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Written by Sue, Saturday, October 12, 2013                   Cool, cloudy, with drizzle,temps. 50's  
This is what 15 + dozen of cookies looks like, I enjoy baking, especially cookies. What I enjoy more is packing them up and sending them to loved ones far away, along with some canned goods. Now you know why I do so much canning of fruits and veggies. The cookies are vacuum sealed by my FoodSaver machine, one of the best investments I have ever made.

These went to children and grandchildren. This weekend I will be making more to send to college grandkids, and to one at a naval base.
I made four kinds of cookies: Chocolate chip with pecans,chocolate chip without pecans,ginger snaps, peanut butter delights, so easy peasy and so delicious.
~Peanut Butter delights~
1~2 cups of sugar
      4 Tablespoon cocoa
      1 stick of butter
      1/2 cup of milk
      1 tsp. vanilla
      1 cup peanut butter (I like nuts,so i used chunky)
      3 cups of oatmeal
2~Place first four ingredients in pot, bring to a boil,add
3~Oatmeal boil for 2 minutes, add
4~Peanut butter, and vanilla,
5~Continue to cook for 1 minute.
6~ Drop spoonful on wax paper.

These no bake cookies make great gifts!
Enjoy your day


NanaNor's October 12, 2013 at 10:38 AM  

Harvest greetings to you Sue, Now I know why you do such much baking and canning-I bet you get the Best Grandmother of the Year award every year. I never thought of sealing cookies and sending them. You always inspire me my friend.
Hugs today.

Vee October 12, 2013 at 10:49 AM  

Those no-bake cookies are some of my favorite kind. Your family must love having a goodie box arrive! Your counter looks so pretty all decked out in cookies that way...I've never seen it look finer. You sure have been busy, Sue!

Doniene October 12, 2013 at 10:54 AM  

I'll be right over!!! I'm a cookie fanatic!!! And yours look especially wonderful!!

Blessings sweet friend!

Janette's Sage/Simply Your Decor October 12, 2013 at 11:03 AM  

This is unreal...girl you make me look like I am standing still. How wonderful, and your house must smell so good! You are a great lady!
Benjamin sends his hellos...and hugs!

Carol October 12, 2013 at 11:17 AM  

These look delightful! You have been a busy bee!


ellen b. October 12, 2013 at 11:19 AM  

That vacuum sealer idea is great for sending cookies far off. Love seeing all those cookies lined up and ready to go!!

Christine October 12, 2013 at 11:48 AM  

That's what I was smelling, all those cookies of yours!

Seriously, those are bundles of love, not just cookies.

Award for the best Mom/Grand-mom!

Patsy October 12, 2013 at 1:45 PM  

Thanks for the hint -Now I hadn't thought about the vacuum sealer, but I will do that this year when we send the goodies to the grandkid.

Farm Girl October 12, 2013 at 4:22 PM  

That recipe you posted is my favorite cookie in the whole world. I will only let my SIL bring a few at Christmas as I would eat the whole batch. Your cookies look wonderful and I bet they just love getting your packages. You are so sweet Sue.

Sally Kelly October 12, 2013 at 4:44 PM  

Hi Sue! Those peanut butter no-bakes DO sound delightful. I'm pinning that one! Hope you're having a fabulous weekend. ~Sally @DrinkingFromMySaucer

Cheryl October 12, 2013 at 5:33 PM  

So nice to see you here on this autumn Saturday, Sue! As always, you are one busy gal...full of energy and industry to serve those you love. I know you are a blessing to them...and you're a blessing to your blog friends too.

May your weekend be filled with delights!

The Quintessential Magpie October 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM  

I am SO impressed, and I want to get on your mailing list. I am up for adoption! ;-)



Sunny October 12, 2013 at 7:45 PM  

Hi Sue, looks like our family cookie bake at Christmas time. You have an early start on it. I have done some canning but not like I used to. I will be making sauerkraut next week. I am staying in pA this winter and am back posting on Just Plain Country Living. Glad to see you are doing well!

Mrs.Rabe October 12, 2013 at 8:44 PM  

What a good mama and grandma you are! Such wonderful gifts of love!


Jenni October 13, 2013 at 2:22 AM  

Sue, I should have just followed that delicious, inviting cookie smell all the way to your house! Wow! When you bake cookies, you don't mess around... you BAKE some cookies! And I have loved the no - bake ones since childhood... yum!

Your family is so blessed to have you in the heart of their lives, dear friend!


Lea October 13, 2013 at 5:30 PM  

Oh, my goodness, you are such a dear! I love to eat cookies, but I do not enjoy baking them as it just seems to take so long. I can just put a cake in the oven, forget about it until it's done and that's that. It seems I'm constantly taking one sheet of cookies out and putting another in. But, the pics of yours makes me want to go and bake some for sure.

Have a wonderful new week!

Debbie October 13, 2013 at 6:39 PM  

I used to eat those no bake cookies all the time when the kids were younger..I don't trust myself now, haha Never thought of sending them sealed like that..great idea. I bet they all watch the mail for a goody box from you. Such a good mama and grandma. Hope the rest of your week-end was good. HUGS

Southern Lady October 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM  

As the TV commercial says, "Nothing says lovin' like something from the oven," and I know your grandchildren felt very loved and blessed when they opened their packages and found your delicious cookies. I'm sure they all had smiles on their faces, too.

I will have to check out one of the Food Saver machines. It seems that I'm always sending home "care packages" with my children and grandchildren and run out of containers to put them in. Thanks for sharing your idea with us.

Happyone October 15, 2013 at 1:31 PM  

I wish I was part of your family. : ) They look delicious.
I love your previous post about the clouds.

Dawna Motz October 16, 2013 at 9:15 PM  

Now that is a lot of cookie goodness!! Yum, pass the chocolate chip ones please!!

Poppy October 17, 2013 at 10:33 AM  

Hi Sue,

So nice to meet you!

Your no bake cookies are little treasures travelling to distant places, and planting sweet smiles on all who will enjoy them!

Thanks for stopping by Poppy View among all your preparations!


Elena October 22, 2013 at 12:40 AM  

Those cookies look so yummy! I love baking cookies too. In fact I just baked up some this evening. I love to freeze the dough in logs and then cut it up and bake it.

Nellie's Cozy place November 6, 2013 at 4:01 AM  

Hi Again Sue,
Those peanut butter delights sounds
scrumptious. Am gonna have to give those a try for sure.
Just love your blog, and so glad
I found you again.
Blessings, Nellie

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