Although it is 2009, I still receive the occassional the email hoax. Just this morning, I received an email stating that a certain tech company was giving away laptops. All I had to do was forward the email to 8 people. And why wouldn't a company that sells laptops want to give away all of their laptops for free to millions of people all over the globe?
And friends, when you mail said hoax, saying you don't really believe it but "You never know..."? That doesn't make it any better.
Money well paid.
So that the next time a loved one sends you an email stating something cool will happen to your screen when you forward the message to 11 people, you can give them this cookie to eat while they wait. Cause "you never know".
What's Your Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie?
$250 Chocolate Chip Cookies (slightly adapted*)
(this makes a ton of cookies, recommend halving unless you are having a BIG party)
2 cups butter
4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups brown sugar
4 cups blended oatmeal (measure oatmeal and blend in blender to a fine powder - I add a cup at a time)
24 oz. chocolate chips (I like Ghirardelli Semi Sweet Chips)
1 tsp. salt
1 8 oz. Hershey bar (grated - just chop little slivers with a non serated knife)
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add chocolate chips, Hershey bar and nuts. Roll into balls and place two inches apart on a cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees. Makes 112 cookies.
*The original recipe calls for 5 cups of oatmeal and 3 cups of chopped nuts (your choice).