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Reindeer Cookies – Cookie Karma

Last year, my spirited colleague, Aimless, coerced me into participating in the cookie exchange at work.

For a review as to what happened last year, take a moment to relive the excitement cookie exchange chaos.  I still think my Candy Cane Brownies were pretty good, given they came from me. But, then again, I didn’t really have much contact with them since my friends at work kind of took over while I sipped some wine and ate some chips with guacamole, but I digress. Read the rest of this entry

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Cookie Exchange Chaos

A couple of weeks ago, I was bullied into making a sweet “holiday” treat for our cookie exchange at work.  This thought stressed me out, greatly. In fact, I announced on Facebook that I would not be participating and Aimless went nuts!  Peer pressure took over and the comments were endless. 

Fortunately, a friend, Rosey,  invited me over for a cookie-making baking party. Another friend, Chatty Starbucks,  came up with my recipe while still another friend, Bootsie,  executed the hard parts for me.  

Like mixing the eggs into the brownie mix – correctly.  Or pounding down the batter so it was all even and getting it into two pans equally. Or cracking the egg so that the shell didn’t get into the batter.  I looked at Bootsie cracking the eggs without any worry that a shell would get into the mix. That is risky behavior, my friends! 

Meanwhile, I was drinking a beer and munching down some guacamole and carrots.  Like I said, a rough night. Here is photo proof;  sweet sweat equity in action. Read the rest of this entry

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