I decided to post an easy recipe for the weekend. Why? Because I am a firm believer in weekend baking. Weekend baking means weekend indulging.
I bust my tushie all week long. I worry about making the bus, homework, what time we have to leave for practice, who is bothering who, what to make for dinner, when to hide, where to hide, and what is Moopa currently destroying.
Weekends are for sleep, family, football and FOOD. And if Moopa wants to destroy something I will deal with it on Monday.
Today my weekend kicks off with a Super Cool Parenting Event. At least I think so.
It's an inside look at what goes on in the cafeteria of my munchkins' school. A sneak peek at who is hangin' with who. An up close and personal account of what exactly happens at lunchtime.
I am headed into my munchkins' school to help with the snack sale. Love it.
To be ultra cool, I prepared these incredible easy Cupcake "Happy Face" Cookies. I have to readily admit they were inspired by Funfetti (which is a Betty Crocker Cake Mix). Betty Crocker now sells Funfetti in a cookie version. Cupcakes as cookies, delish.
I also have to readily admit the faces on these cookies are kind of scary. Like little Cookie Clowns. I apologize for scaring anyone such as Hubby with Cookie Clown Faces.
Cookie "Happy Face" Cupcakes:
cake mix, 1/3 c. applesauce, and 2 eggs. Decor is optional. They are delicious regardless of whether or not they are sporting a scary "Happy Clown" face.
Mommyhood recommends frosting for just about anything other than pasta, so please buy frosting if you do not stockpile it like I do. Or make some frosting, and then give me the recipe since I am always on the hunt for good frosting.
Preheat oven to 375.
Combine cake mix, applesauce and 2 eggs in large bowl. Mix well with large spoon or beat on low speed with mixer. Dough will be thick and sticky. If dough is too sticky to handle I sprinkle some flour in to make life easier.
Once cooled, frost and decorate as desired. I beg you to at least use sprinkles. The beauty of these Cookies is how versatile they are. You can make "sandwiches" with frosting in the middle, top with candy corn, sprinkles, M&M's, or do them "Mommyhood" Clown Face Style.
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