Happiness Is…- Recipe: Monster Love Cookies


Happiness is Friday.  After a short but long week, we are so happy to celebrate Friday with pizza and movie night tonight.


Happiness is knowing that my sister is at school with my boys every day.  I am not sure what I would do without her.


Happiness is spending a day in the kitchen baking and cooking.


Happiness is Instagram.  I love the convenience of taking pictures on my phone and sharing them with family.

PhotobucketHappiness is hearing, “Momma, I am going to decorate the house red for Valentine’s Day.” from my girl. She gets me.


Happiness is these Valentine Everything Cookies.  I decided to start making cookies each Thursday for an after-school snack, as a little celebration that we just have one more day until the weekend.  I love how a red M&M changed these cookies from Halloween cookies into Valentine cookies.    It is all about the fun, simple, celebratory things in life.

Monster Love Cookies

Monster Love Cookies

These cookies are Sugarbelle's Halloween Monster Cookies I just changed the Halloween theme to Valentine's with the red M&Ms.


3 eggs

1 cup dark brown sugar

1 cup granulated sugar

3/4 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups peanut butter

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

3/4 cups M&M’s

3/4 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup candy corn, finely chopped

4 1/2 cups cooking oats, gluten free

2 tsp baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Beat together eggs and sugars.
  4. Next add the salt, vanilla, butter, and peanut butter; whip until fluffy.
  5. Add the oatmeal and baking soda, then fold in the M&M’s, mini-chips and candy corn.
  6. Using a cookie scoop, drop onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes.

Have a happy Friday!

I shared this recipe at Mom Trends, Tidy Mom, Alli ‘n Son, Simply Sweet Home, Fingerprints on the Fridge, Ladybird Ln, 30 Days, Creation Corner, Designs by Gollum, Whipperberry, Bizzy Bakes, and Crazy for Crust.

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4 Responses to Happiness Is…- Recipe: Monster Love Cookies

  1. Yum! For me, happiness will be when I can get an iPhone and have instagram, LOL. Thanks for joining Crazy Sweet Tuesday! 🙂

  2. angie says:

    love it monster cookies are my brothers fav and he is geting married in just a few months how sweet I will make some of these for his special day thanks for sharing come see what I shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com/2012/01/caramelized-bread-pudding.html

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