Reese’s Cookie Cake

You know when people ask silly questions like “If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?”

Which – sidenote – doesn’t even make sense, because if there was only one food item left in the world, you probably wouldn’t be able to choose what it is. I’m guessing it would be something like Spam. Or raw onions. Not, let’s say, a REESE’S COOKIE CAKE. But, if the world was fair, and I had a say in it, it would be this cake.

Of course, that brings up a whole different set of problems. Like, who would be baking it? And where would the ingredients come from if… ugh, nevermind. Regardless, I’d eat this chocolate peanut butter cookie cake every day forever and ever. And I think that’s the most serious commitment I’ve ever made!

When I’m asked to do something really major like decide what type of birthday cake I want, I usually can’t. There are just far too many cakes and cookies and ice creams and pies in the world to pick favorites. So, I typically strategize on how to maximize the opportunity. For instance, my cake this year was made of cookies AND candy, too. All in one. Three for one? I win.

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I was lucky enough to have my mom, brother and sisters all pitch in to make this amazing cake for my birthday. It was so much fun celebrating with Ryan and my family in Arizona. Lots of swimming, shopping, and of course, eating.

We all gave this cake two thumbs up! The dough seems like a funny consistency when you’re baking at first, but it’s just because it’s more of a peanut butter cookie base and is a little lumpier. My mom used this recipe for the cookie cake, and this recipe for the peanut butter frosting. Then, they drizzled chocolate sauce and chopped Reese’s on top. It was my best birthday cake yet!

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