Were you already a good cook when you got married? I could cook, but when Mike and I were first married he didn’t want me to bake anything for him. Well…that’s not exactly true. He did once. But after that, every time I would ask him if he wanted me to bake muffins he always turned me down. You see, I had a very annoying habit of not wanting to follow the recipe, combined with wanting to make everything more healthy. One day he very gently let me know that the first batch of muffins I made tasted like sawdust. SAWDUST! He wasn’t being mean. It was true!
I learned my lesson! I admit, I still like to tweak recipes to make them my own, but thankfully my guys are now happy with my baking efforts. One of my latest efforts is these Can’t Turn Down Brownies. Chocolate chip cookies swirled into brownies—who could resist?
CAN’T TURN DOWN BROWNIES
- Prepare favorite brownie recipe; I like this one.
- Drop chocolate chip cookie dough (purchased or homemade) into the brownie batter.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 23 minutes.
Resistance is futile.
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