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Peanut Butter Cookies


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Peanut Butter Cookies

IrnScrabbleChf52 | Jun 9, 2011 09:06 AM

Sometimes cookies don't end up looking just right, but I like to post pictures of even the most malformed ones!

Everyone likes a good peanut butter cookie. When I say a good peanut butter cookie, I mean that there should be no healthy ingredients included. These particular cookies involved two sticks of butter, brown sugar, white sugar, and peanut butter.

Ah, a delicious cookie, well proportioned, with the traditional grid pattern on top. When one asks for a peanut butter cookie, one expects such a paragon example.

Personally though, I appreciate the malformed, imperfect cookie just as much as a perfect cookie. On most food blogs, the cookie below wouldn’t have made the cut, wallowing in its deformed obscurity. In real life, every cookie is not a circle, some are… torpedo shaped. Yes, I admit my fault, I crushed that cookie. Baking is an endeavor of imperfection, just like the baker.

Even so, the mutant example tasted just as delicious as the above cookie. That just goes to show that if I add enough butter, even a lumpy mass of unattractive dough can taste amazing. The only thing that can improve peanut butter straight off a spoon is peanut butter combined with a lot of sugar and butter in the form of a baked patty.

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