Okay, these cookies are not sweet. Just plain, they taste like mounds of unsweetened cocoa cakes. But I got new countertops so I had to show them off! And I had fun and I found something that worked with them. This is what happened.
I want to talk about love and how love fits into why I decided to learn how to make different kinds of cookies. I used to get away with just making chocolate chip cookies. Then my husband got false teeth and he couldn’t eat them anymore without an incredible amount of pain.
Oooh! I’m so excited to start my cookie education! I decided that if I REALLY want to bake I should take a cookbook and try every recipe. In this case I mean every cookie recipe. And I found the perfect book – my 1964 Culinary Arts Institute Encyclopedic Cookbook!
I love brownies but when I make brownies, they’re gone in 10 seconds flat. Brownies comes in batches of a max of 9 squares and that’s just not enough for my boys. So I figured out a way to make brownies that are cookies.
I always feel blessed that my first memories are of Hawaii. I just remember waking up and there I was, running along Waikiki Beach, passing the old men with their metal detectors, and swimming, always swimming. If it wasn’t Waikiki, it was the Air Force Base pool. Then when me and my siblings were done ...