The Snowball just got stuffed! These Stuffed Snowballs are filled with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!
Snowballs. Butterballs. Russian Teacakes. Mexican Wedding Cookies. I never know what to call these cookies. The have so many names it’s like they’re felons or something.
I grew up eating these cookies at Christmas, but that’s not why I made them. I realized I haven’t talked books in awhile and I really wanted to introduce you to a series I really, really loved. In order to that, I needed to bake something, of course.
The series (and the name of the first book) is called Perfect Chemistry, by Simon Elkeles. It’s a trilogy of young adult books (I can’t seem to get enough of those lately) about three brothers who fall in love. The brothers are Mexican and come from the rough side of town. Of course, the girls they fall for are the total opposite of them (rich white girls) and trouble ensues. But, you should never judge a book (or a person) by it’s cover, because the Fuentes brothers have a lot of layers to them.
And you shouldn’t judge these cookies that way either.
Because these cookies have a secret. They’re stuffed.
With Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
Oh, yes I did.
They are buttery, nutty, sugary cookies stuffed with a peanut butter cup and rolled in more sugar.
Cookie Dough and Peanut Butter Cups. *Swoon*
Squish some dough flat and place a peanut butter cup on top. Add more dough on top (c’mon, it’s the holidays, calories don’t count!) and roll them into a ball. Super easy!
Now you have a great cookie to eat and a great series to read. Don’t say I never did anything for you!
Seriously, these books are great. Cute, quick reads. Because who has time for War and Peace when you have stuffed cookies to make?
What good books are you reading?
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