That was true at least until I discovered linking up for recipes! I have loved discovering new dishes to try each week...I have to remind myself to look for dinners not just yummy desserts though! Tempt My Tummy Tuesday and Tasty Tuesday have been a blessing to our family! My menus each month have delicious surprises!
I have to give a holy wow and thank you to the ladies that shared these recipes we tried this past week:
- Southwest Chicken & Pasta Skillet from Sabby in Suburbia
- Rosemary Orange Beef Roast from That's My Story And I'm Sticking To It
- Lemon Drop Cookies from Hoosier Homemade
The dough that the Lemon Drop Cookies were made from reminded my hubby of a cookie his mom makes. She puts strawberry jam in the thumbprint and rolls the outside with crushed nuts...they are so good!
Now, since hubby is always encouraging me to not be so exact on recipes, to get creative, I decided to use the dough but add something different. (We ate all those lemon drop cookies in two days!)
I am not the biggest risk taker or creative genius in the kitchen so I just added chocolate chips...and kept the same ball shape...slow down I know! They kind of reminded me of little balls of raw cookie dough...the kind you can safely eat though since these were baked!
They were good, though not as good as the Lemon Drop Cookies! I think next time I may make them in a pan so I can cut them in bars. I also thought they may be good if the bars had a gooey topping, maybe peanut butter and chocolate? I am open to any suggestions, this was my first attempt at stepping outside of a recipe. Not the biggest step, but baby steps right?
This post is linked with Blessed With Grace for Tempt My Tummy Tuesday and Balancing Beauty and Bedlam for Tasty Tuesday. Spice up your monthly menus by getting some fresh ideas there! I can't wait to see what new dishes I can try!