Crumby Days

Submitted by Nico Morales

About the cook: Growing up with high-functioning autism, my palate wasn't extremely diverse. But as I got older, I grew more accustomed to trying new foods as well as making them.

About the dish: Originally spawned from hunger and boredom, this recipe quickly became a big favorite among my family.

National Origin: American

Serves: 36

Estimated Time: Under 30 Minutes


¼ cup of melted butter
¼ cup of peanut butter
¾ cup of brown sugar
1 egg
½ teaspoon of baking powder
½ teaspoon of baking soda
¼ teaspoon of salt
⅛ teaspoon of almond extract
1 cup of all-purpose flour
1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
2. Add all of the ingredients in the exact order they’re listed to a large bowl and mix them together thoroughly.
3. Roll the dough into little balls and place them evenly spaced apart on a cookie sheet sprayed down with PAM Baking Spray.
4. Place the cookie sheet in the oven and let the cookies bake for 11 minutes.

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