Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies

These are probably my wife’s favourite cookies. And they’re really, really easy to make.

My daughter has also discovered, through various attempts, that it’s also really easy to create things that do not resemble cookies through carefully not measuring things or quadrupling the amounts of one ingredient. It’s really just best not to ask about those.

But for the record, quadrupling the amount of cocoa powder results in a substance that almost resembles fudge. Almost. It was … uh … interesting.

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The Greatest Dinner Rolls Ever. No, SERIOUSLY.

The Greatest Dinner Rolls Ever. No, SERIOUSLY.

So, as good as the soft, fluffy milk buns were, I found one that’s even BETTER!

I am a solid believer in Tangzhong now. The difference in the texture in the finished bun is major. They’re like the softest, most tender, amazing bakery buns you’ve ever bought in a store – except you made them yourself!

Yes, that’s a lot of hype – but the buns live up to it.

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Soft Fluffy Milk Buns

Soft Fluffy Milk Buns

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t generally bake a lot of bread or bread-type products. I think it has to do with the time needed for dough to rise, then rise again. Makes it one of those things I can usually only get away with on a weekend.

Well, all this COVID-19 work-from-home isolation stuff makes more things possible. At least until my yeast runs out. Which will be very soon – and it’s very scarce on store shelves right now.

Anyway, we were making stew tonight, so I decided some soft, fluffy milk buns would be perfect with it. And I was RIGHT!

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