Florida Day 5-Heath Bits PB Cookies

Today started out a bit windy and cloudy, but we were still able to spend a little bit of time outside this morning.

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And Rylnn continues to love on his baby cousin…

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When everyone was napping this afternoon, my sweet tooth got the best of me and I found a recipe on Pinterest for Heath Bits Peanut Butter cookies via Tortillas and Honey blog.

I had half of the Heath bits the recipe calls for, but they still turned out amazing!

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Heath Bits Peanut Butter Cookies 
From Hershey’s

1/2 c. shortening(regular or butter-flavored both work)
3/4 c. peanut butter 
1 1/4 c. packed light brown sugar 
3 Tbs. milk 
1 Tbs. vanilla extract 
1 egg 
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour  (I used bread flour and it worked fine).
3/4 tsp. baking soda 
3/4 tsp. salt 
8 oz. toffee bits, divided ( I only had 4 oz and used them all in the dough)

Heat oven to 375°F. 

Beat shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Add egg; beat just until blended. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture. Stir in 1 cup bits; reserve remainder for topping (no topping for me).

Drop by heaping teaspoons about 2 inches (mine was 1 Tablespoon which was perfect) apart onto ungreased cookie sheet; top each with reserved bits.

Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until set. Do not overbake. Cool for 2 minutes, then remove to wire rack and let cool completely.

Philip and I got our last run in this evening, and true to form, he pushed me!!  We finished the week with a total of 10 miles and I’m super proud that I was able to keep up my cardio so well while on vacation 🙂

Tomorrow we’re really hoping to get outside and take some cousin pictures before we have to pack and be ready to fly back home Saturday.  I can’t believe we only have one full day left…Time truly does fly when you’re having fun 🙂


About sugarcoatedsheridan

My name is Beth Sheridan and I am a 30-year-old aspiring health and fitness freak, trying to navigate through a full-time job, a husband, and a 2-year-old boy...a born-again Christian with the firm belief that donuts could in fact be the devil. Enjoy! View all posts by sugarcoatedsheridan

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