Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie (with streusel!)

 This fantastically gooey, skillet cookie, is bursting with blueberries and chocolate, and loaded with a layer of crisp oat streusel!

Streusel Topped Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie | Fabtastic Eats It’s Friday! It’s Labor Day weekend! Two things that are superrr exciting! As well as this Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie…now this, this is the most exciting of all. Because it’s freakin’ awesome.

Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie (with streusel!) | Fabtastic Eats Think fresh blueberries, lots of chocolate, in a cookie, THEN topped with a beautiful crisp oat streusel layer. ohmygah it’s so perfect. The bursts of the blueberries in the ooey gooey center combined with the chocolate…dying. The streusel just takes it over the top!

Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie (with streusel!) | Fabtastic Eats This skillet cookie holds up great at room temp, just covered with plastic wrap, that is, if it lasts that long…we did a pretty grand amount of damage on it pretty darn quickly. My husband dubbed it his favorite cookie combo. It’s pretty perfect if I do say so myself.

Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie (with streusel!) | Fabtastic Eats Now I want it for breakfast! Make this this weekend, or for dessert one night, I don’t care when, just please do it! It’s amazing.

This fabulous skillet cookie was first shared on Food Fanatic, but you can find the recipe below as well! Enjoy!

Blueberry Chocolate Skillet Cookie (with streusel!) | Fabtastic Eats

Happy Hour!

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We haven’t had a happy hour in quite awhile! Like, since April! Whaaaa. So lets talk…

We’re doing our master bedroom from scratch, I’ve mentioned this, but the only thing in there currently is a mattress on the floor, and boxes of clothes. It’s a mess. We’re doing it piece by piece, and we’ll get there. The headboard came in yesterday, and I’m so smitten! We bought an antique french provincial dresser that we’re stripping down and totally redoing it, if it turns out like my vision, it’ll be so gorgeous! I’m going for a romantic, kind of vintage-y, slash modern room, it sounds weird, I have lots of ideas, so hopefully they come together well! My hardest part right now is the bedding, everything that I fall in love with is just far to feminine for my poor husband, so it’s been challenging, but we’ll get there! ;) Anyone interested in before & after photos? I mean I know this is a food blog, but it’s also about my life :)

I’ve been planner hunting everywhere. I’m a pen and paper kind of gal for pretty much everything, but I’m struggling with my day to day to-do’s. I love the idea of a day planner. I know the Emily Ley one is highly recommended, and that’s for sale soon, as well as the Whitney English day designer, but ohmygod, isn’t that a lot for a planner? I mean, I know it’s kind of got everything, but the prices are kind of blowing my mind! Does anyone have one that think it’s worth it? OR can you recommend a little more cost efficient organizer with just as much organization? If not, I feel like I might have to bite the bullet and just do it..

I started PIYO this week! I’m loving it so far..I have a hard time sticking with these types of workout regimens because they’re so long and kind of repetitive. This one is eight weeks, and I’m really enjoying it so far, so I’m hoping that I can stick it out. Based on my track record with T-25 though, I’m not so sure. Following an exact schedule for those things can be really hard with two littles running around, I tend to just try to fit in what I can, when I can!

I’m having an Apple Party! Right here on the blog, so you’re all invited! It’s going to start mid-September, and it’s going to be ALL THINGS APPLES for almost two weeks! It will be absolutely heavenly and so fun! I know I’m trying to hang on to Summer, but no matter how tight I hold, I know Fall is coming..the nights are getting chillier, and the days are getting shorter. It’s okay, fall is so fabulous in it’s own way, I love it!

Speaking of Fall, have you all seen this article going around about how the Pumpkin Spice Latte is made? That’s a little disheartening and slightly frightening. I usually always make them at home in the mornings anyways, but still…will you still be ordering them this year?!

Dinners! Do you all meal plan? I usually do. Every once in awhile, I slip up for a few weeks, aka get lazy, and don’t want to sit down and do it, but then I realize how much more money I spend, how many extra trips to the grocery store we make, and how few dinners I can get out of one trip. Meal planning is the best! But I digress, we’ve had some killer dinners lately, I’ll link to them right below here, I highly recommend all of them!

Sausage & Sweet Potato Zucchini Lasagna (only changes I made here were to use whole wheat lasagna noodles, and chop the zucchini up and cook it with the pork. oh & I used cheddar cheese!)
Hot & Sweet Turkey Burger with Whipped Blue Cheese…mouthwatering!
Indian Style Beef Satay with Curried Cashew Sauce..(all I did was switch the beef for chicken! oh & that sauce, mouthwatering, I was ready to drink it!)
Mediterranean Boneless Pork Chops..super light and refreshing, we loved it!
Pineapple Sriracha Glazed Chicken Quarters…again, the sauce!
Quinoa & Burrata Caprese Salad..(I also added some grilled chicken!)
Spicy Peanut Chicken Soba Noodle Salad..the sauce! We’ve made this one over and over again!

All of these yums listed above are tried and true fantastic meals!

As part of our master reno, I bought these awesome old chairs that we’re totally redoing. I’m kind of freaking out, because they’re beautiful and I don’t want to ruin them. The only reupholstering project Ive ever done is this ottoman, and while it’s not bad at all for a first time, these chairs have soo much more detail to them! I’ve been researching like crazy, but right now they’re just sitting next to me until 1) we finish the dresser I mentioned above, and 2) I have to find the most perfect fabric! So DIY’ers, where is your favorite place for fabric?!

Now that Summer is coming to an end, & it’s one of my first ever, away from New England, I can honestly say, that I really miss New England Summers. There is truly nothing like it. I want the beaches back, the coastline in general! And the lobster! ohmygah, from a self proclaimed lobster fanatic, I haven’t gotten to have it once out here! It sucks…back home, in the Summer, lobster was everywhere, and I’d enjoy it at least once a week in some form or another! Not to say Washington is beautiful in it’s own right, but New England is where its at in the Summer! ;)

You know what I noticed yesterday, I haven’t posted one single cocktail recipe all Summer, not one. That’s not say I haven’t drank a ton of them! But I never shared any with you..I don’t even know who I am?

Chili-Lime Chickpea Salad

Chili-Lime Chickpea Salad | Fabtastic Eats A fresh and cool Chili Lime Chickpea Salad, that is perfect for lunches, snacks, or bringing to a backyard BBQ! My husband has been working ridiculous hours at the moment. Like, going in at 3 in the morning and not getting home until 6at night, then pretty much going right to sleep to do it […] Read More! →

Roasted Caprese with Pesto Toasted Pitas

Roasted Caprese with Pesto Pitas | Fabtastic Eats A classic Caprese, roasted to perfection, and tossed with roasted garlic, fresh mozzarella, and basil, and served along side pesto toasted pitas! A fantastic appetizer for any occasion! Some days, I just don’t know what to talk to you about. I hate to just keep writing and writing about nonsense, because if it’s not interesting […] Read More! →

Pineapple Sriracha Glazed Chicken Quarters

Pineapple Sriracha Glazed Chicken Quarters| Fabtastic Eats Sweet, Spicy, and Citrus flavors explode in this Pineapple-Sriracha Glazed Chicken! Summers end is quickly approaching, but I am still holding on tight! The days are still hot and the nights are still warm. There are still fires to be had, s’more to be made, sandals to be warn, and lots more grilling to be […] Read More! →

Tropical Oatmeal Breakfast Bake

Tropical Oatmeal Breakfast Bake | Fabtastic Eats A healthy tropical breakfast bake loaded with mango, pineapple, coconut, and white chocolate, and cooked to perfection! You won’t be able to stop yourself! I never used to be a breakfast eater, like never ever. My whole life, I hardly ever wanted breakfast. In high school, Id skip it and grab a bagel at lunch […] Read More! →

Smoked Sweet and Spicy Pizza

Smoked Sweet and Spicy Pizza | Fabtastic Eats Smoky, Sweet, and Spicy make up this fantastic Pizza loaded with hot peppers, pineapple, and chicken! A simple combo, that creates an explosion of flavors! It’s amazing how long it takes to move out of a house, but how quickly it is moving into one. We must have spent at least 2-3 weeks before moving, […] Read More! →

Spicy Salmon Tacos with Peach Salsa

Spicy Salmon Tacos with Peach Salsa | Fabtastic Eats Spicy, tender Salmon and crisp Peach Salsa are combined to make a refreshing summer taco! Top with a little spicy crema, and you’ve got one kick ass taco! My brothers here visiting! Well, mostly he came to help us move, poor guy, we put him right to work. But even still, it’s so so great […] Read More! →

Nutty Fig Granola

Nutty Fig Granola | Fabtastic Eats Fabulously nutty and crispy granola tossed with dried figs, make an excellent breakfast or snack! (Even better over a little yogurt with some fresh berries!) I’m so grateful to Pompeian for sponsoring this post and encouraging healthy choices. Did you know there is pretty much a food holiday for almost everything. For example, today is […] Read More! →

Obsessing Over!

photo(3)   Chuck Taylor Slip Ons..I have been lusting after these for awhile, but I bought the mint colored ones in the spring, so I was trying to hold off. Finally, just did it. I love them a million times more. First off, they slip on, so great. They’ve got less holes for the laces, so […] Read More! →