotch guard on their fabrics.  If there isn't any on there...just buy some and spray away.  That way if something spills on the fabric, it won't seep into the fabric and stain.  It just puddles and you can wipe it away!

You can put together a table runner with the above fabrics...have the stripe be the long part and this red/gold one be a 1" band around the whole runner.  You can add a tassel at the ends also.


from Calico Corners: Nevis, Color: Glaze, $22.94 yd.
Another way to incorporate the fabric is to get some little lamp shades for your chandelier and cover them with the striped fabric...or even a 3rd fabric like the one above.  Here is a tutorial on how to do that...so easy.  This would add some warmth to the room and make it look more custom.  Adding some fun trim at the bottom is also a custom look as well.

Now for your side table...I would think about adding a buffet lamp (the really tall, skinny lamps) and also some greenery.  You can find some AMAZING greenery at Hobby Lobby for really cheap. 

Artwork is the one thing that I make clients shop for...I go with them and help them out, but they need to choose it.  It is so personal and everyone has different taste.  So, my advise is to go big and find something that has the color palate in the artwork.  Kirklands and Hobby Lobby have some great choices.  Another option would be a mirror. (I can help with this one:)

This mirror is from Pier 1 (this one is a little more expensive, $250)...I love how it is round (which would break away from all the square-ness in the room) and I also love all the little mirrors, which would give some amazing ambiance when the lights are on! 


This is a 2nd option, it is from Kirklands and is only $50.  Also very beautiful.

Now for the table centerpiece.   The sky is the limit on this one!  Since Allyson is more traditional, I would think along the lines of a floral arrangement, candlesticks...Kirklands has a million to choose from, a BIG bowl with an assortment of balls.
This is from Kirklands and is only $50.  I think this would be beautiful on top of the table runner...

I hope that this has been helpful for not only Allyson, but for anyone who keeps staring at their DR and wonders what to do with it!  You can always go EXPENSIVE or find just as beautiful things elsewhere.  You can always find "copycats" anywhere...just have to look!  (Which is part of the fun, right?) 
If anyone has more specific questions about what I had to say...leave me a comment and I would love to help you out!  Allyson...whenever you get your DR done, we would love to see some pictures!

Remember to email me pictures of your room and I would love to help you out...Don't be SHY!

March 19, 2010

Easter Towel

Happy Friday Everyone!  I don't know about you...but Spring Break is almost over and I'm exhausted!  We have had an ER visit for my baby and lots typical boy accidents...can't wait for school to start back up again!!  Here is a super cute towel you can make in NO time flat!  I found these little tea towels in the dollar section at Target (love that!).  I had some extra fabric and a few extra minutes!!  Thats all you need!

I cut the pink fabric 2 1/4" x 18"
Dot fabric: 5" x 18 "
Ric Rac: 2 (16") pieces
These measurements just depend on what size of towel you have...this worked for mine.  Sew the two pieces of fabric together.  Iron it to be perfect:).  Then iron the fabric about a 1/2" in, like above.
Next is the pinning...hate this part. (Have the ric rac under the fabric...)  Make sure you have everything all straight and how you want it (I may be a little crooked, but I will NEVER admit it:).  Top stitch all around the entire fabric part...and you are done!!  Thats it!


Another little tip...Mine kept falling off and everyone was walking all over my beautiful towel and I was getting sad.  So, I took a little velcro and stuck it to the corners and my problem is solved.  It hasn't come off since!  

March 17, 2010

Bird Nests Treats




Boy have I have I got a YUMMY Easter treat for you!  These little guys are so easy to make and would be perfect for your Easter dessert table (you have to have more than one dessert, right??) for all the kiddos!  They will LOVE them...I know my kids did!  They would also be a very cute for your Easter Table as the name card at each setting...just write the name on a piece of paper and have it intertwine with the eggs.


Bird Nests Treats

1 2/3 c. (11 oz. pkg.) Butterscotch morsels
3/4 c. peanut butter
1 can (8.5 oz.) or 2 cans (5 oz. each) chow mein noodles
Robin Egg Whoppers...or any other egg candy you want

Microwave morsels in large, uncovered, bowl for one minute; stir.  The morsels may retain some of their original shape.  If necessary, microwave at 10-15 second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted.  Stir in peanut butter until well blended.  Add noodles; toss until all ingredients are coated.  Spray your muffin tin pan (Farberware Nonstick Bakeware 12-Cup Muffin Pan) with some Pam.  Just barely cover the muffin tin with the mixture and then up the sides to make the nest.  Refrigerate until set, take out of pan and add the eggs.  

***If you only want to make a few nests, you can add some marshmallows to the remaining mixture and then just drop rounded tablespoons of the yumminess to a pan lined with parchment paper....love the marshmallows!

March 14, 2010

Makeover Monday...Half Bathroom


Welcome to the first post of Makeover Monday!  I'm excited about this post...we are going to help Jennie with her Half Bathroom.  Jennie and her family just moved into a brand new home. Half Bathrooms are so fun to put together and more often than not, they are usually the first to get neglected.  People just think that it's a small space and it doesn't really matter. However the truth is it gets used A LOT, and most importantly - it is used by your guests. So you want this space to be pretty and appealing instead of plain and neglected with dirty hand-prints next to the light switch, etc. (you know I'm right:)

So, with that in mind here is what Jennie has to say about her half bathroom:

As you can tell from these pictures (sorry they aren't very good, my half bath is pretty small so they were hard to take), I haven't done much, well anything to decorate this bathroom.  I have some ideas, but I need your expert opinion. I'd like to do something fun with zebra print in this bathroom.  But, I'm having a hard time figuring out what other color to put w/ the black and white- green, hot pink, yellow, blue???  So, can you help me with that and also, paint color, accessories, wall decor, etc.  Whatever you think would make this bathroom look AWESOME!

Do I need to have this bathroom coordinate with my family room decor at all, since it's off the FR?  or can it just be it's own thing?

Here are her pictures:





To answer Jennie's question about her half bath coordinating with her Family Room - One rule of thumb that I stick by, especially in all the main areas, is that you want everything to flow.  For example, you don't want your family room to be bright pink and avocado green and then to have a kitchen next to it that is red and blue. That would just hurt your eyes!  MASS CONFUSION!!  So, for example, if you LOVE red then make sure that you have a little red throughout all your main areas.  Have that be the thing that ties your home together.  Maybe you have a red wall in your kitchen, and then in the family room you have some drapes and/or throw pillows with red in the fabric, or even a little vase on an end table.  This same rule applies to the half bathroom...you still want it to flow.  So, in my example, you would want to add a little red into the mix!!  

I really like the black and white combination...you can put any color imaginable with it and it will look amazing.  After talking with Jennie...I would go with green as the main color and accent it with the black and white.  This is the color scheme we are going with.  If you are not sure what color scheme you want to go with...a great source is colour lovers.  You can mess around with every color imaginable and put your own color palette together.   

I think that by painting your bathroom the color of green in the color scheme would look fantastic.  Also, it won't make your bathroom appear too small. BUT you will want to get the paint sample and make sure that it looks good in there.  Lowe's and Home Depot also sell little samples of paint that you can purchase and experiment by painting a small section on your wall.  As many of you know...what looks good in one house may look TERRIBLE in the next.  We can thank lighting for that:)

A simple and inexpensive add would be hardware for your cabinets...they range between $2-$5 at Home Depot.  I would go with black ones...to go with your accent color.

I love these towels from amazon.com for only $31.99...you have the zebra print Jennie is wanting and it isn't over the top and in your face. 

Some great artwork for a bathroom is rod iron scroll work...love that stuff!!  You can get some beautiful pieces at Hobby Lobby for next to nothing!  It also takes up a lot of room without it being obnoxious.  A big piece on the main wall would be perfect.  Another inexpensive idea is to find some fabric samples lying around that go with the same color scheme and you can frame them (I know everyone out there has a million picture frames lying around...just spray paint them to make them work!!)

As for behind the toilet, I would look for a piece that has your color scheme in it.  It could be something for on top of the toilet, like a like piece of pottery and then some greenery in it.  You could also find some artwork that you love and hang it on the wall.  Some great place to go for this stuff is Hobby Lobby, of course, or Ross, TJ Maax, etc...  ALSO...don't make things too matchy, matchy...if there is red in the piece you love...GET IT!  

Another simple fix that can either be expensive or incredibly cheap is to change out the mirror.  Most builders put in a regular mirror...with no molding.  You can find mirrors everywhere!  I love this one from Home Depot (it is $188)...it would add some great dimension to your bathroom...and a little black:)  You can also find some great mirrors at garage sales for next to nothing. If you are lucky and find one that is the perfect size, but the molding doesn't match - just spray paint the molding black...(again, spray paint is your friend...I use it for everything!)  I see mirrors all the time for super cheap!!


I don't know what Jennie's light fixtures look like, but usually builders put in those light fixtures that just have the bulbs sticking out...you know what I'm talking about!!  So that would be a great, easy fix that would make a HUGE difference.  Here are 2 choices...one from Home Depot and one from amazon.com:


This bathroom light fixture (above) would look great in the bathroom...it is from Home Depot and is only $79.97, or this one from amazon.com which is only $59.95:
Three-Light Bathroom Fixture

Another option you can do is to put a black and white rug under the sink...I see them everywhere!

One last little tidbit to remember when re-doing your bathrooms (maybe not for Jennie since she has a brand new home) - you might as well go the extra mile and clean your grout and make it look brand new!  All you need to do is pour some vinegar on it...yes, the kind you put in salad dressings and is probably in your pantry. Get a brush, use some elbow grease and scrub it clean!  Works like magic!

Jennie, I hope that this helped you a little bit and that you will share pictures of the final product!

March 12, 2010

And the Winner Is...

Isn't my little helper so stinking cute??  So...if your mad at the results...talk to him about that!!

Colleen!
She said:
Hey Summer! I was stalking your blog via Gwen's blog and saw this new one of yours! How cool! I've admired your creative talent and especially your recipes! I put your button on my blog as well!

Thanks Colleen!  I will leave you a comment on what to do next!

Thanks to everyone who left a comment and for all the support on my new blog!  Please leave me any comments on how I can make it better...
Also...keep checking back with me for new stuff coming up!

Sparkly Easter Egg Ball


Since Easter is almost here, I have been trying to think of some cute crafts to do!  This one was so simple...the hardest part was waiting for the eggs to dry!   

Check list: 
Easter Eggs...about 25 mini eggs (got them from Hobby Lobby...you will need 2 pkgs.)
4 different colors of paint: I used lime green, blue, yellow and pink
Crystal Snow glitter
Mod Podge
Styrofoam ball
Ribbon
Hot glue

Step 1: Paint all the eggs, you will need to do about 3 coats...obnoxious, I know:)

Step 2: After the paint is dry, mod podge one egg at a time and roll it in the crystal snow glitter.
Let it dry.

Step 3: Take the ribbon....see the cute little bunnies on mine...tie it in a knot at the bottom for a little loop.
Hot glue it to the ball.  Then start adding your eggs all over the place in different directions...use the hot glue for this also.

Voila...cute Sparkly Easter Egg Ball!

March 10, 2010

Pizzookie

If your looking for the GIVEAWAY...click here
Happy Wednesday!  Here is a fabulous Pizzookie recipe that I got from my cousin, Jennie, and I HAD to share!  This pie is AMAZING and you can pretty much put whatever you want on it...or eat it as is...as you will see later in the post:)

The pie right out of the oven.

All dressed up with ice cream, home made whipping cream and caramel drizzled on top...so worth every single calorie!!

This is what I woke up to the morning after I made this...my 4 year old had helped himself to the pie...like I said...still good just plain!!

Chocolate Chip Pie...aka...Pizzookie

Pie:

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup (2-sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts, optional


Whipped cream:

  • 2 pints (4-cups) heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 2 (9-inch) pie plates; set aside.
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating until incorporated. Beat in the vanilla. Add flour mixture, a little at a time, and mix until fully combined. Fold in the 3 cups chocolate chips and, if desired, the walnuts. Divide the dough between the prepared pie plates and smooth the tops with a spatula.
Bake about 30 minutes or until pies are golden and slightly firm to the touch but still soft. If the pies begin to darken too much before they are baked through, cover with foil and continue baking. Let pies cool completely on a wire rack.
While the pies cool, whip the cream and confectioners' sugar until soft peaks form (tips curl). Fold in the chocolate chips. Refrigerate whipped cream until ready to use. Spread the whipped cream over the pies and serve.


March 9, 2010

Mini Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Cookies




Yes, I'm not going to lie to you, these taste BETTER than they look. They are sooo rich and tasty and gooey and peanut buttery, the list goes on. What's not to love when you have a Reeses Peanut Butter cup, marshmallows, chocolate ganache and M&M's? Try these, you won't be disappointed! The cookie part came from my cousin, Sharlyn who got it from Dinners Ready. The marshmallows, ganache and M&M's came from none other than the Picky Palate! I didn't use Picky Palates cookie part because it only made 12...I need alot more than that to feed all my YW at church tonight. I must say that they chowed down on them quickly!




Peanut Butter Cup Surprise Cookies

aka...my butt just got bigger cookies


1/2 cup margarine (I used butter)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/4 cup flour
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
about 24 miniature peanut butter cups (mine made about 32 cookies)

36 mini marshmallows
1 c. semi sweet chocolate chips
2-3 TBS heavy cream
1/4 c. mini M&M's

Cream margarine and peanut butter. Add sugars and flour and beat until fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla, salt and soda. Chill one hour, shape into 1 inch balls. Spray mini-muffin pans with Pam. Put balls into pans and bake at 350 for 12 minutes. Remove and immediately press a mini peanut butter cup into the middle of the cookies. Top each cookie with 3 mini marshmallows and return to oven for 2-3 more minutes or until marshmallows are puffed. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Place chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl and microwave in 30 second intervals until melted smooth. Stir in 2-3 TBS heavy cream until silky and smooth. You can return back to microwave for 15 seconds to get a thinner consistency. Spoon chocolate over top of puffed marshmallows and sprinkle with mini M&M's.