Chocolate Peanut butter Pots
Makes 24 pots
This is an extremely simple recipe that everyone loves.
- 1 1/2 cups of your favorite peanut butter cookie dough
- 24 small peanut butter cups (not the tiny ones but the individually wrapped ones)
- Mini cupcake pan
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit
2. Butter the cupcake pan
3. Add one rounded teaspoon of cookie dough to each cupcake mold
4. Put (do not press) one unwrapped peanut butter cup on top of each dough filled cupcake mold
5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the dough rises to the lip of each cupcake tin
6. Remove from heat and let cool
7. Serve warm
Note: This tasty treat goes great with vanilla bean ice cream or gelato.
Jungle Bells at The San Diego Zoo
December 11th-23rd, 25th-31st, January 1st-2nd
“What kind of exotic animal gets its wings every time a jungle bell rings? Find out for yourself this month at the Jungle Bells celebration, when the San Diego Zoo is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. You’ll find a nightly tree-lighting ceremony, bell ringers filling the air with music, and lighted animal figures dotting the grounds. Dr. Zoolittle has an interactive “Night before Christmas” show, and you can make some new friends during “Animal Magic for the Holidays” critter presentations. Munch holiday specialties, take a “Candy Cane Lane Magical Journey,” and experience even more seasonal cheer—Zoo style!”
For more information visit: sandiegozoo.org/junglebells/
Balboa Park’s December Nights
“Balboa Park December Nights, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place for the 34th consecutive year on Friday, Dec. 2, 5-10pm, and Saturday, Dec. 3, noon-10pm. As always, the event brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy, learn more about the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year.””
For more information visit: balboapark.org/decembernights/
San Diego Ballet: “The Nutcracker”
December 3rd, 4th, 17th, and 18th
“Leaping Cossacks! Flurries of Snowflakes! and a Legion of Rats! See them all swoop and soar across San Diego stages in America’s Favorite Holiday Event!”
For more information: sandiegoballet.org/season/the-nutcracker.htm
November 20th from 11:30am to 3:00pm
The event is a “Taste & Tour of the Cultural Zone of La Jolla”. The Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla, The La Jolla Historical Society The La Jolla Museum of Art, The La Jolla Woman’s Club, Bishop’s School, The Cuvier Club, The La Jolla Presbyterian Church and St. James will all be participating.
The Bed and Breakfast will be providing tours along with a brief history of The Inn and it’s architect, Irving Gill, at 11:30am and 1pm followed by light refreshment and music in the garden. We will also be handing out samples of our gourmet granola and Jay’s biscotti.