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Holiday Recipe Desecration

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Holiday Recipe Desecration

JudiAU | Dec 18, 2008 09:22 AM

So a dear childhood friend loves a family cookie recipe very much. We make them ever Christmas and she always calls me in advance to er, remind me, how good they are. I always drop some off.

She has asked me for the recipe many times and I have given her the recipe many times. T

his year she decided to make them herself and took them to a party. "Oh this JudiAU's special family recipe." Well I went to party and tasted the cookies. Disgusting.

I finally managed to corner to ask her er, what she had done with the recipe I gave her. "Oh, I made it." "Hum I said, they don't really taste the same." "Sure they do."

The recipe has five ingredients: flour, butter, egg yolks, sour cream, and a package of yeast. She substituted crisco, non-fat sour cream, and added 2 T. artificial rum flavoring.

If she can't tell the difference between my delicious cookie and that horror I am not baking for her any more. ARGH.

My special recipe indeed.

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