Log in

No account? Create an account

The Toybox

people for the conservation of limited amounts of indignation

Previous Entry Share Next Entry
the cold merciless hand of...cold, okay, it's cold
children of dune - leto 1
It is thirty-six degrees right now; as an Austinite, I don't understand temperatures like this. Not in December. Not in Fall. It is upsetting and causes millions--hundreds of thousands, fine--stress.

Also, the fingerless gloves I ordered did not arrive today and UPS declaims even knowing anything about them but that a shipping label exists. This is not fun.

OTOH, I have effectively finished all Christmas shopping, more or less. I think. I keep finding cool things i want to buy for people and the internet? NOT HELPING.

Also, I made cookies!

Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes at most
Cook Time: 1 hour
Sitting Time: 2 hours
Amount: 36 - 48 cookies

2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
4 large egg whites
1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional, lower chip amounts to 1/3 if desired)

1. Preheat oven to 250 F.
2. In large mixing bowl, beat egg whites on high speed of electric mixer until they hold stiff peaks.
3. Beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time.
4. Add vanilla extract.
5. Reduce speed to low and beat in cocoa powder.
6. Gently fold in chocolate chips with a rubber spatula.
7. Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls onto foil or parchment lined baking sheets, or silpat baking pads.
8. Bake for 1 hour.
9. Turn off oven leave cookies in oven for 2 hours longer. (Jenn Note: Not sure about this one. They come out hard to me. Test one after the cooking time is complete.)
10. Remove from pan; store in airtight container.

These make very small cookies, but they're deliciously delicious and very slightly chewy.

Next up: sand tarts.

Seriously, thirty-six degrees. What the hell, weather. My appendages are so very confused.

Posted at Dreamwidth: https://seperis.dreamwidth.org/990151.html. | You can reply here or there. | comment count unavailable comments

  • 1
Wow this sounds delicious!


Also, your icon made my night like FIFTY TIMES BETTER staring at it. Still doing so now. It inspires me to write tonight before I got to bed. *g*

  • 1