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So I know I keep saying that I hate to bake, and yet I keep baking things. I really don’t like baking. But I really do like baked goods. And last night, I was bored. Boredom + want dessert = make cookies. Cookies are my favorite baked good of all time. And after I spent a long summer testing out a bazillion different methods and recipes, I finally nailed down a perfect basic chocolate chip cookie. I can churn out a batch in an hour. I have this down pat. And when the method is followed correctly, it makes perfect, round, soft, moist little cookies. In fact, I actually make all sorts of cookies with it. The base is a great delivery mechanism for all sorts of add-ins but chocolate chips are my favorite.
However, this time I thought I’d do something a bit different. Not drastic, but different. I said to myself, how about you throw in a little bit of cinnamon, since it is fall after all. And then other me said, hell, why not just toss in some pumpkin pie spice? It has everything. It’ll work. Trust me. Then I thought, sure. She looks legit.
So I did it. Josh loved them. And I have it on email record from several co-workers that they are “the best cookies I have ever made.” And these people know their cookies. So there you go. Continue reading