The World’s Best Baker…Doesn’t Live Here

Tonight Peanut and I were trying to make a new kind of cookie with a homemade frosting.

The 1st batch looked nothing like the picture because I didn’t cook them long enough.

The 2nd batch was slightly better but when we made the frosting we realized the recipe was wrong or had a step missing.

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The 3rd batch was left in for “just another minute longer” but we got distracted because today’s date is 12-13-14 so they looked like this.

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I was frustrated and ready to pitch them all in the trash, burnt baking sheet and all. Peanut actually insisted that we try again to make the frosting. She has a cooking class so she’s “an expert at this kind of thing.” So we kept fiddling with the frosting for the non-hockey-puckish cookies and with a little colored sugar to help the poor cookies look somewhat pretty, we got something that is pretty close to what we were trying for.

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So tonight it was made clear that the World’s Best Baker doesn’t live in the G house. I’m ok with that because even though I wasted a lot of ingredients and effort with these Godforsaken cookies, I didn’t waste any time.

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