First of all, before we get into the 8 must-know recipes for kids, Sara and I want to thank you from the VERY BOTTOM of our heart for your response to Giant Cookie Week last week! We were stunned by the response…seeing all your cookies and creativity and families made us SO happy and reminded…

8 must know recipes for kids
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There may be no cookie quite as comforting as a giant oatmeal cookie and we’re actually giving you two options for today’s cookie!  You’ll see I made a giant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie, but if you prefer, with some minor adjustments you can make a Giant Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, if you prefer!  Oatmeal gives this…

oatmeal chocolate chip cookie
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A big, giant, single Snickerdoodle cookie with buttery crisp edges and a soft and chewy center.  This Giant Snickerdoodle cookie is perfection! How to make a giant Snickerdoodle Start by softening/melting your butter in a heat-safe mixing bowl.  It doesn’t need to be ALL the way melted.  I’ve found the best stage is when about…

Big Giant Snickerdoodle Cookie
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This cookie is soft in the center, crisp on the outside and the chocolate dough is loaded with chocolate chunks.  You might enjoy sprinkling some flaky sea salt on the top at the end like I did!  We hope you’ll try our big giant double-chocolate fudge cookie and share your photos with us!  Tag #OBBgiantCookie…

Big Giant Double-Chocolate Fudge Cookie
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Okay, so today’s cookie miiiight be my favorite!  This Giant Peanut Butter Cookie is amazingly soft in the center and lightly crisp on the outside and dare I say PERFECT. Scroll past the recipe for my creative tip on how to get that signature criss-cross pattern on a cookie that’s about 20 times bigger than…

Big Giant Peanut Butter Cookie
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We LOVE seeing you guys having fun in the kitchen and we’ve especially loved seeing a surge of kids in the kitchen during this unique time of quarantine. This week we are doing something fun that all of you can participate in and there’s $PRIZES$ involved!  Read on for all the details because this starts…

Join the Giant Cookie Bake-Along!
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So we’re like a month into this very special time in all of our lives. Things are kind of settling into a new normal (at least they are for us). I’m not (usually) staying up until 3 am anymore and I started cleaning my house again, so that’s good. But some things are still weird–and…

homemade hand sanitizer
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Before I get into Chocolate-Swirled Banana Bread, if you haven’t seen already, Sara and I are releasing hard copies of our Dinner, Simplified meal plan by themselves for the first time ever at a value rate! In the past, we’ve only offered it as part of a package, but to try and help you get dinner on the…

chocolate swirled banana bread
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This shortcut chicken divan recipe is a staple of my childhood.  Made by my grandma and aunts and sitting on our own dinner table on a regular basis, it’s a beloved family favorite.  It was often something I even requested on my birthday and in my adult years I would crave it when I was…

The Best Chicken Divan Recipe
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Sometimes you just want a cookie and you want to eat it NOW!  This recipe produces a single big giant chocolate chip cookie that you can prepare very quickly with just a bowl and a spoon.  It has buttery-crisp edges and a soft gooey center. Bake it for yourself or to share.  Feel free to…

Big giant cookie
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This sausage, egg, and cheese croissant breakfast casserole is a guaranteed hit that will become a family tradition! (Keep reading after the recipe card below.) Anyone else feel like a lifetime has passed in the last two weeks? March was officially the longest month in the history of mankind. I shot and developed this recipe…

sausage egg and cheese croissant breakfast casserole
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So that last two weeks have felt like 5,000 years, right? Things are changing so much, so quickly and the days are starting to run together. It kind of feels like that week between Christmas and New Years only we don’t know when it’s going to end. 😂😬 The first week we were out was…

Our Best Bites Homeschool
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