She also brought a batch of Snickerdoodles fresh from the oven. John ate the last one last night. She made that light, buttery cookie with whole wheat flour. I think that she should have renamed them Snickerduds or something. They were heavy. I was ready to toss them to the squirrels a few days ago, but John said that any cookie was better than no cookie at all. Yup, that really is his philosophy about most edibles. (Gee, I hope all this commentary doesn't mean that she'll never bring us another cookie. =/ )
The boys and I baked cookies yesterday. You may remember that the grandsons are not so into baking anymore. They prefer eating. However, we chatted a lot about the story of The Little Red Hen and her loaf of bread with minor substitutions. It worked. They did their parts, which was shaping cookies and rolling them in the sugar and, when the cookies came hot from the oven, they had to sprinkle more sugar on them.
Do you write notes in your recipe books? The recipe is called "
Grammy's Nonni's Chocolate Cookies" and is found online *here.* I also have a recipe for cocoa cookies found in my recipe box using my method *here.* Yup, they are a favorite with us.
We are entering a particularly snowy week so we'll be doing a lot of this: