Thursday, December 18, 2008

It's a Sickness

This entire week I've been off, all I've been doing is thinking about cookies.

I've been reading debates about cookies.

I've watching online videos about cookies.

I've been surfing cookie porn on Flickr.

And god help me, I've even been on Barfy Marfy's site looking at cookies.

I'm getting really excited to let my cookie mojo flow the last week of December, but it's getting really hard to restrain myself from going nuts in the kitchen.

Thankfully yesterday I released a little bit of the pent up cookie frustration and made a batch of another old-Christmas standby (I made and blogged about these last year too) toffee cookies.


Mmm... These are for Dr. Mad Scientist's last-day-of-class potluck. He's got a big paper/project due today too. I told him if he doesn't get an A on the paper, these certainly can't hurt his chances.

Toffee Squares

Hopefully baking these will also tide me over til December 30th when I can unleash myself in the kitchen finally!!!



Blogger Donna Lee said...

I've been collecting ingredients and tins and am ready. I won't bake anything until this weekend (after the shopping is finished and before the wrapping starts). If I bake too early, they don't stay fresh enough and they get eaten despite all my dire threats. I am feeling cookine lust!

7:04 AM  
Blogger Shrinky Inky said...

ok, i do not say this often, but could I have that recipe please? those look so tasty and i have a party to go to tomorrow. last time I used the oven I burned my finger ;)

7:22 AM  
Blogger T. Budnik said...

Oh sweet mama! Those look delish! I can't wait until I can make the Bitchin' Brownies for Grandma's party!!!


7:30 AM  
Blogger Brena said...

Those look really yummy. I'm going to do some minor baking this weekend for a party, but I plan on doing my majority on Christmas Eve.

8:00 AM  
Blogger Ina said...

om nom nom!

8:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh! Those look really good!!! Those are a far cry from the sugar cookies that you use to help make when you were growing up. Your Youngset Brother and his Girl Friend helped make them yesterday and they truned out really nice. They decided not to make them "ugly". Plus we made a chocolate sugar cookie and some of your pecan/coconut/chololate chip that you blogged about last year.

8:21 AM  
Blogger knottygnome said...

ok, stop with the cookies! you are making me so jealous. some of us can't make time to make cookies b/c we've been ordered to bring some stupid garlic bean dip to a party we don't want to attend.

i think holiday stress is getting to me. please ignore everything i've just typed.

9:26 AM  
Blogger Mag said...

Wow, those photos are good enough for the Pottery Barn Catalog! ;-)

They look perfectly delicious.

9:53 AM  
Anonymous NikBudnik said...

Yeah- those were not in my box either.

10:13 AM  
Blogger Rebel said...

You don't know how close I am to licking my computer screen! those toffee cookies are hardcore... seriously hardcore.

10:53 AM  
Blogger Kay aka dkswife said...

Those look fabulous! :)

1:48 PM  
Blogger Poops said...

Just looking at the pictures is enough to give a woman diabetes! Ow, my pancreas!

*poops drools like Homer Simpson*

2:31 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Those look amazing. I might have to make these.

3:17 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Mmmm, those look good. I'm going to go on a cookie crazy fest next week! Can't wait!

5:13 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

I second that request for the recipe. Those look just like the cookies my grandmother used to make when I was little. Pleeeeeaaaaase?

6:45 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Oh, those toffee cookies... There ought to be a law against showing us those.

7:44 PM  
Blogger weezalana said...

I think you should hold a blog contest on how many batches of cookies you're going to bake on the 30th. ;)

10:03 PM  
Blogger IrishgirlieKnits said...

Those look delicious!!!! Glad you have been enjoying the cookie porn!

I'm hoping to finally get some baking in this weekend!!

11:36 PM  
Blogger Alisha said...

Those look sinful!

9:46 AM  

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