… but this isn’t really about another recipe.
Today I’m making Oaty-Banana-Nut Cookies. No recipe remember (heheh).
I stirred up a quadruple batch because I’m…nuts.
I started cutting corners a long time ago and discovered how much cheaper and time efficient it is to make square cookies. You just take the entire batch of dough and plop it right there on the greased sheet. Spread it out so it’s about ‘cookie-thickness’ on the outside of the pan and get a little thinner towards the inside of the rectangle. You can cook a lot of cookie dough in one pass this way. I also learned I could beat the burning of the last batch too…because it’s the first batch and it’s easier to remember when there’s only one. Once I’ve got them in the oven I find other things to do besides sit and stare through the glass or twiddle my thumbs while I adore the inviting aroma.
After all the cookies were coming up square, Hubby let me know one day that round cookies tasted better.
He’s right. It’s the toasty edges he’s talking about. With this thought playing in my mind I began making round-ish ones (not perfectly round- they aren’t allowed in this house because you can get perfect ones in the store and I don’t want mine mistook for themmmmm). I did one pan of those and calculated a moment on the number of pans that would take and trips to the oven and the power….(hmmm X ? 6 X uhhh !)….splat – all the dough went into the rectangle and got squished out like normal.
Is there a name for people like me?
You see it isn’t really about the recipe.