One thing that I know will slow them down is a batch of good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies, and when I don't have the time to make the cookie dough the day before, this is a fabulous family recipe that we have enjoyed forever!
There's just something about warm chocolate chip cookies, and they are even better when they are GIANT SIZED and the perfect shape for dunking in a tall glass of cold milk! And with all the chatter this week about not eating raw cookie dough - this gets the cookie dough in the oven all at one time and less tempting to sneak a quick bite of! And I do have a houseful of cookie-dough snatchers to watch out for!
But I think we'll take 'em straight today - and enjoy the talk time with my kiddos!