Sunday, January 10, 2016

Pilin' on the Chewy

The theme this fortnight at Pile It On is Use something that starts with the first letter of your first name. My name starts with a "C" which actually has a ton of possibilities, so I really piled on the Cs!

With the new Star Wars movie coming out, I imagine that many people are catching up on the other movies at home. I thought this would be a cute present for such a cinematic occasion. I made a Coffee Sleeve treat holder featuring Chewbacca, filled with peanut butter cookies. I made the sentiment with the colors chartreuse and cyan.


I had lots of fun previewing the new Stars Wars-inspired images via the great DT projects for the new release Blog Hop at Sassy Studio Designs. I was the lucky Grand Prize Winner, winning all seven new images! I couldn't wait to use their cute Chewbacca image. I colored it with Copics and covered it with 2 colors of Teddybear Flowersoft. The coffee sleeve is inked with black, silver, and copper inks.

Chunky Peanut butter & Chocolate Chewy Cookies
Basically, you make these delicious 3-ingredient Peanut butter Cookies, but with extra-chunky peanut butter. I've made these with smooth peanut butter and egg replacements work well. The only trick is to bake them just so that the edges brown, then let them rest out of the oven on the pan for a few more minutes until you can remove them; they will be soft when you take them out. I usually bake them at 350F for about 10-15 minutes & then leave them out for 10-15 minutes. Easy-peasy!

For the batch pictured, I mixed half of the batter with powdered chocolate to create a two-tone cookie similar to Chewbacca's furry coloring.

Inspiration/Challenges:
Connie Can Crop #42: Beary Sweet (Bear and/or Something Sweet)
Decorate to Celebrate #1: Anything 3D goes
Naughty or Nice Challenge #23: Let's Get Silly
Pile It On: Your First Initial
Sassy Thursdays: Anything Goes (+ SSD image)


Update: This was the winner at Decorate to Celebrate!

Thank you for visiting & inspiring my crafting! Hope you'll join us at Pile It On,



12 comments:

Tina said...

love this he's is awesome such a cool project

Jeannean said...

Congrats on winning the Star Wars release from Sassy Studio Designs! I love what you did with Chewy!! Great idea with the flower soft-and the project! Your cookies are making me crave one too! Thanks for playing with Dare To Be Sassy Thursday with us! Jeannean-GDT

Dotty Jo x said...

Hilarious! Jo x Naughty or Nice Team.

Angela Corcoran said...

i LOVE your project!!! Chewbaca is awesome and I love what you did with him! Thanks for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly "beary sweet" challenge!

Kim Kelley said...

First love the creativity...Chewy turned out great. Second...are you sending me the cookies??? LOL Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

Kim
SSD DT

Jo said...

Wow! What a great idea and play on words. Love this!
thanks for sharing at SSD DTBST :)

StephC said...

Oh my gosh, I LOVE this!! I even had to share it with my sister, who is a huge Star Wars fan. She loved it too! Everything about this is awesome CG!!

Lindsey said...

Your Chewbacca is adorable! He looks perfect in his fluffiness. And your sentiment is so much fun! Love this project. Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

Daphne/Scrapsofstuff said...

This is awesome. I love Chewbacca. This is a really cute project. Thanks for joining us over at Connie Can Crop for the monthly challenge.

Katydid Cards said...

Well isn't he cute! And he comes bearing treats, too! Very clever.

Katydid Cards said...

He's adorable! And he comes bearing treats, too. You hit this challenge on the head! Thanks so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop's Beary Sweet challenge. Good Luck!

Connie Wallenbrock said...

I am beginning to drool!! LOL! Chocolate and peanut butter..YUM!! I LOVE Chewbacca!! OMG! He is just so darn cute and I have a few Star Wars fanatics that would go Chewy over him!! Thanks for entering our Beary Sweet Challenge at Connie Can Crop! Scrappy hugs, Connie