Sarah made cookies!
Take lovely co-worker Sarah: she woke up on Sunday and started baking. She finished at around 9 p.m. And then she packaged her creations in gift bags with pretty paper and brought them in to work.
Espresso crinkles, dense and rich and topped with powdered sugar:
Here's the recipe—Sarah's look much nicer, don't they?
Also, raspberry-filled shortcake cookies:
I forget how much butter she said was in each one, but it was somewhere in the vicinity of All Butter Ever Made, Ever, in The History of the World.
Somehow, I resisted the urge to eat them all at my desk and then slump in my Aeron in a butter-and-sugar coma, white powder covering my face like I was in the VIP room at Studio 54.
I can't promise the same restraint in the privacy of my own home, however.