Friday, August 28, 2009

A snicky-snack

I highly recommend putting the butter in your larder to good use with this fabulous shortbread cookie recipe from The Pioneer Woman.

You can even make them gluten-free by using this instead of flour!

But the cookies are only the beginning. Once they're cool, melt a dark chocolate bar in a double boiler. Or just do like me and stick it in a saucepan over a pan of boiling water. Same difference.
Then drizzle the chocolate on top. You're aiming for a Jackson Pollock effect, folks.

Okay. Then. If you have something to celebrate, like your daughter successfully passing her first tae kwon do belt test, by all means stick those babies in vanilla ice cream and eat up.
For a more sedate afternoon snack, spread peanut butter on top. There, see? Protein from the PB, antioxidants from the chocolate. You're officially a health nut.

You're welcome. I'm happy to help.


Anne said...

Sounds yummy! We'll be giving it a try!

Jenny said...

Congrats to Eliza! (That is Eliza in the photo, right?)

The cookies sound delish!! (And I love Pioneer Woman!)

Eclectic Mama said...

Hey, Eliza! Big congrats! You look like a force to be reckoned with.

Um, I have something to celebrate, so can I have a cookie too? I, uh, did laundry yesterday. Does that count? Enough for one of those delicious-looking cookies? Sure, it's not breaking boards, but hey, I'll take what I can get.

Hannah said...

Jenny -- Yes, it is Eliza, and thank you for the congrats; I'll pass them along! And I love PW too. Except for my philosophical difference with raising animals for a CAFO. But that's not her fault. :-) Have you ever sat down and read her Black Heels to Tractor Wheels story? Takes forever but so fun!

Camille -- Thanks from Eliza. Yes, by all means, celebrate laundry. And Sydney now knows how to make these cookies, b/c she made the previous batch here!

Julie said...

Love it!:)

Jenny said...

Oh, and Hannah...if you haven't already, download Pioneer Woman's photo actions! I believe she has a set that's compatible with Photoshop Elements. Highly recommended!!