I have a confession to make.  If there’s sugar in the house, I have no self-control.  Seriously…I’ve learned that the only way to stay true to a healthy diet is to keep sweet treats out of the house.

But I don’t want to deprive my kids of warm cookies after school or after we clean the house on Saturday, on occasion.

So I finally figured out a way to do both!

I make a double batch of cookie dough…this past weekend it was our family favorite: Peanut Butter Cookies.  Then I roll all the dough into the little balls.  I place them on a cookie sheet and freeze them.  Then I throw the frozen balls in a freezer bag and put the bag in the freezer.

When I want to make cookies, I pull out just enough for 2 per person, let them thaw (it doesn’t take long at all), criss-cross them with a fork dipped in sugar and bake.

This way we all enjoy warm cookies, but I’m not tempted to overeat!

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