Peanut-Pecan Butter Oatmeal Cookies

I have been having a hard week.

Just… a lot of things. A lot of things going on.

I feel like I start every post these days with “OMG SO MUCH IS HAPPENING WHY IT DO THIS?”

This year is just my year of funk. Funk like the stinkiness, not like the music.

The music would be way more fun.

But it’s okay because tomorrow I will be face deep in thanksgiving foods.

I’m really good at drowning my sadness and stresses in food.

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Mexican Chocolate Chili Cookies

Mexican Chocolate Chili Cookies  |  Amandeleine

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who loved chocolate.

She loved it in cookies and cakes, in brownies and tarts.

She would eat in any way she could get her grubby little hands on it.

Sometimes she would even eat it illicitly out of the cookie jar. (Sorry mom!)

Then one day, someone told her she could eat it for dinner too, without getting in trouble…

in a mole sauce.

But she soon discovered it was all a trick! For mole sauce was not sweet, and to this little girl, actually tasted like mud.

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