Guest Post from This Mom's Happy Life: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Crescents

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Today is an exciting day at Mess For Less!  We have our first guest poster!  I am so happy to introduce you to Amanda and her fantastic blog, This Mom's Happy Life.   As a busy mom of two, and a teacher, Amanda knows all about keeping kids entertained.  In addition to tons of great activity ideas, you will also find delicious recipes and cooking tips at her blog.  I know you get as much inspiration there as I do!  



Hello Mess for Less readers! My name is Amanda and I’m excited to be here today sharing a fun cooking activity you can do with your kids. I am a 2nd grade teacher with two young children, a three-year-old daughter and 3-month-old son. Over on my blog, This Mom’s Happy Life, you can find easy recipes, money-saving ideas and crafts for kids. Today I’m sharing a recipe that toddlers, preschoolers or older kids can help you create.



Cooking with Kids—Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Crescents



My daughter loves to help me cook in the kitchen. She started helping me with cooking when she turned 2 and now, at 3, is very good at stirring, adding ingredients and even cracking eggs. Today’s recipe is very easy and even very young children should be able to help with this.



You will need:


1 tube of crescent rolls, peanut butter, mini chocolate chips and chocolate syrup


Begin by unrolling crescent rolls and spreading peanut butter over each. Older kids can use a butter knife to do this. For younger kids, I would offer the backside of a spoon to spread the peanut butter.


Sprinkle mini chocolate chips over top of peanut butter.


Starting with the fat end of the crescent, roll up each triangle.


Place on a baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 11-13 minutes.


Top with chocolate syrup and enjoy!


For more ideas visit This Mom's Happy Life!


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21 comments:

  1. Those look easy and yummy! I love peanut butter & chocolate together! I see you have twin girls. My mother was a twin and I have two sets of twin nieces and nephews!

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  2. P.S. Thank you for your visit to my blog and following me!

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  3. found your blog through Nykki's Monday blog hop.

    Ohh those look so good. I'm going to have to try this out and I've god some crescent rolls in the fridge!

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  6. Looks like an awesome thing to make with kids. Thanks for stopping by my blog - I am following you back!
    -Jessica from utahcountymom.com

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  7. Hi Vicky, One good turn deserves another! I look forward to following your blog as well. Love the title, too.

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  8. Hello Vicky,
    Thanks for introducing us to Amanda and her blog. This Peanut Butter Chocolate Crescent recipe looks so simple, yummy and fun. Happy Wednesday!
    Smiles, Paula

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  9. This looks like it would be yummy! Thanks for following my blog (and for the sweet commment), I'm following yours now too. Your blog is really cute and creative. I've gotten to browse it a bit, and I look forward to looking around it more!

    www.mycakecorner.blogspot.com

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  10. Yum! I don't even like peanut butter and these sound good. My kids will love them.

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  11. These look so good! Thanks for stopping by my blog - I'm following you back. :)

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  12. @ Cindy, thanks so much for stopping by!
    @ Nykkey, please let me know what you think
    @ Jessica, thanks for coming by Mess For Less
    @ Shiela, thanks so much!
    @ Paula, Amanda and her blog are great!
    @ Andrea, thanks, yours is too.
    @ Renee, I know, I am not a big peanut butter person but this is amazing!
    @ Pup Fan, thanks so much for visiting

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  13. These look so delicious! I remember my childhood days when I'd bake with my mom. She's stopped baking now, since I've taken over :D

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  14. Thanks for leaving such a sweet message on my blog!

    I am drooling over these croissants.. Really excited to try them sometime! You have the cutest little girls :)

    Have a fab weekend!
    xo alanna
    iheartlaughing.blogspot.com

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  15. Thanks for visiting me over on Walnut Street. I hope that you feel welcome anytime. These look wonderful! My husband is a real peanut butter fan! He would love these! TGIF.

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  16. oooh, what a yummy and totally doable idea! i'm definitely going to try this!!

    thanks for stopping by Between Babies, i'm your newest follower now :D

    -Nicole

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  17. Whoa. Those look yummy!

    Rhonda @ home.made.

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  18. This looks yum! I could eat several of those right now. I'd like to try this with some nutella maybe too! Thanks for stopping by my blog and following earlier... returning the follow! Looking forward to more posts from you :)

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  19. Love this idea! Have you tried using cresents to make mini cinnamon rolls? Same general idea but with butter and cinnamon/sugar then roll up and use the basic powdersugar milk recipe for the icing! Love love love! Can't wait to try this today!

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  20. This is a Lazy Mom Recipe for sure!!!!! Do you mind if I share it with "I'm A Lazy Mom"?

    Here's her website so you can check her out.
    http://www.imalazymom.com
    Would totally give credit to you...

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  21. These look delish! How long will they keep after making?

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