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[Cookie Elf File #408] Monster Cookies: Perfect for Spring Picnics and Parties
May 11, 2021
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 make baking cookies easy and fun for your family.

All those spring picnics and parties give you an excuse to bake jumbo cookies, including recipes like Monster Cookies and others featured below. Have fun!

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Feature: Monster Cookies - Perfect for Picnics

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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.

Cookie Baking Tip: The Scoop on Making Monster Cookies

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See more helpful cookie baking tips on The Elf’s Baking Tips Pinterest Board .

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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