Saturday, September 15, 2012

Another First and Baking With Mom

Guess where I went this morning?
To PetSmart and I had my nails grinded!  I've never had this experience before and it was okay!  I didn't hate it!

 I get to go back again in a month.  Maybe next time I can get get my nails painted blue so Puddles and I can be twinsies!

Dad is at a barn workshop this weekend and we're helping mom bake Double Chocolate Cookie Bars for Auntie Jill for tomorrow's lunch for the workers. 
 You probably think that we won't score anything, right?  WRONG!  Our smart mom bought Oreo cookies that are chocolate AND vanilla!
 You swooped in again on me, Molly!  You wait till mom's face is behind the camera and then you go into action.  You are such a THIEF!
 Thanks, mom!

Double Chocolate Cookie Bars

2 cups finely crushed cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies ( 24 cookies)
1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted
1 (12-ounce)package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (14-ounce) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts -  we used walnuts

Combine cookie crumbs and butter and press firmly on bottom of 13" X 9" baking pan.  In medium saucepan, melt 1 cup chips with the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla.  Pour evenly over prepared crust.  Top with remaining chips and nuts. 
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.  Cool and cut into bars. 

This is before the bars went into the oven.
 And this is 20 minutes later.  yummmm
Mom says none for us.  boooooooooo. 
Dad will take them to Auntie Jill tomorrow.

So until next time..........

Love ya lots,
Molly and Mitch

51 comments:

Molly The Wally said...

Oh painted nails like Puddles. BOL. Maybe I should get mine done girly pink. Have a lovely Saturday.
Best wishes Molly

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Painted nails ... Like PUDDLES... OKAY... just don't start ACTING like her though.

My mom has this EXACT SAME Recipe.. only Different..
Use the the Vanilla Oreo Cookies and Butterscotch Chips... and guess what? WE can have THOSE kind.
BUTT my mom says SHE would like YOUR Recipe BETTER!!! Prolly beclaws she WOULDN'T have to share with us.

Finn said...

YUM!!! Looks delicious! You know what we should do? Pick a day and we should all get our nails painted! Whaddaya think?

Sam said...

Hi Molly and Mitch, wow those look super delicious, but they're all heavy with chocolate so that's not good for dogs. Maybe on the way to Auntie Jill's tomorrow, you guys will get ice cream. Oh Mitch, we understand how you feel about your sister, our little sister plays rough with Owen. They're sneaky you know and fight dirty.

harrispen said...

My mouth is watering from that recipe! Molly you are a clever girl to jump in front of your brother to get the first cookie.

Cindy

Bocci said...

Molly, you're a brave and patient girl to let your nails get grinded-don't think I woulda let that happen!

And yum to those chocolate bars...

l said...

not mention the 5000 calories per bar! yummy

Niamh said...

I had my nails grinded once and did not like it. Ambrose doesn't mind it much. We do wish dogs were allowed some chocolate because those bars look too delicious. Hope your mom gives you some other treats to make up for it.

Your friends,
Niamh & Ambrose

Reilly / Denny Cowspotdogs said...

well you guys are having a busy day....but painted nails....hmmmm

Sherry said...

We don't like anything done to our nails. Mom says some very bad words when working on us!

Sue said...

Mom lets our vet trim our nails because we stand still better for him than for her. Besides she says black nails are hard to cut since she can't see the quick.

Those cookies look yummy. Our Mom makes a similar kind and she says she's been thinking about making a batch this weekend. We won't get any though. We;re all eating potato chunks. Dad baked some up for us this morning and as soon as they cool, we'll each get one.
Morgan, Sebastian and the Porties

Ruby said...

I bet your Moms is soooo happy you don't mind your nails done. I had (tried to) my nails grided, and I FREAKED OUT! But then, I don't like anybody touchin' my feeties that much anyhow. Lucky Moms.
If I can EVER get my Ma off her hinnie and into the kitchen (hahaha) I will get her to make that delish sounding desert! Yea Moms for buying the combo vanilla cookies! Good job.

Kisses,

Ruby

chicamom85 said...

Molly, I am so happy that you didn't hate your nail trim. I wish I could say the same. I am pretty naughty for that. I love your header picture. Mommy is totally drooling over those bar cookies. Yummy.

Loveys Sasha

Gus said...

mmmmmmm...and we are sure there are no calories in those cookie bars, right?????

Cause we do truly believe that your Mom is magic and can make things like that happen

Yummmm

gussie n teka

scotsmad said...

Your mum just thinks about you all the time! Great score.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

Oskar said...

Ooh those bars look yummy. I'm glad that you got some vanilla cookies.

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar

Sam said...

Oh yum yum!

We are going to have to try that recipe!

Sam

The Army of Four said...

I like having my nails done, too, but I've never had the grinder!
My mom is drooling over those cookie bars!
LUv,
DAve

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Molly...we think your mom should sell a cookbook...we'd buy one for sure....you have posted so many amazing recipes over the years...Mumsie gonna try this one for sure...can you do it with any other cookie crumbs????

Oh...Stanley sez you are very brave....when he gets his nails ground you can hear him OUTSIDE the store....

XXOOOOO

Miss Lacie

KB said...

Our little Shyla has her first nail experience coming up. Maybe she'll paint hers blue too! Great idea, Molly!

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Ina in Alaska said...

Oh those bars look SO GOOD!!! Thank you very much for sharing the recipe! I will make those for a pot luck!!

Also that is cool that M & M got a special cookie!!! Another treat I shall allow my pups to enjoy!

xoxo

Woody Airedale said...

Painted nails huh? I think I'd rather have one of those yummy cookies.
See ya buddies

dougall.dog said...

Mmmm.... That all looks so yummy!

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

How we wish we could have chocolate! Mom showed that dish to Dad and he wants her to try it. Thanks for sharing.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Passos Caninos (André Moreiras) said...

So many good things in this blog.. I Loved Mitch and Molly!

Best wishes,

André Moreiras
Passos Caninos

Lorenza said...

Glad it was a nice experience for you Molly!
I am not a big fan of that!
Aaaand.... your recipe is yummilicious!
Thanks for sharing it!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Hi Molly
I never had my nails grinded- just clipped. I would like to try that and maybe have my nails painted too.
You are so brave Molly.

And I think we smelled the cookies backing clear over here at my house.
love
tweedles

Two French Bulldogs said...

Oh that stuff looks good. You have the best snacks.
Benny & Lily

Priscilla said...

Nails painted! What a good idea! It seems I'm going to the groomers next weekend, may be I can get mine painted pink!

~Eva

Jeanne Pursell said...

We are very glad that you didn't hate getting your nails grinded. If mama even thinks of grinding ours...we run in the opposite direction and run and run til she cannot get us!! For some reason, we just don't like our toenails to be touched...

You all have the bestest snacks!! xoxo Chloe and LadyBug

parlance said...

Oh, those lucky workers! I love chocolate and I adore condensed milk.

Mollie said...

Awwww having ya tosies done Molly :( Your Mom sure makes some yummy stuff :) xx00xx
Mollie and Alfie

Wyatt said...

We wished we lived next door to you, there is always something wonderful coming out of the kitchen!

Wyatt, Stanzie, Paul and Sue too!

Keisha said...

That looks delicious! I will show my hoomin the recipe.

julandmatt said...

Mitch and Molly,
Your mom sure knows how to cook!

Ice cream anytime is good by me!
Molly are are getting SO big SO fast. please slow down....

Violet Mae

snoopydog said...

They look DELICIOUS and so do the two of you. Such cuties! Have fun! Ros and Oscar

Foley Monster and Pocket said...

Oh my gosh that nail grinding sounds terrible. And then baking and none for you? I think you might need some legal representation.

Kess And Her Mama said...

I hate it when my human cuts my nails so I can definitely relate to your feelings towards nail grinding.

The chocolate dessert looks really yummy. BTW, my human tried your blueberry dessert recipe for a BBQ party and it was a hit with all our guests! Thanks for sharing!

Huskee and Hershey said...

Ohh.. painted nails are very nice! Can't wait to see your nails next month.. I am sure a paw-dicure would be very enjoyable!

Mojo, Digger and family said...

Molly, can you have a word with Digger who makes the most monstrous fuss over having his toenails done. Maybe you can embarrass him a little into growing up?

Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

Mitch, you need to teach that young whipper-snapper a lesson! On the other hand, she IS your little sister, so I guess letting her go first is okay. Sometimes. You just don't want to make a habit of it! ;-)

*kissey face*
-Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

Johann The Dog said...

Mum started grinding our nails recently!!! We don't mind it at all...Gracie never has, and lately I haven't, but I resisted in my younger years, big time! Oh, now Mum has to go get something sweet, :) talk laters!

Sweet William The Scot said...

Oh those look yum yum, but I don't think I would be allowed any either.
Thanks for being a friend
Sweet William The Scot

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