Well, first let me say that yesterday was "weigh in" day and as you can see from my little ticker over there ----->, I had a little more success last week. No great milestone, but we are getting there one small step at a time!
So for those of you that painfully sit through the show "The Bachelor"...I give you credit. My daughter Kelli, and some of her friends have "Bachelor Night" every Monday...they take turns cooking dinner then watch this (awful) show after! I don't consider myself a prude, but watching this guy play kissy, kissy with one girl while professing his love for another, is mind boggling to me! Why I didn't go to one of the other 5 TV's in this house and watch some good ol' HGTV, is beyond me! So what does this have to do with cookies, you ask...well, I am going to tell you!
Two of the girls, Brannigan and Angela #1 (yes, there is a #2 as well), unbeknown to me, have an undying love for my gingerbread cookies. Typically, I only make gingerbread at Christmas...I always thought that was the "rule", I guess. Anyhoo, they requested them for dessert, so what's a cookier to do?!
I have been wanting to make some St. Patrick's Day cookies, so even though they seemed like a Christmas cookie to me, they were in fact, a St. Patrick's Day cookie on Monday night! This is what I came up with:
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There's a skinny girl who lives inside of me that's screaming to get out...I can usually shut her up with cookies!