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[Cookie Elf #249] Monster Cookies: Everybody’s Favorite Jumbo Cookie and Gluten-Free, Too
May 29, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to save you time, mess, and money so you can bake homemade cookies.

Now that we’re into picnic season, make sure you have on hand this Monster Cookies recipe – everybody’s favorite jumbo cookie recipe. Have fun!

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Feature: Monster Cookies - Everybody’s Favorite Jumbo Cookie and Gluten-Free, Too

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Monster Cookies are a perfect answer to “What should I bring to the picnic?” Who doesn’t love a giant cookie packed with goodies like peanut butter, chocolate chips, and M & M’s?

And even better: this is a gluten-free cookie recipe!

The cookies are baked by dropping or pushing huge measuring cupfuls of cookie dough onto the baking sheet … hence the nickname “Monster.”

Prep time: 15-20 minutes
Bake time: 14-18 minutes
Makes about 3-4 dozen very large cookies

Get the complete Monster Cookies along with some cookie baking tips from The Elf. Plus be sure to check out The Elf’s Jumbo Cookies Pinterest board to get ideas for baking other oversized cookies.

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Cookie Baking Tip: The Scoop on Making Jumbo Cookies

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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