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Meh. Not as good as I’d hoped.

February 11, 2015

Cooking, Journal, Lauren, Prototype, School

Those dumb cookies are done, and they are not what I had hoped.

Sometime in elementary school we did an ‘art’ project where we took half a heart, cut off a strip around the edge, glued that down; cut another strip, glued that down on the opposite side; back and forth etc. It looked something like this:

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I wondered if you made red-and-white pinwheel cookie dough (but more an oval shape than a wheel shape), cut it on a severe diagonal, flipped it and reassembled, would the cut cookies look like those hearts?

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Would it?

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Dang. That cut is lopsided. Rats.

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Avert your eyes! Cookie guts! (This dough was too warm. Should have let it chill longer.)

Anyway, the lopsided heart-shaped dough log chilled for days, then I did the ol’ slice-n-bake on ‘seasoned’ -not dirty – ‘seasoned’ cookie sheets.

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Changes should be made, but I’m too tired to revamp these.

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After baking, the pointy part wasn’t very pointy, so they kind of look like mutant mittens.

Next year, cookies. Next year.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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5 Responses to “Meh. Not as good as I’d hoped.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    How interesting and weird that you invented those. You’re a food artist.

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  2. Peggy Said on:

    Those cookies are AMAZING Lauren!! They’re like some high-end designer cookies … almost too cool to eat … almost!

    Love them!

    Reply

  3. Deborah Said on:

    I think they’re great, too! Good job!

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  4. Mom Said on:

    Looks good to me!

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  5. Jill Said on:

    WOW! Those are super cool. If it didn’t involve rolling out dough, I might be interested in trying it…

    Reply

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